Books tagged: merchant marine

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James Garner: A Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,080. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Internationally known as the star of three dozen movies and three television series, and a familiar face in TV commercials, James Garner is one of our finest actors. He is also one our funniest, but as he points out, "I don't do comedy. I do humor." And it is Garner's special brand of wry, subtle, carefully crafted funniness that has brought him widespread fame and a devoted following.
The Golden Seas
Series: International Marine Police. Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 93,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Commodore William Smart, Ben Petersen and Ellie Bannerman fight hardened criminals and terrorist sympathisers off the Isles of Scilly in this latest International Marine Police adventure. Their search for gold bullion, lost in a shipwreck in the 1960s, puts them in untold danger as the wreck also houses deadly chemical weapons. Their task is to locate the wreck before the criminals reach it.
The Seas That Mourn, A Tale of the United States Merchant Marine during World War II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
In 1942, Jimmy Kendall leaves his small Mississippi town to join the Merchant Marine. He is drawn to the excitement and camaraderie on his Liberty ship the SS Juniper Springs and easily slips into the sailor's life. However, he soon discovers that supplying the troops in unprotected waters exposes him to some of the fiercest battles in WWII, testing not only his courage, but his sanity as well.
The Lutheran Ladies Circle: Thanks for Leaving
Series: The Lutheran Ladies Circle, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Eccentric Aunt Ula ditches the Lutheran Ladies crowded car to National Convention for a train trip to her past. She’s collecting pieces of her life. Her story of “running away” at sixteen is molded by a deeply human cast of characters as she struggles to grow up under the cloud of WWII, strict nuns and the cussing pipe fitters. She soon discovers what’s “over and done” doesn’t always stay that way
RMS Titanic : The Rescue Mission
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
While the RMS Titanic was sinking more than a dozen ships were racing to the rescue. This is the story of the rescue mission, including the search for bodies that followed.
Undaunted: Five True Stories from World War II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Undaunted is a brief collection of five short stories of heroes from World War II who served in the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Air Corps, the U.S. Marines, and the U.S. Merchant Marines.
Sail Away: Journeys of a Merchant Seaman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An officer in the US Merchant Marine from World War II to the Korean War, Jack Beritzhoff sailed from the South Pacific to Casablanca to Kuwait to Liverpool to Pusan... and back. Sail Away follows him from port to port, around the globe to five continents, discovering friendship and heroism (as well as occasional cowardice and deceit), and of course the beautiful girl in every port.
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
They Go To Sea: The Story of an American Merchant Ship and the Battle of the Atlantic in WWII
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Nazi U-boats in a feeding frenzy are sinking dozens of ships along the US East Coast and out to sea. On his second convoy run to England from New York, young Ken Mason and his shipmates must now face the U-boat menace in the North Atlantic for the second time. His ship, damaged in a storm, however, has turned around steaming for Nova Scotia and repairs. She is alone on the dangerous high seas.
Overlooked Careers in the Maritime Industry
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Essay » Business
Overlooked Careers in the Maritime Industry is a step by step guide to finding lucrative employment in the maritime industry. An industry that employs over 1.2 million people in the U.S. and millions more worldwide. Yet the industry is grealtly overlooked. In this short but informative guide a new door can be opened. All you have to do is step through it.