Seven Remarkable Accounts of Female Sailors Who Served and Fought Disguised as Men
Accounts of seven intrepid women sailors of the Age of Sail
There are several notable instances and written accounts of women who have disguised themselves as men and joined the armies of their tim..
Paul Harris Nicolas
The second volume of a two volume anniversary history of the early Royal Marines
The Royal Marines can trace their origins back to the formation of ‘The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment ..
Paul Harris Nicolas
The first volume of a two volume anniversary history of the early Royal Marines
The Royal Marines can trace their origins back to the formation of ‘The Duke of York and Albany’s Maritime Regiment o..
James Russell Soley
The Early Exploits of the United States Navy 1775-1846
The United States Navy in the age of sail
This book bears its original title which might be misleading as to the entire content. While over 60% of this interesting collection of naval accounts cont..
Islamic Pirates of the Mediterranean 1504-1881
When the blue Mediterranean turned blood red
Powers that rise must fall—it is the way of things and is true of all, from the smallest realms to the mightiest of empires. There is no place on earth ..
A Classic Account of the Buccaneers & Pirates of the Great Age of Sail
High adventure on the seas for plunder and profit
This well known account of the ‘gentlemen of the black flag’ by Thornbury was originally published in three volumes under the title Monarchs of the..
Alfred H. Miles
Accounts of Naval Warfare from Damme 1213 to Trafalgar 1805
The exploits of the world’s greatest sea power from its beginnings to its triumphs
This book, originally entitled, ‘Fifty-Two Stories of the British Navy from Damme to Trafalgar,’ is an excellent ‘..
Pirates of the Coast of the Indian Sub-Continent During the 17th & 18th Centuries
Pirates of the Indian Ocean
Despite the rise and domination of the Raj in post mutiny India and all it came to mean to the British Empire, it should be remembered that the rush to India by all the ..
E. Hamilton Currey
Moslem Corsairs of the Sixteenth Century 1492-1580
Sword against scimitar at sea
The expulsion of the Moors from Iberia following the victory of the Catholic monarchs King Ferdinand of Castile and Queen Isabella of Aragon in 1492 heralded a new age..
E. Keble Chatterton
The Story of the Merchants of the Seas and Oceans
The story of sail and trade
Man is a creature on the land occupying a world covered principally by water. Whilst he could move himself and his trade goods by foot, beast and wheel, he realised mill..
An English Seaman in the Merchant Marine & The Royal Navy, 1781-1819
From merchantman to man-of-war
William Richardson was always certain he would be a seaman. His father and all his brothers were mariners so it was not unusual that he should go to sea in his turn. ..
Robert C. Leslie & Woodes Rogers
The First Hand Account of a Famous Privateer Captain at War with the Spanish During the Reign of Queen Anne 1707-1711
Woodes Rogers—the man who rescued ‘Robinson Crusoe’
In the history of the British at sea, the names of many of its greatest men have long been familiar to almost everyone. For many, however, the na..
John Richard Hale
A Thousand Years of Naval Conflict—Salamis to Tsu-Shima 480 BC - 1905
A substantial examination of war at sea through the ages
On a planet covered with water it is inevitable that the oceans and seas would become great highways of transport and trade and great battle..
A. T. Mahan
Great Captains of the Royal Navy During the Age of Sail
The Careers of Six Famous Royal Navy officers
The age of sail—particularly as it related to the Royal Navy—has, perhaps been justifiably, dominated by the great Nelson. His victory at Trafalgar mea..
Edward Edwards R. N. & George Hamilton<br>Edited by Basil Thomson
In Pursuit of the Mutineers of the Bounty in the South Seas—1790-1791
A story of pursuit, retribution and disaster at sea
The story of the mutiny of the crew of the Bounty led by Fletcher Christian is well known. That story and Captain Bligh's endurance in an open bo..