Ships History Books

Last updated: December 31, 2011
  1. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea (Stranger Than...)
    1. The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea (Stranger Than...) by Sebastian Junger Published: February 5, 2007 Score: 17.07
  2. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
    2. Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing and Simon Prebble Published: January 1, 2008 Score: 16.97
  3. In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
    3. In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick Published: May 1, 2001 Score: 6.44
  4. Thunderstruck
    4. Thunderstruck by Erik Larson and Bob Balaban Published: October 10, 2006 Score: 5.41
  5. Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea: The History and Discovery of the World's Richest Shipwreck
    5. Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea: The History and Discovery of the World's Richest Shipwreck by Gary Kinder Published: October 20, 2009 Score: 4.66
  6. Six Frigates
    6. Six Frigates by Ian W. Toll Published: November 2, 2006 Score: 3.66
  7. Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
    7. Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen Published: October 14, 2003 Score: 2.75
  8. Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
    8. Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories by Simon Winchester Published: November 2, 2010 Score: 2.74
  9. A Night to Remember
    9. A Night to Remember by Walter Lord and Nathaniel Philbrick Published: December 23, 2004 Score: 2.18
  10. Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates
    10. Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates by David Cordingly Published: May 9, 2006 Score: 2.03
  11. The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition
    11. The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition by Caroline Alexander Published: November 3, 1998 Score: 1.95
  12. Sailing Alone Around the World
    12. Sailing Alone Around the World by Captain Joshua Slocum and Nelson Runger Published: December 16, 1999 Score: 1.34
  13. Blue Latitudes CD
    13. Blue Latitudes CD by Tony Horwitz and Daniel Gerroll Published: October 1, 2002 Score: 1.17
  14. Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History
    14. Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History by Kalee Thompson Published: June 1, 2010 Score: 1.08
  15. Castles of Steel
    15. Castles of Steel by Robert K. Massie Published: March 3, 2005 Score: 1.05
  16. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea (Modern Library Classics)
    16. Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea (Modern Library Classics) by Richard Henry Dana Jr and Gary Kinder Published: July 16, 2009 Score: 0.92
  17. The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself (Boorstin Trilogy)
    17. The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself (Boorstin Trilogy) by Daniel J. Boorstin Published: May 1, 2001 Score: 0.9
  18. The Pirate Hunter
    18. The Pirate Hunter by Richard Zacks Published: June 18, 2003 Score: 0.9
  19. Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842
    19. Sea of Glory: America's Voyage of Discovery, The U.S. Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 by Nathaniel Philbrick Published: October 26, 2004 Score: 0.75
  20. The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down
    20. The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down by Colin Woodard Published: July 18, 2007 Score: 0.71
  21. Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Quest for Treasure, Religious Freedom--and Revenge
    21. Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Quest for Treasure, Religious Freedom--and Revenge by Ed Kritzler Published: November 3, 2009 Score: 0.71
  22. How to Survive the Titanic: The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay
    22. How to Survive the Titanic: The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay by Frances Wilson Published: October 11, 2011 Score: 0.69
  23. The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
    23. The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty by Caroline Alexander Published: May 25, 2004 Score: 0.68
  24. Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America
    24. Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America by Eric Jay Dolin Published: July 17, 2008 Score: 0.62

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