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  • Exploring the Britannic by Simon Mills
    Exploring the Britannic (English, Hardback)

    A revelatory and wide-ranging exploration of HMS Britannic­--her life at sea and on the seabed--by the owner of her wreck.

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  • Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition by Gillian Hutchinson
    Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition (English, Paperback)

    The true story of Sir John Franklin's fateful expedition in HMS Erebus and HMS Terror of the North-West Passage in 1845, and the eventual discovery of the ships' wrecks in 2014 and 2016.

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  • Titanic by Senan Molony
    Titanic (Paperback)

    in Titanic: why she collided, why she sank, why she should never have sailed, Senan Molony provides lost evidence for the true circumstances that led to the Titanic's collision and ultimate loss.

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  • Lighthouses of Ireland by Roger O'Reilly
    Lighthouses of Ireland (English, Hardback) $30.08 $32.77
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  • James Cook: The Voyages by William Frame
    James Cook: The Voyages (English, Paperback)

    This landmark book is published to coincide with a major exhibition marking the 250th anniversary of Cook's first voyage.

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  • A Carrier at Risk by Mariano Sciaroni
    A Carrier at Risk (English, Paperback)

    A Carrier at Risk is a vibrant and lucid account of a week-long cat-and-mouse game between anti-submarine warfare specialists on board ARA 25 de Mayo, and multiple nuclear attack submarines of the Royal Navy: an entirely unknown, yet crucial aspect of the South Atlantic War.

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  • The Japanese Destroyer Suzutsuki by Mariusz Motyka
    The Japanese Destroyer Suzutsuki (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Suzutsuki was the third ship from the series of the most powerful Akizuka destroyers, designed specifically as anti-aircraft defense ships, whose main armament consisted of 8 universal 100 mm caliber guns with excellent ballistic characteristics. The Akizuia destroyers were designed before the beginning of World War II as anti-aircraft ships for fast Japanese groups of aircraft carriers. They...

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  • RMS Titanic by Hutchings de Kerbrech
    RMS Titanic (English, Paperback)

    The new Icon titles from Haynes.

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  • The Last Grain Race by Eric Newby
    The Last Grain Race (English, Paperback)

    An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last `grain race' of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby.

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  • The Japanese Destroyer Shimakaze by Mariusz Motyka
    The Japanese Destroyer Shimakaze (English, Paperback)

    In 1939 the Japanese Navy General Staff demanded to develop a project of a destroyer with a speed of 40 knots. The project was called "Project F52" and was included in the plan called Maru Yon. In connection with this, a project was prepared and the construction of the Japanese destroyer with number 125 (later named Shimakaze) began.Laying the keel took place on 8 August, 1941, in the Maizuru...

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  • The First Crossing of Greenland by Fridtjof Nansen
    The First Crossing of Greenland (English, Paperback)

    This new paperback edition is a compact abridgement of the comprehensive two volumes of journals written by Fridtjof Nansen during his daring crossing of Greenland. At the time, no one had ever succeeded in or even seriously thought about penetrating the icy depths of Greenland or any polar region.

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  • A Girl Aboard the Titanic by Eva Hart
    A Girl Aboard the Titanic (English, Paperback)

    The remarkable memoir of Eva Hart, a 7-year-old survivor of the Titanic Disaster

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  • Ninety Seconds at Zeebrugge by Iain Yardley
    Ninety Seconds at Zeebrugge (English, Paperback)

    Revisiting the 1987 Zeebrugge disaster through the eyes of those involved

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  • The Battleship HMS Prince of Wales by Carlo Cestra
    The Battleship HMS Prince of Wales (English, Paperback)

    Prince of Wales was a King George V-class battleship of the Royal Navy. She was originally named King Edward VIII but upon the abdication of Edward VIII the ship was renamed even before she had been laid down. This occurred on New Year's Day 1937 at Cammel Lairds at their Birkenhead shipyard, and hull took just over two years to build. She was launched on 4 May 1939 by the Princess Royal and she...

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  • Liverpool Docks by David Paul
    Liverpool Docks (English, Paperback)

    Liverpool Docks: A Short History, traces the birth, growth, strategic importance of the port both in times of peace and war. The book gives a complete timeline from the very earliest days right up to the present-a time when both a new and even larger container dock is being built together with the development of the new cruise liner terminal.

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  • US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45 2 by Mark Stille
    US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45 2 (English, Paperback)

    Written by an expert on the US Navy in World War II and augmented by contemporary photographs and specially commissioned illustrations, this book tells the story about US Standard-type battleships - from the terrible damage they sustained at Pearl Harbor to their support of the war-winning landings of the US Marine Corps and US Army.

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  • The Russian Destroyer Spravedlivyy by Oleg Pomoshnikov
    The Russian Destroyer Spravedlivyy (English, Paperback)

    The destroyer Spravedlivyy was constructed in the Severniy Sudostroitelniy Zavod imeni A.A. Zhdanova (Shipyard No. 190) in 1954?1956 as one of 27 Project 56 destroyers, also known as the Spokoinyy class (designated Kotlin by NATO). They were destroyers in the old fashion, created in the early 1950s by designers of the 53rd Central Design Bureau (CKB-53) led by head designer A.L. Fisher, who was...

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  • Empires of the Sea by Roger Crowley
    Empires of the Sea (English, Paperback)

    Opening with the Ottoman victory in 1453 it is a breathtaking story of military crusading, Barbary pirates, white slavery and the Ottoman Empire - and the larger picture of the struggle between Islam and Christianity.

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  • Titanic by Jim Pipe
    Titanic (English, Hardback)

    From what escaping passengers tried to take to whether we'll ever succeed in raising the wreck, this Very Peculiar History commemorates theTitanic. It delves into the human stories of this tragedy, along with background on the ship's incredible engineering and design. A color insert contains a guide to theTitanic's decks, personal letters, and an in-depth look at the disaster.

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  • A World of Empires by Edyta M. Bojanowska
    A World of Empires (English, Hardback)

    Edyta Bojanowska uses Ivan Goncharov's gripping travelogue-a bestseller in nineteenth-century Russia-as a unique eyewitness account of empire in action. Slow to be integrated into the standard narrative on European imperialism, Russia emerges here as an assertive empire eager to emulate European powers and determined to define Russia against them.

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