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The Finest Hours : The True Story Of The U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue (2009, original release: 2009)
(Large Type)

Call Number LARGE TYPE/910.916346/TOUGIAS,M

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Published: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, [2009] ©2009
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition:  Large print edition
Description:  347 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781410419217 (hardcover : alk. paper), 1410419215 (hardcover : alk. paper),
Language:  English

In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years. While the storm raged on the freezing Atlantic, two oil tankers, the Pendleton and the Fort Mercer, found themselves in the same predicament. Not built to withstand those seas, both tankers split in two. This is the gripping, true story of the Coast Guard's valiant attempt to rescue the dozens of men left huddling inside the broken halves of the two ships

Related Searches:
Pendleton (Tanker)
CG36500 (Lifeboat)
Shipwrecks -- History. -- Massachusetts -- Chatham
Shipwreck survival -- History.
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Additional Credits:
Sherman, Casey, 1969-

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