Books tagged: naval history

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A Ransomed Yankee: Epic Voyage of the Whleship Milo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
One week after Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, on a calm morning, the Whaleship Milo sailed out of New Bedford harbor on a voyage that would impact many lives and make Civil war history. This is her story.
The United States Coast Guard: 1790 to the Present (Revised)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States Coast Guard traces its origins to 1790, but was not officially named until 1915. At last there is one definitive volume describing its history from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR from 1961-69, and had basic and advanced training at the USCG Base, Alameda, California. He served subsequently in the Port Security Reserve Unit.
The United States Coast Guard On The Great Lakes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At last there is one definitive volume describing its history on the Great Lakes from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR.
Forever Leftenant Rundel (book 5 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel is first leftenant aboard the Gadfly, which is under the command of the son of an M.P. who has bought his son’s commission. But the young captain is a frustrated actor who is addicted to opium and has no idea of the duties of captain. Ben must face charges of mutiny in order to safeguard the ship as he assumes the captain's duties. This is book 5 of 9 in Stark's Rundel series.
Trafalgar Dispatches
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
What was it like to fight at Trafalgar? How would the modern media report the greatest sea battle of the Georgian era which still resonates today? A victory against all odds which secured the pre-eminence of the Royal Navy and heralded Pax Britannica, Britain's dominance of the seas for a hundred years; a victory which etched the name of a fallen hero, Admiral Nelson deep into the nation's psyche.
Marksman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Martin has survived the first hour of battle. His fleet is shattered, his friends are dead, his ship on the verge of surrender. Yet he strives to fulfil his Captains' command. In the chaos of battle, where thousands are engaged in deadly struggle, can one man's actions truly make a difference to victory or defeat? This tale, based on real events, shows how history always hangs in the balance.
Cat Island (Privateers & Gentlemen)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,860. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The British are preparing to attack New Orleans. Sworn to defend Louisiana, Captain Favian Markham finds New Orleans a city of intrigue, where Creoles conspire against the Americans, streetfighters cloak their murders under the Code Duello, the pirate Jean Laffite defies the Navy, and where two sensuous Creole women, Eugenie and Campaspe, vie for his favor.
Sand in the Sea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
They huddled in nervous bunches along the upper deck, kicking each other’s boots, checking each other’s belts, slapping each other’s backs and looking pale. A ration of rum warmed their stomachs whilst the gently biting wind and a light ocean spray swept across their ranks in continual waves...
Uprising: Kinkaid in the West Indies
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Series: Jonathan Kinkaid, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,510. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
In "Uprising: Kinkaid in the West Indies" Kinkaid is given command of his own ship, Swift, of sixteen guns. His assignment is threefold: to deliver a diplomat to the Dutch free port of St. Eustatia in the Caribbean, to assist a major of marines with a mysterious assignment and to investigate any pirate activity in the West Indies.
The Witch of the Warspite
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Pre-release—available December 6, 2014. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,910. Language: English. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The story of two people whose lives become intertwined with events in the history of the eight ships called Warspite. One is an ordinary doctor from Ramsgate, the other is somewhat less ordinary. Together they must journey across time to complete a puzzle the purpose of which is vital to one but baffling to the other.