Nautilus Bookshop

Welcome to the Nautilus Bookshop – a collection of great reads to enjoy at sea and ashore. A partnership between Marine Society and Nautilus International, the bookshop stocks recent releases on a range of maritime topics, including ship histories, seafarer memoirs, studies of the Merchant Navy in wartime and even the occasional nautical novel.


The Book of the Month will feature a special discount during its respective month.


All the books here have been reviewed in the Nautilus Telegraph, and new titles are added each month.

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The Sunken Gold

**Nautilus Book of the Month - February** First World War espionage and the greatest treas...

Chasing the Dawn: Travelling the World with P&O

Diary of a wonderful world cruise. By Sharon Poole

A Photographic History of the Orient Line

Classy company history provides a model for others. By Frame, Cross, Henderson & Cremer

Brunel’s Ships and Boats

** Nautical Telegraph's Book of the Month for January 2019 **

London’s Docklands: An Illustrated History

Well-crafted history follows the fortunes of an iconic port district.

The Burns and Laird Family Interests in the Formation of Coast Lines

** December book of the Month ** By Nick Robins and Malcolm McRonald

Recollections of an Unsuccessful Seaman

**Nautilus Book of the Month for November ** George Leonard ‘Len’ Noake’s reflections on l...

Policing South Wales Docks

by Viv Head. A fascinating read that is full of good anecdotes and historical nuggets that...


by Peter Moore. An inventive biography of one of the most famous ships of all time – an al...

Cargo Liners and Tramps

Readers who worked for a cargo liner or tramp ship before the 1970s – or who had a family ...

Der Kapitän

Hans Rose was one of Germany’s most successful WWI U-boat aces and this biography tactfull...

The Taking of K-129

**Book of the Month for September** The most daring covert operation in history. By Josh D...