History of the Port of San Diego


  • They Came by Sea, Jerry MacMullen

Women's History


  • She Was a Sister Sailor, Mary Brewster's Whaling Journals, ed. Joan Druett



  • The Story of Maps, Lloyd A. Brown
  • How to Draw Maps & Charts, USBORNE Books
  • Explorers from Columbus to Armstrong, USBORNE Books




  • The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor, Darcy Lever
  • Ships in Bottles, Guy DeMarco


Books About Classic Sea Adventures


  • Captains Courageous, Rudyard Kipling
  • The Dark Frigate, Charles Hawes
  • The Mutineers, Charles Hawes
  • Sea Fever, K.M. Peyton
  • Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Kidnapped, Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The Boat that Would Not Float, Farley Mowat
  • Billy Budd, Sailor & Other Stories, Herman Melville


Maritime History


  • Euterpe (History of Star of India), Craig Arnold
  • The Cruise of the Cachalot, Frank Bullen
  • Mutiny on the Bounty, Charles Nordoff & James Hall
  • Men Against the Sea, Charles Nordoff & James Hall
  • Pitcairn Island, Charles Nordoff & James Hall
  • Doctor Dogbody's Leg, Charles Nordhoff
  • Two Years Before the Mast, Richard Henry Dana
  • Star of India: Log of an Iron Ship, Jerry MacMullen




  • Clara Rounds Cape Horn, Faber & Lasagna
  • Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome
  • Peter Duck, Arthur Ransome
  • Swallow Trail, Arthur Ransome
  • We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea, Arthur Ransome




  • Call if Courage, Armstrong Perry
  • The Selchie's Seed, Shulamith Oppenheim
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, C. Lewis
  • The Lore of a Ship, Tre Tryckare


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