submarine books on THRESHER and SCORPION selling strongly this month

With the 55th anniversary of the loss of USS THRESHER, sales have picked up for two books about the loss of US nuclear submarines by Bruce Rule.

Author: Bruce Rule
Why the USS Scorpion (SSN 589) Was Lost: The Death of a Submarine in the North Atlantic

Why the USS Scorpion (SSN 589) Was Lost: The Death of a Submarine in the North Atlantic

$29.50
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In their official report of 29 January 1970, the SCORPION Structural Analysis Group (SAG), which included the Navy's leading experts in submarine design, submarine structures, and the effect of underwater explosions, advised the Navy Court of Inquiry (COI) that the US nuclear submarine SCORPION was ... More info →
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Why the USS Thresher (SSN 593) Was Lost

Why the USS Thresher (SSN 593) Was Lost

$24.00
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The US nuclear submarine THRESHER (SSN-593) was lost because standard compensation procedures to adjust for hull compression during the deep-dive on 10 April 1963 were not followed. Consequently, THRESHER was heavy (negatively buoyant) at test-depth (1300 feet) and unable to deballast because adiab... More info →
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I’m proud of these books as they present the most authoritative explanation for these tragedies and as such are essential to preventing future tragedies.

Nimble Books store operational again

Good news, the Nimble Books online store is operational once more.  At present, there is just one book: WHY THE USS THRESHER (SSN-593) WAS LOST by Bruce Rule, but over the course of the next few months I will add the entire backlist (319 titles). In the meantime, if you are a pal, or a naval history enthusiast, or both, you can do me a big favor by ordering a copy — I need a few live tests to be sure things are working correctly!

available direct: Why the USS THRESHER (SSN 593) Was Lost, by Bruce Rule

If you are looking for Why the USS THRESHER (SSN 593) Was Lost by Bruce Rule and have found that it is only available on Amazon from 3rd party sellers, you can order it directly from the Nimble Books bookshop here for $24.00 plus actual S&H.

Rebooting the Nimble Books website

There have been quite a few transitions in my life since I founded Nimble Books in 2006, and along the way the Nimble Books website got caught in the shuffle. Since I do intend to keep operating Nimble Books for the foreseeable future, I am standing up the website once again.  There is a ton of great content that I had available via previous iterations of the website that I would like to resurrect, but that depends on whether a) I can find my SQL backups (so far, no joy) and b) I can import them successfully (there were non-standard data structures due to plugins). In the meantime, content here will be sparse. I will begin with adding the current front-list books to the online store.