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Stories of the Ships

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In Stories of the Ships, Lewis R. Freeman provides a fascinating collection of tales about various ships and their journeys. The author's passion for maritime history is clear as he delves into the captivating and often perilous adventures of these vessels. From exploring the deep sea mysteries to surviving treacherous storms, each story is filled with drama and intrigue.

Freeman's writing style is engaging and informative, making the reader feel as though they are right there alongside the crew. The detailed descriptions of the ships and their environments bring the stories to life, while the historical context adds depth and richness to the narrative.

Overall, Stories of the Ships is a must-read for anyone interested in nautical history or simply looking for a gripping tale of adventure on the high seas. Freeman's passion for the subject shines through, making this book a truly enjoyable and educational read.

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While most associate the "Great War" with trenches, barbed wire, machine guns, and poison gas, ships played roles in the military at the beginning of the 20th century. Stories of the Ships is a 1919 collection of accounts described in the first person by those who fought battles on the sea during World War I. It gives the listener a more complete account of the conflicts that defined the most costly war in history. Lewis Ransome Freeman was an American explorer, journalist and war correspondent who wrote over twenty books chronicling his many travels, as well as numerous articles. He became a lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in 1917-18. He was a correspondent attached to the Grand Fleet late in the war, and was a staff member for the Inter-Allied Naval Armistice Commission which traveled to Germany in 1918.

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