The Finest Hours

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 150110683X
Size: 54.44 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: 70.68 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.

Into A Raging Sea

Author: Bernie Webber
Publisher: Good Night Books
ISBN: 0991340167
Size: 62.26 MB
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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.

A Storm Too Soon

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451683359
Size: 20.36 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.

It

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501142976
Size: 30.79 MB
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They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they were grown-up men and women who had gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness.

Rescue Of The Bounty

Author: Michael J. Tougias
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476746656
Size: 49.57 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 ...

Lightships Lighthouses And Lifeboat Stations

Author: Bernie Webber
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 1627340629
Size: 64.34 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 ...

Not Your Father S Coast Guard

Author: Matthew Mitchell
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449044417
Size: 57.81 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.

Brotherhood Of The Fin

Author: Gerald R. Hoover
Publisher: Wheatmark Incorporated
ISBN: 9781587367441
Size: 28.98 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 ...