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A Winter\'s Tale: The Wreck of the \'Florizel\'
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A Winter's Tale: The Wreck of the 'Florizel'

By Brown, Cassie

Doubleday Canada Ltd., 1976. 1st. very good/good.  The wreck of the Florizel in 1918 on the shore of Newfoundland was one of the most senseless disasters of Canadian maritime history. Brown’s book recounts the events and proposes a reason for the disaster.

$11.74

Wreck of the Torrey Canyon, The
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Wreck of the Torrey Canyon, The

By Gill, Crispin, Frank Booker, and Tony Soper

David & Charles, 1967. 1967 2imp. good/good. ex-lib The 1967 wreck of the oil tanker Torrey Canyon on the west coast of England spilled a hundred thousand tons of crude oil into the sea and devastated the Cornish coast and sea coasts of Britain and France.

$4.70

Sea fights and shipwrecks
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Sea fights and shipwrecks

By Baldwin, Hanson W

Hanover House, 1938. 1955. very good/good.  Eighteen tales of men and ships in stress on the oceans of the world. Includes, among others, the stories of the Titanic, the Lusitania, Mary Celeste, and the Battles of Leyte Gulf and Okinawa.

$19.57

Wreck of the Isabella, The
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Wreck of the Isabella, The

By Miller, David

Naval Institiute Press, 1995. 1st US. fine/fine. The Isabella was wrecked on the remote and uninhabited Falkland Islands during the Napoleonic Wars This incredible story of survival, marooning, incredible feats of seamanship is all the more amazing for being true.  259 pages

$19.57

Ships Against the Sea
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Ships Against the Sea

By Easton, Alan

Nimbus Publishing Ltd., 1986. 1st. good. tpb Seven tales of ships and shipwrecks from Roman to modern times and the possible reasons for the loss. 105 pages

$7.83

Shipwreck : the strange fate of the Morro Castle
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Shipwreck : the strange fate of the Morro Castle

By Thomas, Gordon and Witts, Max Morgan

Dorset Press, 1972. 3imp 1988. very good/very good. bw. The fire and shipwreck of the Morro Castle in 1934 killed 134 people.  This book details the case that the fire was not accidental but deliberately set by the ship’s radio operator. 287 pages

$11.74