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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.
Shards of the Abyss
Price: Free! Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Jesse Ownsman has survived boot camp and made it to his first assignment. No sooner does he arrive though and the planet's observatory discovers an intruder attempting to sneak up on them. With no hope of reinforcements before this stranger descends upon them, the very survival of Jesse and his compatriots rests solely on their shoulders.
ABSALON OG ESBERN SNARE. Søværnets støtteskibe af Absalon-klassen
Price: $22.50 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: Danish. Published: June 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Illustreret bog om de danske støtteskibe Absalon og Esbern Snare og søværnet efter den kolde krigs afslutning.
The Voyage of the Whale Ship Esk in 1816
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by Long Lane Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
In 1816 William Scoresby Jr. sailed to the Arctic whaling grounds with his ship the Esk. But what should have been a routine and profitable voyage became a struggle for survival on the Arctic ice.
Actual Ships Stability Problems and The Influence on Safety of Navigation
Price: Free! Words: 38,430. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Secondary, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
The subjects treated in this book are parts of the works related to importance of ship stability assessment. The book is approaching the problems of ships stability loss through the study of operational aspects as well as dynamic ship behaviour in severe sea conditions offering a picture of some stability failure modes that presently are not covered by any regulations or criteria.
Raider!
Series: The Solar Wind, Book 4. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 112,070. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Alien Touchdown! If the crew of the Solar Wind thought the Unicate and the Rebellion were tough cookies, they haven't yet met the Danaan - from Planet New Dome. Coming to take over Earth - or destroy the planet. Or alternatively, for a mango daiquiri in the subtropical paradise of Southern Free. And then destroy the planet.
The Taken Child
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Captured and forced to work for The Federation under threat of her parents’ demise Karina must stop the Council leaders from starting a war while rescuing her parents in one fell swoop.
Freedom Fighter (Solar Wind 3)
Series: The Solar Wind, Book 3. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 168,810. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
"Keep an eye on them, Federi!" Captain Rushka Donegal on the bridge! But the young girl doesn't feel up to running a ship full of unruly young crew. And then they come across disaster... So it falls to Federi to pick up the pieces while his Captain is not aboard. And while he rolls his dramatic eyes and gets things done, Paean Donegal arms up and signs on for the Fight for Freedom.
The Lonely Station
Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jesse Ownsman is a handyman aboard the decrepit mining station Uriah. But his daily rush to keep the station from falling apart is interrupted when a damaged New Order destroyer docks and he is assigned to help fix it.
Fatherland Without Borders
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Transportation » Navigation
Vicario Ventura, born in 1951, suspended his high school studies at the age of 26 to direct his footsteps to a port of Colombia and leave as a stowaway on board a foreigner ship, with a backpack as his only possession. Thus, began a life of trips and adventures around the world which he later dedicated to the profession of seaman, compatible with his vocation of solitary traveler.