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Captain Thomas . Falmouth early seventeen hundreds . fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,400. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
historical romantic fiction 1700's set in Falmouth. Captain's wife and her friend are waitng for the men to come back from the americas. The captain has five daughters . Later the eldest child and her father meet up with a Lord in Truro whose youngest daughter forges a friendship with the captain's daughter.
Don't Forget About Dedicated Sea Mine Countermeasures (MCM) - Scenario for Disaster, History, Current Force, Threat to American Economic Security, Shipping Lane Protection, Straits of Malacca, Hormuz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,420. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Free access to the waterways of the world determine the United States' ability to survive and prosper. The threat and the employment of sea mines are capable of interrupting the U.S. quest for national and economic security.
An Introduction to P&I Insurance and Loss Prevention, Second Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 and represented by The North of England PandI Association. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the critically important topic of maritime liability cover - otherwise known as 'protection and indemnity' (P&I) insurance - which recent international casualties, pirate attacks and trade sanctions have brought increasingly into the public eye.
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.
Encountering and Avoiding Tropical Revolving Storms: A Practical Toolkit for the Mariner
Price: $11.00 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Essay » Technology
Tropical Revolving Storms pose an extreme challenge to the mariners; no matter how much information about these is available and accessed on board the ships. In addition to being able to receive and analyse latest information about TRS, it is important that the mariner has the ability to make onboard observations to detect TRS in proximity. The analysis based on observed detection or information
The Widow Wave: A True Courtroom Drama of Tragedy at Sea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Tort and liability, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Real courtroom story that reads like a suspense novel. "An intelligently told true story of honor, integrity and justice. The Widow Wave reminded me of The Perfect Storm, played out in a taut courtroom thriller. Jacobs masterfully weaves the harrowing tale of the last voyage of Aloha, and courtroom battle that followed. A great read." -- Robert Dugoni, NYT bestselling author of 'My Sister's Grave'
A Tramp for all Oceans
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,980. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The exploits, memories and experiences of a young man who arrived in Hong Kong at an early age, grew up there then embarked upon a career at sea as a Apprentice Deck Officer in the Merchant Navy. Set in the 1960's the main theme is Asia, India, Oceania, East and South Africa. It traces the voyages and adventures of this young man during his novice years spent at sea.
Life on a Coastal Tug
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ocean transport
Pleasure boaters will frequently see tugs and ships, but were they anything other than a moving blip on the seascape to the observer? I have worked on coastal tugs for over thirty years and I can tell you that it's not just a skill and a job, but an entire way of life. This book gives an idea as to what daily life is like on a commercial, sea going tugboat.
Seven Floors High
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,200. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
Seven Floors High is based around a true story of life inside iaxis, a London based start-up during the DotCom boom. Written with style and humour, the story is a personal account of one individual who saw the "paper tiger" from the inside.
The Doña
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,100. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » General
She to California as a young bride in an arranged marriage. Now she owns seventy-five square miles of property bordering the Mokelumne River where gold has been discovered. They want her land and will stop at nothing, even if it means her murder. Mitchell’s research of the customs and traditions of the mining towns and the ranchos gives The Doña authenticity.” The Modesto Bee