Books tagged: merchant navy

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The Voyages of the Swallow
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Intrigue, corruption and high adventure, on land and at sea. A hastily assembled team, led by a Mossad agent, an Israeli Naval officer and a German ship owner seek to smuggle five hundred tonnes of Uranium Ore out of Europe, under the noses of the European authorities. The future of the Middle Eastern conflicts and thus of the world may be affected by the cargo of the ageing m.v. ‘Swallow".
Ocean Boulevard - An epic journey all the way... from a boy to a man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,180. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
"Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." TalkSport "A seriously funny man with a great gift for story-telling. One of the funniest books I have ever read." City Talk "Baboulene is like a Bryson who has really played the field. Truly adventurous, truly hilarious and funny enough to burst your stitches!" Borders Books "Interesting, raucous and very, very funny." Maxim
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
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Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
Back To Sea (British Merchant Navy)
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Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a year at Leith Nautical College to obtain a 1st Class PMG Certificate in Radiotelegraphy, the author returns to sea on the old Blue Funnel ship Atreus which carries Muslim pilgrims to Jeddah on the homeward passage.
The Athenia 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook contianing eyewitness accounts of the first British ship to be sunk in World War II - just 10 hours after war was declared. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
My Life at Sea
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his autobiography, Marcus Geerts, Master Mariner, eloquently describes his love of the sea, his upbringing in South Africa, joining a training ship at 13, followed by a merchant navy career sailing throughout the world, being part of Convoy PQ2 to Archangel where he was iced in, joining Task Force 'O' for Operation Neptune on D-Day and completing 50 round trips to pick up and disembark troops.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
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Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
In the Belly of the Beast
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You set the price! Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Thomas McAndrew is a stoker on the maiden voyage of a Royal Mail Steamer; the biggest and finest to fly the British flag. Thomas is disturbed by unspoken thoughts of foreboding and dread, a fear of something bad. A fire in one of the giant coal bunkers is hastening their passage across the icy North Atlantic and their course for a fateful meeting.
It Never Was You
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Series: The Cypress Branches Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,020. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Part two of the Cypress Branches trilogy, It Never Was You is the eagerly anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Pegasus Falling, continuing William E. Thomas's epic and panoramic saga of how ordinary people coped with some most extraordinary and devastating events of the 20th century.
The Killing Seas
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 95,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This thriller follows the container ship Orcoma from England to Peru. The UN Secretary General, one of Orcoma's passengers, is the bait to trap Carlo Pietri, a murderous and psychopathic pirate and end his brutal reign. Against him are Ellie Bannerman and Ben Petersen of the UN's International Marine Police, tasked to end Pietri's career once and for all.