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THE COUNTER ARMADA

1596 The Joumall of the Mary Rose By Stephen and Elizabeth Usherwood Based on a recently discovered diary kept by a member of the inner council commanding the expedition Sir George Carew, Lieutenant of the Queen's Ordnance and Master of the Mary Rose, this book contains one of the most comprehensive on -the-scene accounts yet of the preparation and execution of Britain's famous assault on Cadiz. It throws new light on the navy of Drake's and Raleigh's day, on Elizabeth I and her policymaking councils, and on the leading personages of her courts. Valuable details about the handling of warships of the period and the lives of the sailors on board are also included. Appendices contain the original text of the diary, complete with Sir George's own corrections, reproduced here for the first time; the translation of a log book kept by a Dutchman for part of the voyage; and a list of the ships that

served on the voyage with their statistics. l98.3. l 76 pages. 20 illustrations. Appendices. List price: $l5.95.

Americans with its new weapons. Track charts. maps, photographs, and diagrams all help to complete the story. l98.3. 288 pages. 50 illustrations. 6 " x 9". Index. List price: $l8.95.

HUNTER¡ KILLER U.S. Escort Carriers in the Battle of the Atlantic

THE MAYFLOWER

By William T. YBlood

And Other Colonial Vessels By William A Baker

This in-depth study at last brings the U.S. escort carrier's crucial operations against the famed German submarines to the forefront Amazingly versatile and hardy, the American CVE's sank more than fifty U-boats during the prolonged Battle of the Atlantic. The author's masterful retelling of some of the most exciting anti-submarine encounters of the war offers a vivid you-are-there narrative that takes the reader onto the decks of the carriers and into the cockpits of the fighter planes. Fewwill forget for example, YBlood's gripping account of the sinking of the U-569 by the Bogue and its heroic Avenger and Wildcat pilots. or the fiery attack on U-758, which surprised the

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This important work stands as the final thoughts of an acknowledged expert on the merchant ships and small craft widely used in America during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Written shortly before the author's death, it provides, through extensive illustrations and an authoritative text a comprehensive history of the design construction and rigging of the large ships and the small shallops, pinnaces, barks, and ketches. (Baker's replica of the Mayflower made its own historic crossing of the Atlantic in l957.) l98.3. l 92 pages. lOO illustrations. List price: $l5.95

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Sea History 029 - Autumn 1983  

6 THE BATTLE WON BY CIVILIANS, Edward L. Hayden • 11 THE JOHN W. BROWN • 13 ALLEN RUPLEY, J. Peter Grace • 14 THE NAVIGATORS, Sanford H. Lo...

Sea History 029 - Autumn 1983  

6 THE BATTLE WON BY CIVILIANS, Edward L. Hayden • 11 THE JOHN W. BROWN • 13 ALLEN RUPLEY, J. Peter Grace • 14 THE NAVIGATORS, Sanford H. Lo...

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