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A Chapter Of Adventures

  [english | 1890]  

G Henty


Summary: [A Chapter Of Adventures Classic Reprint by G A Henty. BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE George Alfred Henty was born near Cambridge in 1832 and educated at Vestminster School and Gonville and Caius College Cambridge. He volunteered for service in the Crimean Var and after some varied experiences adopted a journalistic career. He served as war correspondent of the Standard during the Austro-Italian campaign of ...]
Genres: [young readers | nautical | adventureDownloads: 265

A Drama On The Seashore

  [english | ]  

Honor De Balzac


Summary: [A Drama On The Seashore by Honor? De Balzac. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [nautical | dramaDownloads: 454

A Knight Of The Nets

  [english | 1896]  

Amelia Edith Barr


Excerpts: [... letter. Such lovely words. They are like poetry they are as sweet as singing.. Did you tell Andrew this.. Why would I do that.. You are ...... return to the cottage with Christina to make known the engagement they had entered into. They met Andrew on the sands. He had been disappointed. Sophy ...... struck Christina, but which was not obvious to Andrew as he added, I'll not lie to ...]
Genres: [nautical | romanceDownloads: 121

A List To Starboard

  [english | 1909]  

F Hopkinson Smith


Summary: [A List To Starboard And The Parthenon By Way Of Papendrecht Illustrated Edition Dodo Press by F Hopkinson Smith. Francis Hopkinson Smith 1838-1915 was an American author artist and engineer. He was a descendant of Francis Hopkinson one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Smith became a contractor in New York City and did much work for the federal government including the foundation ...]
Genres: [short story | nauticalDownloads: 0

A Man To His Mate

  [english | 1920]  

J Allan Dunn


Excerpts: [... quick shift of his glance, but went on sitting at the table, the gold in one palm, the fingers of his other hand resting on the grains. Jim Lund. ...... But they would not suspect foul play at first. He had no immediate family. His landlady lodged other newspapermen, and was used to their vagaries. ...... could not resist the shot. He had gathered that the doctor resented Lund. ...]
Genres: [nautical | fiction and literatureDownloads: 484

A Marriage At Sea

  [english | 1891]  

W Clark Russell


Summary: [Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage is a book of short stories by Alice Munro published by McClelland and Stewart in 2001. In 2006 the story The Bear Came over the Mountain was adapted into a film Away from Her which was directed by Sarah Polley and produced by Atom Egoyan. A film adaptation of the story Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage starring Julianne Moore and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | nautical | romanceDownloads: 389

A Message From The Sea

  [english | 1894]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language was created by Eugene H. Peterson and published in segments from 1993 to 2002. It is a paraphrase of the original languages of the Bible.]
Genres: [nauticalDownloads: 318

A Narrative Of The Death Of Captain James Cook

  [english | 1786]  

David Samwell


Summary: [A Narrative Of The Death Of Captain James Cook by David Samwell. Preface To those who have perused the account of the last voyage to the Pacific Ocean the following sheets may at first sight appear superfluous. The author however being of the opinion that the event of Captain Cook s death has not yet been so explicitly related as the importance of it required trusts that this Narrative will not ...]
Genres: [biography | nauticalDownloads: 416

A Narrative Of The Expedition To Botany Bay

  [english | 1788]  

Watkin Tench


Excerpts: [... their side, either to contest the command, or to force their escape, should be punished with instant death orders to this effect were given to the ...... after an excellent passage of three weeks from the day we left England. Chapter Iii.CHAPTER III. From the Fleet's Arrival at Teneriffe, to its ...... Iv. The Passage From Teneriffe To Rio De Janeiro, In The Brazils.CHAPTER IV. The ...]
Genres: [history | audiobook | nauticalDownloads: 268

A Narrative Of The Mutiny

  [english | 1790]  

William Bligh


Summary: [I just finished this book last night it was much better than I was expecting. I was on the edge of my seat through much of it. Filled with action adventure and courage I was amazed at the journey and deprivations they endured. The discipline they held to especially on the part of the captain was amazing. A great story I would recommend to anyone.]
Genres: [nautical | historyDownloads: 442

A Narrative Of The Mutiny On Board The Ship Globe

  [english | 1828]  

Cyrus Hussey


Summary: [I just finished this book last night it was much better than I was expecting. I was on the edge of my seat through much of it. Filled with action adventure and courage I was amazed at the journey and deprivations they endured. The discipline they held to especially on the part of the captain was amazing. A great story I would recommend to anyone.]
Genres: [nautical | historyDownloads: 188

A Narrative Of The Shipwreck

  [english | 1836]  

Horace Holden


Excerpts: [... that subject by H. Holden:-. In addition to the gentlemen mentioned in the Narrative, we are under great obligations to Mr. Stephen Oliphant and his ...... dashing over and around us with tremendous violence. At this awful moment I was in my berth, in the steerage. When the ship struck the third time, ...... there might be some chance of rescuing him from the waves. They were ...]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | historyDownloads: 71

A Pirate Of The Caribbees

  [english | 1893]  

Harry Collingwood


Excerpts: [... peered into it, endeavouring to pierce the veil of fog that formed its farther extremity, I suddenly became aware of a vague shape indistinctly perceptible ...... before sunset, orders were given to throw the main-deck guns overboard, it became borne in upon me that matters were becoming mighty serious with us. With ...... giving her a parting cheer as she vanished. The captain ...]
Genres: [pirate tales | nautical | adventureDownloads: 219

A Sailor Lass

  [english | 1893]  

Emma Leslie


Excerpts: [... and occasionally see a rocket piercing the midnight blackness of the sky, appealing for help for the drowning men. At the coastguard station, ...... to disturb the child. Well, I want a tub of hot water, snapped Mrs. Peters. You'll find the tub in the backyard, and the kettle's near on the boil. ...... sharp voice was heard calling for the blanket long before he had groped his way ...]
Genres: [young readers | nautical | adventureDownloads: 455

A Sea Queen Sailing

  [english | 1906]  

Charles Whistler


Excerpts: [... bear a Scottish name, he said. Have you no Scottish kin besides Melbrigda.. I shook my head, whereon Dalfin spoke for me. Here, he said, ...... can well believe it. He is the only one of all that crowd who is worth a thought. It is the first time they have let me sail with him-it is but a chance ...... southward, but we could not tell, and maybe we expected him to see nothing. But ...]
Genres: [nautical | adventure | fiction and literatureDownloads: 365

Admiral Farragut

  [english | 1892]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... ship cruised off the coast, making several prizes of vessels much inferior to herself in force, and on the 7th of September anchored within the capes ...... that I did not fear him, I offered to go back and proceed with him to Valparaiso. He was informed that I was in command, he being simply my adviser ...... a fair wind to follow. As Porter stood out, however, he thought possible,...]
Genres: [biography | nauticalDownloads: 63

Adrift In A Boat

  [english | 1869]  

W G Kingston


Summary: [Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese American author and Professor Emeritus at the University of California Berkeley where she graduated with a BA in English in 1962. Kingston has written three novels and several works of non-fiction about the experiences of Chinese immigrants living in the United States. She has contributed to the feminist movement with such works as her memoir The Woman Warrior ...]
Genres: [nautical | adventure | historyDownloads: 461

Adrift On The Pacific

  [english | 1911]  

Edward Ellis


Summary: [Adrift On The Pacific by Edward S Ellis. Adrift on the Pacific A Boys Story of the Sea and its Perils By EDWARD S. ELLIS ]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | young readersDownloads: 388

Adventures In Southern Seas

  [english | 1920]  

George Forbes


Summary: [Not recommended. No creditability too outlandish in too many places.]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | fiction and literatureDownloads: 1

Afloat

  [english | 1917]  

Alan Douglas


Excerpts: [... never pin him down to saying which spot.. Toby Jones was really the funny boy of the patrol. His grandfather being one of those Zouave veterans, ...... his memory. Then he closed one eye, another singular habit he had after which he slowly went on to say:. Course the exact words have slipped me, ...... questions he could think of, the boys went outside to talk it over. Right now ...]
Genres: [adventure | nautical | fiction and literatureDownloads: 422
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