Free Genealogy e-book



(Your shopping cart is empty)
You are here: Home > Various Subjects > Maritime
We found 182 results matching your criteria.
Choose a sub category:
Australia General Australia Reference
New South Wales Queensland
South Australia Tasmania
Victoria Western Australia
New Zealand Britain
Biography & Journals Exploration
General Reference & History River History
Shipwrecks
Sort By:
1
1862 Immigrants & Crew Index
1862 Immigrants and Crew Index
Our Price: AU$23.00 Inc GST

This is a combined index of crew and immigrants who landed in Queensland in 1862. Not all passenger lists are included. Details include name, age, if passenger or crew, vessel.
A Voyage to Australia: Private Journal of James Bell
A Voyage to Australia: Private Journal of James Bell
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

On 19 November 1838 James Bell, then aged 21, set out in the sailing vessel the "Planter" from London to travel to Adelaide. Due to the incompetence of the captain and the many misadventures encountered the "Planter" took almost six months to reach its destination ...
Abeona & the Hawson Family
Abeona and the Hawson Family
Our Price: AU$13.75 Inc GST

A history of the Hawson family and the vessel 'Abeona', a brigantine which Henry Hawson became one of the registered owners.
Across the Pacific: Liners from Australian and New Zealand to North America
Across the Pacific: Liners from Australian and New Zealand to North America
Our Price: AU$39.95 Inc GST

For just over a hundred years there was a regular passenger liner service across the Pacific connecting Australia and New Zealand with the west coast of North America. With his usual meticulous research, Peter Plowman describes the liners that traversed the Pacific and companies that owned and managed them ...
An Era at Port Phillip Heads
An Era at Port Phillip Heads 1830-1900
Our Price: AU$5.95 Inc GST

This booklet is not intended to be a detailed history of life at Pot Phillip Heads, but rather a record of some interesting stories associated with the place.
Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy
Arthur Phillip: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

Arthur Phillip's integrity, intelligence and persistence made him perfectly suited to the role that history and cicumstances presented to him in 1788, but landing the First Fleet at Botany Bay was only one of many achievements in a captivating life ...
Australia's Shipwreck Coast & Other Stories
Australia's Shipwreck Coast and Other Stories
Our Price: AU$13.95 Inc GST

Written in three sections, the first two are for the shipwreck enthusiast and tourist who may wish to visit wreck sites, graves, memorials to seamen and passengers who lost their lives at sea, and other places of maritime interest. The third section ...
Australian Cruise Ships
Australian Cruise Ships
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

This book provides details of many of the ships that cruised out of Australian ports from the early 1970s up to 2000, and all the cruise ships to have been seen in local waters since 2001.
Australian Migrant Ships 1946-1977
Australian Migrant Ships 1946-1977
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

Peter Plowman's book 'Emigrant Ships to Luxury Liners' was published in 1992, and sold steadily until 2004, when supplies were exhausted. Rather than reprint  that book, he decided ...
Aust Shipowners & Fleets Bk 10
Australian Shipowners and Their Fleets Book 10: Vessels Enrolled At Melbourne to the End of 1859
Our Price: AU$8.25 Inc GST

Aust Shipowners & Fleets Bk 11
Australian Shipowners and Their Fleets Book 11: Vessels Enrolled At Launceston 1830-59
Our Price: AU$8.25 Inc GST

Arranged alphabetically by surname of shipowner, each entry starts with the person/s name/s as a heading, then lists the vessel/s that they had. Details include the vessels name, what it ...
Aust Shipowners & Fleets Bk 14
Australian Shipowners and Their Fleets Book 14: Ships Registered at Port Adelaide 1838-1869
Our Price: AU$8.25 Inc GST

The material in this publication is based upon the record of the Registrar of British Ships, Custom House, Port Adelaide, South Australia. Divided into two sections, the first is an alphabetical listing of shipowners registered
Aust Shipowners & Fleets Bk 18
Australian Shipowners and Their Fleets Book 18: Vessels Enrolled At Brisbane From 1851 Till Mid 1880s
Our Price: AU$8.25 Inc GST

Details include the shipowners name/s, the vessels name, the type of vessel, its dimensions and tonnage, the date it was sold and ownership transferred, and its end result (eg broken ...
Aust Shipowners & Fleets Bk 3
Australian Shipowners and Their Fleets Book 3: Owners Registering Ships in Newcastle
Our Price: AU$8.25 Inc GST

Australian Shipwrecks Vol. 4
Australian Shipwrecks: Volume 4 1901-1986
Our Price: AU$21.95 Inc GST

This volume of 'Australian Shipwrecks' completes the first attempt to compile  a comprehensive record of ships lost in Australian waters; commenced in 172 by  the late Charles Bateson, then continued ...
Australian Shipwrecks Vol. 5 Update
Australian Shipwrecks: Volume 5 Update 1622-1990
Our Price: AU$32.00 Inc GST

To readers who supported the four published editions of 'Australian  Shipwrecks', and requested an update, the author has done this for you, and with that  presents the last ...
Australian Shipwrecks Vol. 6
Australian Shipwrecks: Volume 6 The Australia Run
Our Price: AU$50.00 Inc GST

The development of the new colonies of Australian and New Zealand is nurtured by the sea, commencing with arrival of the first convicts and free emigrants. Tales of tedious voyages ...
Bay Steamers & Coastal Ferries
Bay Steamers and Coastal Ferries
Our Price: AU$11.95 Inc GST

In addition to ferries and excursion vessels, many small passenger and cargo ships worked out of Port Phillip Bay along the coast before rail and roads took over.P Written by ...
Bligh: Master Mariner
Bligh: Master Mariner
Our Price: AU$35.00 Inc GST

From ship's boy to vice-admiral, there was much more to Captain Bligh than his infamous bad temper. Meet a 24-year-old Master Bligh as he witnesses the demise of his captain and mentor, Cook; a 34-year-old Lieutenant Bligh at the helm of the famous 'Bounty' then cast adrift ...
Bound for South Australia: Births & Deaths 1848-85
Bound for South Australia: Births and Deaths on Government-Assisted Immigrant Ships 1848-1885
Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST

A richly illustrated CD-ROM which brings, for the first time,  a complete listing of 323 voyages to South Australia between 1848 and 1885  under the auspices of the ...
Capes & Captains: Aust Coast
Capes and Captains: A Comprehensive Study of the Australian Coast
Our Price: AU$36.00 Inc GST

Ignorance is human fate. And yet, at all times, humans searching for knowledge  have reached out beyond the expanding horizon shielding the unknown. In the  middle of the ...
Captain Bligh's Second Chance
Captain Bligh's Second Chance: An Eyewitness Account of his Return to the South Seas
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

Here is the intriguing and unfamiliar story of Captain Bligh's second voyage to the South Pacific, commenced in 1791, only one year after his return to England following the infamous mutiny on the 'Bounty'.
Captain Cook: Life, Death & Legacy
Captain Cook: The Life, Death and Legacy of History's Greatest Explorer
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

In three epic journeys, Captain Cook discovered more of the earth's surface  than any other man. Yet James Cook himself has become shrouded in myth and his  legacy has been ...
Captain Cook: Voyager Between Worlds
Captain Cook: Voyager Between Worlds
Our Price: AU$35.00 Inc GST

Captain James Cook was a supreme navigator and explorer. In his voyages he came across peoples with hugely different systems of thought and cultures. The author explores what happened when the two cultures met, and how each side interpreted the other ...
Cargo for the Colony: 1797 'Sydney Cove'
Cargo for the Colony: The 1797 Wreck of the Merchant Ship 'Sydney Cove'
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

Wrecked in 1797 while on a journey from Calcutta to Port Jackson, the 'Sydney  Cove' was the first merchant vessel lost after the establishment of the colony of New South ...
Carpet of Silver: Wreck of the Zuytdorp
Carpet of Silver: The Wreck of the 'Zuytdorp'
Our Price: AU$45.00 Inc GST

The 'Zuytdorp', one of the great ships of the Dutch East India Company, disappeared without trace after leaving Cape Town in 1712, en route to Batavia (Jakarta). The ship was carrying a rich cargo, including some 250,000 guilders in silver coins.
Daniel Solander: Collected Corresp
Daniel Solander: Collected Correspondence 1753-1782
Our Price: AU$76.95 Inc GST

Daniel Solander, the 18th century Swedish naturalist and traveller was a pioneer of the scientific study of natural history and one of the earliest collectors in New Holland.P For many ...
Deaths on Emigrant Vessels to SA 1849-1865
Deaths on Emigrant Vessels to South Australia 1849-1865
Our Price: AU$7.50 Inc GST

This "Return showing Deaths, &c., occurring on board Emigrant Ships, from 1849 to 5 June 1865" is taken form the South Australian Government Gazette of 26 January 1866 ...
Destination Never Reached: NSW Wrecks
Destination Never Reached: New South Wales Shipwrecks
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

The final book in a trilogy on New South Wales shipwrecks, 'Destination Never Reached' covers the events leading up to some of the State's most tragic shipwrecks. Using ...
Doctors at Sea: Emigrant Voyages Colonial Aust
Doctors at Sea: Emigrant Voyages to Colonial Australia
Our Price: AU$55.00 Inc GST

As well as their medical and supervisory duties, especially in relation to  children and nursing mothers, we see doctors presiding over courts of law on board as they ...
Early Steam Ships in Australia
Early Steam Ships in Australia
Our Price: AU$10.95 Inc GST

An investigation of the arrival and development of steam ships in Australian waters from 1830 to the 1850s.
Embers on the Sea
Embers on the Sea: The Empire Patrol Disaster 1945
Our Price: AU$21.95 Inc GST

The conflagration which destroyed the 'Empire Patrol' after World War II took  with it more than just the lives of many Greek refugees. For most of the survivors, ...
Encounter Bay Shipping 1850-1864
Encounter Bay Shipping 1850-1864
Our Price: AU$10.45 Inc GST

This book contains information on the shipping movements to the South Australian South Coast area during to working life of Port Elliot. Covers Rosetta Cove, Victor Harbor, Port Elliot and the Murray Mouth.
Exploring the South Land: Tasmania
Exploring the South Land: Tasmania Emerges from Terra Australis Incognita
Our Price: AU$30.00 Inc GST

This book documents, by means of a sequence of historical maps, the emergence of knowledge over 400 years from the time that the navigators began probing south, until the current outline of Tasmania ...
Fatal Lights: Strange Tragedies
Fatal Lights: Two Strange Tragedies of the Sea
Our Price: AU$16.45 Inc GST

Ferry to Tasmania: Short History
Ferry to Tasmania: A Short History
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

The island state of Tasmania has been dependent on ferry services to the  mainland almost from the time of first settlement. Over the past two centuries  the size ...
Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia
Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia
Our Price: AU$49.95 Inc GST

Two hundred years ago, in the romantic age of exploration, Matthew Flinders became the first to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline. Rob Mundle's 'Flinders' brings to life the fascinating story of this exceptional maritime explorer - from the drama of epic voyages and devastating shipwrecks; his part in the naming of Australia; his imprisonment
Free Passengers to New South Wales 1826-1837: Passengers, Crew and Military (Private)
Free Passengers to New South Wales 1826-1837: Passengers, Crew and Military (Private Use)
Our Price: AU$69.50 Inc GST

The first in a series being published which will cover free shipping to New South Wales to 1842. This CD contains nearly 36,000 names of passengers, military and crew on passenger ships, whalers and trading vessels between 1826 to 1837. Searchable on a number of fields including name, year of arrival, occupation, regiment, ...
Free Passengers to New South Wales 1826-1837: Passengers, Crew and Military (Public)
Free Passengers to New South Wales 1826-1837: Passengers, Crew and Military (Public Use)
Our Price: AU$99.50 Inc GST

This is the first in a series being published which will cover free shipping to New South Wales to 1842. This CD contains nearly 36,000 names of passengers, military and crew on passenger ships, whalers and trading vessels between 1826 to 1837 ...
Gale Force 10: The Life and Legacy of Admiral Beaufort
Gale Force 10: The Life and Legacy of Admiral Beaufort 1774-1857
List Price AU$44.95 Inc GST
Stock Clearance Price AU$27.50 Inc GST
You save AU$17.45!

Few who hear the shipping forecast, with its familiar sequence of numbers denoting the expected fore of the wind, know what lies behind the man who gave the world the Beaufort Scale. Yet the scale that immortalised Admiral Beaufort's name is just a small part of his full and fascinating life.
Greycliffe: Stolen Lives
Greycliffe: Stolen Lives
Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST

On the afternoon of 3 November 1927, Sydney was rocked by the news of the  worst disaster on its picturesque harbour - the ferry 'Greycliffe' has just been  run down ...
H.M.S. Buffalo
H.M.S. Buffalo
Our Price: AU$16.50 Inc GST

The CD book on 'H.M.S Buffalo' tells the history of vessel, and of its varied life in the types of passengers carried: emigrants, troops, convicts and government officials ... all of which have left records ...
His Majesty's Bark Endeavor
His Majesty's Bark Endeavour: The Story of the Ship and Her People
Our Price: AU$21.95 Inc GST

The 'Endeavour's' incredible voyage of scientific and geographic discovery (1768-1771) has been a source of fascination to the world ever since the ship returned to port. This book tells the ...
HMAS Sydney (II)
HMAS Sydney (II)
Our Price: AU$25.00 Inc GST

The fate of HMAS Sydney (II), last sighted just before Christmas in 1941 following a battle with a German raider, has been Australia's most enduring maritime mysteries. Then on 16 March 2009 her wreckage was discovered, resolving much of the 67-year-old uncertainty and controversy surrounding the disappearance of the ship and the 674...
Humin Hopes: 1855 Diary of Charles Moore
Humin Hopes: The 1855 Diary of Charles Moore, English Immigrant to Australia on the 'Constitution'
Private Publication

With 'humin hopes' of a better life, the newly married Charles and Louisa  Moore set sail for Australia in 1855 on the emigrant ship 'Constitution'. In a  moving ...
Ill-Starred Captains: Flinders & Baudin
Ill-Starred Captains: Flinders and Baudin
Our Price: AU$27.95 Inc GST

Amid the Napoleonic Wars (1793-1815), France and Britain dispatched rival voyages of discovery to complete the mapping of Australia and 'advance the limits of science'. Led by naval captains Nicolas ...
Inland Rivers Revisited
Inland Rivers Revisited
Our Price: AU$28.50 Inc GST

Following the release of the each edition of the 'Ships of the Inland Rivers' the author received a large number of correspondence, offering additional information on ships that were listed, and others that weren't. Those that were able to be verified have been included in this new book ...
Islands of Angry Ghosts: Batavia
Islands of Angry Ghosts, Murder, Mayhem and Mutiny: The Story of the Batavia
Our Price: AU$32.95 Inc GST

In 1629, the Dutch East India merchantman, the 'Batavia' was recked on reef islands off the West Australian coast while on a routine trip to Indonesia. What followed this disaster ...
Life & Death in the Age of Sail
Life and Death in the Age of Sail: The Passage to Australia
Our Price: AU$39.95 Inc GST

Throughout the nineteenth century, about 750,000 government-assisted emigrants crossed the world from the United Kingdom to Australia. They travelled around 15,000 miles, usually without stopping en route, sometime in cramped ...
Migrant Ships: Hamburg to Australia
Migrant Sailing Ships From Hamburg
Our Price: AU$4.95 Inc GST

This small book gives full details of all sailing ships from Hamburg known to have brought passengers to Australia. Extensive list of arrival dates to Australian ports. Please note: this does not include passenger lists, just information on the vessels themselves ...
Migration in Irish History 1607-2007
Migration in Irish History 1607-2007
Our Price: AU$55.00 Inc GST

As well as their medical and supervisory duties, especially in relation to  children and nursing mothers, we see doctors presiding over courts of law on board as they ...
Migration to New Zealand: A Guide for Family History Researchers
Migration to New Zealand: A Guide for Family History Researchers
Our Price: AU$14.00 Inc GST
November Unlock The Past guidebook sale AU$11.20 Inc GST
You save AU$2.80!

Christine Clement explores the different schemes, periods and times to find out just who the people were coming to New Zealand at the different time periods and why. This booklet is designed to make readers think beyond the square to see what else was happening in the world that may have led people to New Zealand.
Motor Ships of the Thirties
Motor Ships of the Thirties: More Stories of Brisbane Traders
Our Price: AU$25.00 Inc GST

An invention of the German engineer and researcher, Rudolph Diesel was  responsible for a revolution in the area of ship propulsion, and abundant  evidence of his genius could be seen ...
Natures Argonaut: Daniel Solander
Nature's Argonaut: Daniel Solander 1733-1782
Our Price: AU$49.95 Inc GST

Nature's Argonaut: Daniel Solander 1733-1782 Nature's Argonaut is the first full biography of this important eighteenth  century naturalist who now only circled the globe under sail but ranged as far  north ...
Navigator in the South Seas
Navigator in the South Seas
Our Price: AU$6.55 Inc GST

The violent reality of screaming hurricanes and the paradisal calm of South Seas  beaches, glistening with spindrift, are engagingly contrasted by Brett Hilder in  his book of adventures along the ...
Orient Line Guide 1889
Orient Line Guide: Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land
List Price AU$24.50 Inc GST
Stock Reduction Price AU$9.94 Inc GST
You save AU$14.56!

Published in 1889, this book contains useful information and travelling tips to intending passengers sailing to Australia and New Zealand aboard steam ships of The Orient Line ...
Orient Line Guide: Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land (original)
Orient Line Guide: Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land (original)
Our Price: AU$90.00 Inc GST

Published in 1889, this book contains useful information and travelling tips to intending passengers sailing to Australia and New Zealand aboard steam ships of The Orient Line ...
Paddleboats of Australia
Paddleboats of Australia
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

This book is a guide to paddleboats found in various parts of Australia, more than 130 in all. It includes all the paddleboats the author is aware of presently operating public excursions and cruises on rivers, lakes and harbours around Australia, as well as privately owned boats ...
Pioneers of the Pacific: Exploration 1787-1810
Pioneers of the Pacific: Voyages of Exploration 1787-1810
Our Price: AU$38.95 Inc GST

When Captain Cook died on Hawaii on 1779, Britain was already at war with  France and Spain, who had allied themselves with her rebellion American subjects. The new ...
Port Lincoln Shipping
Port Lincoln Shipping
Our Price: AU$7.15 Inc GST

Whalers, disasters and the sea link with Adelaide.
Quarantined!: The 1837 Lady Macnaghten Immigrants
Quarantined!: The 1837 Lady Macnaghten Immigrants
Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST

Quarantined! tells the story of one of the first ships with migrants to arrive in Australia. When the Lady Macnaghten set sail from Ireland, it contained over 400 emigrants, but when it limped into Sydney Harbour in February 1837, disease was raging on board and the immigrants and crew were dying from typhoid ...
Queensland Immigrants: Port of Maryborough 1861-1901
Queensland Immigrants: Port of Maryborough 1861-1901
Our Price: AU$34.50 Inc GST

'Port of Maryborough 1861-1901' contains information from official, newspaper and other sources on the 20,735 immigrants who arrived at the Port of Maryborough, Qld between 1861 and 1901.The information includes the name of the immigrant, age, the vessel, departure port and date, arrival port and date, landing date, ...
Redbill, From Pearls to Peace
Redbill, From Pearls to Peace: The Life and Times of a Remarkable Lugger
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

Once there were hundreds of wooden ketches like 'Redbill' fishing for  pearlshell in the old north-west of Australia, but none of them had her amazing gift for  survival.p ...
SS Yongala: Townsville's Titanic
S.S. Yongala: Townsville's Titanic
Our Price: AU$30.95 Inc GST

On the afternoon of March 23rd, 1911 the Adelaide Steamship Company's steamer 'Yongala' left Mackay, North Queensland for Townsville. Later that night she crossed into the path of a powerful ...
Sea of Dangers: Captain Cook and His Rivals
Sea of Dangers: Captain Cook and His Rivals
Our Price: AU$49.95 Inc GST

Two ships set out in search of a missing continent: the St Jean-Baptiste, a French merchant ship commanded by Jean de Surville, and the Endeavour, a small British naval vessel captained by James Cook. In 'Sea of Dangers', Geoffrey Blainey tells the story of these rival ships and the men who sailed in them. Just before Christmas 1769, the two captains were almost close enough to see one another - and yet they did not know of each other's existence ...
Seagulls Cruisers & Catapults
Seagulls, Cruisers and Catapults: the Story of Australian Naval Aviation 1913-1944
Our Price: AU$27.45 Inc GST

In 'Seagulls, Cruisers and Catapults' Ray Jones has written an authoritative  account of the technical, operational and political aspects of Australian naval aviation from Admiral Creswell's 1913 plan for naval ...
Seeking the Sydney: Quest
Seeking the Sydney: A Quest for Truth
Our Price: AU$54.95 Inc GST

The wartime loss of Australia’s pride, HMAS Sydney, with all hands on board, remains among the great riddles of modern maritime history - one that has  teased authorities, naval experts ...
Settlers Under Sail
Settlers Under Sail
Our Price: AU$16.95 Inc GST

Settler's Under Sail' is Don Charlwood's account of the days of the sailing  ships and a fascinating reconstruction of the wreck of the Loch Ard.p On 31 May 1878, the Loch ...
She Captains: Heroines & Hellions
She Captains: Heriones and Hellions of the Sea
Our Price: AU$22.95 Inc GST

Long before women had the right to vote, earn money, or have lives of their  own, 'she captains' - bold women distinguished for courageous enterprise on the  high seas - ...
Shipping Arrivals and Departures South Australia 1627-1850
Shipping Arrivals and Departures South Australia 1627-1850
Our Price: AU$25.00 Inc GST

This guide for genealogists and maritime historians, lists arrivals and departures of ships of all kinds - explorers, sealers, local coasters, whale ships, intercolonial and overseas traders, emigrant ships, government ...
Ship Arrivals Depart Sydney 1
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Sydney Volume 1 1788-1825
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

Contains shipping entries and corresponding departures, as well as details of maritime incidents and activities reported in the Sydney press. Also includes whaling reports, discoveries, wrecks and mutinies, etc.
Ship Arrivals Depart Sydney V3 1841-44
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Sydney Volume 3 1841-1844 and Gazetteer
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

The aim of this publication is to provide a comprehensive record of shipping  movements in and out of the port of Sydney from 1 January 1841 to 31 December  1844.
Ship Arrivals & Depart Tasmania V2: 1834-42
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Tasmania Volume 2: 1834-1842 and Gazetteer 1803-1842
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

Provides the fullest possible record of shipping movements in and out of Tasmanian ports. Indexed for individual ships and for all persons named, including a few passengers. Also included in ...
Ship Arrivals & Departures Tasmania V3: 1843-50
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Tasmania Volume 3: 1843-1850
Our Price: AU$59.95 Inc GST

Provides the fullest possible record of shipping movements in and out of Tasmanian ports. Indexed for individual ships and for all persons named, including a few passengers. Also included in ...
Shipping Arrivals & Departures Victoria V2
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Victorian Ports Volume 2 1846-1855
Our Price: AU$50.00 Inc GST

This extensive work provides a record of shipping movements in and out of ports within Victoria from 1798 to 1855. The compilations is similar in format and intent to those ...
Shipping Arrivals & Departures Victoria V3
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Victorian Ports Volume 3 1856-1860
Our Price: AU$75.00 Inc GST

This extensive work provides a record of shipping movements in and out of ports within Victoria between 1856-1860. The compilations is similar in format and intent to those ...
Shipping Losses & Casualties
Shipping Losses and Casualties Concerning Australia and New Zealand
Our Price: AU$44.00 Inc GST

This two volume book set is concerned with shipping casualties involving wrecks (total loss) or serious damage to ships owned in Australia or New Zealand, no matter where they occurred, ...
Ships Employed in South Seas Trade
Ships Employed in the South Seas Trade 1775-1861
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

An 'arrivals, departures and speakings at sea' list of all references from Lloyd's List to vessels trading to and from the Pacific Islands, mostly whaling, in the period indicated. Indexed ...
Ships of the Inland Rivers
Ships of The Inland Rivers
Our Price: AU$35.00 Inc GST

This classic work, first published in 1987 and compiled by well known maritime historian, Ronald Parsons,  has been through numerous editions and printings, the latest being a reprint of ...
Ships of the Inland Rivers
Ships of the Inland Rivers: An Outline History and Details of all Known Paddle Steamers, Barges and Other Commercial Vessels Trading on the Murray-Darling System (CD)
Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST

This classic work, first published in 1987 and compiled by well known maritime historian, Ronald Parsons,  has been through numerous editions and printings, the latest being a reprint of  the ...
Ships Registered at Newcastle
Ships Registered At Newcastle: Before 1900
Our Price: AU$8.25 Inc GST

This publication contains details of all the ships enrolled with Customs at  the port of Newcastle, New South Wales, from the commencement of registration at  the port until 1899. It ...
Shipwreck Strait: An Illustrated History of Shipwrecks
Shipwreck Strait: An Illustrated History of Shipwrecks, Collisions and Fires in Bass Strait From 1797
Our Price: AU$17.95 Inc GST

The natural hazards of the sea were an accepted part of a sailor's life. In  fog or bad weather, with visibility down to zero a captain might have to ...
Shipwrecks Along the Great Ocean Road
Shipwrecks Along the Great Ocean Road
Our Price: AU$15.00 Inc GST

More large ships have been wrecked along Victoria's West Coast than on any comparable stretch of Coastline in Australia, and the stories of their loss are woven into the legend ...
Shipwrecks & Seafarers' Scandals
Shipwrecks and Seafarers' Scandals: True Tales from Colonial Queensland and the South Pacific
Our Price: AU$25.95 Inc GST

Mysteries, long-forgotten treasures, shipwrecks, murder, torture, madness and  brutality; they all combine to ensure this collection of true tales from the  seafaring past of Queensland and the South ...
Shipwrecks in South Australia 1836-1899
Shipwrecks in South Australia 1836-1899
Our Price: AU$13.20 Inc GST

This little book lists the details of hundreds of shipwrecks in South Australia.
Shipwrecks of Australia's West Coast
Shipwrecks of Australia's West Coast
Our Price: AU$35.00 Inc GST

Since 1622 British, Dutch, Portuguese, American and many other ships have run foul of the treacherous waters along Australia's west coast...
Shipwrecks New South Wales Central Coast
Shipwrecks of the New South Wales Central Coast: Volume 1 1800-1899
Our Price: AU$27.50 Inc GST

New South Wales shipwrecks are one of the most fascinating, if little known, aspects of the State's history. From the smallest sloops and cutters of the 19th century to large ...
Shipwrecks Storms & Seamen NSW
Shipwrecks, Storms and Seamen of the New South Wales Coast
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

Shipwrecks, Storms and Seamen of the New South Wales Coast' remembers some  of the greatest maritime stories of the state. With the assistance of historic  photographs, graphic underwater ...
Sources for SA Shipping Records 1836-1842
Sources for South Australian Shipping Records 1836 to 1842
Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST

With details on over 1500 voyages to South Australia between 1836-1842, this CD lists not only sources for more information, but includes lists of thousands of people who 'applied' for passage, some of who never came ...
Steam Tugs in South Australia
Steam Tugs in South Australia
Our Price: AU$6.05 Inc GST

Development of services, history of the owners and register details of the tugs.
Tales from Surf Coast Shipwreck Coast
Tales From the Surf Coast, Shipwreck Coast and Their Hinterlands
Our Price: AU$13.20 Inc GST

Tasmanian Shipwrecks Volume 1: 1797-1899
Tasmanian Shipwrecks Volume 1: 1797-1899
Our Price: AU$59.99 Inc GST

First published in in 1998, this book has been out of print for years. Since that time much additional information has been carried out on Tasmanian maritime history, much of it as a consequence of the availability of diverse sources that have been located online, as well as the wealth of information that is contained in Australia's digitised newspapers. You'll find the story of some 800 vessels lost in Tasmanian waters prioer to 1900 ...
Tasmanian Shipwrecks Volume 2: 1900-2012
Tasmanian Shipwrecks Volume 2: 1900-2012
Our Price: AU$59.99 Inc GST

Since the wreck of the 'Sydney Cove' in 1797, over 1000 vessels of all sizes are known to have been lost in Tasmanian waters up to the present day. Based ...
Terra Australis Incognita: Spanish Quest
Terra Australis Incognita: The Spanish Quest for the Mysterious Great South Land
Our Price: AU$35.00 Inc GST

In October 1606, the great Spanish navigator Luis Baez de Torres took two vessels through the waters that divide the land masses of New Guinea and Australia. In a journey of great adventure, courage and hardship, he was the first European to sail through today's Torres Strait ...
1863 Shipboard Diary of E. Charlwood
The 1863 Shipboard Diary of Edward Charlwood from England to Australia
Our Price: AU$22.50 Inc GST

Edward Charlwood, whose 1863 shipboard diary this is, was the fourth son of Arthur and Phoebe Charlwood. Having emigrated in 1850 from England to Australia with his family as a ...
Bay Whalers: Tasmanian Whaling Industry
The Bay Whalers: Tasmania's Shore-Based Whaling Industry
Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST

The history of European settlement in Australia is closely linked with the  development of primary industries such as whaling. The killing of whales for their oil and baleen ...
The Bride Ships
The Bride Ships: Experiences of Immigrants Arriving in Western Australia 1849-1889
Our Price: AU$40.00 Inc GST

Published with assistance from the Western Australian History Foundation, The Bride Shipsi is the history of immigrants who came to Western Australia between 1849 and 1889 from the United Kingdom ...

Brothers Taylor: Tasmanian Maritime
The Brothers Taylor: A Tasmanian Maritime History
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

Last century shipping was the life-blood of the Tasmanian colony. It was the  means by which local production was distributed around the island as well as to mainland and wider ...
Cape Horn Breed
The Cape Horn Breed: My Experience As An Apprentice in Sail in the Full-Rigged Ship 'British Isles'
Our Price: AU$21.95 Inc GST

Captain William Herbert Sidney Jones was born in England in 1889. He went to sea  as an apprentice in 1906 at the age of 15, on the full-rigged ship ...
Clipper Lightning in Geelong
The Clipper 'Lightning' in Geelong 1862-1869
Our Price: AU$6.95 Inc GST

The Foreword starts as follows: 'Most maritime writers appear to have glossed over the visits made by the splendid clipper 'Lightning' to Geelong in the years 1862-69, probably with good ...
Convict Ships 1787-1868
The Convict Ships 1787-1868
Our Price: AU$35.00 Inc GST

Originally published in 1959, 'The Convict Ships' has been accepted by  historians and scholars as the standard work on the subject. This Australian  edition, which follows the revised ...
James of George Town 1813-57
The James of George Town: A Colonial Maritime, Mercantile and Family Correspondence 1813-1857
Our Price: AU$20.00 Inc GST

Through correspondence with officialdom, business associates and amongst  themselves, a forgotten pioneer Australian merchant-shipmaster and his family  are brought back to life.p  Captain Joseph James operated out of Sydney, New South ...
Loch Ard Disaster
The Loch Ard Disaster
Our Price: AU$8.80 Inc GST

On one coly June morning more than 100 years ago, the iron clipper 'Loch Ard'  met her doom on Mutton Bird Island near Port Campbell. She left an Irish girl ...
Long Farewell
The Long Farewell: The Perilous Voyages of Settlers Under Sail in the Great Migrations to Australia
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

During the 19th century more than a million people, many of whom had never ventured beyond their homes in Britain, sailed to the new colonies of Australia. On their months-long ...
The Merchant's Women: Story of 200 Young Single Women Who Left England in 1833 to Settle in New South Wales
The Merchant's Women: The Story of Over 200 Young Single Women Who Left England in 1833 to Settle in New South Wales
Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST

The enterprising women on the 'Bussorah Merchant' emigrant ship responded to advertisements which attracted them to migrate to far-away Australia. In contrast to convicts, these courageous women freely chose to make the long journey to the other side of the world. Each woman's story is told here ...
River Trade: Wool & Steamers
The River Trade: Wool and Steamers
Our Price: AU$27.45 Inc GST

A popular and standard work on Murray River paddlesteamers, their work and people. Covers the entire Murray/Darling system, both top and bottom ends.
The Search for the 'Sydney': How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved
The Search for the 'Sydney': How Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery Was Solved
List Price AU$55.00 Inc GST
Stock Clearance Price AU$42.50 Inc GST
You save AU$12.50!

Here, for the first time, David Mearns, the shipwreck hunter who found her, tells the full six year, dramatic story of his search for two ships, Sydney and Kormoran, whose paths crossed one fateful day in 1941.
Sydney Ferry Book
The Sydney Ferry Book
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

Sydney's magnificent harbour and the ferries that serve its many wharves and  jetties are renowned throughout the world. p This is a colourful pictorial book about the ferries of ...
Tragic Story of the Empress of Ire 1914
The Tragic Story of the Empress of Ireland (and Other Great Sea Disasters) 1914
Our Price: AU$16.01 Inc GST

The story of the ill fated Empress of Ireland seems some how to have been largely overshadowed by the similar ill fate of the Titanic but here is a book ...
Vanished Fleet of the Sydney Coastline
The Vanished Fleet of the Sydney Coastline
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

This book recreates the events leading up to the loss of 15 shipwrecks in the Sydney and Illawarra region. The book documents many remarkable stories of survival, court room dramas, ...
Voyage of Their Life
The Voyage of their Life: The Story of the S.S. Derna and its Passengers
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

On a sultry Summer's day in August 1948, 545 passengers boarded an  overcrowded clapped-out vessel in Marseilles with light suitcases and heavy  hearts, leaving behind their familiar world ...
Watermen of Sydney: Memories
The Watermen of Sydney: Memories of a Working Harbour
Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST

For more than 200 years Sydeny's Port Jackson, Australia's oldest port, was a  magnificent port for the service and support of commercial and naval shipping. During the last decade or ...
Wreck of the Barque Stefano
The Wreck of the Barque Stefano on the North-West Cape of Australia in 1875
Our Price: AU$22.00 Inc GST

An extraordinary drama of shipwreck and survival, 'The Wreck of the Barque  Stefano' is a true story with all the ingredients of classic adventure fiction.  This Croatian vessel ...
Wreck of the Sailing Ship Netherby
The Wreck of the Sailing Ship 'Netherby': A Miracle of Survival
Our Price: AU$16.95 Inc GST

The author, Don Charlwood, is well known for his publications on shipwrecks  off the Victorian coast, and other titles relating to war and maritime history.  In this book, he has ...
Wreckers: Story of Killing Seas
The Wreckers: A Story of Killing Seas, False Lights and Plundered Ships
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

A fine shipwreck has always represented sport, pleasure, treasure, and in  many cases, the difference between living well and just getting by. Though it is  the Cornish who ...
They Came Direct: Ariadne 1862
They Came Direct: Immigrant Boats Direct to the Port of Wide Bay: Ariadne 1862
Our Price: AU$21.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Hamburg Liverpool 5 June 1862, arrived Hervey's Bay 5 October 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Also includes b&w ...
They Came Direct: Reichstag 1873
They Came Direct: Immigration Boats Direct to the Port of Wide Bay: Reichstag 1873
Our Price: AU$22.99 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Hamburg 14 April 1873, arrived Maryborough 18 July 1873). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.

Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, and age.

They Came Direct: Beejapore 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Beejapore 1863
Our Price: AU$33.99 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Gravesend 5 March 1863, departure Queenstown 25 March 1863, arrived Moreton Bay 21 July 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, martital status, age, and nationality, as well as a crew list ...
They Came Direct: Caesar Godeffroy 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Caesar Godeffroy 1862
Our Price: AU$21.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Hamburg 26 October 1861, departed Cuxhaven 1 November 1861, arrived Brisbane 30 January 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.
They Came Direct: Cairngorm 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Cairngorm 1863
Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 22 March 1863, departed Greenock 27 March 1863, arrived Brisbane 2 July 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.

Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age, and nationality.

They Came Direct: Chatsworth 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Chatsworth 1862
Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 5 April 1862, departed Queenstown 9 April 1862, arrived Brisbane 6 August 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes ...
They Came Direct: City of Brisbane 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: City of Brisbane 1862
Our Price: AU$32.51 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Gravesend 21 February 1862, departed Plymouth 25 February 1862, arrived Brisbane 28 June 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. ...
They Came Direct: Clifton 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Clifton 1862
Our Price: AU$16.50 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Plymouth 29 December 1861, arrived Brisbane 9 April 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, ...
They Came Direct: David McIvor 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: David McIvor 1863
Our Price: AU$26.99 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 19 March 1863, arrived Hervey's Bay 9 July 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.

Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, and age, as well as crew lists.

They Came Direct: Duke of Newcastle 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Duke of Newcastle 1862
Our Price: AU$26.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 11 September 1862, departed Queenstown 16 September 1862, arrived Moreton Bay 31 December 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age, occupation and nationality as well as crew lists.
They Came Direct: Erin-go-Bragh 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Erin-go-Bragh 1862
Our Price: AU$16.50 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Queenstown 9 January 1862, arrived Brisbane 2 August 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, ...
They Came Direct: Everton 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Everton 1863
Our Price: AU$26.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Birkenhead 4 November 1862, arrived Moreton Bay 17 February 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age, occupation and nationality as well as crew lists.
They Came Direct: Fiery Star 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Fiery Star 1863
Our Price: AU$33.99 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Gravesend 11 August 1863, departure Cork 19 August 1863, arrived Moreton Bay 21 November 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age, and nationality.
They Came Direct: Flying Cloud 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Flying Cloud 1863
Our Price: AU$29.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 4 October 1862, departed Plymouth 10 October 1862, arrived Moreton Bay 5 January 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age, and nationality.
They Came Direct: Gloucester 1873
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Gloucester 1873
Our Price: AU$21.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 20 March 1873, arrived Maryborough 11 July 1873). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name and age.
They Came Direct: Golden City 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Golden City 1863
Our Price: AU$28.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 3 December 1862, departed Cork 13 December 1862, arrived Moreton Bay 5 March 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, status, age, and nationality. Images of all known documents relating to this voyage have been
They Came Direct: Golden Dream 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Golden Dream 1863
Our Price: AU$31.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 12 February 1863, departed Queenstown 18 February 1863, arrived Moreton Bay 28 May 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, status, age, and nationality. Images of all known documents relating to this voyage
They Came Direct: Golden Empire 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Golden Empire 1863
Our Price: AU$26.99 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 4 April 1863, departed Queenstown 14 April 1863, arrived Brisbane 21 July 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age and nationality as well as crew lists. Images of all known documents relating to this voyage have been included.
They Came Direct: Hannah More 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Hannah More 1863
Our Price: AU$30.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 13 January 1863, departed Bristol 9 February 1863, arrived Moreton Bay 23 June 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. IIncludes a crew list, as well as a passenger list with surname, first name, age ...
They Came Direct: Helenslee 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Helenslee 1862
Our Price: AU$25.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Glasgow 16 April 1862, arrived Brisbane 9 August 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, ...
They Came Direct: Jessie Munn 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Jessie Munn 1862
Our Price: AU$23.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Plymouth 26 October 1861, arrived Brisbane 30 January 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with ...
They Came Direct: La Rochelle 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: La Rochelle 1862
Our Price: AU$22.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Hamburg 28 April 1862, arrived Brisbane 30 July 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with ...
They Came Direct: Light Brigade 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Light Brigade 1863
Our Price: AU$31.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 31 January 1863, arrived Brisbane 21 May 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.

Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age, and nationality (some occupations have been included)

They Came Direct: Maryborough 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Maryborough 1862
Our Price: AU$22.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 22 May 1862, departed Queenstown 26 May 1862, arrived Brisbane 19 September 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. ...
They Came Direct: Montmorency 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Montmorency 1862
Our Price: AU$16.50 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Hamburg 28 April 1862, arrived Brisbane 30 July 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.  Includes a passenger list with surname, ...
They Came Direct: Ocean Chief 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Ocean Chief 1862
Our Price: AU$23.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 7 July 1862, Greenock 14 July 1862, arrived Moreton Bay 2 November 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes ...
They Came Direct: Prince Consort 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Prince Consort 1862
Our Price: AU$23.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 29 July 1862, departed Queenstown 2 August 1862, arrived Brisbane 3 November 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources ...
They Came Direct: Queen of the Colonies 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Queen of the Colonies 1863
Our Price: AU$26.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 20 December 1863, departed Queenstown 5 January 1863, arrived Brisbane 13 April 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age and nationality as well as crew lists. Images of all known documents relating to this voyage have been included.

They Came Direct: Rajasthan 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Rajasthan 1862
Our Price: AU$23.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Liverpool 23 June 1862, arrived Brisbane 3 November 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Also includes b&w photos, and a map ...
They Came Direct: Saldanha 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Saldanha 1863
Our Price: AU$33.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Greenock 16 May 1863, arrived Keppel Bay 9 October 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, marital status, age and nationality. Some occupations are included.
They Came Direct: Star of England 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Star of England 1863
Our Price: AU$31.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 26 May 1863, arrived Brisbane 16 September 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.

Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, marital status, age, and nationality. Images of all known documents relating to this voyage have been included.

They Came Direct: Sultana 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Sultana 1862
Our Price: AU$23.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 29 July 1862, departed Plymouth 2 August 1862, arrived Brisbane 3 November 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Also includes b&w photos, and a map.
They Came Direct: Star of England 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Sunda 1863
Our Price: AU$36.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 2 July 1863, departed Plymouth 8 July 1863, arrived Brisbane 28 September 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.
They Came Direct: Wanata 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Wanata 1863
Our Price: AU$29.50 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 2 November 1862, departed Queenstown 12 November 1962, and arrived 17 February 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.

Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, age, and nationality.

They Came Direct: Warren Hastings 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Warren Hastings 1863
Our Price: AU$26.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Southampton 16 January 1863, arrived Brisbane 27 April 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.

Includes a passenger list with surname, first name, marital status, age, occupation and nationality as well as crew lists. Images of all known documents relating to this

They Came Direct: Whirlwind 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Whirlwind 1862
Our Price: AU$20.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed London 15 June 1862, and arrived Moreton Bay 15 September 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Includes a passenger ...
They Came Direct: Young Australia 1862
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Young Australia 1862
Our Price: AU$26.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Gravesend 8 May 1862, departed Plymouth 15 May 1862, arrived Brisbane 12 August 1862). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources. Also includes b&w photos, and a map ...
They Came Direct: Young Australia 1863
They Came Direct: Immigration Vessels to Queensland: Young Australia 1863
Our Price: AU$29.00 Inc GST

Contains all known information on this voyage (departed Plymouth 1 May 1863, departed London 25 April 1863, arrived Brisbane 24 July 1863). Details come from official, newspaper and other sources.
Tracing Your Merchant Navy Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
Tracing Your Merchant Navy Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST

What was the merchant seaman's life like in the past, what experiences would he have had, what were the ships like that he sailed in, and what risks did he run? Was he shipwrecked, rewarded for bravery, or punished? And how can you find out about an ancestor who was a member of the long British maritime tradition?
Tracing Your Naval Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
Tracing Your Naval Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
Our Price: AU$32.95 Inc GST

Whether you are interested in the career of an individual seaman, finding out a medal winner or just want to know more about a particular ship, campaign or operations, this book will point you in the right direction ...
Tracing Your Royal Marine Ancestors
Tracing Your Royal Marine Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST

For a researcher eager to find out about the career of an individual marine, this readable and practical handbook will be necessary reading. It describes the resources available online and in the relevant archives offices. It covers books and campaign histories and ...
Tracing Your Shipbuilding Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
Tracing Your Shipbuilding Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians
Our Price: AU$34.95 Inc GST

This practical handbook will be an invaluable guide for family and local historians and for readers with a more general interest in shipbuilding. It introduces the variety of national and local records that are available for genealogical research and considers the many other resources that can yield fascinating information ...
Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas
Trial of the Cannibal Dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas
Our Price: AU$35.00 Inc GST

Captain James Cook's three voyages to the South Seas are among the most astonishing expeditions in history - as he and his men circled the world, charting perilous tropical seas and icy Antarctic waters. Drawing on contemporary accounts, the author's vivid narrative weaves the stories ...
Trying to Find Seafaring Ancestors
Trying to Find A Seafaring Ancestor
Our Price: AU$1.30 Inc GST

A guide for Australians with seafaring ancestors.
Two Voyages to the South Seas
Two Voyages to the South Seas: Dumont D'urville
Our Price: AU$121.00 Inc GST

Dumont d'Urville (1790-1842) was one of the greatest navigators of the heroic days of sail, yet his two epic voyages remain virtually unknown to English speaking countries.
Unfinished Voyages: WA Shipwrecks 1622-1850
Unfinished Voyages: Western Australian Shipwrecks 1622-1850
Our Price: AU$59.95 Inc GST

In 'Unfinished Voyages' the author details stories of the countless traders, whalers, emigrants, convicts, mutineers, slavers and pirates, who has fateful encounters with Australia's notorious shipwreck coast between 1622-1850 ...
Via Torres Strait
Via Torres Strait
List Price AU$44.00 Inc GST

This is a maritime history of the Torres Strait shipping route including the  inner passage along the Great Barrier Reef and the outer one through the Coral Sea.
Victims of the Corsair Rock
Victims of the Corsair Rock
Our Price: AU$5.95 Inc GST

In 1853, after several vessels had been lost on uncharted rocks near Point  Nepean, the pilot vessels began an organised search for hidden dangers. Finally  in October, the ...
Victorian Shipwrecks
Victorian Shipwrecks: All Wrecks in Victorian Waters and Bass Strait, Including King Island and the Kent Group
Our Price: AU$33.00 Inc GST

Since the first sailors came to the colony, the Victorian coastline has  proved fatal to many ships, wooden and iron sailing ships, then steamers, ran aground, struck reefs, collided, foundered ...
Voyage to Aust & the Pacific 1791-93
Voyage to Australia and the Pacific 1791-1793
Our Price: AU$39.95 Inc GST
Out of Print

In 1791 Admiral Bruny d'Entrecasteaux sailed with two ships from France to search for his compatriot, the explorer La Pérouse, who was missing in the Pacific.P  Although d'Entrecasteaux failed to discover ...
Voyage to Disaster
Voyage to Disaster
List Price AU$54.95 Inc GST

Mutiny, murder, rape, torture; a priceless treasure fuelling the basest human greed; a courageous journey in search of rescue - the story of the 'Batavia', wrecked off the coast of Western Australia in 1629, has been part of the myth and legend of Australian history.
Voyages to the South Seas: Terres Australes
Voyages to the South Seas: In Search of Terres Australes
Our Price: AU$32.95 Inc GST

At the turn of the eighteenth century, Australia might nominally have belonged to England, but it was France who knew her best. For the French, Australia and the Pacific were places of discovery, imagination ...
War at Sea in the Age of Sail 1650-1850
War at Sea in the Age of Sail 1650-1850
Our Price: AU$29.95 Inc GST

This history of maritime warfare in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries  has been written by one of the field’s leading experts. The seventeenth and  eighteenth centuries witnessed the ...
Wellbanks Australian Nautical Almanac 1886
Wellbank's Australian Nautical Almanac and Coasters' Guide
Our Price: AU$24.50 Inc GST

Wellbank's Australian Nautical Almanac and Coasters' Guide was published annually from 1860 to 1889, but copies are now very rare.
Western Australia's Tempestuous History (3 vols)
Western Australia's Tempestuous History
Our Price: AU$60.01 Inc GST

These volumes begin with the earliest recorded history of the arrival of  white men on Western Australian shores. They were the survivors from shipwrecks who became unwilling emigrants. Seamen, mutineers, ...
Whalemen of Twofold Bay
Whalemen of Twofold Bay
Our Price: AU$41.95 Inc GST

...
What Was the Voyage Really Like?: Brief Guide to Convict & Immigrant Voyages
What Was the Voyage Really Like?: A Brief Guide to Researching Convict and Immigrant Voyages to Australia and New Zealand
Our Price: AU$11.00 Inc GST
November Unlock The Past guidebook sale AU$8.80 Inc GST
You save AU$2.20!

Discovering when and how an ancestor arrived in Australia is the ambition of every family historian. This book, written as an expanded version of a talk that the author gives, is an excellent up-to-date guide on the topic of researching "Convict and Immigrant Voyages to Australia and New Zealand" ...
Windjammers, Final Story
Windjammers, The Final Story: A Collection of Memoirs, Poems and Paintings Depicting Life in the Last Commercial Sailing Ships
Our Price: AU$59.95 Inc GST

This is a unique book in that Robert Carter had the rare opportunity to acquire first hand information about the last of the wind driven ships from the final generation ...
Wreck 1891 & Maritime Memories
Wreck 1891 and Other Maritime Memories
Our Price: AU$13.95 Inc GST

A great deal of our history lies on the seabed off South Western Victoria  where there have been several hundred wrecks. As the author of many standard works on Australian ...
Wreck of the Ship Eric the Red
Wreck of the Ship Eric the Red
Our Price: AU$6.95 Inc GST

While the great oceans swallowed thousands of ships without trace, the  ultimate graveyard for those bound for Melbourne was the rugged coastline of  south western Victoria. Here, windjammers, ...
Wreckers Smugglers & Pirates
Wreckers, Smugglers and Pirates in South Eastern Australian Waters
Our Price: AU$13.20 Inc GST

Wrecks Along the Gippsland Coast
Wrecks Along the Gippsland Coast
Our Price: AU$13.95 Inc GST

The toll of wrecks around the Gippsland coast is high, but after examining  charts showing the maze of rocks, reefs and small islands dotted out into Bass  Strait, ...
Wrecks & Reputations
Wrecks and Reputations: The Loss of the Schomberg and Loch Ard
Our Price: AU$19.95 Inc GST

The 'Schomberg', described at 'the noblest ship that ever floated upon the  water', was the pride of the British shipbuilding; its captain, the daredevil  "Bully" Forbes, dreamed of ...
Wrecks in the Rip: Port Phillip Bay
Wrecks in the Rip, Port Phillip Bay
Our Price: AU$5.95 Inc GST

Viewed from the shore, Port Phillip Heads appear to afford ample room for the  safe navigation of vessels proceeding to and from the ports of Melbourne and Geelong. However, more ...
Wrecks on the New South Wales Coast
Wrecks on the New South Wales Coast
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

More ships have been lost off the coast of New South Wales, and more  undiscovered shipwrecks remain in these waters than any other stretch of coastline in Australia. ...
Wrecks on the South Australian Coast
Wrecks on the South Australian Coast: Including Kangaroo Island
Our Price: AU$24.95 Inc GST

Wrecks on the South Australian Coast' is the third in the series of revised  and updated reprints of maritime history books which have proved popular with shipwreck enthusiasts and sea ...
Yorke Peninsula Shipping
Yorke Peninsula Shipping
List Price AU$3.85 Inc GST
Stock Clearance Price AU$2.95 Inc GST
You save AU$0.90!

The history of South Australian coastal shipping commenced the day that  settlement began, and the story of the shipping that served Yorke Peninsula  really commenced the day the first landowner ...
   
 
1