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Największe katastrofy. Statki pasażerskie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: Unknown language. Published: February 9, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Pierwsza z serii książek poświęconych katastrofom morskim. W książce znajduje się opis 40 największych katastrof morskich z udziałem statków pasażerskich.
Undiminished Violence
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The year 1845 was disturbingly quiet on the east coast of the United States; neither a hurricane nor a tropical storm had made an appearance. However, the residents along the coast knew that there would be 'hell to pay" when 1846 arrived. It didn't take long before a wicked nor'easter battered the entire coastline in February. The storm reached inland from Savannah, Georgia to Syracuse, New York
Until the Sea Shall Free Them
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Only three men survived the wreck of the SS Marine Electric. What they did then changed history forever.
Secrets of the C&O Canal: Little-Known Stories & Hidden History Along the Potomac River
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The C&O Canal runs along the north side of the Potomac River from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown in the District of Columbia. It is a 184.5-mile-long engineering marvel that has 11 aqueducts, 74 lift locks, 160 culverts, 12 river feeder locks and guard locks, and one tunnel through a mountain. Its history spans the 19th century and is filled with mishaps, crimes, secrets, and drama.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.