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McCutchan, Philip,
Tall Ships: the golden age of sail.
NY, Crown, (1976). 1st U.S. ptg. VG in VG DJ. History of fast Baltimore packets through the years of the glorious clippers by son of a master in sail. Explores the. famous ships, how design of sailing ships evolved, as well as some of the personalities behind them - naval architects, discoverers, seamen & masters of ship-handling, passengers & shipowners who made fortunes. Sl edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS033979I
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McGrath, Tom,
Voyages of the Damn Foole.
Camden, ME, International Marine, (1997). 2nd ptg. VG in VG DJ. Sailing anecdotes with biting social commentary. He casts a satirical eye at everything from waterfront development to the. Civil War, foreign fishing boats, to the arrival of the Mayflower.
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Book number: BOOKS052872I
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McLanathan, Richard B. K.,
Ship Models.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, (1957). VG stiff cover PB. Edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS024502I
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McPhee, John,
Looking for a Ship.
NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux, (1999). 4th ptg. VG PB. A tale of life aboard what may be one of last American merchant ships which fleethas shrunk from 2,000 to less than 400. Typical ex-library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS014354I
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McPhee, John,
Looking for a Ship: the Merchant Marine.
NY, Farrar Straus & Giroux, (1990). VG PB. In less than 10 years the US Merchant Marine has shrunk from more than 2,000 ships to fewer than 400 & Andy Chase is looking. for a ship and a job. He finds one aboard the S.S. Stella Lykes captained by the extraordinary Paul McHenry Washburn. The journey takes them on a 42 day run down the Pacific coast of S. America with the crew telling sea stories of other runs & other ships, disaster, stupidity, greed, generosity & courage. Thus emerge the history & character of an extraordinary calling.
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Book number: BOOKS037139I
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McPhee, John,
Looking for a Ship audio tape, unabridged narration by George Guidall.
Prince Frederick, MD, Recorded Books, (1991). VG in VG slipcase ex-library. McPhee aboard the S.S. Stella Lykes, a merchant marine vessel leaving from Charleston ona 42-day run to S. America. The sailors tell him stories of tragedies they've witnessed as well as apocryphal tales with regret for a world and way of life that is quickly passing. Library markings.
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Book number: BOOKS041613I
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Meredith, Lee W.,
1912 Facts about Titanic.
Mason City, IA, Savas Pub Co, (1999). 2nd ptg. VG lg sz PB. Who was the first to see the iceberg, why were ice warnings unheeded, how were the bodies of the dead collected, where were. they buried, etc.?.
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Mieder, Wolfgang,
Salty Wisdom: proverbs of the sea.
Shelburne, VT, New England Press, (1990). VG PB. Bright blue cover with sailor at helm. "A whistling sailor, a crowing hen, and a swearing woman all ought all three. to go to hell together." Over 500 proverbs about the sea & the seafarer's way of life.
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Book number: BOOKS034980I
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Miller, Conrad, introduction by Boris Lauer-Leonardi,
Small Boat Engines, inboard & outboard.
NY, Sheridan House, 1975. G in G DJ ex-library.
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Book number: BOOKS011643I
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Miller, David,
The World of Jack Aubrey.
Philadelphia, Courage, (2003). 1st ptg. G in G DJ ex-library. This is the world of the Royal Navy in the early 1800s, an age when British ships clashed with Napoleon's armada, when the. death defying fears of naval hero Jack Aubrey provoked and thwarted the dictator and other scoundrels, in a saga chronicled over the course of 20 novels written by Patrick O'Brian. Illustrated guide with exhaustive coverage of such technical technical terms as the carronade, bowsprit, and the forecastle, the finer points of weapons, ships, and uniforms that filled the historical mileu. Library markings.
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Miller, David,
Wreck of the Isabella.
Anapolis, MD, Naval Institute, 1st U.S. ptg. VG in G DJ. Absolutely true this tells the tale of a group of ordinary people who felt themselves involved in an extraordinary episode. When one ship was wrecked on the remoe and totally deserted Falkland Islands due to the incompetence of its drunken master, two ships came to the rescue of these castaways, one British and one American. Their adventures contain high courage and base cowardice, honesty and skulduggery, good luck as well as misfortune. DJ edge wear, owner and inscription.
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Book number: BOOKS055466I
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Mixter, George W.,
Primer of Navigation with complete tables and work forms and special information for yachtsmen and other mariners.
NY, Van Nostrand, (1943). 15th ptg. G. Navigation coastwise and at sea. Complete course in elementary piloting, celestial navigation, etc. Binding tanned at edges,. owner stamp. Laid in "Benefit Guide for Officers and Enlisted Men United States Navy and United States Naval Reserve compiled by the Bueau of Naviation with owner notations.
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Moody, Alton B.,
Navigation Afloat: a manual for the seaman.
NY, Van Nostrand Reinhold, (1980). VG in VG DJ. A fresh look at the whole subject. Book summaries pasted to front endpapers & flyleaf, few stains to front DJ flap, owner. stamp.
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Book number: BOOKS051057I
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Mordal, Jacques, translated by Len Ortzen,
Twenty-Five Centuries of Sea Warfare.
NY, Bramhall, (1959). 1st ptg thus. VG in VG DJ. From a hollowed-out tree trunk to the latest nuclear submarine man has used the sea to carry on his unending strife with his. fellow men. Few light spots ft endpaper, DJ edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS034120I
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Morgan, Dodge,
The Voyage of American Promise.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1989. 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Dodge started a small electronics company in a garage, built it into a multi-million dollar business which he sold to finance. the boat that would carry him around the world. Promise was almost wrecked in a hurricane before getting started, but he finally sailed out of Portland Harbor to cheers. Ten days later it limped into Bermuda. Patched it set sail again with $20 borrowed to pay his fuel bill.
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Book number: BOOKS046438I
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