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A Maritime History of the Mississippi Coast By Chris Wiggins & Else Martin
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A maritime history of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, from 1699, first arrival of the French explorers, to the present day
A Maritime History of the Mississippi Coast By Chris Wiggins & Else Martin
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A maritime history of the Mississippi coast from 1699, the arrival of French explorers, until the present
Collecting Our Maritime Heritage By Peter Hunt
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A book on Collecting Our Maritime History. 90% pictures to enable the reader to see the vast range of maritime collectables there are on the market.
SUNY Maritime Class of 1962 Reunion By Kenneth Murphy
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Album of Classmate Histories Revision 3a SUNY Maritime College
Fire Island Lighthouse Maritime Communications: A History Spanning 1859-1973 By Howard Bernstein
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A history of maritime communications at the Fire Island Lighthouse from 1859-1973. It begins with the Western Union telegraph tower, details one of the first Naval radio and radio compass stations... More > and then chronicles the giant Coast Guard transmitters for HF (RCA T133 15kw) and MF (RCA T134 20kw). This book is the story of these giant Coast Guard transmitters and the history that proceeded them.< Less
Piracy and Maritime Crime: Historical and Modern Case Studies By Bruce A. Ellerman et al.
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Despite piracy’s importance and the frequency of piratical attacks, relatively few scholarly works have been written analyzing cases of modern piracy and piracy suppression in terms of varying... More > strategic, policy, and operational decisions. This collection of case studies attempts to fill this gap. It is intended as a contribution to both scholarship and professional naval thinking; it examines twelve case studies from maritime history to illuminate a range of concepts in piracy suppression. The twelve case studies provide the basis for the conclusions, an approach that provides a more thorough understanding of the uses and limitations of naval antipiracy operations in the context of new maritime technologies and within a wider range of modern national policy goals than might otherwise be achievable. Above all, this collection provides a sound basis for comparative analysis of varying historical experiences that can stimulate new and original thinking about a basic but often overlooked naval duty.< Less
Washington State National Maritime Heritage Area Feasibility Study By Parametrix
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Feasibility Study for designation of Washington State's saltwater coast as a National Heritage Area
U.S. Coast Guard: America’s Maritime Guardian By U.S. Coast Guard
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Since its original printing in 2002, Pub 1 has served as the Coast Guard's capstone doctrinal publication. It defines its principles and culture. It describes its history, missions, purpose, and... More > ethos. It communicates who and what the Coast Guard is and how it accomplishes its missions. This May 2009 update includes data on roles and missions, forces, historic evolution, and values.< Less
Some Principles of Maritime Strategy: A Theory of War on the High Seas; Naval Warfare and the Command of Fleets (Hardcover) By Julian S. Corbett
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In his excellent book explaining naval strategy, Julian S. Corbett examines sound maritime strategy. Crucially, he advances the view that navies could perform much better if their role in assisting... More > land warfare and amphibious forces were increased. Writing in the early 20th century, Corbett draws upon centuries of naval battles and identifies several common strains. The development of war strategies at sea often entailed trial and error - the author elects to explain how strategy evolved as much from calamity as practice. How naval force should be assembled, how it should form up, and how concentrations and dispersal of ships should be organized each receive discussion. Although naval warfare has substantially changed since this book's original publication, it continues to be consulted for its timeless and sound advice. Corbett's era predated the extensive use of submarines and aeroplanes in naval combat, but his conclusions remain sound and sought after even in the tutoring of modern maritime strategy.< Less
Some Principles of Maritime Strategy: A Theory of War on the High Seas; Naval Warfare and the Command of Fleets By Julian S. Corbett
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In his excellent book explaining naval strategy, Julian S. Corbett examines sound maritime strategy. Crucially, he advances the view that navies could perform much better if their role in assisting... More > land warfare and amphibious forces were increased. Writing in the early 20th century, Corbett draws upon centuries of naval battles and identifies several common strains. The development of war strategies at sea often entailed trial and error - the author elects to explain how strategy evolved as much from calamity as practice. How naval force should be assembled, how it should form up, and how concentrations and dispersal of ships should be organized each receive discussion. Although naval warfare has substantially changed since this book's original publication, it continues to be consulted for its timeless and sound advice. Corbett's era predated the extensive use of submarines and aeroplanes in naval combat, but his conclusions remain sound and sought after even in the tutoring of modern maritime strategy.< Less