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Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea
David Haward Bain.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203521.  Daedalus Item Code: 40918
 
The author of Empire Express and Sitting in Darkness, which received a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award, David Haward Bain here depicts an unusual episode in American exploration, ... (Read More)
 
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Building Kettenburgs: Premier Boats Designed and Built in Southern California
Mark Allen.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780939511266.  Daedalus Item Code: 44013
 
Building a reputation on their elegant and powerful vee-bottom speedboats of the Prohibition era, the Kettenburg Boat Works of Southern California went on to produce stalwart plane tenders and ... (Read More)
 
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Churchill & Sea Power
Christopher M. Bell.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199693573.  Daedalus Item Code: 50169
 
Winston Churchill had a longer and closer relationship with the Royal Navy than any British statesman in modern times. Yet his record as a naval strategist and custodian of the nation's sea power has ... (Read More)
 
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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire
Roger Crowley.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571245956.  Daedalus Item Code: 41245
 
The author of Constantinople and Empires of the Sea (named the History Book of the Year in 2008 by London's Sunday Times), Roger Crowley here chronicles Venice's 500-year ascent ... (Read More)
 
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Classic Yachts
Francois Chevalier. Gilles Martin-Raget, photog. Gary Jobson, foreword.
Publisher: Abbeville.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780789209955.  Daedalus Item Code: 34415
 
Tuiga, Mariquita, Cambria, Shamrock, Eleonora, Zaca, Moonbeam, Lulworth, Sunshine, Partridge, Altaïr, Nan, ... (Read More)
 
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The Depths of Courage: American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941–1945
Flint Whitlock & Ron Smith. Albert Konetzni, foreword.
Publisher: Berkeley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425223703.  Daedalus Item Code: 36276
 
In the days after Pearl Harbor, the small, ill-equipped arm of the U.S. Navy known as the Submarine Force stood between the shattered U.S. Pacific Fleet and the might of the Japanese navy. Here ... (Read More)
 
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
 
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
 
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Dogfish Memory: A Memoir
Joseph A. Dane.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881571547.  Daedalus Item Code: 31401
 
The dogfish of Maine are gone, fished to the brink of extinction. And what of that fabled "Old Maine"—is it too gone for good? Joseph Dane is a Maine native who, despite being a professor of English ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of Yacht Designers
Lucia del Sol Knight & Daniel Bruce MacNaughton.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393048766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41473
 
Delightful to page through and a rich trove of information, this substantive desk reference is an international catalog of great yacht designers from the early 1800s to the present—legendary figures ... (Read More)
 
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Ghost Sea
Ferenc Mate.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780920256497.  Daedalus Item Code: 41508
 
In 1921 Vancouver, an artifact hunter named Hay has stolen a number of sacred masks, and when a Kwakiutl warrior raids the yacht to reclaim them, he also takes Hay's wife Kate as hostage. Hay turns ... (Read More)
 
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In Titanic's Shadow: The World's Worst Merchant Ship Disasters
David L. Williams.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752471228.  Daedalus Item Code: 43019
 
The 1,503 victims of the Titanic sinking certainly represent a horrendous loss of life. Yet here maritime expert David Williams catalogues more then 40 disasters at sea that claimed more ... (Read More)
 
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Learning to Race
H.A. Calahan.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486409658.  Daedalus Item Code: 04308
 
This illustrated 1935 guide for sailors who want to win yacht races provides expert, detailed discussions of how to get the most speed out of the boat. H.A. Calahan, also the author of Learning to ... (Read More)
 
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