Author Peter Jeans has put together a compilation of various stories, myths, legends, customs, and superstitions related to the sea and the sailing profession. This
There are many books on the history of the Napoleonic Era and the naval battles fought between the British Royal Navy and its opponents. These
There are many history books on U.S. Navy submarine operations and personal accounts from submariners during World War II, however, Commander (ret.) John Alden, himself
I was first introduced to this book when I received it in the mail the summer prior to my freshman year in college. Our “summer
There’s untold numbers of single-volume historical narratives of WWII in its entirety. Like many, I’m frustrated by the lack of good maps in many history
Note: Joshua Slocum’s circumnavigation aboard the Spray definitely deserves an entire post of its own, so this post will be focused on the memoir itself.