Maritime History & Piracy
epub |eng | | Author:Stephen Taylor

As the two admirals involved at Spithead, both Howe and Bridport were subsequently blamed by a conscientious officer, Captain Cuthbert Collingwood, for what he called ‘this great national calamity’.6 But ...
( Category: Maritime History & Piracy July 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-12 | Author:Christopher Byrd Downey

( Category: South July 2,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 2019-05-31 | Author:Cynthia Barrett [Barrett, Cynthia]

It’s an Ill Wind That Blows No Good This philosophical expression holds the same meaning today as it did for the mariners who coined the phrase centuries ago. While sailors ...
( Category: Dictionaries July 1,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Margarette Lincoln

Defending absent husbands Some seamen’s wives were not just competent domestic managers but called upon to defend, intelligently, their absent husband. Charlotte Whitford, who kept a shop in Back Lane ...
( Category: Maritime History & Piracy June 28,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-10-04 | Author:Lane, Kris; Bialuschewski, Arne;

{76} Map of Honduras and Nicaragua showing Roatán and Trujillo on the north coast. Cape Gracias a Dios is the northeastern tip and the Mosquito Coast the eastern seaboard. The ...
( Category: Maritime History & Piracy June 10,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-11 | Author:Steven Johnson

19 EXCEEDING TREASURE The Indian Ocean, west of Surat September 11, 1695 Imagine taking a bird’s-eye view over the coastal waters of the Indian Ocean on that late summer day. ...
( Category: Maritime History & Piracy May 26,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Greg King

Chapter Thirteen As the long, uncertain night edged toward dawn, lifeboats continued racing from the injured Doria to the flotilla of rescue ships that lay silently in the gray light. ...
( Category: Maritime History & Piracy April 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-14 | Author:Benjamin Nicholas Lawrance

CHILD “RESCUE,” APPRENTICESHIP, AND THE WEST AFRICA ANTI-SLAVERY SQUADRON Were it not for the antislavery squadrons patrolling the Atlantic in the 1820s to 1840s, we would likely have little knowledge ...
( Category: Discrimination & Racism March 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-13 | Author:William Geroux

CHAPTER TEN ARKHANGELSK In the days of the czars, Archangel—Arkhangelsk in Russian—had been a great cosmopolitan city, a jewel of Northern Europe. It was a historic seaport, founded in 1584 ...
( Category: Maritime History & Piracy March 21,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Frank Lambert

No aspect of the U.S. conflict with the Barbary pirates caused more outrage among the American public than the capture and enslavement of American citizens and news of the horrors ...
( Category: Maritime History & Piracy March 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-17 | Author:Simon Mills

12 THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM The ten months that followed the Ballard expedition are still something of a blur. Immediately after returning from Kea I found myself on a six-month shoot ...
( Category: Maritime History & Piracy March 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-15 | Author:John Odin Jensen

Divers investigate wreckage of the bulk steamer James Davidson at the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Lake Huron. NOAA, THUNDER BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY James Davidson was born in ...
( Category: Marine Engineering March 16,2020 )
epub | | 0101-01-01 | Author:Clive Cussler & Craig Dirgo [Cussler, Clive & Dirgo, Craig]

The Battle of Charleston. The Keokuk upper left, the Patupsco right, and the Weehawken center (Clive Cussler) The sinking of the Keokuk after she was struck by ninety-two Confederate shells ...
( Category: Ships March 15,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Clive Cussler & Craig Dirgo [Cussler, Clive & Dirgo, Craig]

“We’re not out of the woods yet,” cautioned Dixon. “Take up the crank. I want to put another three hundred Yards between us and Housatonic before the Union fleet is ...
( Category: History March 15,2020 )