Nautical

Erebus: The Story of a Ship

By Michael Palin (author) - Published 2018

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NauticalNonfiction

In 1826, HMS Erebus, a ‘bomb’ vessel strong enough to carry heavy mortars, was built of oak and reinforced with iron. In 1839, having demonstrated ...Read Review

Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World

By Peter Moore (author) - Published 2018

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NauticalNonfiction

Ranked among ships of historic note—Drake’s Golden Hind, Bligh’s Bounty, Franklin’s Erebus, Titanic—is the Endeavour, in which Lieutenant ...Read Review

A Sea of Gold: Thomas Kydd 21

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2019

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AdventureNautical

Set in 1809, this is the latest in the Thomas Kydd series, with Thomas as the captain of the frigate, HMS Tyger. Wellesley, the ...Read Review

Rough Passage to London: A Sea Captain’s Tale

By Robin Lloyd - Published 2018

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Nautical

Robin Lloyd is famous as an Emmy award-winning television and print journalist who covered the White House during the Reagan and Bush administrations. ...Read Review

A Lawless Place (Contraband Shore)

By David Donachie - Published 2018

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AdventureNautical

The sequel to Donachie’s The Contraband Shore (2017), this novel is set in and around Deal (where the author lives) in 1787. Naval captain ...Read Review

Dark Water

By Elizabeth Lowry - Published 2018

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Mystery/CrimeNauticalThriller

Boston, 1883. Hiram Carver, a callow, pampered youth, takes up his first position as assistant surgeon on board USS Orbis. Aged 21, and never having ...Read Review

The California Run

By Mark A Rimmer - Published 2018

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AdventureNautical

In 1850, a good deal of the population of Europe and North America would love to get to the gold rush boom town of ...Read Review

The Lost Story of the Ocean Monarch

By Gill Hoffs - Published 2018

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NauticalNonfiction

The Ocean Monarch was a large, well-found American emigrant ship which had carried hundreds of migrants from Liverpool to Boston.  She sank on 24 ...Read Review

The Sheer Nerve: A Mission Behind Enemy Lines

By Rob Lofthouse - Published 2018

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MilitaryNauticalThriller

In the spring of 1943, monstrous concrete bunkers on the French west coast protect a key supply and repair area for U-boats. Captain Hook ...Read Review

Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man

By Lynn Vincent - Published 2018

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MilitaryNauticalNonfiction

An action film by Steven Spielberg had a moment – a hero recalled his experience from a World War Two warship. But that warship ...Read Review

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