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Ships & Shipbuilding Audiobooks

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    Endurance

    Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage

    Narrated by Simon Prebble ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 21 min

    This is a new reading of the thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded.In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. For five months, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    The Wager

    by David Grann ...
    Narrated by Dion Graham ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 28 min

    THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER*LONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 BALLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION**SELECTED AS ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2023*'The beauty of The Wager unfurls like a great sail... one of the finest nonfiction books I’ve ever read' Guardian‘The greatest sea story ever told’ Spectator‘A cracking yarn… Grann’s taste for desp... ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Island of the Lost

    Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

    by Joan Druett ...
    Narrated by David Colacci ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 35 min

    Auckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain death. In 1864 Captain Thomas Musgrave and his crew of four aboard the schooner Grafton wreck on the southern end of the island. Utterly alone ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

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    A Night to Remember

    The Classic Account of the Final Hours of the Titanic

    by Walter Lord ...
    Narrated by Martin Jarvis ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 2 min

    Over one hundred years ago, the mightiest “unsinkable” ship began her maiden voyage to cross the Atlantic. An engineering feat eleven stories high, the Titanic contained a list of passengers collectively worth $250 million when she left port on April 10, 1912, but she would never reach her destination. The Titanic collided with an iceberg on the night of April 14, and 1,500 people died in the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Maurice and Maralyn

    A Whale, a Shipwreck, a Love Story

    Narrated by Florence Howard ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 51 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.'One of those very special books that makes you put everything on hold so you can get back to it' RACHEL JOYCE'Beautiful, moving and genuinely unputdownable' JOANNA CANNON'Extraordinary . . . Elmhirst is a terrific writer' ELIZABETH DAY'Easily one of the most captivating works of narrative nonfiction I’ve ever read' **OLIVER BURKEMANWhat begins as an eccentric ... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    101 Amazing Facts about Ships

    ...and boats!

    Narrated by John Harnish ...
    Series Audiobook 10 - 101 Amazing Facts

    Unabridged

    33 min

    Do you know how many cannons a Tudor ship could carry? How many people go missing from cruise ships every year? What is a hawsehole? And why are submarines painted black? In this fantastic audiobook, John Harnish talks us through over one hundred amazing facts about ships and boats, covering categories such as famous ships, seafaring terminology, naval ship classes and much more. So if you want to ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

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    Lifeboat at the End of the World: The Story of a Volunteer

    Unabridged

    7 hours 15 min

    $34.99 AUD

    PRE-ORDER

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    Barons of the Sea

    And their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship

    Narrated by Arthur Morey ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 26 min

    “A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award–winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were just starting to come into their own, ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    The White Empress

    A heart-warming saga of chasing your dreams

    by Lyn Andrews ...
    Narrated by Julie Maisey ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 24 min

    A young woman will stop at nothing to achieve her dreams...The White Empress, by bestselling author Lyn Andrews, is a moving saga of a young woman who is determined to make her own way in life - and see the world whilst doing so. Perfect for fans of Anne Baker, Dilly Court and Maureen Lee.Cat Cleary is a sixteen-year-old Irish 'slummy' arriving in Liverpool to seek her fortune. Joe Calligan, a ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Cork Boat

    by John Pollack ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Marosz ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 46 min

    In the late 1990s John Pollack was working as a Washington speechwriter when, frustrated by the cynicism and hypocrisy on Capitol Hill, he quit his job to pursue a boyhood dream: to build a boat made entirely of wine corks and take it on an epic journey.Cork Boat tells the story of Pollack’s improbable quest. Overcoming one obstacle after another, he convinces skeptical bartenders to save their ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days

    From Forecastle to Quarter-Deck

    Narrated by Tom Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 34 min

    Orphaned at five, nothing held Whidden back from embarking on sea life seven years later. Serving as an apprentice, he quickly proved his worth, and earned himself a mate's position by his early twenties. Graduating to third, second, and first office, he ended his career in command of, and having part-ownership of his own vessel. This memoir, Ocean Life in the Old Sailing Ship Days, records a ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Heavy Metal

    The Hard Days and Nights of the Shipyard Workers Who Build America's Supercarriers

    by Michael Fabey ...
    Narrated by Paul Heitsch ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 39 min

    An extraordinary story of American can-do, an inside look at the building of the most dangerous aircraft carrier in the world, the John F. Kennedy.Tip the Empire State Building onto its side and you’ll have a sense of the length of the United States Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, the most powerful in the world: the USS John F. Kennedy. Weighing 100,000 tons, Kennedy features the most futuristic ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    The Sunken Gold

    A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History

    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 26 min

    On January 25, 1917, HMS Laurentic struck two German mines off the coast of Ireland and sank. The ship was carrying 44 tons of gold bullion to the still-neutral United States via Canada in order to finance the war effort for Britain and its allies. Britain desperately needed that sunken treasure, but any salvage had to be secret since the British government dared not alert the Germans to the ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    The Ship and the Storm

    Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome

    by Jim Carrier ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 57 min

    Captain Guyan March had spent his entire professional career aboard Windjammer Barefoot Cruises’ fleet of extravagant tall ships that carry passengers on weeklong fantasy cruises spiced with rum and sun. When he agreed to command the Fantome, Windjammer’s marquee ship, a beautiful 282-foot schooner that “sailed like a pig” in the Gulf of Honduras, he knew that a storm would leave him little space ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Lost Boys of Montauk

    The True Story of the Wind Blown, Four Men Who Vanished at Sea, and the Survivors They Left Behind

    Narrated by Cynthia Farrell ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 56 min

    An immersive account of a tragedy at sea whose repercussions haunt its survivors to this day, lauded by New York Times bestselling author Ron Suskind as “an honest and touching book, and a hell of a story.”In March of 1984, the commercial fishing boat Wind Blown left Montauk Harbor on what should have been a routine offshore voyage. Its captain, a married father of three young boys, was the boat’s ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Silver State Dreadnought

    The Remarkable Story of Battleship Nevada

    Narrated by Sean Runnette ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 50 min

    USS Nevada (BB-36) was America's first modern battleship. When her keel was laid in 1912, kings and emperors still ruled much of the world. When she finally slipped beneath the waves in 1948, America was the undisputed global superpower. Nevada was revolutionary for her time: the first "superdreadnought"; the first U.S. warship to be oil fired; the first to have a triple-gun main turret; and, the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Tin Cans and Greyhounds

    The Destroyers that Won Two World Wars

    by Clint Johnson ...
    Narrated by Tom Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 34 min

    This action-packed narrative history of destroyer-class ships begins with destroyers' first incarnation as torpedo boats in 1898 through the last true combat service of the ships in the Vietnam War. Nicknamed "tin cans" or "greyhounds," destroyers were quick naval ships used to defend larger battleships-and they proved indispensable in America's military victories. In Tin Cans and Greyhounds, ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Sink ‘Em All

    Submarine Warfare in the Pacific

    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 5 min

    Sink 'Em All, was originally published in 1951 by Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, the U.S. Navy commander of the Pacific submarine fleet during World War II. Lockwood, in his leadership role, knew the skippers and crews of the submarines, and retells their wartime successes and tragedies with an intimacy and realism often missing in second-hand accounts. Lockwood also recounts his efforts to ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    A History of the World in Twelve Shipwrecks

    by David Gibbins ...
    Narrated by Richard Burnip ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 32 min

    'Masterful and entrancing - this is big history at its best.' Professor Alice Roberts, author of Ancestors'A real-life Indiana Jones takes readers on a dive through these underwater museums, revealing the sunken secrets of the past' The Times**'**Fascinating... wonderful material, well researched and placed in its wider context' SpectatorFrom a Bronze Age ship built during the age of Queen... ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Youth

    by Joseph Conrad ...
    Narrated by Jim Edmark ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 30 min

    Youth, although written over a century ago, is just as relevant to hummans today and I believe for all time. Here Conrad addresses the dimming of our mortal light, that subtle relization in all of us that we are no longer as vital as we once were. That mark in time when we acknowledge to ourselves that we are aging, Growing old, dieing. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Ship Asunder

    A Maritime History of Britain in Eleven Vessels

    by Tom Nancollas ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 53 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.If Britain's maritime history were embodied in a single ship, she would have a prehistoric prow, a mast plucked from a Victorian steamship, the hull of a modest fishing vessel, the propeller of an ocean liner and an anchor made of stone. We might call her Asunder, and, fantastical though she is, we could in fact find her today, scattered in fragments across the country's ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Invasive Aliens: The Plants and Animals From Over There That Are Over Here - The Sunday Times, Telegraph and Waterstones Book of the Year

    by Dan Eatherley ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 56 min

    ‘The story of “invasive species” is really the story of human history, and Eatherley tells it with great verve … Fascinating’ Daily TelegraphA unique history of plant and animal invaders of the British isles spanning thousands of years of arrivals and escapes, as well as defences mounted and a look to the future.As Brits we pride ourselves as stoic defenders, boasting a record of resistance dating ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss and Survival at Sea

    Unabridged

    5 hours 58 min

    THE HEART-STOPPING MEMOIR, NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING SHAILENE WOODLEY AND SAM CLAFLIN, AND DIRECTED BY BALTASAR KORMAKUR (EVEREST)A compelling, at times devastating, ultimately inspiring account of how much can go wrong on the ocean and how, miraculously, one woman conquered her own fears.‘An inspirational and empowering read’ Shailene WoodleyYoung and in love, their lives ahead of them, ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    Voyage of the Liberdade, The

    by Joshua Slocum ...
    Narrated by Andre Stojka ...
    Series series American Adventure Library

    Unabridged

    4 hours 40 min

    A tall ship if trapped on a sandvar in 1885, broadsided by heavy seas and doomed to destruction and break-up on a lonely Brazilian beach. This is just the beginning of an incredible sea adventure by a North American sea Captain, his wife and two sons. To returnm his family to saftey, Captain Slocum builds a new boat our of the wreckage of the old. He sails his family along the perilous ocean of ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus