Book Reviews in SEA HISTORY

Since the earliest issues of Sea History magazine, reviews of maritime books have helped fulfill the National Maritime Historical Society's mission of preserving and promoting our shared maritime heritage.  Over the past several decades, Sea History book reviews have featured over 1,000 books—you can find an index of them all below, sorted by title.

Click on the hyperlinked entry at the end of each title to read the full review.  We are most grateful to the many reviewers who have enriched the magazine with their thoughtful commentary on maritime literature.

Book Reviews in Sea History

Issues 1-173

 

Able Seamen: The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy, 1850–1939 by Brian Lavery (Naval Institute Press, 2011). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 140:51.

Abraham Lincoln of the Sea: A Biography of Andrew Furuseth by Arnold Berwick (Odin Press, 1993). Reviewed by Kevin Haydon, 64:44.

An Act of Piracy: The Seizure of the American-flag Merchant Ship Mayaguez in 1975 by Gerald Reminick (The Glencannon Press, 2009). Reviewed by Joshua Smith, 131:43–44.

The Adirondack Guide-Boat by Kenneth and Helen Durant (International Marine Publishing Co., 1980.) Reviewed by Alan D. Frazer, 20:51–52.

Admirals in the Age of Nelson by Lee Bienkowski (Naval Institute Press, 2003). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 106:41.

Adventure, Queen of the Windjammers by Joseph E. Garland with Capt. Jim Sharp (Down East Books, 1985). Reviewed by Dick Rath, 39:43.

After Columbus: The Smithsonian Chronicle of the North American Indians by Herman J. Viola (Smithsonian Books, 1990). Reviewed by Joseph M. Stanford, 58:43–45.

After the Bounty: A Sailor’s Account of the Mutiny and Life in the South Seas by James Morrison, edited and annotated by Donald A. Maxton (Potomac Books, 2009). Reviewed by William H. White, 132:51.

After the Storm: True Stories of Disaster and Recovery at Sea by John Rousmaniere (International Marine/McGraw-Hill, 2002). Reviewed by Robert Foulke, 106:41.

Against the Tide: The Fate of the New England Fisherman by Richard Adams Carey (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1999). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 91:43.

The Age of the Ship of the Line: The British and French Navies by Jonathan R. Dull (University of Nebraska Press, 2009). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 130:53–54.

Ahab’s Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick by Richard J. King (Chicago University Press, 2019). Reviewed by Christopher P. Magra, 170:59.

Ahab’s Trade: The Saga of South Seas Whaling by Granville Allen Mawer (St. Martin’s Press, 1999). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 93:44.

Ahab’s Wife; Or, The Star-Gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund (William Morrow & Co., 1999). Reviewed by Thomas Hale, 99:47.

Airborne: A Sentimental Journey by William F. Buckley Jr. (Macmillan, 1976). Reviewed by Peter Sanford, 7:37.

Aircraft Carriers at War: A Personal Retrospective of Korea, Vietnam, and the Soviet Confrontation by Admiral James L. Holloway III (Naval Institute Press, 2007). Reviewed by Jason Chaytor, 121:50.

Alaska and the US Revenue Cutter Service 1867–1915 by Truman R. Strobridge and Dennis L. Noble (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 92:60, 92:62.

Albuquerque, Caesar of the East: Selected Texts by Alfonso de Albuquerque and His Son, edited with a translation, introduction and notes by T. F. Earle and John Villiers (Aris & Phillips, 1990). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 58:41–42.

Alice’s World, The Life and Photography of an American Original: Alice Austen, 1866–1952 by Ann Novotny (Chatham Press, 1976). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 7:40–41.

All at Sea: Naval Support for the British Army During the American Revolutionary War, by John Dillon (Helion & Co., 2019). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 173:54–55

All Available Boats: The Evacuation of Manhattan Island on September 11, 2001 edited by Mike Magee (Spencer Books, 2002). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 104:47.

All Brave Sailors by J. Revell Carr (Simon & Schuster, 2004). Reviewed by Ralph Linwood Snow, 107:45.

All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship by Kathryn Miles (Free Press, a division of Simon & Schuster, 2013). Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch, 143:51.

The Allure of Toy Ships: American & European Nautical Toys from the 19th and 20th Centuries by Richard T. Claus (Antique Collector’s Club, 2005). Reviewed by Jerry Roberts, 114:44–45.

Almost a Hero: The Voyages of John Meares, RN, to China, Hawaii and the Northwest Coast by J. Richard Nokes (Washington State University Press, 1998). Reviewed by Justine Alhstrom, 88:44–45.

Alone at Sea: Gloucester in the Age of the Dorymen (1623–1939) by John N. Morris (Commonwealth Editions, 2010). reviewed by Louis Arthur Nelson, 133:51.

Always Good Ships: Histories of Newport News Ships by William A. Fox (The Donning Company Publishers, 1986). Reviewed by Eric J. Berryman, 46:47–48.

America and the Sea: A Literary History edited by Haskell Springer (University of Georgia Press, 1995). Reviewed by Anthony Piccolo, 73:43–44.

America and the Sea: A Maritime History by Benjamin W. Labaree, William M. Fowler Jr., John B. Hattendorf, Jeffrey J. Safford, Edward W. Sloan and Andrew W. German (Mystic Seaport, Inc.). Reviewed by W.H. White, 86:38–39.

America and the Sea: Treasures from the Collections of Mystic Seaport introduction by Stephen S. Lash; essays by Daniel Finamore, Nicholas Whitman, Erik Ronnberg Jr., William Fowler, Michael McManus, Llewellyn Howland III, and Ryan M. Cooper (Yale University Press, 2005). Reviewed by Cathy Green, 115:47.

America’s U-Boats: Terror Trophies of World War I by Chris Dubbs (University of Nebraska Press, 2014). Reviewed by Alanna Casey, 153:62–63.

American Amphibious Warfare: The Roots of Tradition to 1865 by Col. Gary J. Ohls (Naval Institute Press, 2017). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 162:55.

The American Clipper Ship, 1845–1920: A Comprehensive History, With a Listing of Builders and Their Ships by Glenn A. Knoblock (McFarland, 2014). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 149:52–53.

American Clipper Ships 1833–1858 (2 vols.) by Octavius T. Howe and Frederick G. Matthews (Dover Publications, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 45:50.

The American Flying Boat by Capt. Richard C. Knott (Naval Institute Press, 1979). Reviewed by Don Messner, 18:51–52.

American Indian Holocaust and Survival by Russell Thornton (University of Oklahoma Press, 1987). Reviewed by D. K. Abbass, 57:45–46.

American Marine Painting by John Wilmerding (Harry Abrams, 1987). Reviewed by Matthew Radford, 47:48–49.

American Mariner by Herbert Paul Hahn (American Merchant Marine Museum Foundation, 1990). Reviewed by Frank O. Braynard, 58:42–43.

American Nautical Art and Antiques by Jacqueline L. Kranz (Crown Publishers Inc., 1975). Reviewed by Norman Brouwer, 3:36.

American Naval History, 1607–1865: Overcoming the Colonial Legacy by Jonathan Dull (University of Nebraska Press, 148:61.

The American President Lines and its Forebears 1848–1984 by John Niven (University of Delaware Press, 1987). Reviewed by Frank O. Braynard, 46:47.

American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution by A. Roger Ekirch (Pantheon Books, 2017). Reviewed by Richard C. Malley, 163:60–62.

American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution by A. Roger Ekirch (Pantheon Books, 2017). Reviewed by Jonathan Carriel, 172:62–63.

American Sea Power in the Old World: The United States Navy in European and Near Eastern Waters, 1865–1917 by William N. Still Jr. (Naval Institute Press, 2018). Reviewed by Kevin J. Foster, 168:61–62.

American Sea Writing: A Literary Anthology edited by Peter Neill (Literary Classics of the United States, 2000). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 95:45.

American Ships of the Colonial and Revolutionary Periods by John F. Millar (W. W. Norton). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 14:59–60.

American Steamships on the Atlantic by Cedric Ridgely-Nevitt (Associated University Presses, 1981). Reviewed by Conrad Milster, 22:43–44.

An American Treasure: The Hudson River Valley by Jeffrey Simpson, photos by Ted Spiegel (Sleepy Hollow Press, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 43:42.

American Whalers in the Western Arctic: The Final Epoch of the Great American Sailing Whaling Fleet by John R. Bockstoce, illustrated by William Gilkerson (Edward J. Lefkowicz, 1983). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 31:60.

The American-Built Clipper Ship, 1850–1856 by William L. Crothers (International Marine, 1997). Reviewed by Thomas C. Gillmer, 85:60.

The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Rebellion by Marcus Rediker (Viking/Penguin, 2012). Reviewed by Martin Perry, 146:53–54.

Anaconda’s Tail: The Civil War on the Potomac Frontier, 1861–1865, by Donald G. Shomette (Millstone Publishing, 2019). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 173:53–54

The Anatomy of Nelson’s Ships by C. Nepean Longridge; rev. E. Bowness, A.M.R.I.N.A. (Argus Books, Ltd., 1977). Reviewed by Robert G. Herbert Jr., 9:41–42.

Anchored Within the Vail: A Pictorial history of the Seamen’s Church Institute by Leah Robinson Rousmaniere (The Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey, 1995). Reviewed by Joseph F. Meany Jr., 74:42–43.

The Annotated Sailing Alone Around the World by Capt. Joshua Slocum, annotated by Rod Scher (Sheridan House, Inc., 2009). Reviewed by Patricia Wood, 127:54.

Anton Otto Fischer––Marine Artist: His Life and Work by Katrina Sigsbee Fischer in collaboration with Alex A. Hurst (Nevasa, 1977). Reviewed by Lynne Fisher Phillips, 10:37–38.

Appointment in Normandy by Walter Jaffee (The Glencannon Press, 1995). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 74:44.

Archaeology of the Frobisher Voyages edited by William W. Fitzhugh and Jacqueline S. Olin (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993). Reviewed by Warren Riess, 68:39–40.

Arctic Convoys, 1941–1945 by Richard Woodman (Pen & Sword Books Ltd., 2007). Reviewed by William H. White, 123:51–52.

Arctic Grail: The Quest for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, 1818–1909 by Pierre Berton (The Lyons Press, orig. 1988, repr. 2000). Reviewed by Joan Druett, 97:46.

An Arctic Whaling Sketchbook by William Gilkerson (Edward J. Lefkowicz, 1983). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 31:60.

Argonaut: The Submarine Legacy of Simon Lake by John J. Poluhowich (Texas A & M University Press, 1999). Reviewed by Arthur D. Kellner, 93:47.

Armored Ships: The Ships, Their Settings and the Ascendancy that They Sustained for 80 Years, paintings and text by Ian Marshall (Howell Press, 1990). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 57:41–42.

Around Cape Horn by Irving Johnson (Mystic Seaport Museum, 1980). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 43:46.

Around Cape Horn: A Maritime Artist/Historian’s Account of His 1892 Voyage edited by Capt. Neal Parker (Down East Books, 2004). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 110:44.

The Art of Knotting and Splicing by Cyrus Lawrence Day, revised by Ray O. Beard Jr. and M. Lee Hoffman Jr. (Naval Institute Press, 1986). Reviewed by Brion Toss, 42:43.

The Artful Roux, Maine Painters of Marseille by Philip Chadwick Foster Smith (Peabody Museum, 1978). Reviewed by S. Morton Vose II, 13:57–58.

The Arts of Modern Whaling by Klaus Barthelmess (Commander Chr. Christensen’s Whaling Museum, Publication No. 32, Sandefjord Art Association & The Whaling Museum, 2007). Reviewed by Robert Lloyd Webb, 120:51.

Atlantic Four-Master: The Story of the Schooner Herbert L. Rawding 1919–1947 by Francis E. Bowker (Mystic Seaport Museum, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 46:47.

Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms, and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories by Simon Winchester (Harper Collins, 2010). Reviewed by Matthew J. Dawson, 134:55.

Atlantic: The Last Great Race of Princes by Scott Cookman (John Wiley & Sons, 2002). Reviewed by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, 105:43–44.

Atlantis Stories––Before the Mast on a Sailing Research Vessel, 1944–1948 by William B. Cooper (Woods Hole Historical Museum, 2014). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 151:51.

Attack on Orleans: The World War I Submarine Raid on Cape Cod by Jake Klim (History Press, 2014). Reviewed by William H. White, 149:54.

The Authority to Sail: The History of US Maritime Licenses and Seamen’s Papers by Commodore Robert S. Bates (Batek Marine Publ., 2011). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 138:54–55.

The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner: Christopher Prince and the American Revolution edited by Michael J. Crawford (Brassey’s, 2002). Reviewed by Dr. Louis A. Norton, 103:43.

Axis Submarine Successes, 1939–1945 by Juergen Rohwer (Patrick Stephens Ltd., 1983). Reviewed by Eric J. Berryman, 35:45.

The Baltic Gambit: An Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure by Dewey Lambdin (Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin’s Press, 2009). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 132:53.

Bandits at Sea, a Pirates Reader edited by C.R. Pennell (University Press, New York, 2000). Reviewed by Joan Druett, 101:42–43.

The Barbary Corsairs: Warfare in the Mediterranean, 1480–1580 by Jacques Heers, translated by Jonathan North (Stackpole Books, 2003). Reviewed by Anthony J. Papalas, 107:41.

The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World by Frank Lambert (Hill and Wang, 2005). Reviewed by William H. White, 114:46.

Barges by John Leather (Granada Publishing, 1984). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 34:41.

Barons of the Sea––And Their Race to Build the World’s Fastest Clipper Ships by Steven Ujifusa (Simon & Schuster, 2018). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 165:51–52.

Batavia’s Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History’s Bloodiest Mutiny by Mike Dash (Crown Publishing Group, 2002). Reviewed by Donald S. Johnson, 104:46–47.

Bath Iron Works: The First Hundred Years by Ralph Linwood Snow (Maine Maritime Museum, 1987). Reviewed by James P. Brown, 57:42–43, 57:45.

The Battle for Baltimore, 1814 by Joseph A. Whitehorne (Nautical and Aviation Publishing Co. of America, 1997). Reviewed by William H. White, 91:44–45.

The Battle for History: Re-fighting World War II by John Keegan (Vintage Books, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 79:44.

The Battle of Midway by Craig L. Symonds (Oxford University Press, 2011). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 137:53–54.

The Battle of the Atlantic by Terry Hughes and John Costello (Dial Press/James Wade, 1977). Reviewed by Michael Gillen, 11:41.

Battle Ready: The National Coast Defense System and the Fortification of Puget Sound, 1894–1925 by David M. Hansen (Washington State University Press, 2014). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 152:57–58.

Battle Surface! Lawson P. “Red” Ramage and the War Patrols of the USS Parche by Stephen L. Moore (Naval Institute Press, 2011). reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 137:53.

Before the Wind: The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808–1833 by Charles Tyng, edited by Susan Fels (Viking, 1999). Reviewed by W. Jeffrey Bolster, 90:43.

Beneath the Seven Seas: Adventures with the Institute of Nautical Archaeology edited by George F. Bass (Thames and Hudson, 2005). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 115:46–47.

Benedict Arnold’s Navy by James L. Nelson (McGraw Hill, 2006). Reviewed by Jerry Roberts, 116:46.

Bering Sea Escort: Life Aboard a Coast Guard Cutter in World War II by Robert Erwin Johnson (Naval Institute Press, 1992). Reviewed by LCDR Harold J. McCormick, 64:42–43.

Between Land and Sea: The Atlantic Coast and the Transformation of New England by Christopher L. Pastore (Harvard University Press, 2014). Reviewed by Morgan Breene, 150:62–63.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates, and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700–1750 by Marcus B. Rediker (Cambridge University Press, 1987). Reviewed by Benjamin Labaree, 53:45–46.

Beyond the Golden Gate: A Maritime History of California by Timothy G. Lynch (Fort Schuyler Press, 2015). Reviewed by C. Douglas Kroll, 154:62–63.

The Big Barges; The Story of the Boomie and Ketch Barges by Harvey Benham and Roger Finch, with Peter Ferguson (Harrap, 1983). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 34:41–42.

The Big Ship: The Story of the S.S. United States by Frank O. Braynard (Mariners’ Museum, 1981). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 30:44.

Billy Mitchell’s War with the Navy: The Interwar Rivalry Over Air Power by Thomas Wildenberg (Naval Institute Press, 2014). Reviewed by Alanna Casey, 149:51.

The Billy Ruffian: The Bellerophon and the Downfall of Napoleon, The Biography of a Ship of the Line, 1782–1836 by David Cordingly (Bloomsbury, 2003). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 106:42.

The Bismarck Chase: New Light on a Famous Engagement by Robert J. Winklareth (Naval Institute Press, 1998). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 94:45–46.

Black Company: The Story of Subchaser 1264 by Eric Prudon (Naval Institute Press, 2000, orig. 1972). Reviewed by Capt. Harold Sutphen, 98:42, 98:44.

Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates by Eric Jay Dolin (Liveright Publishing, 2018). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 164:59.

Black Hands, White Sails: The Story of African-American Whalers by Frank L. and Patricia C. McKissack (Scholastic Press, 1999). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 101:46.

Black Jacks: African American Seamen in the Age of Sail by W. Jeffrey Bolster (Harvard University Press, 1997). Reviewed by Steven W. Jones, 84:59.

Black Men of the Sea by Michael Cohn and Michael K.H. Platzer (Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1978). Reviewed by Monroe Fordham, 14:61–62.

Bligh by Sam McKinney (International Marine Publishing Company, 1989). Reviewed by Michael Netter, 53:47–48.

Blood on the Wave: Scottish Sea Battles by John Sadler (Birlinn Limited, 2010). Reviewed by Katy Day, 143:54–55.

Bloodstained Sea, The US Coast Guard in the Battle of the Atlantic, 1941–1944 by Michael G. Walling (McGraw Hill, 2004). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 111:45–46.

Bluejacket Odyssey: Guadalcanal to Bikini––Naval Armed Guard in the Pacific by William L. McGee (The Glencannon Press, 1997). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 86:41–42.

The Boats of Men-of-War by W. E. May (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by Townsend Horner, 94:45.

The Boats We Rode: A Quarter Century of New York’s Excursion Boats and Ferries by Franklyn B. Roberts and John Gillespie (Quadrant Press, 1976). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 11:42, 11:44.

Boats, Oars and Rowing by R. D. Culler (International Marine Publishing, 1978). Reviewed by John Frieman, 14:62.

The Book of Boats by William and John Atkin (International Marine Publishing, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 9:45.

Borderland Smuggling: Patriots, Loyalists, and Illicit Trade in the Northeast, 1783–1820 by Joshua M. Smith (University Press of Florida, 2006). Reviewed by Warren Riess, 120:51.

The Bosun’s Locker: Collected Articles 1962–1973 by Sam Hugill (David Herron Publishing). Reviewed by Robert Lloyd Webb, 121:54.

The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans by David Abulafia (Oxford University Press, 2019). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 170:63.

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty by Caroline Alexander (Viking Penguin, 2003). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 106:46.

Braving the Wartime Seas: A Tribute to the Cadets and Graduates of the US Merchant Marine Academy and Cadet Corps Who Died During WWII edited by George J. Ryan, primary researcher Thomas McCaffery (The American Maritime History Project, 2014). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 151:51–52.

Breaking Ice for Arctic Oil, the Epic Voyage of the SS Manhattan Through the Northwest Passage by Ross Coen (University of Alaska Press, 2012). Reviewed by J. Pennelope Goforth, 139:53–54.

Breaking the Gas Ceiling by Rebecca Ponton (Modern History Press, 2019). Reviewed by K. Denise Rucker Krepp, 170:60–61.

Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse by Eric Jay Dolin (Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton and Company, 2016). Reviewed by C. Douglas Kroll, 154:59–60.

The British Battle-Fleet: Its Inception and Growth throughout the Centuries by Fred T. Jane (Conway Maritime Press, orig. 1912, repr. 1997). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 84:60.

A British Eyewitness at the Battle of New Orleans: The Memoir of Royal Navy Admiral Robert Aitchison, 1808–1827 edited by Gene A. Smith (The Historic New Orleans Collection, 2004). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 113:44.

British Museum Encyclopædia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology edited by James P. Delgado (British Museum Press). Reviewed by Thomas C. Gillmer, 88:41–42.

The British Navy and the American Revolution by John A. Tilley (University of South Carolina, l987). Reviewed by Stuart K. Weir, 50:41–42.

The British Raid on Essex: The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812 by Jerry Roberts (Wesleyan University Press). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 148:60–61

British Steam Tugs by P. N. Thomas (Waine Research Publications). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 32:46.

Broke of the Shannon and the War of 1812 edited by Tim Voelcker (Seaforth Publishing, 2013). Reviewed by William H. White, 147:54–55.

Brotherhood of the Sea: A History of the Sailors’ Union of the Pacific, 1885–1985 by Stephen Schwartz (Transaction Books, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 45:50–51.

Brutality on Trial: “Hellfire” Pedersen, “Fighting” Hansen, and the Seamen’s Act of 1915 by E. Kay Gibson (University Press of Florida). Reviewed by Robert Lloyd Webb, 119:47

The Buccaneer King: The Biography of the Notorious Sir Henry Morgan by Dudley Pope (Dodd, Mead & Co., 1977). Reviewed by Eric Russell, 13:59–60.

The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts, by Bruce Hampton Franklin (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 92:58.

Building Kettenburgs: Premier Boats Designed and Built in Southern California by Mark Allen (Mystic Seaport and the Maritime Museum of San Diego, 2008). Reviewed by Joe Ditler, 128:52–53.

Building the Wooden Fighting Ship by James Dodds and James Moore (Facts on File Publications, 1984). Reviewed by Lincoln P. Paine, 38:41–42

Building the Wooden Walls: The Design and Construction of the 74-Gun Ship Valiant by Brian Lavery (Naval Institute Press, 1991). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 62:41–42.

Built on Honor, Sailed with Skill: The American Coasting Schooner by Frederick F. Kaiser (Sarah Jennings Press, 1989). Reviewed by Francis E. Bowker, 54:41.

By Force of Arms by James L. Nelson (Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster, 1996). Reviewed by Capt. Richard Bailey, 76:44–45.

Caddell Dry Dock: 100 Years Harborside! by Erin Urban with photos by Michael Falco (Noble Maritime Collection, 2009). Reviewed by Arthur Baldwin, 129:51–52.

The Camera’s Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England by W. H. Bunting (Tilbury House, 2006). Reviewed by Deirdre E. O’Regan, 118:48.

Captain Ahab Had a Wife: New England Women and the Whalefishery, 1720–1870 by Lisa Norling (University of North Carolina Press, 2000). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 97:42.

Captain Bligh: The Man and his Mutinies by Gavin Kennedy (Sheridan House, 1989). Reviewed by Michael Netter, 53:47–48.

Captain Bligh’s Portable Nightmare: From the Bounty to Safety 4,162 Miles Across the Pacific in a Rowing Boat by John Toohey (HarperCollins, 1999). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 96:41–42.

Captain Bligh’s Second Chance: An Eyewitness Account of his Return to the South Seas by Lt. George Tobin, edited by Roy Schreiber (Chatham Publishing, 2007). Reviewed by John Jensen, 121:51–52.

Captain Cook by R. T. Gould (Southwest Book Services, 1978). Reviewed by Oswald L. Brett, 13:56–57.

A Captain from Cape Cod: The Merchant Fleet of Crowell and Thurlow by Paul C. Morris (Lower Cape Publishing, 2002). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 107:42.

The Captain Who Burned his Ships: Captain Thomas Tingey, USN, 1750–1829 by Gordon S. Brown (Naval Institute Press, 2011). Reviewed by Martin R. Perry, 139:51.

Captain’s Daughter, Coasterman’s Wife: Carrie Hubbard Davis of Orient by Joan Druett (Oysterponds Historical Society, 1995). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 74:44.

Captains Contentious: The Dysfunctional Sons of the Brine by Louis A. Norton (University of South Carolina Press, 2009). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 131:45–46.

The Captains Watson and the Empire Line by David P. H. Watson (Deepwater Publishing Co., 1990). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 56:39–40.

“A Careless Word…A Needless Sinking” by Capt. Arthur R. Moore (American Marchant Marine Museum, 1983). Reviewed by George F. Heuston, 29:43.

Caribbean by James A. Michener (Random House, 1989). Reviewed by Dick Rath, 56:40.

Castaways: Remarkable Stories of Survival by Douglas R. G. Sellick (Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2003). Reviewed by Captain Harold J. Sutphen, 108:46.

Caught in Irons: North Atlantic Fishermen in the Last Days of Sail by Michael Wayne Santos (Susquehanna University Press, 2002). Reviewed by Dr. Louis A. Norton, 103:42.

Cayman’s 1794 Wreck of the Ten Sail: Peace, War, and Peril in the Caribbean by Margaret E. Leshikar-Denton (University of Alabama Press, 2019). Reviewed by William H. White, 171:44.

A Celebration of Marine Art: Fifty Years of the Royal Society of Marine Artists (Blandford Press, 1996). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 80:44.

The Chains of Albion (Book Two of the Reluctant Adventures of Lieutenant Martin Jerrold) by Edwin Thomas (Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin’s Press, 2005). Reviewed by Wade G. Dudley, 113:46.

Champion of Sail: R. W. Leyland and His Shipping Line by David Walker (Conway Maritime/Sheridan House, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 41:42–43.

The Champlain Canal: Mules to Tugboats by Capt. Fred G. Godfrey (LRA Inc., 1994). Reviewed by Herbert K. Saxe, 72:44.

Champlain to Chesapeake: A Canal Era Pictorial Cruise by William J. McKelvey, Jr. (Canal Press, Inc., 1978). Reviewed by Melvin J. Schneidermeyer, 15:62.

Champlain’s Dream: The European Founding of North America by David Hackett Fischer (Simon & Schuster, 2008). Reviewed by Louis A. Norton, 126:51.

Charles Benson: Mariner of Color in the Age of Sail by Michael Sokolow (University of Massachusetts Press, 2003). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 109:44.

Charles Wilkes and the Exploration of Inland Washington Waters: Journals from the Expedition of 1841 edited by Richard W. Blumenthal (McFarland & Company, Inc., 2009). Reviewed by Robert Steelquist, 130:50–51.

Charleston’s Maritime Heritage, 1670–1865, an Illustrated History by P. C. Coker III (Cokercraft Press, 1987). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 49:42

Charlestown Navy Yard (Division of Publications, National Park Service, US Department of the Interior, 1995). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 83:57.

Charting the Sea of Darkness: The Four Voyages of Henry Hudson by Donald S. Johnson (International Marine/TAB Books/McGraw-Hill, 1992). Reviewed by Anthony Piccolo, 63:42.

Chasing the Bounty: The Voyages of the Pandora and Matavy, edited by Donald A. Maxton (McFarland, 2020). Reviewed by William H. White, 173:49–50

The Chatham Directory of Inshore Craft: Traditional Working Vessels of the British Isles edited by Julian Mannering (Chatham Publishing, 1997). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 90:46.

Chesapeake Bay in the Civil War by Eric Mills (Tidewater Publishers, 1995). Reviewed by Lila Line, 77:44.

Chesapeake Rumrunners of the Roaring Twenties by Eric Mills (Tidewater Publishers, 2000). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 97:45.

Chinese Junks on the Pacific: Views from a Different Deck by Hans K. Van Tilburg (University Press of Florida, 2007). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 120:53–54.

The Chinese Steam Navy, 1862–1945 by Richard N. J. Wright (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by Ian Marshall, 99:42, 99:44.

Choosing War: Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents by Douglas Carl Peifer (Oxford University Press, 2016). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 159:52–54.

Churchill and Fisher: Titans of the Admiralty by Barry Gough (Naval Institute Press, 2017). Reviewed by James S. Dean, 165:54–55.

Churchill and Seapower by Christopher M. Bell (Oxford University Press, 2013). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 142:61–62.

Circles of Hell: The War in Italy, 1043–1945 by Eric Morris (Crown, 1993). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 75:41, 75:44.

Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution by Nathan Perl-Rosenthal (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 153:59.

The Civil War at Sea by Craig L. Symonds (Oxford University Press, 2012). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 140:53.

A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters: Life on Board USS Saginaw by Hans Konrad Van Tilburg (University of Florida Press, 2010). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 136:53–54.

The Civil War of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels & Indian Allies by Alan Taylor (Alfred A. Knopf, 2010). Reviewed by William H. White, 135:52–53.

Clash of Fleets: Naval Battles of the Great War, 1914–18 by Vincent P. O’Hara and Leonard R. Heinz (Naval Institute Press, 2017). Reviewed by Dr. David O Whitten, 164:62.

Clean Sweet Wind: Sailing Craft of the Lesser Antilles by Douglas C. Pyle (East Reach Press, 1983). Reviewed by Philip Thorneycroft Teuscher, 31:61.

Clipper Ship Captain by Michael Jay Mjelde (The Glencannon Press, 1997). Reviewed by Andrew J. Nesdall, 84:61.

Clyde Passenger Steamers 1812–1901 by Captain James Williamson (Spa Books Ltd., 1987). Reviewed by James A. Forsythe, 46:50.

Clyde River Steamers, 1872–1922 by Andrew McQueen (Spa Books Ltd, 1990). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 56:39.

The Coast and the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America by Linda S. Ferber (New York Historical Society with D. Giles Ltd., 2014). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 146: 51–53.

Coast Guard in Action in Vietnam: Stories of Those Who Served by CWO4 Paul C. Scotti (Hellgate Press, 2000). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 98:45.

The Coast Guard in World War I, An Untold Story by Alex R. Larzelere (Naval Institute Press). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 106:41.

A Coast Guardsman’s History of the US Coast Guard by C. Douglas Kroll (Naval Institute Press, 2010). Reviewed by John J. Galluzzo, 136:55.

The Coast of Summer: Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod by Anthony Bailey (HarperCollins, 1994). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 70:43–44.

Coastal Maine: A Maritime History by Roger F. Duncan (W. W. Norton & Co., 1982). Reviewed by Nicholas Dean, 63:42–43.

Coasting Bargemaster by Bob Roberts (Terence Dalton, Mallard Reprints, 1984). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 36:40.

Cochrane: The Real Master and Commander by David Cordingly (Bloomsbury USA, 2007). Reviewed by Brian Andrews, 122:54.

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky (Walker & Company, 1997). Reviewed by Justine Ahlstrom, 82:41.

Codfish, Dogfish, Mermaids and Frank: Coming of Age on the Open Ocean by Skip DeBrusk (The Reginald van Fenwick Press, 2007). Reviewed by Leila Crawford, 138:53.

Cogs, Caravels and Galleons: The Sailing Ship 1000–1650 edited by Robert Gardiner (Conway Maritime Press, 1994). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 72: 41–42.

Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition that Vindicated Darwin by Matthew J. James (Oxford University Press, 2017). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 164:61–62.

Columbia’s River: the Voyages of Robert Gray, 1787–1783 by Richard Nokes (Washington State Historical Society, 1991). 61:44–45.

Combat at Close Quarters: An Illustrated History of the US Navy in the Vietnam War edited by Edward J. Marolda (Naval Institute Press, 2018). Reviewed by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, 168:59–60.

Coming Back Alive by Spike Walker (St. Martin’s Press, 2001). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 98:45–46.

Command at Sea: Naval Command and Control since the Sixteenth Century by Michael A. Palmer (Harvard University Press, 2005). Reviewed by William S. Dudley 115:43.

Commander: The Life and Exploits of Britain’s Greatest Frigate Captain by Stephen Taylor (W. W. Norton & Company, 2012). Reviewed by Charles Steele, 142:60–61.

Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy: Privateer, Patriot, Pioneer by Sheldon S. Cohen (University of Florida Press, 2010). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 132:53–54.

Commodore John Rodgers: Paragon of the Early American Navy by John H. Schroeder (University Press of Florida). Reviewed by William H. White, 118:49–50.

The Commodore by Jan de Hartog (Harper & Row, 1986). Reviewed by Charles G. Bolté, 42:38.

Confederate Saboteurs: Building the Hunley and Other Secret Weapons of the Civil War by Mark K. Ragan (Texas A&M University Press, 2015). Reviewed by Dean Jobb, 155:59–60.

The Conquest of the Ocean: An Illustrated History of Seafaring by Brian Lavery (Dorling Kindersley Ltd., 2013). Reviewed by Martin Perry, 145:60–61.

Conversations with Cannibals: The End of the Old South Pacific by Michael Krieger (Ecco Press/W. W. Norton, 1994). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 73:42–43.

Cornish Wrecking, 1700–1860: Reality and Popular Myth by Cathryn J. Pearce (Boydell Press, 2010). Reviewed by Jamin Wells, 135:51–52.

Count Not the Dead: The Popular Image of the German Submarine by Michael L. Hadley (Naval Institute Press, 1995). Reviewed by Robert Chapel, 79:44–45.

Cradle of Violence: How Boston’s Waterfront Mobs Ignited the American Revolution by Russell Bourne (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 118:47.

Crime and Punishment in the Royal Navy: Discipline on the Leeward Islands Station, 1784–1812 by John D. Byrne Jr. (Scolar Press, 1989). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 50:43–44.

Crisis at Sea: The United States Navy in European Waters, 1917–1918 by William N. Still Jr. (University Press of Florida, 2006). Reviewed by William S. Dudley, 120:48, 120:51.

Crisis in the Mediterranean: Naval Competition and Great Power Politics, 1904–1914 by Jon K; Hendrickson (Naval Institute Press, 2014). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 149:54–55.

A Cross in the Topsail by Roger Finch (Boydell Press). Reviewed by Robert Simper, 19:44.

Cross-Grained and Wily Waters: A Guide to the Piscataqua Maritime Region edited by W. Jeffrey Bolster (Peter E. Randall, 2002). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 104:45–46.

Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in 1860 by Philip Hichborn and edited by William H. Thiesen (University of Florida Press, 2006). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 133:54–55.

The Cruise of the German Raider Atlantis by Joseph P. Slavick (Naval Institute Press, 2003). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 108:47.

The Cruise of the Sea Eagle: The Amazing True Story of Imperial Germany’s Gentleman Pirate by Blaine Pardoe (Lyons Press). Reviewed by Tido Holtkamp, 113:44.

Cruisers and La Guerre de Course by Ian Marshall (Mystic Seaport Museum). Reviewed by Robert Lloyd Webb, 121:50–51.

Cruising Designs from the Board of Thomas E. Colvin by Thomas E. Colvin (Seven Seas Press, 1977). Reviewed by Don Miesner, 11:44.

Cruising in Seraffyn by Lin and Larry Pardey (Seven Seas Press, 1976). 5:42.

Cruising the Inland Waterways of Europe by Jarret and Stanley Kroll with photographs by Stanley Rosenfeld (Harper and Row, 1979). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 15:65.

Cuba, America and the Sea: The Story of the Immigrant Boat Analuisa and 500 Years of History Between Cuba and America by Eric P. Roorda (Mystic Seaport, 2006). Reviewed by Dr. Dennis L. Noble, 118:49.

Cunard White Star Liners of the 1930’s by H. M. Le Flemings (7 C’s Press, 1978). Reviewed by Conrad Milster, 12:50–51.

The Custom of the Sea by Neil Hanson (John Wiley & Sons, 1999). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 95:46.

Cutty Sark: The Last of the Tea Clippers by Erik Kentley with the Cutty Sark Trust (Naval Institute Press, 2014). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 149:51–52

‘Dangerous Work’: Diary of an Arctic Adventure by Arthur Conan Doyle (University of Chicago Press, 2012). Reviewed by Joseph F. Meany Jr., 143:52.

Danger’s Hour: The Story of the USS Bunker Hill and the Kamikaze Pilot Who Crippled Her by Maxwell Taylor Kennedy (Simon and Schuster, 2008). Reviewed by John Jensen, 127:52.

Dark Age Naval Power: A Reassessment of Frankish and Anglo-Saxon Seafaring Activity by John Haywood (Anglo-Saxon Books, orig. 1991, revised 1999). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 104:43.

Darwin’s Armada: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution by Iain McCalman (W. W. Norton & Company, 2009). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 131:44.

Davis Boats by Marty Loken (Center for Wooden Boats, 1981). Reviewed by Robert B. Chapel, 23:34–35.

The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World by Maya Jasanoff (Penguin Books, 2018). Reviewed by Colin Dewey, 167:56.

The Day the World Was Shocked: The Lusitania Disaster and its Influence on the Course of World War I by John Protasio (Casemate Publishers, 2011). Reviewed by Timothy Lynch, 140:52–53.

D-Day: Piercing the Atlantic Wall by Robert J. Kershaw (Naval Institute Press, 1994). Reviewed by Jerry Roberts, 70:43.

Dead Men Tell No Tales: The Lives and Legends of the Pirate Charles Gibbs by Joseph Gibbs (University of South Carolina Press, 2007). Reviewed by Louis A. Norton, 122:53–54.

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson (Crown Publishing, a division of Random House, LLC, 2015). Reviewed by Richard O’Regan, 153:59–60.

Deadly Winter: The Life of Sir John Franklin by Martyn Beardsley (Naval Institute Press, 2002). Reviewed by William H. White, 103:43.

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan (W.W. Norton & Co., 2017). Reviewed by John O. Jensen, 163:60.

The Death of Captain Cook by Gavin Kennedy (Southwest Book Services, 1978). Reviewed by Oswald L. Brett, 13:56–57.

Death Raft by Alexander McKee (Scribner’s, 1976). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 6:32.

Decision at Sea: Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History by Craig L. Symonds (Oxford University Press, 2005). Reviewed by William H. White, 113:43.

Demon of the Waters: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe by Gregory Gibson (Little, Brown and Co., 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 101:42.

Destiny’s Daughter––The Tragedy of the R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth by Russell Galbraith (Mainstream Publishing, 1988). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 49:43.

The Dhow: An illustrated History of the Dhow and Its World (Nautical Publishing Co., Ltd., 1977). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 11:42.

Diary of a Contraband: The Civil War Passage of a Black Sailor by William B. Gould IV (Stanford University Press, 2002). Reviewed by Robert M. Browning Jr. 106:44.

The Dictionary of Nautical Literacy by Robert McKenna (International Marine, 2001). Reviewed by William H. White, 101:42.

Dictionary of Sea Painters by E. H. H. Archibald (Antique Collectors’ Club, Ltd., 1980). Reviewed by Peter W. Rogers, 20:50–51.

Dictionary of Ship Types: Ships, Boats and Rafts under Oar and Sail by Alfred Dudszus and Ernest Henriot, translated by Keith Thomas (Sheridan House, 1987). Reviewed by Lincoln P. Paine, 44:48.

Different Battles: The Search for a World War II Hero by Rody Johnson (Sunflower University Press, 1999). Reviewed by C. Kay Larson, 95:45.

Disaster Off Martha’s Vineyard: The Sinking of the City of Columbus by Thomas Dresser (The History Press, 2012). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 141:53–54.

Diving for Treasure by Peter Throckmorton (The Viking press, 1977). Reviewed by George F. Bass, 10:36–37.

A Dog Before a Soldier: Almost-Lost Episodes in the US Navy’s Civil War by Chuck Veit (Lulu Enterprises, Inc., 2012). Reviewed by William N. Still Jr., 142:61.

The Dory Book by John Gardner, illustrated by Samuel F. Manning (International Marine Publishing Co., 1978). Reviewed by Don Meisner, 12:52.

The Doryman’s Reflection: A Fisherman’s Life by Paul Molyneaux (Thundermouth Press, 2005). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 112:44–45.

Down East: A Maritime History of Maine by Lincoln P. Paine (Tilbury House, 2000). Reviewed by Joan Druett, 97:45–46.

The Down Easters: American Deepwater Sailing Ships by Basil Lubbock (Dover Publications, 1987). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 45:50.

Down to the Sea: The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester by Joseph e. Garland (David R. Godine, 1983). Reviewed by Sterling Hayden, 33:41.

Dunkirk: The Complete Story of the First Step in the Defeat of Hitler by Norman Gelb (William Morrow & Co., 1989). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 55:38, 55:40.

Dutch Republic and the Hispanic World, 1606–1661 by Jonathan K. Israel (Oxford University Press, 1986). Reviewed by Stephen B. Baxter, 41:42.

The Eagle and the Rising Sun: The Japanese-American War, 1941–1943 by Alan Schom (W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., 2004). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 109:41.

Eagle Seamanship: A Manual for Square-Rigger Sailing, 4th edition, revised by Captain Eric C. Jones and LT Christopher D. Nolan (Naval Institute Press, 2011). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 135:55.

The East India Company’s Maritime Service, 1746–1834: Masters of the Eastern Seas by Jean Sutton (The Boydell Press, 2010). Reviewed by Carl E. Swanson, 135:54.

Eastward; A Maine Cruise in a Friendship Sloop by Roger F. Duncan (International Marine Publishing, 1976). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 8:38.

Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History: Trade, Piracy, and Naval Warfare in the Central Mediterranean by Ayse Devrim Atauz (University Press of Florida, 2008). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 126:51–52.

Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman (Ballantine Books, 2013). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 144:62–63.

Embassy to the Eastern Courts: America’s Secret First Pivot toward Asia, 1832–37 by Andrew C. A. Jampoler (Naval Institute Press, 2015). Reviewed by Hans Van Tilburg, 156:60–62.

Encyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks by W. Craig Gaines (Louisiana State University Press, 2008). Reviewed by Brian Diveley, 124:51–52.

An Encyclopedia of Naval History by Anthony Bruce and William Cogar (Facts on File, 1998). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 89:44.

Encyclopedia of the War of 1812 edited by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler (Naval Institute Press). Reviewed by Stephen D. O’Regan, 111:42–43.

The End of the Barbary Terror: America’s 1815 War Against the Pirates of North Africa by Frederick C. Leiner (Oxford University Press, 2006). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Nelson, 116:48–49.

End of Voyages: The Afterlife of a Ship by Michael Stammers (Tempus Publishing Ltd., 2004). Reviewed by Nathan Richards, 100:43–44.

Endless Sea by Amyr Klink, translated by Thomas H. Norton (Sheridan House, 2008). 124:51.

Engine Room Sea Stories by Charles Tillman (C. Tillman). Reviewed by Ronald R. Burke, 44:45.

Engineer in Gray: Memoirs of Chief Engineer James H. Tomb, CSN edited by R. Thomas Campbell (McFarland & Company, Inc., 2005). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 112:46–47.

Engines of Empire: Steamships and the Victorian Imagination by Douglas R. Burgess Jr. (Stanford University Press, 2016). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 160:62.

The English Channel by Nigel Calder (Viking-Penguin, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 44:46–47.

Enigma, The Battle for the Code by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2004). Reviewed by Townsend Horner, 109:42, 109:44.

Enterprise to Endeavor: the J-Class Yachts by Ian Dear (Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1978). Reviewed by F. Briggs Dalzell, 13:60.

The Era of the Joy Line by Edwin L. Dunbaugh (Greenwood Press 1982). Reviewed by Barry W. Eager, 26:42–43.

The Essex Aircraft Carriers by Andrew Faltum (Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1996). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 79:44.

Eugene O’Neill and Dat Ole Davil Sea: Maritime Influences in the Life and Works of Eugene O’Neill by Robert A. Richter (Mystic Seaport, 2004). Reviewed by Richard King, 111:44.

European Naval and Maritime History, 300–1500 by Archibald R. Lewis and Timothy J. Runyan (Indiana University Press, 1985). Reviewed by Gary Ketels, 45:47–48.

Evolution’s Captain: The Dark Fate of the Man Who Sailed Charles Darwin Around the World by Peter Nichols (Harper Collins, 2003). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 107:45–46.

Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports, The Convergence of Technology, Politics and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838 by R. John Brockmann (Baywood Publishing Company, 2002). Reviewed by Robert M. Browning Jr., 107:42, 107:45.

The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek by Barry Cunliffe (Walker & Co., 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 100:50.

The Eyes of the Fleet: A Popular History of Frigates and Frigate Captains 1793–1815 by Anthony Price (Hutchinson, 1990). Reviewed by W.M.P. Dunne, 60:44.

  1. H. Lane: An Artist’s Voyage through Nineteenth-Century America by James A. Craig (The History Press, 2006). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 120:52.

Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island by Gregory J. W. Urwin (University of Nebraska Press, 1997). Reviewed by Charles D. Gibson, 85:57–58.

Facing West: Americans and the Opening of the Pacific by John Curtis Perry (Praeger, 1994). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 75:38.

Fair Wind and Plenty of It: A Modern-Day Tall Ship Adventure by Rigel Crockett (Rodale Press, Inc., 2005). Reviewed by Captain Hal Sutphen, 111:43–44.

Falkland Island Shores by Ewen Southby-Tailyour (Conway Maritime Press, 1985). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 36:42–43.

Famous American Admirals by Clark G. Reynolds (Naval Institute Press, 2002). Reviewed by RADM Joseph F. Callo, 103:42–43.

Famous American Ships, Being an Historical Sketch of the United States as Told through Its Maritime Life by Frank O. Braynard (Hastings House, 1978). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 13:58–59.

The Fatal Cruise of the Argus: Two Captains in the War of 1812 by Ira Dye (Naval Institute Press, 1994). Reviewed by William H. White, 90:45–46.

Fatal Passage: The Story of John Rae, the Arctic Hero Time Forgot by Ken McGoogan (Carroll & Graf, 2002). Reviewed by Joan Druett, 104:46.

Fathoming the Ocean; The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea by Helen M. Rozwadowski (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 112:43.

FDR and the US Navy edited by Edward J. Marolda (St. Martin’s Press, 1998). Rev iewed by Capt. Harold J. Sutphen, 97:45.

Ferries Around Britain by John F. Hendy (Ian Allan Ltd., 1985). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 38:43.

Ferries of Sydney by Graeme Andrews (Oxford University Press, 1993). Reviewed by Kevin Haydon, 70:44.

The Ferry Building: Witness to a Century of Change, 1898–1998 by Nancy Olmstead (Heyday Books, 1998). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 89:46–47.

Ferryboats––A Legend on Puget Sound by Mary Kline & George Bayless (Bayless Books, 1983.) Reviewed by Robert B. Chapel, 32:44.

The Fight for the Yazoo, August 1862–July 1864: Swamps, Forts, and Fleets on Vicksburg’s Northern Flank by Myron J. Smith Jr. (McFarland & Company, 2012). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 144:59–60.

Fighting at Sea in the Eighteenth Century: The Art of Sailing Warfare by Sam Willis (Boydell Press, 2008). Reviewed by William H. White, 125:58.

The Fighting Captain: Frederick John Walker RN and the Battle of the Atlantic by Alan Burn (Pen & Sword Books, 1993). Reviewed by Michael Badham, 68:38.

The Fighting Liberty Ships: A Memoir by A. A. Hoehling (Kent State University Press). Reviewed by Harold J. McCormick, 59:38.

Fighting Sail on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay: The War of 1812 and its Aftermath by Barry Gough (Naval Institute Press, 2002). Reviewed by William S. Lind, 104:43.

Fighting Ships in Perspective by James G. Butler (Ian Allen, 1981). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 25:50.

Fighting Ships of the Revolution on Long Island Sound: 1775–1783 by J. Lawrence Pool (J. L. Pool, 1990). Reviewed by Joseph M. Stanford, 58:45.

Find and Destroy: Antisubmarine Warfare in World War I by Dwight R. Messimer (Naval Institute Press, 2001). Reviewed by Arthur Kellner, 100:54.

A Fine Tops’l Breeze by William H. White (Tiller Publishing, 2001). Reviewed by RADM Joseph Callo, 98:44–45.

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the US Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman (Scribner, 2009). Reviewed by C. Douglas Kroll, 131:45.

The Fire of His Genius: Robert Fulton and the American Dream by Kirkpatrick Sale (The Free Press, 2001). Reviewed by James P. Herson Jr., 100:54.

Fire on the Beach: Recovering the Lost Story of Richard Etheridge and the Pea Island Lifesavers by David Wright and David Zoby (Scribner, 2001). Reviewed by Dennis Noble, 100:53–54.

Fireboats: A Complete History of the Development of Fireboats in America by Paul Ditzel (Fire Buff House, 1989). Reviewed by Briton C. Busch, 54:42.

Fireship: The Terror Weapon of the Age of Sail by Peter Kirsch (Naval Institute Press, 2009). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 129:51.

The First Frigates: Nine-pounder and Twelve-pounder Frigates, 1748–1815 by Robert Gardiner (Conway Maritime Press Ltd., 1992). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 65:41.

The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman (Alfred A. Knopf, 1988). Reviewed by Stuart K. Weir, 50:41–42.

First Shot: The Untold Story of the Japanese Minisubs that Attacked Pearl Harbor by John Craddock (McCraw-Hill, 2006). Reviewed by Karen Belmore, 115:44.

The Fish and the Falcon: Gloucester’s Resolute Role in America’s Fight for Freedom by Joseph E. Garland (The History Press, 2006). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 117:48–49.

The Fisherman’s Cause: Atlantic Commerce and Maritime Dimensions of the American Revolution by Christopher P. Magra (Cambridge University Press, 2009). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 129:52.

Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization by Brian Fagan (Yale University Press, 2017). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 166:60.

Fitz Henry Lane and Mary Blood Mellen––Old Mysteries and New Discoveries by John Wilmerding (Cape Ann Historical Museum, 2007). Reviewed by Jonathan Bacon Smith, 121:52–53.

Five Historic Ships From Plan to Model by George S. Parker (Cornell Maritime Press, 1980). Reviewed by Robert G. Herbert, 25:49.

The Fleet Submarine in the U.S. Navy: A Design and Construction History by John D. Alden (Naval Institute Press, 1979). Reviewed by RADM. Walter F. Schlech Jr., 16:38–39.

Flying Cloud: The True Story of America’s Most Famous Clipper Ship and the Woman who Guided Her by David W. Shaw (William Morrow, 2000). Reviewed by James L. Nelson, 95:44.

Folklore and the Sea by Horace Beck (Wesleyan University Press/Mystic Seaport, 1977). Reviewed by Eric Russell. 10:38.

Food at Sea: Shipboard Cuisine from Ancient to Modern Times by Simon Spalding (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015). Reviewed by Martin T. Olliff, 151:54–55.

For God and Glory: Lord Nelson and His Way of War by Joel Hayward (Naval Institute Press, 2003). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 106:42.

For Honor and Country: The Diary of Bruno de Hezeta, translated and annotated by Herbert K. Beals (Oregon Historical Society, 1985). Reviewed by Herbert E. Yates, 40:41.

Forgotten Fleet: A History of the Part Played by Australian Men and Ships in the US Army Small Ships Section in New Guinea, 1942–45 by Bill Lunney and Frank Finch (Forfleet Publishing, 1996). Reviewed by Charles D. Gibson, 83:56.

The Forgotten Heroes: The Heroic Story of the United States Merchant Marine by Brian Herbert (Forge Books, 2004). Reviewed by Captain Harold J. Sutphen, 109:44.

Fort Anderson: Battle for Wilmington by Chris E. Fonvielle Jr. (Savas Publishing Company, 1999). Reviewed by William H. Thiesen, 94:45.

Forty-Niners ‘Round the Horn by Charles R. Schultz (University of South Carolina Press, 1999). Reviewed by Shelley Reid, 93:47.

The Foundations of Naval History: John Knox Laughton, the Royal Navy and the Historical Profession by Andrew Lambert (Chatham Publishers, 1998). Reviewed by John B. Hattendorf, 95:42.

Four Masted Schooners of the East Coast by Paul C. Morris (Lower Cape Publishing, 1975). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 9:41.

Four Years Before the Mast: A History of New York’s Maritime College by Joseph A. Williams (Fort Schuyler Press, 2013). Reviewed by Jennifer L. Speelman, 147:51–52.

The Four-Masted Barque Lawhill (Anatomy of a Ship series) by Kenneth Edwards, Roderick Anderson and Richard Cookson (Conway Maritime Press, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 79:43.

The 14-Hour War: Valor on Koh Tang and the Recapture of the SS Mayaguez by James E. Wise Jr. and Scott Baron (Naval Institute Press, 2011). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 138:51–52.

The French Navy and the Seven Years’ War by Jonathan R. Dull (University of Nebraska Press, 2005). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 114:46.

A Frigate of King George: Life and Duty on a British Man-of-War by Brian Vale (I. B. Tauris, 2001). Reviewed by William S. Lind, 102:42.

Frigates of the Napoleonic Wars by Robert Gardiner (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by RADM Joseph Callo, 97:42.

From Annapolis to Scapa Flow: The Autobiography of Edward L. Beach, Sr. by Edward L. Beach, Sr. with Edward L. Beach, Jr. (Naval Institute Press, 2003). Reviewed by David F. Winkler, 104:44–45.

From Cabin ‘Boys’ to Captains: 250 Years of Women at Sea by Jo Stanley (The History Press, 2016). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 156:62–63.

From Colony to Superpower: US Foreign Relations Since 1776 by George C. Herring (Oxford University Press, 2008). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 127:51.

From Maps to Metaphors: The Pacific World of George Vancouver edited by Robin Fisher and Hugh Johnston (University of British Columbia Press). Reviewed by Freeman Tovell, 69:46.

From My Old Boat Shop, One-lung Engines, Fantail Launches, & Other Marine Delights by Weston Farmer (International Marine Publishing, 1979). Reviewed by Don Messner, 18:54.

From Sails to Satellites: The Origin and Development of Navigational Science by J. E. D. Williams (Oxford University Press, 1992). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 70:43.

Fugitive Deckhand: A Novel of the Canalway of New York State by Capt. Fred G. Godfrey (Empire State Fiction, 1990). Reviewed by Herbert K. Saxe, 72:44.

Full Fathom Five: A Daughter’s Search by Mary L. Fowler (University of Alabama Press, 2008). Reviewed by John D. Alden, 123:53–54.

Furness Withy, 1891–1991 by David Burrell (World Ship Society, 1992). Reviewed by Robert N. Forsythe, 65:42–43.

Fury Beach: The Four-Year Odyssey of Captain John Ross and the Victory by Ray Edinger (Berkley Books, 2003). Reviewed by Elizabeth Whitfield, 107:46–47.

Gallant Lady: Biography of the USS Archerfish by Don Keith and Ken Henry (Forge Books, 2004). Reviewed by Arthur Kellner, 109:44, 109:46.

The Galley Guide––Updated by Alex W. Moffat and C. Burnham Porter (Dodd, Mead, 1977). Reviewed by E. Victoria Lolmaugh, 9:43.

Gallipoli: Attack from the Sea by Victor Rudenno (Yale University Press, 2008). reviewed by David O. Whitten, 125:60–61.

The Galway Hookers by Richard J. Scott (Ward River Press, 1983). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 34:44.

Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Power in Maritime America: Papers from the Conference Held at Mystic Seaport September 2006 edited by Glenn Gordinier (Mystic Seaport Museum). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 133:51–52.

A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten by Julie Winch (Oxford University Press, 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 103:40.

A Gentlemanly and Honorable Profession: The Creation of the U.S. Naval Officer Corps, 1794–1815 by Christopher McKee (Naval Institute Press, 1991). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 58:40.

George Washington’s Coast Guard by Irving H. King (U.S. Naval Institute, 1978). Reviewed by Robert Strickland, 16:41.

George Washington’s Greatest Gamble––and the Sea Battle that Won the American Revolution by James L. Nelson (McGraw-Hill). Reviewed by Ronald L. Oswald, 132:52.

German Pocket Battleships by Roger Chesneau (Shipcraft series vol. 1) (Chatham Publishing, 2004). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 111:42.

Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay And Other Tales of the Lost Chesapeake by Donald G. Shomette (Tidewater Publishers, 1996). Reviewed by Lila Line, 83:60.

Gifts from the Celestial Kingdom: A Shipwrecked Cargo for Gold Rush California by Thomas N. Layton (Stanford University Press, 2002). Reviewed by Joan Druett, 105:44.

Give Me A Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America’s Revolution at Sea by Tim McGrath (New American Library–Penguin Group, 2014). Reviewed by William S. Dudley, 150:59.

Global Reach––Revolutionizing the Use of Commercial Vessels and Intermodal Systems for Military Sealift, 1990–2012 by A. J. Herberger, Kenneth C. Gaulden and Rolf Marshall (Naval Institute Press, 2015). Reviewed by Ira Breskin, 155:62.

The Global Schooner: Origin, Development, Design and Construction by Karl Heinz Marquardt (Conway Maritime Press, 2003). Reviewed by Arthur D. Kellner, 106:44.

God and Sea Power: The Influences of Religion on Alfred Thayer Mahan by Suzanne Geissler (Naval Institute Press, 2015). Reviewed by Mona Ramonetti, 156:59–60.

Gold Rush Port: The Maritime Archaeology of San Francisco’s Waterfront by James P. Delgado (University of California Press, 2009). Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch, 130:50.

Gold, Silk, Pioneers, & Mail: The Story of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company by Robert J. Chandler and Stephen J. Potash (Friends of the San Francisco Maritime Museum Library and The Glencannon Press, 2007). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 123:55.

The Golden Pastime: A New History of Yachting by John Rousmaniere (Nautical Quarterly/W. W. Norton, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 43:46–47.

The Golden Rock: An Episode of the American War of Independence by Ronald Hurst (Naval Institute Press, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 81:48–49.

The Golden Thirteen: Recollections of the First Black Naval Officers edited by Paul Stillwell (Naval Institute Press, 1993). Reviewed by Steven Jones, 66:28–29.

The Golden Wreck––The Tragedy of the Royal Charter by Alexander McKee (Souvenir Press, 1986). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 42:41, 42:43.

Good Boats by Roger C. Taylor (International Marine Publishing, 19770. Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 8:38.

Governors Island: The Jewel of New York Harbor by Ann L. Buttenwieser (Syracuse University Press, 2009). Reviewed by Joseph F. Meany, 130:51–52.

The Grace Ships, 1869–1969: An Illustrated History of the W. R. Grace & Co. Shipping Companies by William Kooiman (Komar Publishing, 1991). Reviewed by Kevin Haydon, 65:44–45.

Graf Spee’s Raiders: Challenge to the Royal Navy, 1914–1915 by Keith Yates (Naval Institute Press, 1995). Reviewed by Ian Marshall, 84:45–46.

The Grain Races: The Baltic Background by Basil Greenhill and John Hackman (Conway Maritime Press). Reviewed by Siadhal Sweeney, 43:45–46.

Gray Raiders of the Sea: How Eight Confederate Warships Destroyed the Union’s High Seas Commerce by Chester G. Hearn (International Marine Publishing, 1992). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 61:43–44.

Grays Harbor, 1885–1913 by Robert A. Weinstein (Penguin Books, 1978). Reviewed by Roland Carey, 15:60.

The Great Admirals: Command at Sea 1587–1945 edited by Jack Sweetman (Naval Institute Press, 1997). Reviewed by RAdm Joseph F. Callo, 90:46.

The Great American Steamboat Race: The Natchez and the Robert E. Lee and the Climax of an Era by Benton Rain Patterson (McFarland & Company, Inc., 2009). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 130:51.

Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography and Sources of Information by Charles E. and Jeri Barton Feltner (Seajay Publications, 1982). Reviewed by David Pamperin, 28:44–45.

Great Maritime Museums of the World edited by Peter Neill and Barbara Ehrenwald Krohn (Balsam Press, 1991). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 59:40

The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush by David Igler (Oxford University Press, 2013). Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch, 150:59–60.

Great Passenger Ships of the World by Arnold Kludas (Patrick Stephens, Ltd., 1985). Reviewed by William H. Miller, 42:41.

The Great Scuttle: The End of the German High Seas Fleet––Witnessing History by David Meara (Amberley Publishing, 2019). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 169:61–62.

The Great Ships Pass: British Battleships at War, 1939–1945 by Peter C. Smith (Naval Institute Press, 1978). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 12:50.

The Great South Sea: English Voyages and Encounters 1570–1750 by Glyndwr Williams (Yale University Press, 1997). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 85:61.

The Great Trade Routes: A History of Cargoes and Commerce Over Land and Sea edited by Philip Parker (Naval Institute Press, 2012). Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch, 143:52–53.

The Great War at Sea, 1914–1918 by Richard Hough (Oxford University Press, 1983). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 31:59.

Greyhounds of the Sea: The Story of the American Clipper Ship (Third edition with 500 sailing records) by Carl C. Cutler (Naval Institute Press, 1984). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 33:42.

Growing up in a Shipyard: Reminiscences of a Shipbuilding Life in Essex, Massachusetts, 1991 by Dana A. Story (Mystic Seaport Museum Publications). Reviewed by Giles M. S. Tod, 62:40.

The Gulf of Mexico: A Maritime History by John S. Sledge (University of South Carolina Press, 2019). Reviewed by Amy Mitchell Cook, 171:44–45.

The Gun Club: USS Duncan at Cape Esperance by Robert Fowler (Winthrop & Fish, 2017). Reviewed by Andrew Lubin, 161:62.

The Gunboat Philadelphia and the Defense of Lake Champlain in 1776 by Philip K. Lundeberg (Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 1995). Reviewed by Herbert K. Saxe, 78:29.

Gustavus Fox of the Union Navy by Ari Hoogenboom (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 128:52.

The H. L. Hunley: The Secret Hope of the Confederacy by Tom Chaffin (Hill and Wang). Reviewed by William H. White, 126:52–53.

  1. M. Bark Endeavour, Her Place in Australian History by Ray Parkin (Melbourne University Press). Reviewed by Nick Messinger, 86:42.

A Handful of Emeralds: On Patrol with the Hanna in the Postwar Pacific by Joseph C. Meredith (Naval Institute Press, 1997). reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 86:40.

The Handicrafts of the Sailor by Steven Banks (Arco Publishing Co. Inc., 1974). Reviewed by Norman Brouwer, 3:36.

Hand-Me-Down Ships by Ken Reed (published by the author). Reviewed by Capt. Winston G. Churchill, 89:45.

Harbor & Haven: An Illustrated History of the Port of New York by John G. Bunker (Windsor Publications, 1979). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 16:39.

Heart of Oak by Tristan Jones (St. Martin’s Press, 1984). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 34:43.

The Heavy Frigates, Eighteen-Pounder Frigates: Volume I, 1778–1800 by Robert Gardiner (Conway Maritime Press Ltd., 1994). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 72:43–44.

The Helicopter Story of the Falkland Islands by John Hamilton (David & Charles, 1990). Reviewed by John A. Douglas, 57:40–41.

Heligoland: Britain, Germany and the Struggle for the North Sea by Jan Rüger (Oxford University Press, 2017). Reviewed by Dr. David O Whitten, 161:59–60.

Hell to Pay: Operation Downfall and the Invasion of Japan by D. M. Giangreco (Naval Institute Press, 2009). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 134:51.

The Hemingway Patrols: Ernest Hemingway and His Hunt for U-boats by Terry Mort (Scribner, 2009). Reviewed by Joseph F. Meany Jr., 132:51–52.

Hemingway’s Hurricane: The Great Florida Keys Storm of 1935 by Phil Scott (International Marine/McGraw-Hill, 2006). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 116:46–47.

Hen Frigates: Wives of Merchant Captains under Sail by Joan Druett (Simon & Schuster, 1998). Reviewed by Justine Ahlstrom, 85:60.

Henry Foxall: Methodist, Industrialist, American by Jane B. Donovan (New Room Books, 2017). Reviewed by William S. Dudley, 160:59–60.

A Heritage in Wood: the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Small Craft Collection edited by Richard J. S. Dodds and Pete Lesher (Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 1992). Reviewed by Kevin Haydon, 64:42.

Herman Melville’s Whaling Years by Wilson Heflin and Edited by Mary K. Bercaw Edwards and Thomas Farel Heffernan (Vanderbilt University press, 2004). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 111:41.

Heroes in Dungarees:The Story of the American Merchant Marine in World War II by John Bunker (Naval Institute Press, 1995). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 76:41.

The Heroic Age of Diving: America’s Underwater Pioneers and the Great Wrecks of Lake Erie by Jerry Kuntz (State University of New York Press, 2016). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 157: 54–55.

The Herzogin Cecilie––the Life and Times of a Four-Masted Barque by Basil Greenhill and John Hackman (Conway Maritime Press, 1991). Reviewed by Giles M. S. Tod. 60:43–44.

Hidden Warships: Finding World War II’s Abandoned, Sunk, and Preserved Warships by Nicholas A. Veronico (Zenith Press, an Imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA, 2015.) Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 157:51–52.

High Seas Confederate: The Life and Times of John Newland Maffitt by Royce Shingleton (University of South Carolina Press, 1994). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 71:45.

The Historic American Merchant Marine Survey (Works Progress Administration, Federal Project No. 6) edited by Melvin H. Jackson (Ayer Co., 1984). Reviewed by Norman J. Brouwer, 35:42–45.

Historic Ship Models: The Musée de la Marine Collection by Jean Boudroit with the collaboration of Hubert Berti; English translation by David Roberts (Pier Books/Dupont Communications, 2004). Reviewed by Daniel Finamore, 115:44–45.

Historic Ships of the World by William C. Heine (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1977). Reviewed by Ted Miles, 11:44.

A History of Ironclads: The Power of Iron Over Wood by John V. Quarstein (The History Press, 2006). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 120:52–53.

History of the U.S. Navy by Robert W. Love, Jr. (Stackpole Books, 1992). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 69:44–45.

A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks by Stewart Gordon (University Press of New England, 2015). Reviewed by John Bright, 155:60–62.

A History of Working Watercraft of the Western World, 2nd edition by Thomas C. Gillmer, illustrated by William Gilkerson (International Marine Publications, 1994). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 71:42

Hitler’s Admirals by George Henry Bennett and Roy Bennett (Naval Institute Press, 2004). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 113:44–45.

Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton’s Endurance Expedition, 1913–1916 by David Hirzel (Terra Nova Press, 2013). Reviewed by Michael Ruggerio, 145:61–62.

Honor Among Thieves: Captain Kidd, Henry Every, and the Pirate Democracy in the Indian Ocean by Jan Rogozinski (Stackpole Books, 2000). Reviewed by Michael L. Overfield, 98:46.

Horatio Lord Nelson by Brian Lavery (New York University Press, 2003). Reviewed by Jerry Roberts, 107:41–42.

How Navies Fight: The U.S. Navy and Its Allies by Frank Uhlig Jr. (Naval Institute Press, 1993). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 71:45–46.

How to Build Ship Models, A Beginner’s Guide by A. Richard Mansir (Moonraker Publications, 1980). Reviewed by Tom Palen, 24:45–46.

How to Survive the Titanic or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay by Frances Wilson (Harper, 2011). Reviewed by John J. Galluzzo, 138:53–54.

How We Found the Mary Rose by Alexander McKee (Souvenire Press Ltd.) Reviewed by James Forsythe, 28:44.

The Hudson Through the Years by Arthur G. Adams (Lind Publications, 1983). Reviewed by Saverio Procario, 30:44.

Hudson’s Merchants and Whalers: The Rise and Fall of a River Port 1783–1850 by Margaret B. Schram (Black Dome Press, 2004). Reviewed by Joan Druett, 110:46.

Hulls and Hulks in the Tide of Time: The Life and Work of John A. Noble by Erin Urban (Noble Collection, 1993). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 66:28.

Humber Keels and Keelmen by Captain Fred Schofield (Terence Dalton, 1988). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 47:51.

The Hundred Days by Patrick O’Brian (W.W. Norton & Co., 1998). Reviewed by William H. White, 88:41.

The Hungry Ocean by Linda Greenlaw (Hypereion, 1999). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 94:46–47.

Hunters and Killers: Volumes 1 and 2, Anti-Submarine Warfare by Norman Polmar and Edward Whitman (Naval Institute Press, 2016). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 157:52–54.

Hunting the Essex: A Journal of the Voyage of HMS Phoebe, 1813–1814 by Midshipman Allen Gardiner edited by John S. Rieske (Seaforth Publishing, 2013). Reviewed by William H. White, 147:52–53.

Ice Ships: The Epic Voyages of the Polar Adventurer Fram by Charles W. Johnson (University of New England Press, 2014). Reviewed by David Hirzel, 150:63.

Icebound: The Jeanette Expedition’s Quest for the North Pole by Leonard F. Guttridge, 41:41–42.

If By Sea: The Forging of the American Navy, From The Revolution to the War of 1812 by George C. Daughan (Basic Books, 2008). Reviewed by William H. White, 124:55.

Illustrated History of Paddle Steamers by George W. Hilton, Russel A. Plummer, & Joseph Jobe, ill. by Carlo Demand (Edita Lausanne, 1976). Reviewed by Conrad Milster, 14:62.

Immigration at the Golden Gate: Passenger Ships, Exclusion and Angel Island by Robert Eric Barde (Praeger Publishers, 2008). Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch, 124:50.

In Armageddon’s Shadow: The Civil War and Canada’s Maritime Provinces by Greg Marquis (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2000). Reviewed by Capt. Harold J. Sutphen, 97:42, 97:44.

In Peril: A Daring Decision, A Captain’s Resolve, and the Salvage that Made History by Skip Strong and Twain Braden (The Lyons Press, 2003). Reviewed by William H. White, 107:46.

In Praise of Sailors: A Nautical Anthology of Art, Poetry, and Prose edited by Herbert H. Warden III (Harry N. Abrams, 1978). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 15:58–59.

In Pursuit of Glory by William H. White (Tiller Publishing, 2006). Reviewed by Joseph F. Callo, 118:48.

In Search of Moby Dick: The Quest for the White Whale by Tim Severin (Basic Books, 2000). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 96:42–43.

In Search of Spanish Treasure. by Sydney Wigall (David & Charles, 1982). Reviewed by Andrew Besheer, 24:43.

In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680–1783 by Michael J. Jarvis (University of North Carolina Press, 2012). Reviewed by Cathy Green, 141:52.

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking, 2000). Reviewed by Renny A. Stackpole, 93:42.

In the Hurricane’s Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown by Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking, 2018). Reviewed by Liam Murphy, 166:60–62.

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeanette by Hampton Sides (Doubleday, 2014). Reviewed by David Herzel, 150:60–61.

In the Shadow of the Alabama: The British Foreign Office and the American Civil War by Renata Eley Long (Naval Institute Press, 2015). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 151:53–54.

Industrializing American Shipbuilding: The Transformation of Ship Design and Construction, 1820–1920 by William H. Thiesen (University Press of Florida, 2006). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 118:47.

The Inner Islands: A Carolinian’s Sound Country Chronicle by Bland and Ann Cary Simpson (University of North Carolina Press, 2006). Reviewed by Craig MacDonald, 119:48–49.

Insatiable Earl: A Life of John Montagu, Fourth Earl of Sandwich, 1718–1792 by N. A. M. Rodger (Harper Collins, 1993). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 75: 39–40.

International Register of Historic Ships by Norman J. Brouwer (Naval Institute Press and Sea History Press in assoc. with World Ship Trust, 1985.) Reviewed by Karl Kortum 39:38–39, 39:41.

Intrepid Sailors: The Legacy of Preble’s Boys and the Tripoli Challenge by Chipp Reid (Naval Institute Press, 2012). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 142:59–60.

Iron Ore Transport on the Great Lakes: The Development of a Delivery System to Feed American Industry by W. Bruce Bowlus (McFarland & Company, Inc., 2010). Reviewed by Joshua M. Smith, 134:51–52.

Iron Will: Cleveland Cliffs and the Mining of Iron Ore, 1847–2006 by Terry S. Reynolds and Virginia P. Dawson (Wayne State University Press, 2011). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 137:51–52.

Ironclad: The Epic Battle, Calamitous Loss, and Historic Recovery of the USS Monitor by Paul Clancy (McGraw-Hill, 2005). Reviewed by Captain Hal Sutphen, 113:43–44.

An Irregular Sort of Life by C. Dana Densmore (C. Dana Densmore, 2000). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 99:44–45.

Isaac’s Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson (Vintage Books, Random House, Inc., 1999). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 96:45.

The Island of South Georgia by Robert Headland (Cambridge University Press). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 36:43.

The Island Steamers by Paul C. Morris and Joseph F. Morin (Nantucket Nautical Publishers, 1977). Reviewed by Leonard C. Smith, 10:39.

An Island’s Trade: Nineteenth Century Shipbuilding on Long Island by Richard F. Welch (Mystic Seaport Museum, 1989). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 67:39, 67:42.

Jack Nastyface: Memoirs of an English Seaman by William Robinson (Wayland Ltd., 1973). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 5:42.

Jack Nastyface: Memoirs of an English Seaman by William Robinson (Naval Institute Press, 2002). Reviewed by Arthur Kellner, 103:43.

Jack Tar: A Sailor’s Life, 1750–1910 by J. Welles Henderson and Rodney P. Carlisle (Antique Collector’s Club, 1999). Reviewed by Ginger Marshall Martus, 91:44.

The Jeffersonian Gunboat Navy by Spencer C. Tucker (University of South Carolina Press, 1993). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 67:38–39.

Jeffrey Simpson: The Hudson River, 1850–1918: A Photographic Portrait by Jeffrey Simpson (Sleepy Hollow Press, 1981). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 23:34.

John A. Noble: the Rowboat Drawings by Erin Urban (John A. Noble Collection and South Street Seaport Museum, 1988). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 49:45.

John Banister of Newport: The Life and Accounts of a Colonial Merchant by Marian Mathison Desrosiers (McFarland, 2017). Reviewed by Carl Herzog, 165:52–53.

John Cabot and the Matthew by Ian Wilson (Breakwater, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 82:40.

John M. Barber’s Chesapeake by John R. Valliant and John M. Barber (Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 1996). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 80:45.

John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy by Evan Thomas (Simon & Schuster, 2004). Reviewed by Jerry Roberts, 106:44.

John Prentiss Benson: American Marine Artist by Nicholas Baker and Margaret M. Betts (Baker Marine Publications, 2009). Reviewed by Cathy Green, 126:54.

Joining the War at Sea by Franklyn E. Dailey Jr. (Dailey International Publishers, 1999). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 94:46.

Jon Latimer, 1812: War with America (The Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, 2007). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 122:55.

Jonas Hanway, Founder of the Marine Society: Charity and Policy in Eighteenth-Century Britain by James Stephen Taylor (Scholar Press, 1985). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 47:48.

Joseph Conrad, Master Mariner: The Novelist’s Life at Sea, Based on a Previously Unpublished Study by Alan Villiers by Peter Villiers (Sheridan House, 2006). Reviewed by Robert Foulke, 120:48.

Joshua Barney: Hero of the Revolution and 1812 by Louis Arthur Norton (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by William H. White, 97:42.

The Kid from Hoboken,: An Autobiography by Bill Bailey (B&B Productions). Reviewed by Jack McCusker, 66:29–30.

King George V Class Battleships (Shipcraft series vol. 2) (Chatham Publishing, 2004). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 111:42.

King, Ship, and Sword: An Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure by Dewey Lambdin (Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin’s Press, 2010). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 132:53.

The Kissing Sailor: The Mystery Behind the Photo that Ended World War II by Lawrence Verria and George Galdorisi (Naval Institute Press, 2012). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 146:54.

An L. Francis Herreshoff Reader by L. Francis Herreshoff (International Marine Publishing Co., 1978). Reviewed by Dick Rath, 12:51–52.

L’Antiquaire de Marine by Jean Randier (Editions Maritimes ed d’Outre-Mer, 1973). Reviewed by Norman Brouwer, 3:36.

Lake Champlain’s Sailing Canal Boats, An Illustrated Journey from Burlington Bay to the Hudson River by Arthur B. Cohn (Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 2003). Reviewed by Cathy Green, 110:45–46.

The Larchmont Disaster off Block Island: Rhode Island’s Titanic by Joseph P. Soares and Janice Soares (History Press, 2015). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 157:55.

The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and the Survival of Gloucester, America’s Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town by Mark Kurlansky (Ballantine Books, 2008). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 125:59.

The Last Grain Race by Eric Newby (Viking-Penguin, 1986). Reviewed by Larry Otway, 45:49–50.

The Last Liberty: The Biography of the SS Jeremiah O’Brien by Walter W. Jaffe (Glencannon Press, 1993). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 69:44.

The Last of the Cape Horners: Firsthand Accounts from the Final Days of the Commercial Tall Ships edited by Spencer Apollonio (Brasseys, 2000). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 98:42.

The Last of the Windships by Alan Villiers (W. W. Norton & Co., 2000). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 94:42.

The Last Sailors: The Final Days of Working Sail by Neil Hollander and Harald Mertes (St. Martin’s Press, 1984). Reviewed by Spencer Smith, 33:43–44.

Launching History: The Saga of the Burrard Dry Dock by Francis Mansbridge (Harbour Publishing Co., Ltd., 2002). Reviewed by Townsend Horner, 106:41–42.

The Left-Handed Monkey Wrench by Richard McKenna (Naval Institute Press, 1986). Reviewed by Ronald R. Burke, 44:44–45.

Legacy of Leadership: Lessons from Admiral Lord Nelson by Joseph F. Callo (Hellgate Press, 1999). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 93:42–43.

Legendary Yachts by Gilles Martin Raget (Abbeville Press, 2000). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 93:46, 93:47.

Legends in Sail by Olaf T. Engvig (Themo Publishing, 2013). Reviewed by James P. Delgado, 146:51.

Let Heroes Speak: Antarctic Explorers, 1772–1922 by Michael H. Rosove (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 97:46.

Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America by Eric Jay Dolin (W. W. Norton, 2007). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 121:53.

The Liberty Incident: The 1967 Israeli Attack on the US Navy Spy Ship by A. Jay Cristol (Brassey’s, 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 103:40–42.

Liberty Ship: The Voyages of the John W. Brown, 1942–1946 by Sherod Cooper (Naval Institute Press, 1997). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 82:41–42.

Liberty Ships from A (A. B. Hammond) to Z (Zona Gale) by Walter W. Jaffee (Glencannon Press, 2004). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 109:46.

Liberty: The Ships That Won the War by Peter Elphick (Naval Institute Press, 2001). Reviewed by Harold Boyer, 101:43.

Life Along the Hudson by Allan Keller (Sleepy Hollow Restorations, 1976). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 8:35, 8:37.

A Life in Boats––The Years Before the War by Waldo Howland (Mystic Seaport Museum, 1984). Reviewed by Thomas Hale, 33:42–43.

Lifesavers of the South Shore: A History of Rescue and Loss by John Galluzzo (The History Press, 2008). Reviewed by Jacqueline L. Marcotte, 128:54–55.

The Lighthouse Stevensons by Bella Bathurst (Harper Collins, 1999). reviewed by Shelley Reid, 90:46–47.

Lighthouses and Keepers: The US Lighthouse Service and Its Legacy by Dennis L. Noble (Naval Institute Press, 1997). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 85:61.

Lighting the Bay: Tales of Chesapeake Lighthouses by Pat Vojtech (Tidewater Publishers, 1996). Reviewed by Lila Line, 83:59–60.

The Lightships of Cape Cod by Frederic L. Thompson (Congress Square Press, orig. 1983, repr. 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 84:61.

Lincoln’s Trident: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron During the Civil War by Robert M. Browning Jr. (University of Alabama Press, 2015). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 154:59.

The Line of Battle: The Sailing Warship, 1650–1840 edited by Robert Gardiner (Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1992). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 65:41.

The Liners, A History of the North Atlantic Crossing by Terry Coleman (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 10:38–39.

The Listeners: U-Boat Hunters During the Great War by Roy R. Manstan  (Wesleyan University Press, 2018). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 57–59.

The Little Ships of Dunkirk by Christian Brann (Collectors’ Books Limited, 1989). Reviewed by Peter H. Spectre, 55:38.

Live Oaking: Southern Timbers for Tall Ships by Virginia Steel Wood (Naval Institute Press, orig. 1981, reprint 1995). Reviewed by Melbourne Smith, 76:41–42.

Live Oaking––Southern Timber for Tall Ships by Virginia Steel Wood (Northwestern University Press, 1981). Reviewed by Robert Chapel, 25:48.

Liverpool Shipping, Trade & Industry: Essays on the Maritime History of Merseyside, 1780–1860 edited by Valerie Burton (National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, 1989). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 52:43, 52:45.

Lone Survivor by Ruthanne Lum McCunn (Design Enterprizes of San Francisco, 1985). Reviewed by Lincoln P. Paine, 38:41.

Lone Voyager by Joseph E. Garland (Nelson B. Robinson, 1979). Reviewed by Ted Miles, 17:38.

Lone Voyager by Joseph S. Garland (Nelson B. Robinson, 1978). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 11:42.

The Long Farewell: The Perilous Voyages of Settlers under Sail in the Great Migrations to Australia by Don Charlwood (Penguin Books, 1983). Reviewed by Lincoln P. Paine, 38:42–43.

Long Island and the Sea by Bill Bleyer (Arcadia Publishing, 2019). Reviewed by Will Van Dorp, 170:60.

The Longest Campaign: Britain’s Maritime Struggle in the Atlantic and Northwest Europe, 1939–1945 by Brian E. Walter (Casemate Publishers, 2020). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 172:58–60.

Longitude by Wire: Finding North America by Richard Stachurski (South Carolina University Press, 2009). Reviewed by Kathryn Young-Bouchard, 128:55.

Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel (Walker & Co., 1995). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 77:42–43.

The Lore of Sail by William A. Baker (Facts on File, 1983). Reviewed by R. G. Herbert Jr. 36:41–42.

The Lost Fleet: a Yankee Whaler’s Struggle against the Confederate Navy and Arctic Disaster by Marc Songini (St. Martin’s Press, 2007). Reviewed by Jason Raupp, 131:46–47.

The Lost Hero of Cape Cod: Captain Asa Eldridge and the Maritime Trade that Shaped America by Vincent Miles (Historical Society of Old Yarmouth, 2015). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 156:63.

Lost Towns of Tidewater Maryland by Donald G. Shomette (Tidewater Publishers, 2000). Reviewed by William H. White, 100:52–53.

Low Bridges and High Water on the New York State Barge Canal by Charles T. O’Malley (Diamond Mohawk Publishing, 1991). Reviewed by Tom Prindle, 59:38, 59:40.

Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy by Diana Preston (Walker & Co., 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 102:42.

The Magic of the Swatchways by Maurice Griffiths (Sheridan House, 1986). Reviewed by Hal Fessenden, 40:39–40.

The Magnificent Mitscher by Theodore Taylor (Naval Institute Press, 1991). Reviewed by John B. Lundstrom, 63:44.

Malaspina and Galiano: Spanish Voyages to the Northwest Coast, 1791 and 1792 by Donald C. Cutter (Douglas & McIntyre, 1991). Reviewed by Freeman M. Tovell, 61:40–41.

Malta Convoys, 1940–1943 by Richard Woodman (John Murray, 2000). Reviewed by Brian H. Wainwright, 95:42, 95:44.

A Man and His Ships: America’s Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the SS United States by Steven Ujifusa (Simon & Schuster, 2012). Reviewed by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, 141:51.

A Man for All Oceans: Captain Joshua Slocum and the First Solo Voyage Around the World by Stan Grayson (Tillbury House Publishers with the New England Whaling Museum, 2017). Reviewed by Lesley Prevett, 161:59.

The Man Who Challenged America: The Life and Obsession of Sir Thomas Lipton by Laurence Brady (Birlinn Ltd. 2007). Reviewed by John Rousmaniere, 122:53.

The Man Who Led Columbus to America by Paul H. Chapman (Judson Press, 1973). Reviewed by Norman Lederer, 15:63, 15:65.

The Man Who Loved Schooners by R. L. Boudreau (Tiller Publishing, 2000). Reviewed by Francis E. “Biff” Bowker, 96:42.

The Man Who Stole the Cyprus: A True Story of Escape by Warwick Hirst (Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd., 2008). Reviewed by Della Scott-Ireton, 125:61.

Mapping Naval Warfare: A Visual History of Conflict at Sea by Jeremy Black (Osprey Publishing, 2017). Reviewed by John B. Hattendorf, 165:49–50.

The March of Folly/ From Troy to Vietnam by Barbara W. Tuchman (Alfred A. Knopf, 1984). Reviewed by Charles G. Bolté, 33:41.

The Marine Iron Works of Chicago (reprint, Clinton M. Miller). Reviewed by Conrad Milster, 46:49.

The Marine Society of the City of New York, 1770–1995: A Concise History by Gerald J. Barry (One Hundred Year Association and Sea History Press, 1995). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 74:42.

A Mariner’s Miscellany: Things Forgotten, Recalled––Things Known, Illuminated by Peter H. Spectre (Sheridan House, 2005). Reviewed by Captain Hal Sutphen, 112:45.

Maritime America: Art and Artifacts from America’s Great Nautical Collections edited and introduced by Peter Neill (Harry N. Abrams, 1988). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 48:46–47.

Maritime Governance & Policy-Making by Michael Roe (Springer, 2013). Reviewed by Ira Breskin, 144:62.

Maritime History as World History edited by Daniel Finamore (University of Florida Press, 2004). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 110:47.

Maritime History of Baja California by Edward W. Vernon (Viejo Press, 2009). Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch, 133:54.

The Maritime History of Maine by William Hutchinson Rowe (Harpswell Press, 1948, reprinted 1990). Reviewed by James P. Brown, 57:42–43, 57:45.

The Maritime History of the World by Duncan Haws and Alex A. Hurst (Teredo Books). Reviewed by Gary Ketels, 39:41–42.

Maritime History, Volume 2: The Eighteenth Century and The Classic Age of Sail edited by John B. Hattendorf (Kreiger Publishing Company, 1997). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 81:48.

The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panama by James P. Delgado, Tomas Medizabal, Frederick H. Hanselmann, and Dominique Rissolo (University Press of Florida, 2016). Reviewed by John O. Jensen, 159:51–52.

Maritime Maryland: A History by William S. Dudley (Johns Hopkins University Press, in association with the Maryland Historical Society and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 2010). Reviewed by Joseph F. Meany Jr., 137:51.

Maritime Paintings of John Chancellor, intro. Austin Hawkins (David & Charles, 1984). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 34:44.

Maritime Supremacy and the Opening of the Western Mind: Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World by Peter Padfield (The Overlook Press, 2000). Reviewed by RADM Joseph F. Callo, 96:39.

Marooned, by Captain Charles H. Barnard, Embracing an Account of the Seizure of his Vessel at the Falkland Islands, Etc., 1812–1816 edited by Bertha S. Dodge (Wesleyan University Press, 1979). Reviewed by R. L. Strickland, 15:65.

Martin Frobisher: Elizabethan Privateer by James McDermott (Yale University Press, 2001). Reviewed by William S. Lind, 100:50, 100:52.

The Mary Rose: The Excavation and Raising of Henry VIII’s Flagship by Margaret Rule (Conway Maritime Press Ltd.) Reviewed by James Forsythe, 29:44.

The Master Mariner: Running Proud by Nicholas Monsarrat (William Morrow & Co., 1978). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 15:63.

Master Mariner: Capt. James Cook and the Peoples of the Pacific by Daniel Conner & Lorraine Miller (University of Washington Press, 1979). Reviewed by Oswald L. Brett, 15:61.

Mastering the Inland Seas: How Lighthouses, Navigational Aids, and Harbors Transformed the Great Lakes and America, by Theodore J. Karamanski (University of Wisconsin Press, 2020). Reviewed by John O. Jensen, 173:48–49

Masters of the Sea: British Marine Watercolours by Roger Quarm and Scott Wilcox (Phaidon Press w/National Maritime Museum, 1987). Reviewed by Pamela Vosburgh, 45:50.

The Masting and Rigging of English Ships of War 1625–1860 by James Lees (Naval Institute Press, 1979). Reviewed by Robert G. Herbert Jr. 16:38.

The Mathews Men: Seven Brothers and the War Against Hitler’s U-Boats by William Geroux (Viking, 2016). Reviewed by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, 158:53–54.

Matthew Fontaine Maury, Father of Oceanography: A Biography, 1806–1873 by John Grady (McFarland & Company, 2015). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 156:60.

McAllister Towing: 150 Years of Family Business by Stephanie Hollyman (Carpe Diem Books, 2015). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 157:50.

McKinley’s Bulldog: The Battleship Oregon by Sanford Sternlicht (Nelson-Hall, 1977). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 31:61.

Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition that Reshaped Our World by Larrie D. Ferreiro (Basic Books, 2011). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 137:54.

Medieval Naval Warfare, 1000–1500 by Susan Rose (Routledge, 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 104:43.

The Medley of Mast and Sail: A Camera Record foreword by Frank G. Carr (Naval Institute Press, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 8:35.

The Medley of Mast and Sail II: A Camera Record edited by Alex A. Hurst (Teredo Books, 1981). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 26:42.

Melville and His World by Gay Wilson Allen (Viking Press, 1971). Reviewed by Frank O. Braynard, 1:36.

Men at Sea (graphic novel) by Riff Reb’s, translated by Joe Johnson (Dead Reckoning Press, an imprint of Naval Institute Press, 2019). Reviewed by Patrick O’Brien, 168:60–61.

Merchant Marine Days, My Life in World War II by David Lamont Lee (Narwhal Press, Inc.). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 89:44–45.

Merchant Seamen’s Health, 1860–1960: Medicine, Technology, Shipowners, and the State in Britain by Tim Carter (The Boydell Press, 2014). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 152:59–60.

A Merchant’s Tale: The Life and Adventures of a Nineteenth Century Scottish Trader edited by Jocelyn Hemming and Nancy Thurley (Merlin Books Ltd., 1994). Reviewed by Ralph Townley, 76:42–43.

Merchants and Marvels: Commerce, Science and Art in Early Modern Europe edited by Pamela H. Smith and Paula Findlen (Routledge, 2002). Reviewed by Daniel Finamore, 101:44.

Millionaires, Mansions, and Motor Yachts: An Era of Opulence by Ross MacTaggart (W. W. Norton & Co., Inc., 2004). Reviewed by John Rousmaniere, 111:44–45.

Millions for Defense: The Subscription Warships of 1798 by Frederick C. Leiner (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by William H. White, 94:43, 94:45.

A Miracle at Attu: The Rescue of CG-1600 by Captain Bill Peterson and Captain Mike Wallace (First Edition Design Publishing, 2016). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 161:61.

The Miracle of Dunkirk by Walter Lord (Viking Press, 1982). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 27:41.

The Mobile River by John S. Sledge (University of South Carolina Press, 2015). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 153:62.

Moby-Dick: A Pop-Up Book by Gérard Lo Monaco and Joëlle Jolivet (Chronicle Books, 2019). Reviewed by Chris Magra, 168:62–63.

A Modeller’s Guide to Hull Construction by A. Richard Mansir (Moonraker Publications, 1980). Reviewed by Tom Palen, 24:45–46.

A Modeller’s Guide to Rigging by A. Richard Mansir (Moonraker Publications, 1981). Reviewed by Tom Palen, 24:45–46.

Monitor: The Story of the Legendary Civil War Ironclad and the Man Whose Invention Changed the Course of History by James Tertius deKay (Walker and Company). Reviewed by Thomas Hale, 86:40–41.

Moon Men Return: USS Hornet and the Recovery of the Apollo 11 Astronauts by Scott W. Carmichael (Naval Institute Press, 2010). Reviewed by Andrew M. Marsh, 133:52–54.

Morning Was Starlight: My Maine Boyhood by Ernest Dodge (Globe Pequot Press, 1980). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 21:45.

The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail by W. Jeffrey Bolster (Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, 2012). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 144:59.

A Most Fortunate Ship: A Narrative History of Old Ironsides by Tyrone G. Martin (Naval Institute Press, orig. 1980, revised 1997). Reviewed by William H. White, 83:56–57.

Mountbatten by Philip Ziegler (Alfred A. Knopf, 1985). Reviewed by Charles G. Bolté, 36:44–45.

Mr. Lincoln’s Brown Water Navy: The Mississippi Squadron by Gary D. Joiner (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 121:54–55.

Music of the Sea by David Proctor (HMSO with the National Maritime Museum, 1992). Reviewed by John Townley, 67:42.

Mutiny and Romance in the South Seas by Sven Wahlroos (Salem House, 1989). Reviewed by Michael Netter, 53:47–48.

Mutiny: A History of Naval Insurrection by Leonard F. Guttridge (Naval Institute Press, 1992). Reviewed by W.M.P. Dunne, 64:40–41.

Mystery Islands: Discovering the Ancient Pacific by Tom Koppel (University of the South Pacific Press, 2012). Reviewed by Hans K. Van Tilburg, 144:60–62.

Mystic Seaport Museum: Watercraft (Mystic Seaport Museum, 1979). Reviewed by V. Paul Coyne, 17:38.

The Myth of the Press Gang: Volunteers, Impressment, and the Naval Manpower Problem in the Late Eighteenth Century by J. Ross Dancy (Boydell Press, 2015). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 152:58–59.

Nantucket, the Life of an Island by Edwin P. Hoyt (The Stephen Greene Press, 1978). Reviewed by Robert Gambee, 16:41

Nathaniel’s Nutmeg by Giles Milton (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999). Reviewed by William H. White, 93:43–44.

The Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, Night Action, 13 November 1942 by James W. Grace (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by Bradford D. Smith, 91:44.

Naval Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions by Royal W. Connell and William P. Mack (Naval Institute Press, 2004). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 109:46.

Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Volume 12 edited by Michael J. Crawford, et al. (Naval History and Heritage Command and Government Printing Office, 2013). Reviewed by William S. Dudley, 158:52–53.

Naval Forces Under the Sea: A Look Back, a Look Ahead Office of Naval Research, US Navy (Best Publishing Co., 2003). Reviewed by Arthur Kellner, 108:46.

Naval History and Maritime Strategy by John B. Hattendorf (Krieger Publishing Co., 2000). Reviewed by RADM Joseph F. Callo, 94:42–43.

The Naval War in the Mediterranean (1940–1943) by Jack Green and Alessandro Massignani (Naval Institute Press, 2002). Reviewed by Anthony J. Papalas, 103:44.

The Naval War of 1812: or the History of the United States Navy during the Last War with Great Britain to Which is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans by Theodore Roosevelt (Naval Institute Press, 1987). Reviewed by Robert D. Madison, 46:48–49.

Navies in History by Clark G. Reynolds (Naval Institute Press, 1998). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 90:43–4.

Navigation Through the Ages by Donald Launer (Sheridan House, 2009). Reviewed by David Jamisch, 128:53–54.

The Navy that Beat Napoleon by Walter Brownlee (Lerner Publications, 1982). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 24:43.

The Nelson Almanac: A Book of Days Recording Nelson’s Life and the Events that Shaped His Era edited by David Harris (Naval Institute Press, 1998). Reviewed by Wilfred Gagnon, 89:44.

Nelson and the Nile: The Naval War Against Bonaparte, 1798 by Brian Lavery (Naval Institute Press, 1998). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 87:43.

Nelson in the Caribbean: The Hero Emerges, 1784–1787 by Joseph F. Callo (Naval Institute Press, 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 102:42–43.

Nelson Speaks: Admiral Lord Nelson in His Own Words by Joseph F. Callo (Naval Institute Press, 2001). Reviewed by James L. Nelson, 98:42.

Nelson to Vanguard: Warship Design and Development, 1923–1945 by D. K. Brown (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by Kevin J. Foster, 96:40–41.

The Nelson Touch: The Life and Legend of Horatio Nelson by Terry Coleman (Oxford University Press, 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 102:43–44.

Nelson: An Illustrated History edited by Pieter van der Merwe (Laurence King Publishing, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 77:45–46.

Nelson’s Battles: The Art of Victory in the Age of Sail by Nicholas Tracy (Chatham Publishing, London/Naval Institute Press, 1996). Reviewed by Joseph F. Callo, 80:43.

Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings by Craig L. Symonds (Oxford University Press, 2014). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 147:51.

Neptune’s Laboratory: Fantasy, Fear, and Science at Sea by Anthony Adler (Harvard University Press, 2019). Reviewed by Captain Christopher Nolan, 171:46–47.

New England Masts and the King’s Broad Arrow Policy by Samuel F. Manning (Thomas Murphy, 1979). Reviewed by Steven H. Rubin, 17:38.

New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery by Anthony Grafton (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1992). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 65:43–44.

The New York Harbor Book by Francis J. Duffy and William H. Miller (TBW Books, 1986). Reviewed by Lincoln Paine, 43:43.

New York Harbor: A Geographical and Historical Survey by Arthur D. Kellner (McFarland & Company, Inc., 2006). Reviewed by Joseph F. Meany Jr., 119:48.

New York to Nome: The Northwest Passage by Canoe by Rick Steber, from the recollections of Shell Taylor (North River Press, 1987). Reviewed by Hal Fessenden, 47:49–50.

New York Waters: Profiles from the Edge by Ben Gibberd, photographs by Randy Duchaine (Globe Pequot Press, 2007). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 121:53–54.

Next Voyage Will Be Different by Captain Thomas E. Henry (Dog Ear Publishing, 2008). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 126:53–54.

The Nicos J. Vardinoyannis Seafarer’s Handbook (Seamen’s Church Institute, 1999). Reviewed by Warren Leback, 91:45–46.

Night and Fog by Arne Brun Lie with Robby Robinson (W. W. Norton & Co., 1990). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 57:40.

Night Boat on the Potomac: A History of the Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Company by Harry Jones and Timothy Jones (The Steamship Historical Society of America, Inc., 1996). Reviewed by Lila Line, 81:49–50.

The Night Lives on: New Thoughts, Theories and Revelations About the Titanic by Walter Lord (Wm. Morrow & Co., 1986). Reviewed by Hal Fessenden, 43:47.

Nikkei Fishermen on the BC Coast: Their Biographies and Photographs edited by Masako Fukawa (Harbour Publishing Company, Ltd., 2007). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 123:52.

Nineteenth-Century Lights: Historic Images of American Lighthouses by J. Candace Clifford and Mary Louise Clifford (Cypress Communications, 2000). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 94:47.

No One Avoided Danger: NAS Kaneohe Bay and the Japanese Attack of 7 December 1941 by J. Michael Wenger, Robert J. Cressman, and John F. Di Virgilio Pfarrer (Naval Institute Press, 2015). Reviewed by Hans K. Van Tilburg, 160:60–61.

No Tombstones in the Sea: A Voyage Back to Hell by Dan Keough (RoseDog Books, 2005). Reviewed by William H. White, 117:49.

North Atlantic Panorama by P. Ransome-Wallis (Wesleyan University Press, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 12:50.

The North Sea: A Highway of Economic and Cultural Exchange edited by Arne Bang-Andersen, Basil Greenhill, and Egil Harald Grude (Norwegian University Press). Reviewed by Gary Ketels, 44:47–48.

Northern Armageddon: The Battle of the Plains of Abraham and the Making of the American Revolution by D. Peter MacLeod (Knopf, 2015). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 158:52.

A Northern Saga by Steven C. Pawrence (John Curley & Associates, 1986). Reviewed by Frank F. Farrar, 44:45–46.

The Novel and the Sea by Margaret Cohen (Princeton University Press, 2010). Reviewed by Richard J. King, 136:52–53.

An Ocean in Common: American Naval Officers, Scientists, and the Ocean Environment by Dr. Gary E. Weir (Texas A&M Press, 2001). Reviewed by David F. Winkler, 100:53.

Ocean Sailing: The Offshore Cruising Experience with Real-Life Practical Advice by Paul Heiney (Adlard Coles, 2019). Reviewed by Capt. Jonathan Kabak, 171:45–46.

The Odyssey of C. H. Lightoller by Patrick Stenson (W.W. Norton, 1984). Reviewed by Thomas Hale, 38:39, 38:41.

Off the Deep End: A History of Madness at Sea by Nic Compton (Bloomsbury, 2017). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 162:51.

The Officer of the Blue: Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer by Edward Duyker (University of Melbourne Press, 1994). Reviewed by Freeman M. Tovell, 71:42–43.

Okinawa 1945: Final Assault on the Empire by Simon Foster (Arms and Armour Press, 1994). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 73:42.

The Old Steam Navy: Volume Two, The Ironclads, 1842–1885 by Donald L. Canney (Naval Institute Press, 1993). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 76:43–44.

On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, the Korean War’s Greatest Battle by Hampton Sides (Doubleday, 2018). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 165:55.

On Seas Contested: The Seven Great Navies of the Second World War by Vincent P. O’Hara, W. David Dickson and Richard Worth (Naval Institute Press, 2010). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 136:53.

On the Hawser: A Tugboat Album by Steven Lang and Peter Spectre (Down East Books, 1980). Reviewed by George Matteson, 20:52.

One Damn Blunder from Beginning to End: The Red River Campaign of 1864 by Gary Dillard Joiner (Scholarly Resources, Inc.). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 108:43.

Order and Disorder in the British Navy, 1793–1815: Control, Resistance, Flogging, and Hanging by Thomas Malcomson (Boydell Press, 2016). Reviewed by Dr. Louis Arthur Norton, 158:54.

Origins of Sea Terms by John C. Rogers (Mystic Seaport Museum, 1984). Reviewed by Robert G. Herbert Jr., 34:42–43.

Origins, Orient and Oriana by Charles F. Morris (McCartan & Root, 1980). Reviewed by George F. Campbell, 18:48–50.

Otter Skins, Boston Ships, and China Goods: The Maritime Fur Trade of the Northwest Coast, 1785–1841 by James R. Gibson (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1992). Reviewed by Freeman M. Tovell, 64:42.

Our Country, Right or Wrong: The Life of Stephen Decatur, The US Navy’s Most Illustrious Commander by Leonard Guttridge (Tom Doherty Associates, 2006). Reviewed by William H. White, 121:50.

Our Wherry in Wendish Lands by H.M. Doughty (Ashford Press, 1985). Reviewed by James Forsythe. 43:42.

Out of the Fog: The Sinking of the Andrea Doria by Algot Mattsson, translation edited by Gordon W. Paulsen and Bruce G. Paulsen (Cornell Maritime Press, 2003). Reviewed by Captain Harold J. Sutphen, 107:46.

The Outer Beach: A Thousand-Mile Walk on Cape Cod’s Atlantic Shore by Rovert Finch (W. W. Norton & Company, 2017). Reviewed by Christopher P. Hamilton, 162:53–54.

Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail by Marcus Rediker (Beacon Press, 2014). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 152:60–62.

Over Seas: US Army Maritime Operations, 1898 Through the Fall of the Philippines by Charles Dana Gibson with E. Kay Gibson (Ensign Press, 2002). Reviewed by David F. Winkler, 102:44–45.

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen (William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2003). Reviewed by Richard O’Regan, 108:46–47.

The Oxford Book of Sea Songs chosen and edited by Roy Parker (Oxford University Press, 1986). Reviewed by William Main Doerflinger, 42:38–40.

Oxford Companion to Ships & the Sea edited by Peter Kemp (Oxford University Press, 1976). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 10:37.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History edited by John Hattendorf (Oxford University Press, 2007). Reviewed by Cathy and Russel Green, 124:50–51.

Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942 by Ian W. Toll (W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., 2012). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 143:53–54.

Pacific Destiny: the Story of America in the Western Sea from the Early 1800s to the 1980s by Edwin P. Hoyt (W. W. Norton & Co., 1981). Reviewed by John Haskell Kemble, 23:33–34.

The Pacific Princesses: An Illustrated history of Canadian Pacific Railway’s Princess Fleet on the Northwest Coast by Robert D. Turner (Sono Nis Press, 1977). Reviewed by Roland Carey, 14:62.

Pacific Sail: Four Centuries of Western Ships in the Pacific by Roger Morris (International Marine Publishing Company, 1987). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 46:49.

Pacific Troller by Francis E. Caldwell (Northwest Publishing Co., 1978). Reviewed by Ethan B. Kapstein 13:59.

The Pacific War Revisited edited by Günter Bischof and Robert L. Dupont (Louisiana State University Press, 1997). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 85:58.

Palm Oil and Small Chop by John Goble (Whittles Publishing, 2011). Reviewed by Stephanie C. Trott, 138:54.

Paradise in Chains: The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia by Diana Preston (Bloomsbury, 2017). Reviewed by William H. White, 162:54–55.

Passage East by Ian Marshall (Howell Press, Inc., 1997). Reviewed by Don C. Norris, 85:57.

Passage, from Sail to Steam by Capt. L.R.W. Beavis, edited by M. S. Kline (Documentary Book Publishers, 1986). Reviewed by Harold H. Huycke, 42:40–41.

Patriarch of Maine Shipbuilding: The Life and Ships of Gardiner G. Deering by Kenneth R. Martin (Michael Steere, distributed by Tilbury House Publishers for Jackson A. Parker, 2008). Reviewed by Joshua M. Smith, 125:59–60.

Pearl: The History of the United States Navy in Pearl Harbor by Lyndall Landauer and Donald Landauer (Flying Cloud Press, 1999). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 90:45.

The Peking Battles Cape Horn by Captain Irving Johnson (Sea History Press, 1977). Reviewed by Terry Walton, 10:38.

A Perfect Lady: A Pictorial History of the US Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle by Tido Holtkamp (The Flat Hammock Press, 2008). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 124:54.

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger (W. W. Norton & Co., 1997). Reviewed by Robert T. Stanford, 84:60–61.

Perils of the Atlantic: Steamship Disasters, 1850 to the Present by William Flayhart (W. W. Norton & Company, 2003). Reviewed by Captain Harold J. Sutphen, 106:46–47.

Perspective Robbins Reef: A History of Robbins Reef Lighthouse by Erin M. Urban (Noble Maritime Collection, 2016). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 159:52.

The Phantom Atlas: The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps by Edward Brooke-Hitching (Chronicle Books, LLC, 2017). Reviewed by Jennifer L. Rahn, 164:60–61.

Phantom Islands of the Atlantic by Donald S. Johnson (Goose Lane Editions, 1994). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 71:45.

Philadelphia Merchant: The Diary of Thomas P. Cope, 1800–1851 (Gateway Editions, Ltd., 1978). Reviewed by Richard J. Walton, 14:58–59.

Philadelphia on the River by Philip Chadwick Foster Smith (University of Pennsylvania, 1986). Reviewed by Michael Terrence Sheehan, 40:41–42.

Philip L. Rhodes And His Yacht Designs by Richard Henderson (International Marine Publishing, 1981). Reviewed by Don Meisner, 25:48–49

Phoenix of the Seas: Ernestina-Morrissey, State Ship of Massachusetts by Chester Brigham (Whale’s Jaw Publishing, 2015). Reviewed by Timothy Dale Walker, 163:62–63.

Picture History of the Normandie by Frank O. Braynard (Dover, 1987). Reviewed by Richard F. Shepard, 45:48–49.

Pioneers of the Pacific: Voyages of Exploration, 1787–1810 by Nigel Rigby. Pieter van der Merwe, and Glyn Williams (University of Alaska Press, 2005). Reviewed by Richard King, 117:48.

Pirate Hunters: The Search for the Last Treasure Ship of a Great Buccaneer by Robert Kurson (Random House, 2015). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 152:62–63.

A Pirate of Exquisite Mind––Explorer, Naturalist, and Buccaneer: The Life of William Dampier by Diana and Michael Preston (Walker & Company, 2004). Reviewed by Cindee Herrick, 109:47.

The Pirate’s Pact: The Secret Alliances Between History’s Most Notorious Buccaneers and Colonial America by Douglas R. Burgess Jr. (McGraw-Hill, 2009). Reviewed by Jason Chaytor, 128:54.

Pirates and Privateers: New Perspectives on the War on Trade in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries edited by David J. Starkey, E. S. van Eyck van Heslinga, and J. A. De Moor (University of Exeter Press, 1997). Reviewed by William H. White, 87:45–46.

Pirates, Shipwrecks and Historic Chronicles by Edward Rowe Snow (Dodd Mead, 1981). Reviewed by Andrew Besheer, 23:35–36.

Pirates: Terror on the High Seas from the Caribbean to the South China Sea edited by David Cordingly (Turner Publishing, Inc., 1996). Reviewed by Thad Koza, 81.

The Piscataqua Gundalow: Workhorse of a Tidal Empire by Richard E. Winslow III (Portsmouth Marine Society, 1983). Reviewed by Lincoln Paine, 36:40–41.

The Plimsoll Sensation, The Great Campaign to Save Lives at Sea by Nicolette Jones (Little, Browh, 2006; Trafalgar Square Publishers, 2008). Reviewed by Capt. Jonathan Bacon Smith, 124:53–54.

The Pop-Up Book of Ships by Dr. Eric Kentley and David Hancock (Universe Publishing, 2009). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 127:54.

Portrait of a Port: Boston, 1852–1914 by W. H. Bunting (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971). Reviewed by Frank Braynard, 2:36.

A Portrait of a Ship: the Benj. F. Packard by Paul C. Morris (Lower Cape Publishing, 1987). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 50:41.

The Portuguese Empire, 1415–1808, A World on the Move by A. J. R. Russell-Wood (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998). Reviewed by Capt. Jean Wort, 87:46.

Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life edited by Seth D. Pevnick (Tampa Museum of Art and D. Giles Ltd., 2014). Reviewed by Daniel Finamore, 148:59.

The Power of the Sea: Tsunamis, Storm Surges, Rogue Waves, and Our Quest to Predict Disasters by Bruce Parker (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 134:52, 134:54.

Poxed & Scurvied: The Story of Sickness and Health at Sea by Kevin Brown (Naval Institute Press, 2011). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 137:52–53.

Predators and Prizes: American Privateering and Imperial Warfare, 1739–1748 by Carl E. Swanson (University of South Carolina Press, 1991). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 58:40–41.

Preserving South Street Seaport: The Dream and Reality of a New York Urban Renewal District by James M. Lindgren (New York University Press, 2014). Reviewed by Shelley Reid, 148:61–62.

A Press of Canvas: Vol I in the War of 1812 Trilogy by William H. White (Tiller Publishing, 2000). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 93:45.

The Price of Disobedience: The Battle of the River Plate Reconsidered by Eric J. Grove (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by Geoffrey Fielding, 99:46.

Pride of Baltimore: The Story of the Baltimore Clippers, 1800–1990 by Thomas C. Gillmer (International Marine Publishing, 1992). Reviewed by Melbourne Smith, 62:43–45.

Prince Henry “the Navigator”: A Life by Peter Russell (Yale University Press, 2000). Reviewed by Capt. Harold J. Sutphen, 96:41.

Privateering, Piracy, and British Policy in Spanish America, 1810–1830 by Matthew McCarthy, 2013). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 147:53–54.

Privateers of the Revolution: War on the New Jersey Coast, 1775–1783 by Donald Grady Shomette (Schiffer Publ., 2016). Reviewed by William H. White, 158:51–52.

The Prize Game: Lawful Looting on the High Seas in the Days of Fighting Sail by Donald A. Petrie (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by Ira Dye, 90:44–45.

The Prize of All the Oceans: The Dramatic True Story of Commodore Anson’s Voyage Round the World and How He Seized the Spanish Treasure Galleon by Glyn Williams (Viking Penguin, 2000). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 96: 39–40.

Quarterdeck and Bridge: Two Centuries of American Naval Leaders edited by James C. Bradford (Naval Institute Press, 1997). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 87:45.

Queen of the Sea Routes: The Merchants and Miners Transportation Company by Edward A. Mueller (Purple Mountain Press, Ltd., 1999). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 93:47.

The Quest of Simon Richardson: A Biography by Dorothy Richardson (David & Charles, 1986). Reviewed by Hal Fessenden, 44:48.

Quincy, Massachusetts: A Shipbuilding Tradition by Wayne G. Miller (Quincy Historical Society, 2017). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 163:62.

R.M.S. Mauretania The Ship and Her Record by Gerald Aylmer (7 C’s Press, 1978). Reviewed by Conrad Milster, 12:50–51.

The Race to the White Continent by Alan Gurney (W.W. Norton & Co., 2000). Reviewed by Alena Derby, 97:46–47.

Radar at Sea: The Royal Navy in World War 2 by Derek Howse (Naval Institute Press, 1993). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 67:43.

A Rage for Glory: The Life of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN by James Tertius de Kay (Free Press, 2004). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 108:43.

Railroad Ferries of the Hudson and Stories of a Deckhand by Raymond J. Baxter and Arthur G. Adams (Fordham University Press, 1999). Reviewed by Arthur D. Kellner, 93:45.

Ranald MacDonald: Pacific Rim Adventurer by Jo Ann Roe (Washington University Press, 1997). Reviewed by Shelley Reid, 85:61.

Reading the Sea: New Essays on Sea Literature edited by Kevin Alexander Boon (Fort Schuyler Press, 1999). Reviewed by William H. White, 92:62.

The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon, GCB by Bryan Perrett (Naval Institute Press). Reviewed by W.H. White, 86:41.

Recollections and Other Writings by Capt. Nathanael Green Herreshoff, edited by Carlton J. Pinheiro (Herreshoff Marine Museum, 1998). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 87:46–47.

Red Tobruk: Memoirs of a World War II Destroyer Commander by Captain Frank Gregory-Smith and edited by Dominic Symons (Pen & Sword Books, Ltd., 2008). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 127:53–54.

Reign of Iron: The Story of the First Battling Ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack by James L. Nelson (William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2004). Reviewed by William H. White, 109:42.

Relics of the Franklin Expedition: Discovering Artifacts from the Doomed Arctic Voyage of 1845 by Garth Walpole and edited by Russell Potter (McFarland, 2017). Reviewed by James P. Delgado, 162:51, 162:53.

Remembering Lubec: Stories from the Easternmost Point by Ronald Pesha (The History Press, 2009). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 133:54.

A Reporter’s Life by Walter Cronkite (Alfred A. Knopf, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 81:50–51.

Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy by Michael J. Tougias and Douglas A. Campbell (Scribner, 2014). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 148:59–60.

Resolution: Captain Cook’s Second Voyage of Discovery by Peter Aughton (Cold Spring Press, 2005). Reviewed by William H. White, 112:45.

The Return of the Great Britain by Richard Goold–Adams (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1976). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 5:40.

Revolution on the Hudson: New York City and the Hudson River Valley in the War of American Independence by George C. Daughan (W.W. Norton & Company, 2016). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 157:50–51.

Rickover: The Struggle for Excellence by Francis Duncan (Naval Institute Press, 2001). Reviewed by David F. Winkler, 101:44.

The Riddle by Maldwin Drummond (Conway Maritime Press, 1985). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 36:45–46.

The Riddle of the Sands by Erskine Childers (Dover, 1903 and reprints). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 6:31.

The Rigger’s Apprentice by Brion Toss (International Marine Pub., 1985). Reviewed by Robert Chapel, 40:40.

The River’s in My Blood: Riverboat Pilots Tell Their Stories by Jane Curry (University of Nebraska Press, 19850. Reviewed by Kenneth Butler, 43:42.

The Road to Russia: Arctic Convoys 1942 by Bernard Edwards (Pen & Sword Books, 2002). Reviewed by Dr. Timothy Francis, 105:44.

Robert Fulton: A Biography by Cynthia Owen Philip (Franklin Watts, 1985). Reviewed by Lincoln P. Paine, 37:43–44.

Romance of the Sea (National Geographic Society, 1981). Reviewed by Carl Brown, 24:44.

Ro-Ro to Finland by Barry Mitchell (Hutton Press, Ltd., 1985). Reviewed by Kearney L. Jones, 40:40

The Royal Navy: An Illustrated Social History, 1870–1982 by John Wells (Royal Naval Museum, 1994). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 71:46.

The Royal Navy and the Peruvian-Chilean War 1879–1881: Rudolph de Lisle’s Diaries and Watercolors edited by Gerard de Lisle (Pen and Sword Maritime, 2008). Reviewed by Morgan MacKenzie, 128:52.

The Royal Navy in European Waters during the America Revolutionary War by David Syrett (University of South Carolina Press, 1998). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 92:62.

The Royal Navy in World War II by Robert Jackson (Naval Institute Press, 1997). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 88:42–43.

Running the Gauntlet: How Three Giant Liners Carried a Million Men to War, 1942–1945 by Alister Satchell (Naval Institute Press, 2001). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 102:45–46.

The Sack of Panama by Peter Earle (Viking, 1982). Reviewed by Andrew Besheer, 24:43–44.

The Sack of Panama: Captain Morgan and the Battle for the Caribbean by Peter Earle (St. Martin’s Press, 2007). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 119:47.

Saga of Direction by Charles H. Vilas (Seven Seas Press, 1978). Reviewed by Roy Hamlin, 12:53.

The Sail and Steam Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy, 1815–1889 by David Lyon and Rif Winfield (Naval Institute Press, 2004). Reviewed by Kevin J. Foster, 109:41.

Sail to Adventure edited by Anthony Churchill (Churbarry Enterprises Ltd., 1999). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 91:46.

Sail: The Surviving Tradition by Robert Simper (Conway Maritime Press, 1984). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 36:39–40.

Sailing Alone Around the World by Capt. Joshua Slocum, illustrated by James E. Mitchell (Volvo Penta, 1980). Reviewed by Stephen H. Rubin, 21:44–45.

Sailing Barges: A New Edition by Frank G.G. Carr (Terence Dalton, 1989). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 51:44–46.

Sailing Craft of East Anglia by Roger Finch and Hervey Benham (Terence Dalton, 1987). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 52:42.

Sailing Fishermen in Old Photographs by Colin Elliot (Tops’l Books). Reviewed by Ethan B. Kapstein, 15:59.

Sailing into History: Great Lakes Bulk Carriers of the Twentieth Century and the Crews Who Sailed Them by Frank Boles (Michigan State University, 2017). Reviewed by Michael Skaggs, 159:54.

Sailing into the Past––Learning from Replica Ships edited by Jenny Bennett (Naval Institute Press, 2009). Reviewed by Lawrence Babits, 132:54.

Sailing on Friday: The Perilous Voyage of America’s Merchant Marine by John A. Butler (Brassey’s Inc., 1997). Reviewed by Capt. Robert W. Kesteloot, 83:57–58.

Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill 1550–1800 by Margaret E. Schotte (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019). Reviewed by Colin Dewey, 172:56–57.

Sailor Historian: The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison edited by Emily Morison Beck (Houghton Mifflin, 1977). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 11:40–41.

Sailor in the White House: The Seafaring Life of FDR by Robert Cross (Naval Institute Press, 2015). Reviewed by Joseph Meany, 152:58.

A Sailor’s Story by Sam Glanzman (Dover Publishers, 2015). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 155:59.

A Sailor’s Tales by Bill Robinson (W. W. Norton, 1978). Reviewed by Paul Louis Ross, 13:59.

Sailor-Painter: The Uncommon Life of Charles Robert Patterson by Robert Lloyd Webb (Flat Hammock Press). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 115:43.

Sails and Steam in the Mountains by Russell P. Bellico (Purple Mountain Press, 1992). Reviewed by Philip Lord Jr., 64:41–42.

Salt and Steel: Reflections of a Submariner by Edward L. Beach (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 92:59–60.

The Salt Book edited by Pamala Wood (Doubleday Anchor Press, 1977). Reviewed by Don A. Meisner, 9:42

Salt-Water Palaces by Maldwin Drummond (Viking Press, 1980). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 19:42.

Salvage Man: Edward Ellsberg and the US Navy by John Alden (Naval Institute Press, 1998). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 85:56.

Samuel Walters, Marine Artist: Fifty Years of Sea, Sail & Steam by A.S. Davidson (Jones-Sands Publishing). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 67:42–43.

Sand and Steel: The D-Day Invasion and the Liberation of France by Peter Caddick-Adams (Oxford University Press, 2019). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 170:61–63.

Saving the World by Julia Alvarez (Algonquin Books, 2006). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 115:44.

The Schooner: Its Design and Development from 1600 to the Present by David R. MacGregor (Naval Institute Press, 1997). Reviewed by Melbourne Smith, 83:58–59.

The Schooner Bertha L. Downs (Anatomy of a Ship series) by Basil Greenhill with drawings by Sam Manning (Naval Institute Press, 1995). Reviewed by Thad Koza, 79:43–44.

Schooner Passage: Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier by Theodore J. Karamanski (Wayne State University Press, 2001). Reviewed by Anthony J. Papalas, 99:45.

Schooners and Schooner Barges by Paul C. Morris (Lower Cape Publishing, 1984). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 42:38.

Schooners in Four Centuries by David R. MacGregor (Argus Books, 1982). Reviewed by Erik C. Abranson, 28:45.

Scots and the Sea: A Nation’s Lifeblood by James D.G. Davidson (Mainstream Publishing Co., 2005). Reviewed by Richard King, 122:54–55.

Scow Schooners of San Francisco Bay by Roger R. Olmsted (California History Center, 1989). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 50:44.

The Scrimshander by William Gilkerson (Troubador Press, 1978). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 14:60.

The Sea: A Cultural History by John Mack (Reaktion Books, 2011). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 136:51.

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World by Lincoln Paine (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013). Reviewed by Roberta Weisbrod, 147:53.

The Sea Chain by John E. Duncan (American Review, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 43:44–45.

The Sea Chart: The Illustrated History of Nautical Maps and Navigational Charts by John Blake (Naval Institute Press, 2009). Reviewed by Brian D. Andrews, 129:53.

Sea Fever: The True Adventures that Inspired our Greatest Maritime Authors, from Conrad to Masefield, Melville and Hemingway by Sam Jefferson (Adlard Coles, 2015). Reviewed by Eleanore MacLean, 153:61–62.

The Sea in History (4-volume set) edited by Christian Bucher (Boydell Press, 2017). Reviewed by Lincoln Paine, 167:61–62.

The Sea is a Continual Miracle: Sea Poems and Other Writings by Walt Whitman edited by Jeffrey Yang (University Press of New England, 2017). Reviewed by Amy Parsons, 163:57.

The Sea Journal: Seafarers’ Sketchbooks by Huw Lewis-Jones (Chronicle Books, 2019). Reviewed by Craig Marin, 171:47.

The Sea King: The Life of James Iredell Waddell by Gary McKay (Birlinn, Ltd., 2009). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 131:46.

The Sea Mark: Captain John Smith’s Voyage to New England by Russell M. Lawson (University Press of New England, 2015). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 154:60–61.

Sea of Glory: A Naval History of the American Revolution by Nathan Miller (Naval Institute Press, 1992). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 65:42.

Sea of Glory: America’s Voyage of Discovery, The US Exploring Expedition, 1838–1842 by Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking Penguin, 2003). Reviewed by William H. White, 107:41.

Sea of Troubles: The Lost Ships of Point Sur by JoAnn Semones (Glencannon Press, 2012). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 140:53.

A Sea of Words: A Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O’Brian’s Seafaring Tales by Dean King with John B. Hattendorf and J. Worth Estes (Henry Holt & Co., 1995). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 76:44.

Sea Otters: A History by Richard Ravalli (University of Nebraska Press, 2018). Reviewed by Richard J. King, 167:59–60.

Sea Power in the Medieval Mediterranean: The Catalan-Aragonese Fleet in the War of Sicilian Vespers by Lawrence V. Mott (University Press of Florida, 2003). Reviewed by Anthony J. Papalas, 109:46–47.

The Sea Remembers: Shipwrecks and Archaeology edited by Peter Throckmorton (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987). Reviewed by Kevin Foster, 48:45–46.

The Sea Rover’s Practice: Pirate Tactics and Techniques, 1630–1730 by Benerson Little (Potomac Books, Inc.). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 114:45–46.

Sea Struck by W. H. Bunting (Tilbury House Publishing, 2004). Reviewed by Tom Hale, 110:44.

The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture by David J. Stewart (University Press of Florida, 2011). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 145:59.

The Sea Voyage Narrative by Robert Foulke (Taylor and Francis, Inc., 2001). Reviewed by Robert S. Barrett, 105:46.

The Sea Was Always There by Joseph F. Callo (Fireship Press, 2012). Reviewed by Chuck Steele, 141:53.

The Sea-Craft of Prehistory by Paul Johnstone (Harvard University Press, 1980). Reviewed by Lionel Casson, 20:50.

Seafaring in Colonial Massachusetts edited by Frederick S. Allis Jr. (Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1980). Reviewed by Thomas Hale, 22:42–43.

A Seafaring Legacy by Julianna Free-Hand (Random House, 1981). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 22:42.

Seafarm: The Story of Aquaculture by Elisabeth Mann Borgese (Harry N. Abrams, 1980). Reviewed by Naomi Person, 19:44–45.

Seaman Garneray: Voyages, Aventures et Combats translated by Roland Wilson (Argyll Publishing, 2003). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 110:43.

Seamanship in the Age of Sail: An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-War, 1600–1860, Based on Contemporary Sources by John Harland, illustrated by Mark Myers (Naval Institute Press, 1984). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 34:40.

Seaport: New York’s Vanished Waterfront, Photographs from the Edwin Levick Collection text by John Rousmaniere (Smithsonian Books, 2004). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 108:44, 108:46.

Seapower and Naval Warfare, 1650–1830 by Richard Harding (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by William H. White, 91:43–44.

Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World by Andrew Lambert (Yale University Press, 2018). Reviewed by Dr. Louis Arthur Norton, 167:56–57.

Search for the Tall Ships by Frank O. Braynard (Operation Ship Ltd., 1977). Reviewed by John Kortum, 11:42.

Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen by Michael C. Connolly (University Press of Florida, 2010). Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch, 136:51–52.

Seeing the Eliphant: A Maine Couple’s Adventure in Gold Rush San Francisco by Kenneth R. Martin (Friends of the San Francisco Maritime Museum Library, 2013). Reviewed by Colin Dewey, 151:52–53.

Sent Forth a Dove: Discovery of the Duyfken by James Henderson (University of Western Australia Press, l999). Reviewed by Wilfred Gagnon, 91:46–47.

Sentinel of the Seas: Life and Death at the Most Dangerous Lighthouse Ever Built by Dennis M. Powers (Citadel Press, 2007). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 124:52.

17th and 18th Century Ship Models from the Kriegstein Collection by Arnold and Henry Kriegstein (Pier Books, Inc., 2007). Reviewed by Daniel Finamore, 123:51.

Shackleton’s Boat Journey by F. A. Worsley (W. W. Norton & Co., 1998). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 88:44.

Shark of the Confederacy: The Story of the CSS Alabama by Charles M. Robinson III (Naval Institute Press, 1995). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 73:44–45.

She Captains; Heroines and Hellions of the Sea by Joan Druett (Simon & Schuster, 2000). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 96:45.

“She Was A Sister Sailor”: The Whaling Journals of Mary Brewster, 1845–1851 edited by Joan Druett (Mystic Seaport Museum, 1992). Reviewed by Carol Carrick, 67:38.

Ship by Gregory Votolato (Reaktion Books, Objekt Series, 2011). Reviewed by Joshua M. Smith, 135:51.

The Ship: Retracing Captain Cook’s Endeavour Voyage by Simon Baker (Hydra Publishing, 2003). Reviewed by Joseph F. Callo, 106:46.

The Ship and the Storm: Hurricane Mitch and the Loss of the Fantome by Jim Carrier (McGraw-Hill/International Marine, 2001). Reviewed by William H. White, 96:43, 96:45.

Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea by Gary Kinder (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1998). Reviewed by Thomas Hale, 86:39–40.

Ship of Miracles: 14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage by Bill Gilbert (Triumph Books, 2000). Reviewed by RADM Joseph Callo, 98:44.

The Ship of the Line, Vol I: The Development of the Battlefleet, 1650–1850; Vol II: Design, Construction and Fittings by Brian Lavery (Naval Institute Press, 1984). Reviewed by Norman Rubin, 34:40–41.

A Ship to Remember: The Maine and the Spanish-American War by Michael Blow (William Morrow & Co. 1992). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 63:46–47.

A Ship’s Logbook by Captain Frank F. Farrar (Great Outdoors Publishing Co., 1988). Reviewed by Frank O. Braynard, 47:50–51.

The Shipbuilders of Essex: A Chronicle of Yankee Endeavor by Dana Story (Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1995). Reviewed by Don Birkholz Jr., 78:29–30.

Shipbuilding on Prince Edward Island: Enterprise in a Maritime Setting, 1787–1920 by Nicolas J. de Jong and Marven E. Moore (Canadian Museum of Civilization, 1994). Reviewed by Don Birkholz Jr., 78:30.

Shiphandling for the Mariner by Daniel R. MacElrevey, illustrated by Earl R. McMillin (Cornell Maritime Press, 1983). Reviewed by Conrad P. Nilsen, 31:60.

Shipping and Culture: The Norwegian Fish Club of San Francisco, 1914–1996 by Olaf T. Engvig (The Fish Club, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 85:56–57.

Ships and Fleets of the Ancient Mediterranean by Jean Rougé (Wesleyan University Press, 1981). Reviewed by Frederick van Doorninck, 24:42–43.

Ships and Shipwrecks of the Americas: A History Based on Underwater Archaeology edited by George F. Bass (Thames and Hudson, 1988). 49:44.

Ships by Enzo Angelucci and Attilo Curari (McGraw-Hill, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 11:42.

Ships Versus Shore: Civil War Engagement Along Southern Shores and Rivers by Dave Page (Rutledge Hill Press, 1994). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 74:45.

The Ships’ Bell: Its History and Romance by Karl Wede. Reviewed by Faye Argentine, 2:36–37.

Ships’ Fastenings: From Sewn Boat to Steamship by Michael McCarthy (Texas A&M University Press, 2005). Reviewed by Robert Browning, 114:44.

Shipwreck Archaeology in Australia edited by Michael Nash (University of Western Australia Press, 2007). Reviewed by Della Scott-Ireton, 123:52–53.

Shipwreck! by Ian Dear (Portman Books, 1990; David & Charles, 1991). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 59:40–41.

Shipwrecks of the California Coast: Wood to Iron, Sail to Steam by Michael D. White (The History Press, 2014). Reviewed by Deborah E. Marx, 150:61–62.

A Shipyard in Maine by Ralph Linwood Snow and Capt. Douglas K. Lee (Tilbury House, 1999). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 92:58.

The Shore is a Bridge: The Maritime Cultural Landscape of Lake Ontario by Ben Ford (Texas A&M University Press, 2018). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 165:50–51.

A Short Bright Flash: Augustin Fresnel and the Birth of the Modern Lighthouse by Theresa Levitt (W. W. Norton & Co., 2013). Reviewed by James Risk, 145:60.

A Short History of the Civil War at Sea by Spencer C. Tucker (Scholarly Resources, 2002). Reviewed by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, 102:44.

The Silent Landscape: The Scientific Voyage of HMS Challenger by Richard Corfield (Joseph Henry Press, 2003). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 107:47.

Silent Steel: The Mysterious Death of the Nuclear Attack Sub USS Scorpion by Stephen Johnson (John Wiley & Sons, 2006). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 115:45–46.

Sir Francis Drake: The Construction of a Hero by Bruce Wathen (D.S. Brewer, 2009). Reviewed by Edward Von Der Porten, 130:53.

Sketches of H.M.S. Challenger Voyage Around the World by B. Shephard (Philadelphia Maritime Museum, NY Graphic Society, 1972). Reviewed by Frank Braynard, 2:36.

Sky Pilot of the Great Lakes: A Biography of the Rev. William H. Law by John Kotzian (Avery Color Studios, 2014). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 148:62–63.

The Slave Ship: A Human History by Marcus Rediker (Penguin Books, 2007). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 133:55.

The Slave Ship: A Human History by Marcus Rediker (Penguin Group, 2007). Reviewed by Richard O’Regan, 122:53.

The Slave Ship Fredensborg by Leif Svalesen, translated by Pat Shaw and Selena Winsnes (Indiana University Press, 2000). reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 99:45–46.

The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law by Jenny S. Martinez (Oxford University Press, 2012). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 149:53–54.

Slaves, Sailors, Citizens: African Americans in the Union Navy by Steven J. Ramold (Northern Illinois University Press, 2002). Reviewed by Joan Druett, 109:41–42.

Slavish Shore: The Odyssey of Richard Henry Dana Jr. by Jeffrey L. Amestoy (Harvard University Press, 2015). Reviewed by Richard King, 159:50–51.

Sleek: Classic Images from the Rosenfeld Collection text by John Rousmaniere (Mystic Seaport, 2003). Reviewed by Nathaniel S. Wilson, 108:46.

The Slope of the Wind by Adrian Seligman (Sheridan House, 1994). Reviewed by Norma Stanford, 73:46.

The Smithsonian Book of North American Indians: Before the Coming of the Europeans by Philip Kopper and the Editors of Smithsonian Books (Smithsonian Books, 1986). Reviewed by Joseph M. Stanford, 58:43–45.

Snow Squall: The Last American Clipper Ship by Nicholas Dean (Maine Maritime Museum and Tilbury House, 2001). Reviewed by Lloyd McCaffery, 101:43.

So Close to Home: A True Story of an American Family’s Fight for Survival During World War II by Michael Tougias and Alison O’Leary (Pegasus Books, 2016). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 156:59.

The Social History of English Seamen: 1485–1649 edited by Cheryl A. Fury (The Boydell Press, 2012). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 141:52–53.

Songquest: The Journals of Great Lakes Folklorist Ivan H. Walton edited by Joe Grimm (Wayne State University Press, 2005). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 113:45–46.

Songs of South Street––Street of Ships by Eric Russell & Mark Lovewell (Chantyman Press, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 8:38–39.

Songs of the Sailor and Lumberman by William Doerflinger (Meyer Books, 1951, repr. 1989). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 52:42–43.

Songs of the Sea by Stan Hugill (McGraw-Hill Book Co., Ltd., 1977). Reviewed by Eric Russell, 12:54.

South by Sir Ernest Shackleton (Lyons Press, 1998). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 88:44.

South Street: A Photographic Guide to New York City’s Historic Seaport by Ellen Fletcher (photography by Edmond V. Gillon Jr.) (Dover, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 9:40

Sovereignty at Sea: US Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I by Rodney Carlisle (University Press of Florida, 2009). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 134:54.

Sovereignty for Sale by Rodney P. Carlisle (Naval Institute Press, 1981). Reviewed by Michael Gillen, 21:45.

Spain’s Legacy in the Pacific edited by Mark Allen and Raymond Starr (Maritime Museum of San Diego, 2006). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 116:49–50.

Spain’s Men of the Sea: Daily Life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century by Pablo E. Pérez-Mellaína, translated by Carla Rahn Phillips (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 92:58–59.

The Spanish Treasure Fleets, by Timothy R. Walton (Pineapple Press, 1994). Reviewed by J. Barto Arnold III, 71:46–47.

Splendor Sailed the Sound: The New Haven Railroad & the Fall River Line by George H. Foster and Peter C Weiglin (Potentials Group, Inc., 1989). Reviewed by William G. Muller, 55:40, 55:43.

Splinter Fleet: The Wooden Subchasers of World War II by Theodore R. Treadwell (Naval Institute Press, 2000). Reviewed by Capt. Harold Sutphen, 98:42, 98:44.

Spritsails and Lug Sails by John Leather (Granada Publishing Ltd., 1979). Reviewed by Robert G. Herbert Jr., 15:61–62.

Square-Riggers, The Final Epoch 1921–1958 by A. A. Hurst (Teredo Books). Reviewed by Norman Brouwer, 2:36.

Stanley Johnson’s Blunder: The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the US Navy’s Victory at Midway by Elliot Carlson (Naval Institute Press, 2017). Reviewed by Richard O’Regan, 163:57, 163:59.

Stealth at Sea: The History of the Submarine by Dan van der Vat (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 74:44–45.

Steam Coffin: Captain Moses Rogers and the Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier by John Laurence Busch (Hodos Historia LLC, 2010). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 134:55.

The Steam Collier Fleets by J.A. MacRae and C.V. Waine (Waine Research Publications, 1990). Reiewed by Robert N. Forsythe, 57:40.

Steam Fishermen in Old Photographs by Colin Elliot (Tops’l Books). Reviewed by Ethan B. Kapstein, 15:59.

Steam Titans: Cunard, Collins, and the Epic Battle for Commerce on the North Atlantic by William J. Fowler Jr. (Bloomsbury, 2017). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 163:59–60.

Steam Whaling in the Western Arctic by John Bockstoce (Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 9:41.

Steamboat in a Cornfield by John Hartford (Crown Publishers, 1986). Reviewed by Frances Middendorf, 43:42.

Steamboats on the Muskingum by J. Mack Gamble (Steamship Historical Society of America, 1971). 1:36.

Steam-Driven: How Steamboats Shaped the Future of Virginia’s Northern Neck by Steamboat Era Museum (2019). Reviewed by Lisa Vaughan Jordan, 172:62.

Steaming to Bamboola: The World of a Tramp Freighter by Christopher Buckley (Congdon & Lattes). Reviewed by Alan G. Choate, 32:44–45.

Sternwheelers and Steam Tugs: An Illustrated History of the Canadian Pacific Railway’s British Columbia Lake and River Service, Second edition, by Robert D. Turner (Sono Nis Press, 1998). Reviewed by James P. Delgado, 87:43.

Still More Good Boats by Roger C. Taylor (International Marine Publishing Co., 1981). Reviewed by Don Meisner, 22:44–45.

Stobart: The Rediscovery of America’s Maritime Heritage by John Stobart with Robert P. Davis (E.P. Dutton, 1985.) Reviewed by Oswald Brett, 40:39.

Storm and Conquest: The Clash of Empites in the Eastern Seas, 1809 by Stephen Taylor (W. W. Norton, 2008). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 123:54–55.

Storms & Sand: A Story of Shipwrecks and the Big Sable Point Coast Guard Station by Steve, Grace and Joel Truman (Pine Woods Press, 2012). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 145:62.

The Story of Sail by Veres László and Richard Woodman (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by Robert M. Browning Jr. 107:42.

The Story of the Savannah––An Episode in Maritime Labor––Management Relations by David Kuechle (Harvard University Press, 1971) 1:36.

Stove by A Whale by Thomas Farel Heffernan (Wesleyan Press, 1981). Reviewed by Edouard A. Stackpole, 22:42.

The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Journey to Antarctica by Laurie Gwen Shapiro (Simon & Schuster, 2018). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 166:62.

Strategy and the Sea: Essays in Honour of John B. Hattendorf edited by N. A. M. Rodger, J. Ross Dancy, Benjamin Darnell, and Evan Wilson (The Boydell Press, 2016). Reviewed by William S. Dudley, 158:51.

Struggle for the Middle Sea: The Great Navies at War in the Mediterranean Theater, 1940–1945 by Vincent P. O’Hara (Naval Institute Press, 2009). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 131:43.

Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938 by R. A. Scotti (Little, Brown and Company, 2003). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 108:43–44.

Sumner-Gearing Class Destroyers: Their Design, Weapons and Equipment by Robert F. Sumrall (Naval Institute Press, 1995). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 77:44–45.

Supplement (A) (1971–1986) to Robert Albion’s Maritime Naval History: An Annotated Bibliography by Benjamin Labaree (Mystic Seaport Museum). Reviewed by Charles R. Schultz, 51:46.

Surveying the Shore: Historical Maps of Coastal Massachusetts, 1600–1930 by Joseph G. Garver (Commonwealth Editions, 2006). Reviewed by Brian D. Andrews, 120:52.

Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World’s First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present by Leon Fink (University of North Carolina Press, 2011). Reviewed by Joshua Smith, 136:54–55.

Taking Care of Wooden Ships by Maynard Bray (University of Maine Sea Grant Publications, 1978). Reviewed by John Gardner, 14:58.

Tall Ships: The Fleet for the 21st Century by Thad Koza (Tide-Mark Press, Ltd., 2006). Reviewed by Joe Ditler, 119:49–50.

Tall Ships––An International Guide by Thad Koza (Tide-Mark Press). Reviewed by Kevin Haydon, 81:48.

Tall Ships and the Cutty Sark Races by Paul Bishop (Aidan Ellis, 1994). Reviewed by Thad Koza, 77:43.

Tall Ships on Puget Sound, the Marine Photographs of William Hester by Robert Weinstein (University of Washington Press, 1978). Reviewed by Harold D. Huycke, 14:56–58.

The Tancook Schooners: An Island and Its Boats by Wayne M. O’Leary (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1994). Reviewed by Joseph Garland, 72:42–43.

Tango Round the Horn by Lawrence Barber (Oregon Maritime Center and Museum, 1990). Reviewed by Harold D. Huycke, 61:41–43.

Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor by James M. Scott (W. W. Norton & Co., 2015). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 152:62.

Tarquin’s Ship: The Etruscan Wreck in Campese Bay by Alexander McKee (Souvenir Press, 19850. Reviewed by James A. Forsythe, 39:42–43.

Tempest, Fire and Foe: Destroyer Escorts in World War II and the Men Who Manned Them by Lewis M. Andrews Jr. (Narwhal Press, 1999). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 93:44.

Tempests and Romantic Visionaries: Images of Storms in European and American Art edited by Hardy S. George (Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 2006). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 117:51.

Temple to the Wind: The Story of America’s Greatest Naval Architect and His Masterpiece, Reliance by Christopher Pastore (Lyons Press, 2005). Reviewed by John Rousmaniere, 114:43–44.

Terra Cognita: The Mental Discovery of America by Eviatar Zerubavel (Rutgers University Press, 1992). Reviewed by Jack Somer, 75:38–39.

That Anvil of Our Souls by David Poyer (Simon and Schuster, 2005). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 112:43–44.

Their Fathers’ Work: Casting Nets with the World’s Fishermen by William McCloskey (McGraw-Hill/International Marine, 1998). Reviewed by Joseph Stanford, 85: 58–59.

Theodore Roosevelt’s Naval Diplomacy: The US Navy and the Birth of the American Century by Henry J. Hendrix (Naval Institute Press, 2009). Reviewed by Philip J. Webster, 130:52–53.

They Couldn’t Have Won the War without Us! edited by Pete Peterson (Lead Mine Press). Reviewed by Eugene Harrower, 89:44.

32 in ’44: Building the Portsmouth Submarine Fleet in World War II by Rodney K. Watterson (Naval Institute Press, 2011). Reviewed by John J. Galluzzo, 139:51, 139:53.

Thomas F. McManus and the American Fishing Schooners: An Irish-American Success Story by W. M. P. Dunne (Mystic Seaport Museum, 1994). Reviewed by Rob Napier, 72:42.

Thomas Macdonough, Master of Command in the Early U.S. Navy by David Curtis Skaggs (Naval Institute Press, 2003). Reviewed by William H. White, 106:44, 106:46.

Thomas Summerscales, Marine Artist by Alex Hurst (Teredo Books, 1988). Reviewed by Oswald L. Brett, 51:44.

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome (Pavilion Books, 1982). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 28:45.

Through Spanish Eyes: The Spanish Voyages to America, 1774–1792 by Wallace M. Olson (Heritage Research, 2002). Reviewed by William S. Lind, 106:46.

Through Water, Ice & Fire: Schooner Nancy of the War of 1812 by Barry Gough (Dundurn Group, 2006). Reviewed by James Seay Dean, 118:50.

Thunder Below: the USS Barb Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II by Eugene B. Fluckey (University of Illinois Press, 1992). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 64:43.

The Tide: The Science and Stories Behind the Greatest Force on Earth by Hugh Aldersey-Williams (W.W. Norton & Co., 2016). Reviewed by Dr. Louis Arthur Norton, 158:54–55.

Tidecraft: The Boats of South Carolina, Georgia and Northeastern Florida, 1550–1950, 2nd edition by William C. Fleetwood Jr. (WBG Press, 1995). Reviewed by David R. Baumer, 78:30–31.

Tidewater Time Capsule: History Beneath the Patuxent by Donald G. Shomette (Tidewater Publishers, 1995). Reviewed by Susan Langley, 74:45–46.

Tidewater Triumph: The Development and Worldwide Success of the Chesapeake Bay Pilot Schooner by Geoffrey M. Footner (Tidewater Publishers). Reviewed by Melbourne Smith, 87:43–44.

The Tigris Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl (Doubleday & Co., 1981). Reviewed by Barbara M. Kreutz, 23:32–33.

‘Til I Come Marching Home: A Brief History of American Women in World War II by C. Kay Larson (The Minerva Center, 1995). Reviewed by Kathleen B. Williams, 80:45–46.

Time and the Flying Snow, Songs of Gordon Bok by Gordon Bok (Folk-Legacy Records, Inc., 1977). Reviewed by Eric Russell, 11:44.

Titanic: Triumph and Tragedy––A Chronicle in Words and Pictures by Charles A. Haas and John P. Eaton (W.W. Norton). Reviewed by Hal Fessenden, 43:47

To California by Sea: A Maritime History of the California Gold Rush by James P. Delgado (University of South Carolina Press, 1990). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 56:39.

To Die Gallantly: The Battle of the Atlantic edited by Timothy J. Runyan and Jan M. Copes (Westview Press, 1994). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 72:44.

To Master the Boundless Sea: The US Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire by Jason W. Smith (University of North Carolina Press, 2018). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 169:60–61.

To My Dearest Wife, Lide: Letters from George B. Gideon Jr. During Commodore Perry’s Expedition to Japan, 1853–1855, edited by M. Patrick Sauer and David A. Ranan (University of Alabama Press, 2019). Reviewed by Brendan Burke, 173:50

To the Walls of Derne: William Eaton, the Tripoli Coup, and the End of the First Barbary War by Chipp Reid (Naval Institute Press, 2017). Reviewed by William H. White, 164:62–63.

Topsail & Battleaxe by Tom Cunliffe (David & Charles, 1989). Reviewed by Spencer Smith, 50:42–43.

TORCH: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory by Vincent P. O’Hara (Naval Institute Press, 2015). Reviewed by David O. Whitten, 154:61–62.

Trade and Civilization in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750 by K. N. Chaudhuri (Cambridge University Press, 1986). Reviewed by Gary Ketels 45:46–47.

Traditions of the Navy by Cedric W. Windas, ed. Arnold S. Lott (Leeward Publications, 1978). Reviewed by Kenneth John Blume, 21:45.

The Treasure of the San Jose: Death at Sea in the War of the Spanish Succession by Carla Rahn Phillips (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 123:50.

Treasured Islands: Cruising the South Seas with Robert Louis Stevenson by Lowell D. Holmes (Sheridan House, 2001). Reviewed by Walter J. Handelman, 102:46.

Trouble on Board: The Plight of International Seafarers by Paul K. Chapman (ILR Press, 1992). Reviewed by Michael Moore, 63:43–44.

True Yankees: The South Seas & The Discovery of American Identity by Dane A. Morrison (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014). Reviewed by William J. McCarthy, 152:57.

The Tsar’s Last Armada: The Epic Voyage to the Battle of Tsushima by Constantine Pleshakov (Basic Books, 2002). Reviewed by Joseph F. Meany Jr., 102:44.

The Tudor Navy: The Ships, Men and Organisation, 1485–1603 by Arthur Nelson (Naval Institute Press, 2001). Reviewed by William H. White, 100:52.

Tugboats of New York: An Illustrated History by George Matteson (New York University Press, 2005). Reviewed by Arden Scott, 114:43.

Tugs Today: Modern Vessels and Towing Techniques by M. J. Gaston (Patrick Stephens Limited, 1996). Reviewed by Hugh Ware, 81:49.

Tuning the Rig by Harvey Oxhorn (Harper & Row, 1990). Reviewed by Henry H. Anderson Jr., 55:43.

Twain at Sea: The Maritime Writings of Samuel Langhorne Clemens edited by Eric Paul Roorda (University Press of New England, 2018). Reviewed by Amy Parsons, 166:58.

Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic WWII Voyage of the SS Contessa by Tim Brady (Crown Publishers, 2012). reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 140:51.

Twelve Men Down: Massachusetts Sea Rescues by Robert H. Farson (Cape Cod Historical Publications, 2000). Reviewed by Jerry Roberts, 102:46.

The Twelve Meter Challenges for the America’s Cup by Norris D. Hoyt (E. P. Dutton, 1977). Reviewed by F. Briggs Dalzell, 10:38.

U.S. Carriers at War by Peter Kilduff (Ian Allen, 1981). Reviewed by James Forsythe, 25:50–51.

The U-Boat Wars, 1916–1945 by John Terraine (G. P. Putnam, 1989). Reviewed by Lt. Cmdr. Harold McCormick, 62:40–41.

Ultimate Voyage: A Book of Five Mariners by William Gilkerson (Shambhala Publications, Inc., 1998). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 85:60–61.

Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose (Simon & Schuster, 1996). Reviewed by Bradford Smith, 79:42.

Under Vitus Bering’s Command: New Perspetives on the Russian Kamchatka Expeditions edited by Peter Ulf Moller and Natasha Okhotina Lind (Aarhus University Press, 2003). Reviewed by Evgenia Anichenko, 111:41.

Underwater Archaeology Proceedings from the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, edited by John D. Broadwater (The Society for Historical Archaeology, 1991). Reviewed by Kevin Haydon, 62:45.

Ungentle Goodnights: Life in a Home for Elderly and Disabled Naval Sailors and Marines and the Perilous Seafaring Careers That Brought Them There by Christopher McKee (Naval Institute Press, 2018). Reviewed by William S. Dudley, 169: 59–60.

Union Jacks: Yankee Sailors in the Civil War by Michael J. Bennett (University of North Carolina Press, 2004). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 111:46–47.

A Unit of Water, A Unit of Time: Joel White’s Last Boat by Douglas Whynott (Doubleday, 1999). Reviewed by William H. White, 93:44–45.

United States Coast Guard and National Defense, The: A History from World War I to the Present by Thomas P. Ostrom (McFarland & Company, Inc., 2012). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 143:54.

United States Shipping Policies and the World Market edited by William A. Lovett (Quorum Books, 1996). Reviewed by David A. O’Neil, 79:45–46.

Unknown Seas: How Vasco da Gama Opened the East by Ronald Watkins (John Murray, dist. by Trafalgar Books, 2005). Reviewed by Anthony J. Papalas, 112:45–46.

Unsung Sailor, The Naval Armed Guard in World War II by Justin F. Gleichauf (Naval Institute Press, 1990). Reviewed by LCDR Harold J. McCormick, 55:40.

Uriah Levy: Reformer of the Antebellum Navy by Ira Dye (University Press of Florida, 2006). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 119:47–48.

US Battleship Operations in World War I by Jerry W. Jones (Naval Institute Press, 1998). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 89:45.

US Carriers at War 2nd edition, by Peter Kilduff (Naval Institute Press, 1997). Reviewed by Harold N. Boyer, 88:43.

The US Navy: A Concise History by Craig L. Symonds (Oxford University Press, 2015). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 155:63.

USS Constellation: From Frigate to Sloop of War by Geoffrey M. Footner (Naval Institute Press, 2002). Reviewed by Dana M. Wegner, 104:43–44.

The USS Essex and the Birth of the American Navy by Frances Diane Robotti and James Viscovi (Adams Media Corp., 1999). Reviewed by William H. White, 89:47.

USS New Ironsides in the Civil War by William H. Roberts (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by Bradford D. Smith, 97:44–45.

Utmost Gallantry: The US and Royal Navies at Sea in the War of 1812 by Kevin D. McCranie (Naval Institute press, 2011). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 138:52–53.

Vaka Moana, Voyages of the Ancestors: The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific edited by K.R. Howe (University of Hawaii Press, 2006). Reviewed by Hans Van Tilburg, 126:53.

Vancouver’s Voyage: Charting the Northwest Coast, 1791–1795 by Robin Fisher (Douglas and McIntyre, 1992). Reviewed by Robin Inglis, 63:45–46.

Victorian and Edwardian Merchant Steamships, from Old Photographs by Basil Greenhill & Ann Giffard (Naval Institute Press, 1979). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 15:62.

Victory Without Peace: The United States Navy in European Waters, 1919–1924 by William N. Still Jr. (Naval Institute Press, 2018). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 172:57–58.

The View from the Masthead: Maritime Imagination and Antebellum American Sea Narratives by Hester Blum (University of North Carolina Press, 2008). Reviewed by Richard King, 124:51.

Viking to Victorian: Exploring the Use of Iron in Ship Building by Olaf T Engvig (Themo Publishing, 2006). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 117:48.

The Viking World by James Graham-Campbell (Ticknor & Fields, 1980.) Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 19:42, 19:44.

Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Sea Pirates in the Golden Age by Marcus Rediker (Beacon Press, 2004). Reviewed by Jerry Roberts, 110:46–47.

Visions of New York State: The Historical Paintings of L. F. Tantillo (The Shawangunk Press, 1996). Reviewed by Vasil Harrison, 80:44–45

Voyage: The First Galway Hooker to America, 1986. by Paddy Barry (Gill and MacMillan). Reviewed by Larry Otway, 43:43–44.

A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols (HarperCollins, 2001). Reviewed by Capt. Harold Sutphen, 101:46.

The Voyage of HMS Herald to Australia and the South-west Pacific 1852–1861 under the Command of Captain Henry Mangles Denham by Andrew David (Melbourne University Press, 1995). Reviewed by Sam Gerard, 80:43–44.

Voyage of the Endeavour, Captain Cook and the Discovery of the Pacific by Alan Frost (Paul & Co., 1998). Reviewed by Robert W. Kesteloot, 89:45–46.

Voyage of the Forest Dream and Other Sea Adventures, A Memoir by Captain Niels Peter Thomsen (published by the author, 1997). Reviewed by Andrew J. Nesdall, 84:59–60.

The Voyage of the Rose City: An Adventure at Sea by John Moynihan (Spiegel & Grau, 2011). Reviewed by Joshua M. Smith, 138:51.

Voyage of the Slave Ship: J. M. W. Turner’s Masterpiece in Historical Context by Stephen J. May (McFarland, 2014). Reviewed by Timothy J. Runyan, 151:55.

Voyages by Alfred T. Hill (David McKay and South Street Museum, 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 7:37–38.

Voyages: Documents in American Maritime History 2 volumes edited by Joshua M. Smith and the National Maritime Historical Society. Vol. 1 The Age of Sail: 1492–1865; Vol. 2 The Age of Engines: 1865–Present (University of Florida Press, 2009). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 127: 51.

Wake of the Invercauld by Madelene Ferguson Allen (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1997). Reviewed by Andrew J. Nesdall, 88:43–44.

The Wanderer: The Last American Slave Ship and the Conspiracy That Set Its Sails by Erik Calonius (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2006). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 124:54–55.

War at Sea, 1939–1945 by John Hamilton (Sterling Publishing, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 41:41.

War at Sea: A Naval History of World War II by Nathan Miller (Oxford University Press, 1996). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 81:50.

The War for the Seas: A Maritime History of World War II by Evan Mawdsley (Yale University Press, 2019). Reviewed by Salvatore Mercogliano, 172:60–61.

War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861–1865 by James M. McPherson (University of North Carolina Press, 2012). Reviewed by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, 143:51–52.

The War with Cape Horn by Allan Villiers (Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1971). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 1:36.

Warrior Queens: The Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth in World War II by Daniel Allen Butler (Stackpole Books, 2002). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 102:45–46.

Warship Under Sail: The USS Decatur in the Pacific West by Lorraine McConaghy (University of Washington Press, 2009). Reviewed by Dr. David O. Whitten, 132:51.

Warships of the Napoleonic Era by Robert Gardiner (Naval Institute Press, 1999). Reviewed by William H. White, 94:45.

The Waterman’s Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina by David S. Cecelski (University of North Carolina Press, 2001). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 99:42.

A Watery Grave by Joan Druett (St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2004). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 116:47–48.

The Way of a Ship: A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail by Derek Lundy (Ecco, 2003). Reviewed by Capt. Hal Sutphen, 105:44, 105:46.

The Way of the Ship: America’s Maritime History Reenvisioned, 1600–2000 by Alex Roland, W. Jeffery Bolster, and Alexander Keyssar (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008). Reviewed by William H. White, 122:55.

Way’s Packet Directory, 1848–1994, Passenger Steamboats of the Mississippi River System Since the Advent of Photography in Mid-Continent America by Frederick Way Jr. (Ohio University Press, 1995). Reviewed by Brian Wainwright, 75:40–41.

“We will Stand by You”: Serving in the Pawnee, 1942–1945 by Theodore Mason (University of South Carolina Press, 1991). Reviewed by W. M. P. Dunne, 59:38.

We, the Navigators: The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific, 2nd edition, by Dr. David Lewis (University of Hawaii Press, 1994). Reviewed by Oswald H. Robinson, 71:43–44.

We’ll Deliver by C. Bradford Mitchell (U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 1977). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 10:39.

The Whaleboat––A Study of Design, Construction and Use from 1850 to 1970 by Willits D. Ansel (Mystic Seaport, Inc., 1978). Reviewed by Don Meisner, 16:40.

Whales, Ice and Men: The History of Whaling in the Western Arctic by John R. Bockstoce (University of Washington Press). Reviewed by Hal Fessenden, 42:38.

Whales, Wharves and Warfare: People and Events that Shaped Pigeon Point by JoAnn Semones (The Glencannon Press, 2017). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 160:61–62.

Whaling and the Art of Scrimshaw by Charles R. Meyer (McKay, 1976). Reviewed by David O. Durrell, 6:31–32.

The Whaling Art Journal of Abigail M. Case by Chris Galazzi and Kristina Rodanas, illustrated by Kristina Rodanas (Cape Cod Maritime Museum, 2016). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 159:55.

Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy, by Skip Finley (Naval Institute Press, 2020). Reviewed by Michael Toth, 173:52–53

The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses, 1937–38 by Lt. (j.g.) Quentin R. Walsh, edited by P. J. Capelotti (University of Florida Press, 2010). Reviewed by Hans Van Tilburg, 135:53–54.

The Wheels Still Turn: A History of Australian Paddleboats by Peter Plowman (Kangaroo Press, 1993). Reviewed by Kevin Haydon, 70:44.

When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs and Money in the Age of Sail by Eric Jay Dolin (Liveright Corporation, 2012). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 142:59.

When Fortune Frowns by William H. White (Tiller Publishing, 2009). Reviewed by Louis Arthur Norton, 127:52–53.

When God Was an Atheist Sailor: Memories of a Childhood at Sea, 1902–1910 by Burgess Cogill (W.W. Norton & Co., 1990). Reviewed by Kevin Haydon, 54:41–42.

Wherries and Waterways by Robert Malster (Terence Dalton Ltd. 1986). Reviewed by James A. Forsythe, 45:48.

Whidah: Cape Cod’s Mystery Treasure Ship by Edwin Dethlefsen (Seafarers Heritage Library, 1984). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 36:42.

White Fox and Icy Seas in the Western Arctic: The Fur Trade, Transportation, and Change in the Early Twentieth Century by John R. Bokstoce (Yale University Press, 2018). Reviewed by Timothy Lynch, 164:60.

White Pine: American History and the Tree That Made a Nation by Andrew Vietze (Globe Pequot, 2018). Reviewed by John Galluzzo, 165:53–54.

Who’s Who in Nelson’s Navy: 200 Naval Heroes by Nicholas Tracy (Chatham Publishing and MBI Publishing, 2006). Reviewed by Deirdre O’Regan, 117:49–50.

William H. Webb, Shipbuilder by Edwin L. Dunbaugh and William du Barry Thomas (Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, 1989). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 53:46–47.

Windjamming to China by Gustav Tjgaard (Strategic Book Group, LLC, 2011). Reviewed by David Hirzel, 141:54.

Window to the Street, a mid-19th Century View of Cold Spring Harbor by Harriet G. Valentine (Exposition Press, 1981). Reviewed by Melvin A. Conant, 23:36.

The Wine-Dark Sea by Patrick O’Brian (W. W. Norton, 1993). Reviewed by John Lehman, 68:38–39.

The Winning Edge: Naval Technology in Action, 1939–1945 by Kenneth Poolman (Naval Institute Press, 1997). Reviewed by Townsend Hornor, 87:44–45.

With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the making of an American Maritime Empire by Brian Rouleau (Cornell University Press, 2014). Reviewed by Timothy G. Lynch, 153:60–61.

Women at Sea: Travel Writing and the Margins of Caribbean Discourse by Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert and Ivette Romero-Cesareo (Palgrave, 2001). Reviewed by Alena Derby, 99:47.

Wooden Boat: An Appreciation of the Craft by the Editors of WoodenBoat (Addison–Wesely, 1982). Reviewed by Clark Thompson, 27:41.

Wooden Boat Designs, Classic Danish Boats Measured and Described by Christian Nielsen, translated by Erik J. Friis (Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1980.) Reviewed by Don Meisner, 20:52.

Wooden Ship: The Art, History, and Revival of Wooden Shipbuilding by Peter H. Spectre and David Larkin (Houghton Mifflin, 1991). Reviewed by Melbourne Smith, 60:41–42

Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks by J. Richard Steffy (Texas A & M University Press, 1994). Reviewed by Justine Ahlstrom, 74:43.

Wooden Shipbuilding by Charles Desmond (Vestal Press). Reviewed by Richard A. Fewtrell, 34:43.

Wooden Shipbuilding and Small Craft Preservation: Papers from the Symposium on the American Wooden Shipbuilding Industry sponsored by the Bath Marine Museum and from the Second Annual Museum Conference on Small Craft (Preservation Press, 1976). Reviewed by Ted Miles, 5:42.

Wooden Ships from Texas, A World War I Saga by Richard W. Bricker (Texas A&M University Press, 1998). Reviewed by Capt. Harold Huycke, 101:44–46.

Wooden Walls to Distant Shores: A Maritime Concoction and the Regina Maris Saga by Capt. John A. Wilson (The Book Guild Ltd, 1992). Reviewed by John A. Kerr 67:43–44.

The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy by N. A. M. Roger (Naval Institute Press, 1986). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 44:44.

Workaday Schooners: The Edward W. Smith Photographs by Edward W. Smith Jr. (International Marine Publishing Company, 1975). Reviewed by Norman Brouwer, 3:36.

The Workboats of Core Sound: Stories and Photographs of a Changing World by Lawrence C. Earley (University of North Carolina Press, 2013). Reviewed by Franklin Mercher, 145:59–60.

The World Encompassed: Francis Drake and His Great Voyage by Derek Wilson (Harper & Row, 1977). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 11:42.

World War II Adventures of Canada’s Bluenose by Andrew Higgins and Jesse Spalding III (West Indies Trading Co.). Reviewed by David E. Perkins, 89:46.

World War II at Sea: A Global History by Craig L. Symonds (Oxford University Press, 2018). Reviewed by Salvatore R. Mercogliano, 166:58–59.

World’s Greatest Ship: The Story of the Leviathan Vol. III by Frank O. Braynard (South Street Museum, 1976). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 7:38, 7:40.

World’s Greatest Ship: The Story of the Leviathan Vol. IV by Frank O. Braynajrd (The Mariners Museum, 1978). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 13:58–59.

World’s Greatest Ship: The Story of the Leviathan Vol. VI by Frank O Braynard (American Merchant Marine Museum). Reviewed by Peter Stanford, 32:45–46.

Worthy of the Sea: K. Aage Nielsen and His Legacy of Yacht Design by Maynard Bray and Tom Jackson (Tilbury House Publishers, 2006). Reviewed by John Rousmaniere, 118:48.

Writing Geographical Exploration: James and the Northwest Passages 1631–33 by Wayne K. D. Davies (University of Calgary Press and Arctic Institute of North America, 2003). Reviewed by Daniel Finamore, 110:44–45.

Yacht Designs by William Garden (International Marine Publishing, 1977). Reviewed by Don Meisner, 8:37.

Yankee India: American Commercial and Cultural Encounters with India in the Age of Sail 1784–1860 by Susan S. Bean (Peabody Essex Museum & Mapin Publishers, 2001). Reviewed by Peter Sorensen, 105:43.

The Yards: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works by Michael S. Sanders (Harper Collins, 1999). Reviewed by James L. Nelson, 91:46.

Yarns of a Cyprus Pilot by George V. Clark (Pentland Press, Ltd., 1991). Reviewed by Harold D. Huycke, 60:40–41.

The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World––and Globalization Began, by Valerie Hansen (Simon & Schuster, 2020). Reviewed by Chuck Steele, 173:50–52

You Are First, The Story of Olin Stephens and Rod Stephens of Sparkmen & Stephens, Inc. by Francis S. Kinney (Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1978). Reviewed by Don Meisner, 14:61.

Young Men and the Sea: Yankee Seafarers in the Age of Sail by Daniel Vickers with Vince Walsh (Yale University Press, 2005). Reviewed by John Odin Jensen, 113:43