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Summary: Veteran seaman Quinton McHale is commissioned into the Navy Reserve at the start of WWII. He becomes Skipper of Torpedo Patrol (PT) Boat #73, stationed on the island of Taratupa in the Pacific. Assigned to his command are six free-spirited, good-hearted swabbies who love to have fun. McHale and his men are constant irritants to their base commander, Captain Wallace B. Binghamton. Binghamton is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series McHale's 2007

Summary: Still stationed on their naval base on the tiny island of Taratupa during World War II, Lt. Cdr. Quinton McHale, Ensign Parker and the rest of the scheming crew of PT-73 are back with more adventures from the Pacific. The Skipper and his swabbies are on a permanent quest for wine, women and profit in between war maneuvers. Battles with the Japanese could never measure up to the ongoing conflict...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2007

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Summary: Two lovesick sailors on shore leave in Hollywood fall hard for the same beautiful singer. The race for Susie's heart leads them both into a series of comical and musical adventures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS ANC

Summary: Fourteen-year-old Laura Dekker sets out, camera in hand, on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. In the wake of a year-long battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global storm of media scrutiny, Laura now finds herself far from land, family and unwanted attention, exploring the world in search of freedom, adventure, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MAI

Law, J. S.

Summary: "A teenage sailor disappears on HMS Defiance, an infamous closed case reopens, and Lt. Danielle Lewis fights for truth and survival in this high-octane military thriller After events on board the submarine HMS Tenacity, Lieutenant "Dan" Lewis of the Royal Navy's Kill Team was warned not to pursue those responsible. She should walk away, stop investigating, but her thirst for justice means she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAW

Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 2002

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.373 BOC

Boles, Frank

Summary: "The Great Lakes create a vast transportation network that supports a massive shipping industry. In this volume, seamanship, cargo, competition, cooperation, technology, engineering, business, unions, government decisions, and international agreements all come together to create a story of unrivaled interest about the Great Lakes ships and the crews that sailed them in the twentieth century....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 386.54 BOL

Zimmermann, Chas. A. (Charles A.)

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: Robbins Music Corp. 1935

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Ashcraft, Tami Oldham

Summary: Tami Oldham and her fiancé Richard Sharp set sail from Tahiti, both excellent sailors, with a bright future ahead of them. Twenty days into their journey, they ran into a monumental hurricane, in which Richard was blown overboard. With the masts gone, the engine shot, and Richard dead, Tami overcame tremendous odds to navigate herself to safety. It took her 41 days. This is her story.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2002

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 910.9164 ASH

Petersen, Neal

Contents: 1973 -- The dream tree -- Building boats -- California -- Mining diamonds -- The gifts -- First solo crossing -- Ireland -- Back to Ireland -- A family Christmas -- The BOC Atlantic alone -- Charleston, South Carolina -- Racing to the Southern Ocean -- The Earth is flat -- Sailing with Gwen -- Choosing Charleston -- Another OSTAR -- Back to Charleston -- Leg one -- Leg two -- Leg three -- Leg...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 797.124 PET

Gay, William

Summary: Billy Edgewater is a harbinger of doom. Estranged from his family, discharged from the Navy, and touched by a rising desperation, he sets out hitchhiking home to East Tennessee, where his father is slowly dying. n the road, separately, are Sudy and Bradshaw, brother and sister, and a one-armed con man named Roosterfish. All, in one way or another, have their pasts and futures embroiled with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GAY

Riley, Lucinda

Summary: Ally is in the midst of preparations for a challenging yacht race when she receives news of her adopted father's death. When tragedy strikes on the high seas, pummeling Ally yet again with a terrible and unexpected loss, she turns her back on the water and instead follows her own North Star-- a clue left by her father, leading her to Norway. There Ally begins to unpack the century-old story of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2016

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Stockwin, Julian

Summary: November 1807. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd must sail to Lisbon to aid the Portuguese Royal Family's evacuation in the face of Napoleon's ruthless advance through Iberia. In the chaos of the threatened city an old passion is reawakened when he meets Persephone Lockwood, a beautiful and determined admiral's daughter from his past. But the Royal Family's destination is Brazil, Perspehone's England,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hodder & Stoughton 2017

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Summary: A trouble-shooting 19th century seaman is trying to discover why so many whaling ships have been disappearing of late. Teaming with a scientist and a diver, they set sail to investigate. They are promptly captured by the megalomaniac Captain Nemo, who skippers a lavish, scientifically advanced submarine.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2003

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3 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY TWE

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE 200

Cobb, James H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COB

Ghosh, Amitav.

Summary: Amid a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, three vessels, and the diverse occupants within, converge on Canton's Fanqui-Town, or Foreign Enclave, which is a powder keg awaiting a spark to ignite the Opium Wars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011

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Glyndebourne Chorus

Summary: Opera revolving around the fatal tensions that develop between a young sailor, the malevolent master-at-arms, and the captain aboard a British man o' war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Opus Arte 2011

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA BIL

Gunderson, Jessica.

Summary: "Provides gripping accounts of Navy servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Edge Books, an imprint of Capstone Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 359 GUN

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 359 GUN

Kernan, Alvin B.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.545 KER

Maher, Robert A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kent State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.545 MAH

McClear, Preston.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Malibu Books for Children 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION McClear

Shaw, David W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. Morrow 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 910.91 SHA

Stockwin, Julian.

Summary: After being promoted during the Battle of Camperdown, acting Lieutenant Thomas Kydd finds himself aboard the U.S.S. Constellation operating out of Halifax during the first days of the American Navy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McBooks Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Stratton, Donald

Summary: A memoir by a USS Arizona survivor describes his experience of the attacks that left him with burns over more than sixty-five percent of his body, his resolve to reenter service after a grueling recovery, and his contributions to some of the Pacific's most violent battles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B STRATTON STR