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The Story of Captain Nathaniel Webber By Gina Sammis
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The History of clipper ship captain Nathaniel Webber, who sailed the seas of the world for 50 years. His ancestors and descendants.
Windjammer By Paul W Simpson
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The Loch Sloy was built for Aitken, Lilburn & Co of Glasgow. She sailed between Britain and Australia for more than twenty years. In that time she established a reputation as a crack wool... More > clipper. Windjammer, the story of the clipper ship Loch Sloy is not an adventure nor is it a romance or a tragedy, even though it contains elements of all three.The ship, her captains, officers, crew and passengers, all those her sailed upon her call out from the past to have their stories told. The Loch Sloy’s’ keel was laid down in mid-1877. By August the construction of the hull and deck fittings had been completed. After her first marine survey, the masts were stepped in, and by the end of October the Loch Sloy was all but complete. The clipper lasted twenty one years before coming to grief on the jagged shore of Kangaroo Island during the predawn hours of April 24th 1899. The final chapter of the Loch Sloy like her unfortunate passengers and crew was buried beneath the ever shifting sands of Maupertuis Bay.< Less
Star of Greece - For Profit & Glory By Paul W Simpson
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The Star of Greece was an iron clipper ship built by Harland & Wolff of Ireland for JP Corry of Belfast. For more than 20 years she plied the waters between Britain, India and Australia before... More > coming to grief in 1888 with the loss of 18 lives. Her loss left many unanswered questions, including just who was aboard the ‘Star of Greece’ and what happened to the men and boys on that fateful night over one hundred years ago. This book then answers these questions and many more as it traces the story of the ship, her masters and the fates of the survivors. Her tale is the story of the Calcutta jute trade that Corry's dominated for the best part of two decades with their fleet of twelve jute clippers - The Twelve Stars of Ireland.< Less
Star of Greece - For Profit & Glory By Paul W Simpson
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The Star of Greece was an iron clipper ship built by Harland & Wolff of Ireland for JP Corry of Belfast. For more than 20 years she plied the waters between Britain, India and Australia before... More > coming to grief in 1888 with the loss of 18 lives. Her loss left many unanswered questions, including just who was aboard the ‘Star of Greece’ and what happened to the men and boys on that fateful night over one hundred years ago. This book then answers these questions and many more as it traces the story of the ship, her masters and the fates of the survivors. Her tale is the story of the Calcutta jute trade that Corry's dominated for the best part of two decades with their fleet of twelve jute clippers - The Twelve Stars of Ireland.< Less
The Rosabella Incident By Pamina Stone
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Rich, spoiled Clara Wentworth has always been given everything she wants. She wants Matthew to be her husband, and now they're engaged. She wants Father to make him the Captain of the Rosabella, and... More > that happened, too. Just the way she'd planned. Maybe it was because everything was so predictable...or maybe, she just didn't want to wait. But what Clara does next will give her more -- much more -- than she'd ever bargained for. It will change her life and shake her soul to the core. If she survives.< Less
Marble Halls by Penni Weston By PENNI WESTON
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Two sisters in Victorian England are in love with the same man. One sister plots to be rid of the other so that she may own the object of her affections.
Marble Halls by Penni Weston By PENNI WESTON
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Two sisters in Victorian England are in love with the same man. One sister plots to be rid of the other so that she may own the object of her affections.
The Rosabella Incident By Pamina Stone
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Rich, spoiled Clara Wentworth has always been given everything she wants. She wants Matthew to be her husband, and now they're engaged. She wants Father to make him the Captain of the Rosabella, and... More > that happened, too. Just the way she'd planned. Maybe it was because everything was so predictable...or maybe, she just didn't want to wait. But what Clara does next will give her more -- much more -- than she'd ever bargained for. It will change her life and shake her soul to the core. If she survives.< Less
EPITAPH FOR A BEAUTIFUL SHIP By EVAN WILSON
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In this book readers explore the historic threads which came together in 1986 as Baltimore’s popular ambassador replica topsail schooner Pride of Baltimore was overcome by a sudden wind and... More > sank quickly with the loss of her captain and three young crew members. Readers accompany Pride incident by incident, log entry by log entry, port-of-call by port-of-call, to learn how she ventured one cruise too far from her design mission. Hear maritime investigators report an earlier incident in the Baltic that came to notice only after Pride sank and should have raised a red flag for everyone in Baltimore. Read the only interviews in reportage of the Pride story with Dr. Tetsuya “Ted” Fujita, the meteorologist to first describe a microburst (before he died in 1998) and in which he debunks the microburst theory of the casualty. Finally, evaluate lessons learned during the investigation and how sailing school vessels and other tall ships now operate in greater safety because of as well as in spite of it.< Less
Uniquely Singapore 09/10 By Steph Robertson
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This book documents the Uniquely Singapore boats race in the Clipper Round the World Race in 09/10. It contains a collection of the blogs and news written by the crew while sailing.

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