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The Finest Hours : the True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue
by Michael J. Tougias, Casey Sherman

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In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years, wreaking havoc on land and creating a wind-whipped peril of the freezing Atlantic. In the early hours of Monday, February 18, while the storm raged, two oil tankers, the Fort Mercer and the Pendleton, broke in two. The Coast Guard raced its cutters to the Fort Mercer to rescue the men huddled in the halves, and when the Pendleton proved to be in danger of capsizing, sent out into the storm two 36-foot wooden lifeboats, each manned by four crewmen, in what every crewman realized could be a suicide mission in the enormous seventy-foot seas.

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The Finest Hours: the True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea RescueThe Finest Hours: the True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue (Mass Market Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2015-12-29
Publisher: Pocket Books
Price: $2.99
Seller: Owls Books, Toledo, OH, USA
Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
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The Finest Hours: the True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea RescueThe Finest Hours: the True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue (Mass Market Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2015-12-29
Publisher: Pocket Books
Price: $3.45
Seller: Owls Books, Toledo, OH, USA
Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
Condition: Good
 
 
 
 

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Overview

In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years, wreaking havoc on land and creating a wind-whipped peril of the freezing Atlantic. In the early hours of Monday, February 18, while the storm raged, two oil tankers, the Fort Mercer and the Pendleton, broke in two. The Coast Guard raced its cutters to the Fort Mercer to rescue the men huddled in the halves, and when the Pendleton proved to be in danger of capsizing, sent out into the storm two 36-foot wooden lifeboats, each manned by four crewmen, in what every crewman realized could be a suicide mission in the enormous seventy-foot seas.

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  • PID: 16311986180
  • ISBN-13: 9781501127175
  • Publisher: Pocket Books
  • Seller: Owls Books
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
    Condition: Good