Bob Ojala – Maritime Author
Fiction and Non-Fiction books about REAL PEOPLE and Real-Life Experiences……..
Ask for my books at most Maritime Museums, your local bookstore, or seach for Bob Ojala on Amazon Books.
Non-Fiction Book that Reads Like a Story!
If my novels are about Real People, SWEETWATER SAILORS is even more so. I wanted my readers to know what sailors experience, and I did not want it only in my words. So, I found eighteen sailors, both active and retired, to tell me their stories. Five of those sailors are women, including the only woman Captain on an American flag, Great Lakes ore carrier.
The stories are both serious and humorous, and the book includes over 160 descriptive photos of their lives.
Many commuters and professionals, who don’t have time to read as much as they’d like, tend to listen to Audible Books while driving. I listened to a lot of books on cassette tapes (back in the dark ages) while driving alone on long trips for my ship inspection business. For those of you who areContinue reading “Are you into Audible Books?”
Ride the S.S. BADGER and meet me……..24 & 25 August 2021 If you live in the Great Lakes area, and have never taken a cruise on the Carferry S.S. BADGER, you have missed out on a great experience. It’s just a four-hour ride between Ludington, MI, and Manitowoc, WI, and you can take your car.Continue reading “Ride the S.S. BADGER”
I am a ship surveyor, after all, and I do love my job. My writing, and the promotion of my books takes up a lot of my time these days, but luckily, my clients keep calling for surveys. Yesterday we were in Erie, PA, for a very unusual job, looking at the progress of repairsContinue reading “I Need to do REAL WORK once in a while!”
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