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American Merchant Ships, 1850 1900
by Frederick Matthews
(Paperback - January 1988)

The World's Merchant Fleets, 1939 : The Particulars and Wartime Fates of 6,000 Ships
by Roger W. Jordan 
(Hardcover - March 2000)

The Long Watch : History of the Irish Mercantile Marine in WW II
by Frank Forde
New Island Books
Hardcover - 150 pages Rev edition (May 2001)

Survivors: British Merchant Seamen in the Second World War
by G. H. Bennett, R. Bennett
Book Description: "There was a terrific smash and everything was pandemonium on deck. The wheel house collapsed on top of me and I was trapped by the concrete slabs which had fallen on me and pinned me to the deck. I think that the ship sank in about thirty seconds after breaking in two ... Although I was trapped, I...
Hambledon Pr
Hardcover - 304 pages (May 2001)

The Lane Victory : The Last Victory Ship in War and Peace
by Walter W. Jaffee 

The Advent of Steam : The Merchant Steamship Before 1900
by Robert Gardiner (Editor), Basil Greenhill (Editor)
(Hardcover - October 2000)

Ship of Miracles
by Bill Gilbert, Alexander M., Jr. Haig 
In December of 1950, La Rue and his skeleton crew [of 12] rescued fourteen thousand Korean  refugees from the hands of the rapidly-approaching Chinese army in the city of Hungnam.
Listed under Korean War

Maritime Terror: Protecting Your Vessel and Your Crew Against Piracy
by Jim Gray, et al 

by Wil Biddy
A US Navy Supply Ship in the Pacific War
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The Fighting Liberty Ships : A Memoir (Bluejacket Books)
by A. A. Hoehling
(Paperback - October 1996)

Watchstanding Guide for the Merchant Officer
by Robert J. Meurn
(Hardcover - May 1990)

Liberty Ships Eastward
by George Elliott
(Paperback - November 1995)

Atlantic Kingdom : America's Contest With Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam
by John A. Butler 
(Hardcover - September 2001)

Sailing Ship Elissa (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&m University , No 76)
by Patricia Bellis Bixel, et al 
(Hardcover - October 1998)

American Merchant Ships on the Yangtze, 1920-1941
by David H. Grover
(Hardcover - November 1992)

The Golden Age of Shipping : The Classic Merchant Ship 1900-1960
by Robert Gardiner (Editor), Ambrose Greenway (Editor)
(Hardcover - September 2000)

The Shipping Revolution : The Modern Merchant Ship
by Robert Gardiner (Editor), Alastair Couper (Editor)
(Hardcover - September 2000)

Miniature Merchant Ships : A Guide to Waterline Ship Modelling in 1/1200 Scale
by John Langford Bowen
Listed under Ship Modeling

Working Scale Model Merchant Ships
by Tom Gorman
Listed under Ship Modeling

American Merchant Seaman's Manual, for Seamen by Seamen.
by William Hayler (Contributor), Allan C. Hoffman (Contributor)
(Hardcover - May 1981)

Liberty Ship : The Voyages of the John W. Brown, 1942-1946
by Sherod Cooper
(Hardcover - September 1997)

Action In the North Atlantic [LARGE PRINT]
by Guy Gilpatric, Walter W. Jaffee

The Kaiser Merchant Ships in World War I
by William Lowell Putnam
(Paperback - September 2001)

The Wreck of the Isabella
by David Miller (Hardcover - August 1995)

Maritime Economics
by Martin Stopford
(Paperback - October 1997)

A Historical Dictionary of the U.S. Merchant Marine and Shipping Industry
by Rene De LA Pedraja Toman
(Hardcover - August 1994)

Double Ghosts : Oceanian Voyagers on Euroamerican Ships (Sources and Studies in World History)
by David A. Chappell
(Hardcover - March 1997)

The Old Merchant Marine: A Chronicle of American Ships and Sailors
by Ralph D. Paine
(Paperback - June 2001)

Last of the Boom Ships: Oral Histories of the U.S. Merchant Marine 1927-2000
by Jim Whalen
(Paperback - August 2000)

Marine Security Management & Piracy Countermeasures
by David N. Kellerman
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The Conway History of Seafaring in the Twentieth Century
by Robert-Knox, Sir Johnston
A maritime history of the 20th century, from commercial and merchant shipping to yacht races and cruise ships.
Hardcover: 224 pages
Brasseys, Inc.; ISBN: 1574883178; (September 1, 2000)

Shipping Board's Other Agency Ships : Subboats and Merchants
by Mark Goldberg
(Paperback - March 1995)
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