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Nautical Disaster Novel, Salt to the Sea, by Ruta Sepetys

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The Forgotten Maritime Tragedy That Was 6 Times Deadlier Than the Titanic Continue reading

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The Burning of the Kent

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The fire reached the powder magazine and the looked-for explosion took place. The burning fragments of the vessel were blown high into the air, like so many rockets. Continue reading

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Horror on the High Seas

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An excerpt from SAILORS TAKE WARNING A tale of horror aboard the USS Nimitz   Kate Conrad sat in the back of the stacks and watched thousands of books slide an inch over the edges of their shelves, and then … Continue reading

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Aboard a Steel Ship During World War II with C. S. Forester

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A colossal geyser of black mud followed along with the terrific roar of the explosion.  Mud and water rained down on the Apache, drenching everyone on deck. Continue reading

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Alcoholic Sailor With Serious Psychiatric Problems

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The sailor with the crack in his skull is, you guessed it, McGlue, our murder-suspect and main character. Continue reading

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Sea Bottom Science Fiction

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If you love gritty sea stories and grungy sci-fi, you’ll love LOW. Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: The North Water by Ian McGuire

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For readers who enjoy rough characters in harsh environments. Continue reading

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Attention All Hands: Sea Stories Wanted

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Attention sea story authors: Submit your work for publication in THE SEA ADVENTURE COLLECTION Continue reading

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Salty Art Sparks the Imagination

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Back in the old days only bikers, sailors and hookers had tattoos. Continue reading

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Honoring the USS Arizona Memorial

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Being on the flight deck of the USS Enterprise, 80-feet above the water, I could clearly see the rusted remains of the USS Arizona sunk in the harbor mud just a short distance away. Continue reading

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