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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U-Boat Assault on America

Why the US was Unprepared for War in the Atlantic

The Titanic Expeditions by Eugene Nesmeyanov

Diving to the Queen of the Deep 1985 - 2010

Otto Kretschmer by Lawrence Paterson

The life of the Third Reich's highest scoring U-boat commander

Carefully to Carry by the UK P&I Club - 2018 Edition

Fully illustrated in colour throughout, this comprehensive manual compiled by the UK P&I C...

The Royal Marines and the War at Sea 1939 - 45

In The Royal Marines and the War at Sea 1939 – 45, military and naval historian Martin Wat...

The Boatswain's Manual

This latest edition has been revised by Captain Cormac MacSweeney. Captain MacSweeney was...

Holland America Cruise Ships by Ian Collard

The Holland America Line was founded in 1873 and operated a fleet of passenger and cargo v...

Taming the Atlantic

The History of Man's Battle With the World's Toughest Ocean

Queen Victoria: A Photographic Adventure

By Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross

Churchill's Thin Grey Line

Nominated for the Maritime Foundation's 2018 Mountbatten Award for Best Book