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The dean of ocean-liner historians brings to life one of the last transatlantic liners: the legendary France, later renamed Norway. The beloved French Line vessel France was beautifully adapted for another and contrasting life after twelve years, offering exemplary service to a new b... read more

France/Norway
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Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is about ships, people and the sea. However, unlike many other nautical compendiums, the focus of this book is on the unusual, the overlooked or the downright extraordinary. Thus, someone most of us do not know, Admiral William Brown, ... read more

Breverton's Nautical Curiosities
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"Cast Away" recounts the epic tales of the survivors of shipwreck, mutiny and marooning through the ages and around the globe, focusing on the age of sail and steam. It captures some of the most magical, romantic, gruesome, exciting and b... read more

Cast Away: Shipwrecked, Marooned or Cast Adrift on the High Seas
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A nostalgic glance astern at the glory days of Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) both at sea and on shore. Drawing on personal recollections in the archives of P&O Heritage, Ruth Artmonsky looks back at the company during the age of empire and a bygone tim... read more

P&O: Across the Oceans, Across the Years
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Series:Shire Library 701

From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Initially the company's paddle steamers carried Her Majesty's Mail, as the name impliese, to the Iberian Pen... read more

P & O
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Brian Lavery returns with the second volume of his engaging social history of the Royal Navy's 'lower deck', exploring the world of the seamen (as opposed to the officers of the quarterdeck). Following on from Royal Tars (covering the ... read more

Able Seamen: The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy 1850 to 1939: Pt. 2
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A companion volume to the same author's "The British Field Marshals 1736-1997", this book outlines the lives of the 115 officers who held the rank of Admiral of the Fleet in the Royal Navy from 1734, when it took its modern form, to 1995, when the last one was appointed. Each entry gives details of t... read more

British Admirals of the Fleet 1734-1995
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Normandie was unquestionably the most beautiful ocean liner ever built. The world's largest at the time, she also became the world's fastest. Her art deco interiors were unrivalled: capacious, elegant and chic, decorated by teams of France's most talented artists. Yet Normandie was plagued ... read more

Normandie
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One of the most feared weapons of World War II, the Tiger tank was a beast of a machine which dominated the battlefields of Europe with its astonishing size, speed and firepower, which continues to fascinate more than 70 years after it was first designed. Revealing its design and development hi... read more

Tiger
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Fighting Ships 1850-1950 presents a stunning collection of 150 large-scale paintings, drawings, photographs and ship plans that tell the story of naval warfare from the first iron and steam warships to the deadly U-boats of World War II. Published in partnership with the National Maritime Museum, this... read more

Fighting Ships 1850-1950
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Aircraft Carriers of the World
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Naming a boat is as personal as naming a baby (even if few male skippers would risk telling the wife that). The culmination of many years of dreaming and penny pinching, the purchase of a boat of any size is a huge event for any sailor, and wi... read more

Yacht Were You Thinking?: An A-Z of Boat Names Good and Bad
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