The Finest Hours

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501127179
Size: 21.25 MB
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Documents 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.

The Finest Hours Young Readers Edition

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Square Fish
ISBN: 9781250044235
Size: 14.37 MB
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This is a fast-paced, uplifting story that puts young readers in the middle of the action. It's a gripping true tale of heroism and survival in the face of the elements.

A Storm Too Soon

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451683359
Size: 15.37 MB
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A Storm Too Soon is Tougias at his masterful best and a heart-pounding narrative of survival, the power of the human spirit, and one of the most incredible rescues ever attempted.

Into A Raging Sea

Author: Bernie Webber
Publisher: Good Night Books
ISBN: 0991340167
Size: 25.31 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Most people familiar with the name Bernie Webber associate him with the miraculous rescue of 32 men off of the stern of the Pendleton, made famous in the book and movie The Finest Hours.

Lightships Lighthouses And Lifeboat Stations

Author: Bernie Webber
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 1627340629
Size: 61.68 MB
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This was a world of isolation, noise from operating machinery, and blasts from the powerful foghorn that went on for hours, sometimes days, at a time.” Webber answers that question in this book, drawing on a combination of personal ...

Ten Hours Until Dawn

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429909617
Size: 24.46 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Using dozens of interview and audiotapes that recorded every word exchanged between Quirk and the Coast Guard, Tougias has written a devastating, true account of bravery and death at sea.

Rescue Of The Bounty

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476746656
Size: 41.52 MB
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Through hundreds of hours of interviews with the crew members and the coast guard, Michael J. Tougias and Douglas A. Campbell create an in-depth portrait of the enigmatic Captain Walbridge, his motivations, and what truly occurred aboard ...

Brotherhood Of The Fin

Author: Gerald R. Hoover
Publisher: Wheatmark Incorporated
ISBN: 9781587367441
Size: 35.35 MB
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Recounts the experiences of Jerry Hoover, retired Coast Guard rescue swimmer, including his participation developing rescue swimmer tactics for the NASA escape pod, and his service in search and rescue operations following Hurricane Katrina ...

Not Your Father S Coast Guard

Author: Matthew Mitchell
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449044417
Size: 28.50 MB
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This is not a story about the Coast Guard you know, or think you know. Rather, this is a story about the other side, the side that history nearly forgot; not the standard, but the antithesis of standard.