Great book describing water survival techniques with many images. If you are on water often, this book could very well save your life. Chapters include: 1) Survival at Sea, 2) Water Rescues, 3)... More > Treatment of Casualties and Avoidance of Dangerous Marine Life, 4) Negotiating Water Obstacles, 5) Fording Waterways, and an Appendix that covers knot tying.< Less
(E-Book) Please note: 100% of profits from the sale of this book,or any book written by Jack Robinson, goes directly to: Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering our... More > "forgotten" military Veterans.~~~~~~~~~~~~Captain Otway Burns and his ship Snap Dragon explores the legends, facts, and misguided information of Captain Otway Burns. As a native son of southeastern North Carolina he was a merchant sea Captain, highly successful War of 1812 Privateer, noted businessman, and an inventive ship builder. Later in life Burns was a strong state legislator, but like most of his life, his service to his state and country was controversial. Using fragments of information, along with long forgotten documents, compiled with material gained from located direct descendents, this book attempts to capture a more accurate description of Captain Burns' adventurous life.
If you enjoy stories of Tall Ship Naval battles or, intrigued with local legends, this book is for you.< Less
(E-book version) American Bravery reprint of a book with a like title first published in 1819. This current edition is meant to be used as a means to reintroduce and educate a new generation, from... More > both sides of the Atlantic ocean, about a unique part of their heritage.Family geneologists, Tall Ship enthusiasts, and nautical historians will enjoy this book.
American Bravery provides detailed accounts of Tall Ship battles between American Naval forces, augmented with Privateers, and the British Naval Fleet or merchant vessels. Some battles were mere skirmishes, while many others were considerably more fierce, and with some ending in a gentlemanly manner.
If you like reading about Tall Ship battles on the High Seas,or interested in finding a family connection to the War of 1812, this book will be a wonderful addition to your library. 100% of profit helps Resurrection Mission~~protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering our "forgotten" military Veterans.< Less