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The Voyages of the Swallow
By Alexander Morriss
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009. Category: Fiction
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".
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
By Ian M Malcolm
Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction
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)
By Ian M Malcolm
Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Always In My Blood
By Robert Ng
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This story is seen through the eyes of a Liverpool lad born in 1945. It reminisces through his journey of life from early childhood days, Into the Merchant Navy and onto an adventurous roller coaster ride, highs and lows and relationships along the way. A collection of incidents from ports worldwide, including jumping ship in New Zealand. The journey home provides an unexpected twist in the tale.
The Athenia 1939 - Eyewitness World War II series
By Leonard James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Paul Middleton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By John Allison
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Mark Morrin
You set the price! Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction
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.