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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.
Celtic Tales 22, Sailors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,490. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
These ten tales are about people who have sailed the seas at some point in their lives. Some are sailing because they love the sea. Others are forced to be on ships. Join the men who looked for the Golden Fleece long after Jason returned. Search the sea for stolen brothers and sisters; pan for gold on the shores of the Gold Coast; sail across the ocean in a one man ship.
Tales With Mermaids
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
The book “Tales with mermaids” contains five stories about mithological creatures, half women, half fish, living at the bottom of the ocean, kept there by the God Neptune. They wish to know earthly life, to save sinking ships and the people who drown because of the merciless god of the sea.
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
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.
Kenavo en Akaroa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,470. Language: French. Published: March 4, 2016 by Christian-Yves Georges. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
Napoléon est en exil à Sainte-Hélène depuis deux ans et il faudra attendre jusqu'en 1838 pour voir le Français, Jean-François Langlois du "Cachalot" mettre pied sur la terre des Maoris : L'île du Sud de la Nouvelle Zélande. KENAVO EN AKAROA est une histoire imaginée sur des faits réels mais elle est peut-être vraie…Qui sait ?
Diary of a Sailor Aboard the Hyman DD-732 (1946-1948)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Robert Grey Reynolds Sr. left a small dark blue diary that he used to compile memories of the places he saw and the people on his small ship. He came aboard the Hyman while it was at port in Charlestown Navy Yard. Here a journey began that would take him to 17 countries in his short stint in the Navy that lasted 22 months. When my father died I vowed to bring his memories to publication.
Draconian POV: Volume 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Gryphon Scribes™. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A set of two flash-fiction tales from the dragons' point of view. In "the Clutch", a wingless copper dragon tries to protect her clutch of eggs from a dragon slayer. In "Shoreline", a huge beach dragon hunts whalers for killing his mate. Violence: Medium This is a Gryphon Scribes™ book.
Vintage Male Soldiers
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
Photographic expositions of ten young, fit, male soldiers of years gone by.
Sea Star & A Common Seaman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Sea Star was beloved by the inhabitants of the sea. She swam with the whales and porpoises. A man from another fleet fell in love with her, but he didn’t know she was the legendary Sea Star. He started out as a common seaman from below decks, but he became a legend in his own right.
Celtic Tales 17, Sea Wolves
Series: Celtic Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
The sea wolves were sailors born on the sea; they lived on the sea; their bodies were returned to the sea when they died. They traded, and raided, and ruled the seas. These eleven stories are about the harsh but free lives of these sea warriors. They lived by strict codes of conduct. The sea weeds out the unfit and the unlucky. Find out why these men and women were so feared by the land people.