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introduction by Samuel Eliot Morison,
Old Ironsides: the story of USS Constitution: a pictorial history.
Boston, MA, Burdette & Co., (1963). G in G DJ ex-library. Poem Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1820, "Ay. tear her tattered ensign down!" begins the book. JFK remembers being. taken down to the USS Constitutio in Charlestown, MA, and that "the sight of that historic frigate stirred my imagination and made American history come alive for me". Kennedy's grandfather Congressman John F. Fitzgerald found the gallant old ship rotting away in the Portsmouth Navy Yard and in 1897 submitted a resolution to the House calling on the Secretary of the Navy to take steps to save it again. Library markings.
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Morison, Samuel Eliot,
Spring Tides.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1965. 1st ed. VG. A retired rear admiral and historian's love for sailing, enough to make the reader want try it too. Blue binding, white sail. boat, green lettering on front cover. Spine faded.
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Book number: BOOKS050841I
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Morris, Jerry,
New England under Sail: a guide to sailing ships, ferries, & historic vessels: a guide book.
Castine, ME, Country Roads Press, (1993). G PB ex-library. A guide to it all, even the villages and festivities in each. Library markings.
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Mowat, Farley,
The Serpent's Coil: an incredible story of hurricane-battered ships and the heroic men who fought to save them.
NY, Lyons Press, (2001). VG PB (advance uncorrected proof). The New York Times calls this book an almost physical experience because of this unique episode in annals of the sea. Serpent's coil is the symbol for cyclone. It recounts the amazing story of the Liberty ship Leicester which sailed for New York from England in the summer of 1948, ran into a herricane with the loss of 6 lives, and was abandoned in the mid-Atlantic. It also tells of the Foundation Josephine which tracked the derelict Leicester over a vast distance, found her listing severely, and towed her another thousand miles to Bermuda, where both ships ran into yet another hurricane. A classic of the sea.
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Book number: BOOKS054778I
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Mudie, Colin,
Power Boats.
London, Hamlyn, (1975). G. Photo of paddle boat on endpapers. Blue binding. Fading on binding edges.
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Book number: BOOKS039808I
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Nalepka, James & Steven Callahan,
Capsized: the true story of four men adrift for 119 days.
NY, Harper Collins, (1992). 1st ed ss. VG in VG DJ. How 4 men survived 4 months adrift in the wintry South Pacific in 1989 after running into a gale & having their boat capsize.
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Book number: BOOKS012535I
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Nathaniel Bowditch, LL.D.,
American Practical Navigator - An Epitome of Navigation and Nautical Astronomy.
Washington, D.C., US Govt Printing Office, 1939. VG Hardback. Texts and indices, navigation definitions, ocean waves, ocean contents, etc. Owner's name fep.
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Book number: BOOKS057363I
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Nautical Almanac Office, U.S. Naval Conservatory, U.S. Navy,
The American Ephemeris and Nautical Alamanac for the year 1921.
Washington, Govt Ptg Office, 1918. VG. Blue binding, gilt lettering on spine. Binding rubbed, wear on spine edges, owner name.
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U.S. Navy,
American Nautical Almanac for the year 1921.
Washington, Govt Ptg Office, 1919. Fair PB. Owner writing and notes on covers and inside. Pass taped to front endpaper, hinges cracked. One note says "This book went. around the world with me" and it looks it.
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Book number: BOOKS051471I
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U.S. Navy,
USS Philippine Sea (CG-58) commissioning Portland, Maine, March 18, 1989.
np, np, nd (ca 1989). G lg sz PB. Battle of the Philippine Sea, 18-21 June 1944. Booklet commemorating the commissioning of this ship. Edge wear.
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Newcomb, Richard F., introduction & afterword by Peter Maas,
Abandon Ship!: the saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's greatest sea disaster.
NY, HarperCollins, (2000). 1st ed 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. Sailing across the Pacific, the battle-scarred heavy cruiser U.S.S. Indianapolis had just delivered a secret cargo that. would trigger the end of WWII. As she continued westward, her captain asked for a destroyer escort but was told it wasn't necessary. She was torpedoed & sunk by a Japanese submarine & in 12 minutes some 300 men went down with her. More than 900 others spent 4 days in the ocean with no water to drink, savaged by the sun & swarms of sharks and no one knew they were the until a Navy patrol plane accidentally discovered them. 316 crewmen survived. Originally published in 1958 now with new introduction & afterword supplies the answer as to why.
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Book number: BOOKS039430I
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Newell, Gordon,
Ocean Liners of the 20th Century.
NY, Bonanza Books, (1963). VG in VG DJ. Front of DJ has crinkles. "Newell's salty stores and fine photos bring these monarchs and superliners to life.".
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Book number: BOOKS001502I
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Newell, Gordon,
Ocean Liners of the 20th Century.
NY, Bonanza, (1963). VG in G DJ. DJ chipped on edges.
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Book number: BOOKS012380I
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Norby, H.,
Questions and Answers for Deck Officers.
NY, McGraw-Hill, 1944. G. A review for prospective deck officers and an examination guide. Damp stain inner hinge at top. Maroon binding,. gilt lettering. Owner names ft endpaper.
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Book number: BOOKS049952I
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Norville, Warren,
Coastal Navigation Step by Step.
Camden, ME, International Marine Pub Co, (1975). VG in Fair DJ. Laid in signed letter by author Norville dated March 3, 1983, about correction of chart information. Book is on all types of. navigation. Author made a notable crossing of the Atlantic Ocean as the navigator of a 52 foot ketch. He himself sails the Gulf of Mexico ina 22 foot sloop Li'l Tiger and works as a marine consultant. Also laid in chart on Long Island Sound (instructional only). Owner stamp ft endpaper. DJ small tears and wear to edges and general tanning.
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Book number: BOOKS051012I
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