Randall Peffer

Randall Peffer holds a 100-ton masters licence and has well over 100,000 miles at sea, mostly in traditional working vessels. He has been the captain of the 55' wooden research schooner Sarah Abbot for twenty-seven years.

He is the author of some crime/romantic suspense novels, non-fiction books as well as over 300 travel-lifestyle features for magazines like National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, Reader's Digest, Travel Holiday, Islands, Sail and Wooden Boat. His travel features appear in most of the US major metro dailies.

Randall Peffer teaches writing and literature at Phillips Academy, Andover and sails out of his homeports of Marion, Massachusetts and Great Guana Cay, Abaco. He is the author of a HNF series set during the American Civil War

Series: The Seahawk Trilogy
Year  Book  Comment
1861 Southern Seahawk  The true story of Commander Raphael Semmes' rise to infamy
  Seahawk Hunting Semmes has the Brits build him a new ship in Liverpool
  Seahawk Burning Semmes and C.S.S. Alabama on the final legs of their reign of terror on the high seas

Modern Era Naval Non Fiction

Series: The Seahawk Trilogy
Year  Book  Comment
  Where Divers Dare The Hunt for the Last U-Boat
  Never to Return Surviving the Worst Combat Loss in the History of the Us Coast Guard

The author’s official web site is randallpeffer.com

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