tall ships: stockwins maritime miscellany
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Lt Cdr Julian Stockwin shares his love and knowledge of the sea in this entertaining collection of maritime stories and little-known trivia. Featuring nautical facts and feats including superstitions at sea the history of animals on the waves - until 1975 when all animals were banned from Royal Navy ships - and how the inventor of the umbrella helped man the British Navy it is packed with informative tales. Focusing on the glory days of tall ships he explores marine myths and unearths the