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) This is a story about a young slave being freed by Union Army soldiers in southeastern, North Carolina during the Civil War in the spring of 1863. Events within the story are based, in part,... More > by official reports, compiled into one singular fictional scenario, that took place in this particular region of the United States during the war.
100% of profits will go directly to pay for the increasing debts of work through Resurrection Mission--Protecting endangered cemeteries and rediscovering our "forgotten" military Veterans.< 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