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A Great Fleet Of Ships The Canadian Forts and Parks

by S C Heal

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Published
January 14, 2000
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Good+
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9781551250236
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During World War II Canadian shipyards built more than four hundred merchant ships, most of them 10,000-ton cargo ships. For the first time this extraordinary accomplishment is described in detail, including the design of the ships, their construction, and each ship's operation and history. Also provided is a fold-out plan, to scale, of the British ship from which the Canadian… Read more
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At the beginning of the twentieth century Britain stood proud among the maritime nations of the world, with the biggest merchant fleet and the biggest shipbuilding industry. As the century reaches its end, Britain is reduced to a merchant fleet that stands at number thirty-eight in the world listings. The nation that built mighty battleships and great and beautiful ocean… Read more
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$11.38
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Bloody Winter (Blue Jacket Books)

by John Waters

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Published
April 1994
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Good
ISBN
9781557509123
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Light edge wear. Sound clean copy.
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Sound clean copy. Very slight edge wear
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$14.63
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Prev owner review attached inside back cover otherwise sound clean hc in dj. Photos available on request.
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Sound clean hc in dj very nice copy.
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1821-1962 This book provides an illustrated history of the many pleasure steamers which travelled between Liverpool and the North Wales coastal resorts. Over 70 illus. 89pp nice sound clean copy.
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Home Port: Victoria

by Ursula Jupp

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Published
1985
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Good+
ISBN
9780969065005
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$7.72

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A collection of true stories of men and ships that sailed from this port, told by old seament at meetings of the Thermopylae Club, Victoria. BC, including short sketches of their narrators, articles on relevant history of the Port of Victoria, and two maps Index, 168 pages..
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Wayward Sailor

by Anthony Dalton

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Published
April 22, 2003
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Very Good
ISBN
9780071402514
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$9.76

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No one really knew Tristan Jones. He lived 66 years and managed to keep the first 40 a mystery. He told us what he wanted us to believe, and he told the tales so well tht we wither believed or suspended disbelief. He was another Jack London, and escaping into his briny books will always remain a singular pleasure. Yet… Read more
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Pan paperback
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The Lonely Sea and the Sky

by Francis Chichester

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Published
1967
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Mass market paperback Pan books. Light eade wear sound clean copy photo illustrated in centre 3rd printing
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Mr. Midshipman Hornblower (Hornblower Saga)

by C.S. Forester

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Published
September 30, 1984
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Good
ISBN
9780316289122
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The year is 1793, the eve of the Napoleonic Wars, and Hornblower, a 17 year old boy unschooled in seafaring and the ways of seamen, is ordered to board a French merchant ship and take command of crew and cargo for the glory of England. Though not an unqualified success, this first naval adventure teaches the young midshipman enough to… Read more
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Hornblower : Beat to Quarters

by C. S Forester

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Published
1985-09
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Good
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9780316289320
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June 1808, somewhere west of Nicaragua - a site suitable for spectacular sea battles. The Admiralty has ordered Hornblower, now in command of the 36 gun HMS Lydia to form an alliance against the Spanish colonial government with an insane Spanish landowner; to find a water route across the CentrAl American isthmus,and 'to take, sink' burn or destroy' the 50… Read more
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Flying Colours (Hornblower Saga)

by C.S. Forester

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Published
April 5, 1989
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9780316289399
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Forced to surrender his ship the Sutherland, after a long and bloody battle, Hornblower now bides his time as a prisoner in a French fortress. Within day he and his first lieutenant, Bush, who was crippled in the last fight, are to be taken to Paris to be tried on trumped-up charges of violating the law of war, and most… Read more
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Ship of the Line (Hornblower Saga)

by C. S Forester

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1985-09
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9780316289368
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May 1810, 17 years deep into the Napoleonic Wars. Captain Horatio Hornblower is newly in command of his first ship of the line, the 74 gun HMS Sutherland which he deems 'the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy List.' Moreover, she 250 men short of a full crew, so Hornblower must enlist and train 'poachers, bigamist, sheepstealers,' and… Read more
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Oar & Sail : An Odyssey of the West Coast

by Kenneth Macrae Leighton

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Published
1999
ISBN
9780968404324
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This is going to rank among the classic voyages in small wooden boats. Like a perfect pair of oars, the carefully wrought narrative and lyrical style whisk the reader along for all 500 miles -Mathew P Murphy, Editor, WoodenBoat
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Pushing the Beach

by Meadows, Al

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Published
2015
Edition
2nd
ISBN
9780994878809
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$36.59

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new. direct from the author full colour edition.
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