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  • The Loss of the Titanic: I Survived the Titanic

    I Survived the Titanic

    A grieving world has already recognised Lawrence Beesley as the chief recorder of the Titanic wreck. The sports master at an English public school, who was going West for a tennis tournament, he had no special qualifications for performing the task that fell to him alone out of nearly a thousand survivors but he brought to bare a splendid self-possession upon his observation of the whole sad story ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Doomed Ships

    Great Ocean Liner Disasters

    series Dover Maritime
    These true-life adventures unfold amid flames, collisions, and explosions, with frantic calls of SOS and a rush to clamber aboard the lifeboats. Naval historian William H. Miller, Jr., recounts the dramatic stories behind a host of ill-fated passenger ships. He takes readers beyond the newspaper headlines and formal inquiries, offering firsthand accounts of heroic rescues, daring escapes, and ... Read more

    $19.00 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Greasy Luck

    A Whaling Sketchbook

    by Gordon Grant ...
    series Dover Maritime
    "Everybody who feels the fascination of seas and ships will be glad of this . . . unique creation of Gordon Grant's pen. . . . The volume is a charming example of artistic bookmaking." ― The New York Times"Mr. Grant skillfully combines in his drawings the romance and reality of the sea. Many of the illustrations have a charm wholly apart from their historical significance. ― Times [London] ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • RMS Titanic

    A Modelmaker's Manual

    The expert ship modeler offers a fully illustrated guide to building the RMS Titanic, with practical information applicable to models of any scale.The legendary British passenger liner RMS Titanic remains one of the most fascinating ships, posing unique challenges for modelmakers. This superb book contains all the information needed to build a highly accurate model, down to the tiniest details of ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • An Unsinkable Titanic

    series Titanic Landmark Series
    Published three months after the sinking of the Titanic, this is the rarest and the most learned of the early books on the disaster. In it, the crusading editor of the Scientific American magazine shows that passenger safety had been repeatedly sacrificed in the competition for luxury and speed between the great shipping lines, and that the Titanic was much less safe than the Great Eastern, a ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD

  • Icebreaking Alaska

    series Images of America
    The Arctic is a place of great challenges and great rewards. A century ago, it was whale oil; today, it is motor oil. The increasing open water in the warmer months is attracting cruise ships to tour the Arctic. Significant offshore oil and natural gas deposits are of great interest to an oil-dependent economy. But the history of the Arctic is full of surprises for the unwary and the unprepared, ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Warship 2016

    Warship 2016 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the impressive standards of scholarship and research from the field of ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD

  • The Illustrated Dictionary of Boating Terms: 2000 Essential Terms for Sailors and Powerboaters (Revised Edition)

    “Written for the sailor, not the scholar. Rousmaniere leaves out the chaff and gives us just the wheat. Astonishingly comprehensive and slender enough to carry aboard.” —Don Casey, author of This Old BoatFrom "abaft" to "Zulu," including terms as new as "bowrider" and as old as "starboard," here is the language of pleasure boating—clearly defined terms that today's sailors and powerboaters rely on ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • RMS Segwun

    Queen of Muskoka

    One hundred and twenty-five years of steamboating in Muskoka come alive with the anniversary celebration of the RMS Segwun.The Royal Mail Ship Segwun is the oldest operating steamship in North America, a Muskoka icon, and one of Ontario’s best-known tourist attractions. Built as a paddlewheeler in 1887, the RMS Segwun saw her initial career suspended in the 1950s when the ship ceased operations. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • The Battleship USS Iowa

    series Anatomy of The Ship
    USS Iowa (BB-61) was the lead ship in one of the most famous classes of battleships ever commissioned into the US Navy. Transferred to the Pacific Fleet in 1944, the Iowa first fired her guns in anger in the Marshall Islands campaign, and sunk her first enemy ship, the Katori. The Iowa went on to serve across a number of pivotal Pacific War campaigns, including at the battles of the Philippine Sea ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

  • Let's Explore the Construction Site

    Construction Site Kids Book

    series Children's Heavy Machinery Books
    The construction site is a dangerous place to visit but it's rich in lessons too. With the use of a picture book, your child can be "in" a site but without any danger involved. A picture book is a wonderful tool that helps your child surpass all basic development stages with flying colors. It appeals to the senses, it fuels the mind and it cultivates a love for learning too! ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Warship 2017

    Warship 2017 is devoted to the design, development and service history of the world's combat ships. Featuring a broad range of articles from a select panel of distinguished international contributors, this latest volume combines original research, new book reviews, warship notes, an image gallery and much more to maintain the impressive standards of scholarship and research from the field of ... Read more

    $50.99 AUD

  • The Last British Battleship

    HMS Vanguard, 1946–1960

    by R. A. Burt ...
    **“**Lots of information on the ship’s design, weapons, armor, refits, and service career, along with the Royal Cruise of 1947.” —Model Ship WorldThe ninth HMS Vanguard, bearing one of the most illustrious names in the Royal Navy with honors from the Armada to Jutland, was the last and largest of Britain’s battleships and was commissioned in 1946. Her design evolved from the King George V class ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • British Cruisers

    Two World Wars and After

    “An extraordinarily detailed account of the development of Royal Navy cruisers . . . a towering work” from the author of Fighting the Great War at Sea (Warship 2012).For most of the twentieth century, Britain possessed both the world’s largest merchant fleet and its most extensive overseas territories. It is not surprising, therefore, that the Royal Navy always showed a particular interest in the ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • British Battleships 1919-1945

    by R.A. Burt ...
    The classic reference on the Royal Navy’s battleships and battlecruisers, now expanded with dozens of additional photos**.**Offering an unprecedented range of descriptive and illustrative detail, this naval history reference describes the evolution of the British battleship classes through all their modifications and refits. As well as dealing with design features, armor, machinery and power ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Ole Virginia Bound

    The story of Virginian shipbuilders Page & Allen. They were the only builders of clipper ships the in the South, and were responsible for such vessel as the famous Neptune's Car, Gosport, Currituck, Albion, James Guthrie and John A Parks. The book follows the story of the Gosport, a medium clipper and sister of the more famous Swordfish. The ship's history is tracked from the United States to the ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bound for the East Indies

    Halsewell-A Shipwreck that Gripped the Nation

    by Andrew Norman ...
    The loss of East Indiaman HCS `Halsewell' on the coast of Dorset in southern England in January 1786, touched the very heart of the British nation. `Halsewell' was just one of many hundreds of vessels which had been in the service of the Honourable East India Company since its foundation in the year 1600. In the normal course of events, `Halsewell' would have been expected to serve out her working ... Read more

    $13.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Bath Iron Works

    series Images of America
    Bath Iron Works was established by Gen. Thomas Hyde in 1884 and launched its first ship in 1891. This collection of shipbuilding photographs brings to life the proud history of Bath Iron Works.Since then, the shipyard on the Kennebec River has built dozens of luxurious yachts, hardworking freighters, tugs, trawlers, lightships, and more than two hundred twenty warships for the U.S. Navy. Today, ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • A Book of Famous Ships

    by C. Fox Smith ...
    A Book of Famous Ships By Smith, C., Fox Originally published in 1924. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents include : - The ship and her story - The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Chesapeake Bay Steamers

    by Chris Dickon ...
    series Images of America
    The Chesapeake Bay has been a multifaceted engine of American history and commerce since its first settlers touched the shore in the early 1600s.Since English settlers first touched the shore of the new country in 1607, the Chesapeake Bay has been a multifaceted engine of American history and commerce. The body of inland tidal water between the largest bay cities, Norfolk and Baltimore, was large ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Picture History of the Andrea Doria

    series Dover Maritime
    Graceful, fast, and luxuriously outfittted, the Andrea Doria was one of the most famous ships of the 20th century. On July 26, 1956, three years after its inaugural voyage, the popular Italian liner was assured of an immortal place in maritime history after colliding with another vessel off the New England coast and sinking. Maritime expert William Miller pays tribute to that magnificent ship in ... Read more

    $27.80 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Conquest of the Atlantic

    Cunard Liners in the 1950s and 1960s

    Cunard, the most famous name in shipping, turns 175 in 2015. The company began back in 1840, with paddlewheel steamers, but grew and progressed and created some of the largest, fastest and most luxurious liners afloat in their time. The final ‘golden age’ on the Atlantic run between Europe & America was the 1950s, when the Company slogan ‘Getting There Was Half the Fun’ seemed so apt. Cunard had ... Read more

    $12.26 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Maryland's Skipjacks

    series Images of America
    Chesapeake is an Algonquian word meaning �great shellfish bay,� and for decades, the oyster was the undisputed king of Chesapeake Bay shellfish. Early settlers reported them to be as large as dinner plates, and the reefs or rocks in which they livedwere large enough to be hazards to navigation. In 1884, fifteen million bushels of oysters were harvested and shipped around the world. The skipjack ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wooden Boats of the St. Lawrence River

    series Images of America
    The Thousand Islands' very name conjures up images of great natural beauty and nautical wonders. They are forested islands replete with storybook stone castles. Exquisite mahogany runabouts can be seen speeding across the placid surface of the mighty St. Lawrence. Names like Boldt, Bourne, Emery, Lyon, and Pullman are embedded in the Golden Age of the area, and it all comes to life in this ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus