Mark-LardasMark Lardas holds a degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, but spent his early career at the Johnson Space Center doing Space Shuttle structural analysis, and space navigation. An amateur historian and a long-time ship modeler, Mark Lardas is currently working in League City, Texas. He has written extensively about modeling as well as naval, maritime, and military history.

AOS Naval Non Fiction

Series: Duel

Year  Book  Comment
  Constitution vs Guerriere Frigates during the War of 1812
  CSS Alabama vs USS Kearsarge Analyzing the strengths and weakness of each of the combatants
  Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis Flamborough Head 1779
  British Frigate Vs French Frigate: 1793 to 1814 Four representative frigate duels are examined
  USS Lawrence vs HMS Detroit The War of 1812 on the Great Lakes

Series: New Vanguard

Year  Book  Comment
  American Heavy Frigates 1794–1826 The US Navy's 44 gun frigates
  American Light and Medium Frigates 1794–1836 The original frigates of the US Navy
  Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy Explores the origins of American warships built for the Continental Navy
  Great Lakes Warships 1812-1815 Design and development of the warships built upon the lakes

Series: n/a

Year  Book  Comment
  Decatur's Bold and Daring Act The Philadelphia in Tripoli 1804
  Texas at Sea Texas' fight for independence, battles waged at sea

Modern Era Naval Non Fiction

Series: n/a

Year  Book  Comment
  World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers The fascinating story of the pioneering years of naval aviation,

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