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.
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...
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet
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Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by 52 Novels LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Apprentice Seaman Joseph Carl Spratt had sent his family extensive correspondence during his years in the navy 1908-1911. Part of Joe’s enlistment included sailing from San Francisco, California, where the U.S.N. Great White Fleet realigned before continuing on Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of political “goodwill” visits to major ports worldwide.
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.