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The Resource The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue, Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman

The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue, Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman

Label
The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue
Title
The finest hours
Title remainder
the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue
Statement of responsibility
Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The 1952 Coast Guard mission to save the crews of two oil tankers that were torn in half by the force of one of New England's worst nor'easters
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tougias, Mike
Dewey number
910.9163/46
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G530.P418
LC item number
T68 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sherman, Casey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pendleton (Tanker)
  • Fort Mercer (Tanker)
  • CG36500 (Lifeboat)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Shipwreck survival
Label
The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue, Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-202)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Chatham Lifeboat Station -- The Pendleton -- The Fort Mercer -- "It can't be true" -- "You got to take the 36500 out" -- Blowout at Chatham Bar -- Chatham mobilizes -- "He came to the surface floating" -- Losing all hope: on board the Pendleton stern -- All but one: the rescue of the Pendleton stern -- Thirty-six men in a thirty-six-foot boat -- Pandemonium in Chatham -- The Mercer's bow capsizes -- A maneuver for the ages -- Tuesday at Chatham Station -- Thirteen men still on board -- Search of the Pendleton bow -- The inquiry -- Being labeled a hero can be a burden -- Tanker trouble -- Beyond the rescue -- The restoration -- Epilogue: They were young once
Control code
ocn902020600
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xiii, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9787770682025
Lccn
2013030661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)902020600
Label
The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue, Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-202)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Chatham Lifeboat Station -- The Pendleton -- The Fort Mercer -- "It can't be true" -- "You got to take the 36500 out" -- Blowout at Chatham Bar -- Chatham mobilizes -- "He came to the surface floating" -- Losing all hope: on board the Pendleton stern -- All but one: the rescue of the Pendleton stern -- Thirty-six men in a thirty-six-foot boat -- Pandemonium in Chatham -- The Mercer's bow capsizes -- A maneuver for the ages -- Tuesday at Chatham Station -- Thirteen men still on board -- Search of the Pendleton bow -- The inquiry -- Being labeled a hero can be a burden -- Tanker trouble -- Beyond the rescue -- The restoration -- Epilogue: They were young once
Control code
ocn902020600
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xiii, 204 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9787770682025
Lccn
2013030661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)902020600

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