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2017 USS Fitzgerald Accident: Navy Preliminary Inquiry and Line of Duty Determination Report Regarding Injuries and Deaths of Seven Sailors in June 2017 Collision with Container Ship ACX Crystal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,720. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This is a complete reproduction of the official Navy report issued in August 2017 about its line of duty investigation of the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) collision off the coast of Japan June 17. This report specifically reviews the crew's damage control activities.
Grandes Barcos de la Historia - Descubre las asombrosas embarcaciones que surcaron los mares
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: Spanish. Published: August 6, 2017 by Editorialimagen.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Transportation / Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Un breve recorrido a través de la historia de algunos grandes barcos. Incluye el vapor, la marina de guerra, los pesqueros y la marina mercante. Contiene dibujos a todo color y esquemas que explican el funcionamiento de las diferentes máquinas flotantes. El niño podrá desarrollar habilidades comparativas mediante el reconocimiento de los diferentes barcos usando dibujos para colorear.
No Fighting Chance-Ireland's Lady of the Lake Disaster of 1833
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
No Fighting Chance recounts the "little Titanic" disaster when 250 Irish emigrants were abandoned by their drunken captain after striking an iceberg off Newfoundland. The few survivors were also later left for dead or murdered by their capricious captain. The book also follows the other tragedy Ireland experienced at the time when Simon Byrne lost the longest championship fight in history.
The Hole-in-the-Wall: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This book introduces the reader to the port of Seaham Harbour in County Durham on the lovely North-East coast of England. The early development and growth of the harbour and the town is briefly described and previously unknown maritime information and facts are revealed. Descendants of mariners may find their forefathers in this book listed on board sailing collier ships in Seaham Harbour.
Erik Larson's Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a Summary of Erik Larson's #1 New York Times Bestseller Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.
A Nice Quiet Life
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 28,260. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016 by Rob Chicken. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This is the life story of my grandfather. He was an Engineer, and Engineering Officer in the Merchant Navy, from 1908 to 1945. The book describes a lifetime of adventure, the hardship and joy on all of the different ships he sailed. From grand liners to rusty hulks, he survived two world wars, the depression of the nineteen thirties, and even took his family with him to sea.
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
A U.S. Navy Submarine Disaster Block Island Sound, Rhode Island September 25, 1925
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The officers on S-51 were very young. The Commander was the only one of five who had seen service during World War I. The Navy believed this was a nonissue when it confronted the rival lawyers of the steamship company later in 1925. The Navy contended their officers were quite experienced, having trained at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and also the submarine school in New London, Connecticut.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 288,400. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The town of Seaham stands proud on the Durham coast in the north-east of England. Seaham once built ships. Fine, sturdy wooden sailing ships. The shipyards are now gone; the patent slipways, pontoons, dry docks, workshops are all gone and no trace remains to remind Seaham of this once flourishing industry. This book documents the fine history of shipbuilding at Seaham between 1832 and 1899.
Titanic's Last Secret
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
New take on the 1912 Titanic disaster. Little-known survivor Raimondo Vitillo insisted a ship pulled alongside Titanic, from the shadow of the iceberg. In 1911, White Star Line faced bankruptcy, insurers refusing to pay after the Royal Navy denied responsibility for a collision between HMS Hawke and Titanic’s sister ship Olympic. Did White Star find a radical solution to their financial turmoil?
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world!
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world!
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials. Beautiful photographs and descriptions encompass this 5 volume edition.
The Sinking of The Titanic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » European
The very first narrative published after the Titanic's demise! The Titanic was on fire before it hit the iceberg! Shortly after the Titanic sank on the morning of April 15, 1912, author Logan Marshall compiled a history of the tragic event. His narrative reads like a novel, yet every word is true. Bruce Caplan took the original work and edited and abridged the book in 1996.
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.
The Elephant Voyage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
In the icy sub-Antarctic, six marooned seamen survive against unbelievable odds. Their rescue from remote, inhospitable, uninhabited Campbell Island is a sensation that rocks the world. But no one could have expected that the court hearings that follow would lead not just to the founding of modern search-and-rescue operations, but to the fall of a colonial government.
Titanic & Lusitania - Survivor Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The best of the Logan Marshall classics have been researched and edited by authors Bruce M. Caplan and Ken Rossignol and presented in this new book. The Titanic's secret fire is explained in great detail. The early days of World War I and the savage sinking of the Lusitania which caused over 1,000 civilians to die on an unarmed passenger vessel are brought to life. Great war posters.
Terra Nova: Antarctic Voyager
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
On the 15th June, 1910 the S.S. Terra Nova left Cardiff Docks to the cheers of a huge crowd, sailing into maritime history and carrying the hopes of a nation. With a foreword by Captain Scott's granddaughter, Dafila Scott, this book tells the story of the ship and the men who sailed on her, including her re-discovery in 2012.