Books tagged: merchant marine

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The Coin of the Realm
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Rick Weisman, a young American merchant seafarer, inherits a priceless relic of the Romanov dynasty, and the legend which has followed it through the ages: that he who bears the Zevi Coin will be led to whatever his soul is seeking, be it love, gold, glory, or God. So begins Rick's journey across the Atlantic and into the labyrinth of North Africa. What he finds there will change his life forever.
The American Occupation of Japan 1945-1952: A Look Back
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Against the background of the Occupation, a tragic love story unfolds that centers on an adventurous American merchant seaman and the surviving daughter of a Japanese military family whose father and sons, killed in sea battles during World War II, studies under her Zen master in an attempt to gain peace of mind.
Blowing Out The Stink: Life on a Lumber and Cod Schooner, 1897-1947
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Blowing Out the Stink—a fisherman’s phrase for doing laundry at sea—tells the story of the lumber and cod schooner Wawona and the quirky adventures of her captains and crews in the North Pacific.
Overlooked Careers in the Maritime Industry
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Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: 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.
They Go To Sea: The Story of an American Merchant Ship and the Battle of the Atlantic in WWII
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: 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.
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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.
Sail Away: Journeys of a Merchant Seaman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: 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.
RMS Titanic : The Rescue Mission
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,700. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
The Lutheran Ladies Circle: Thanks for Leaving
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Series: The Lutheran Ladies Circle, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
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