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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mike Tougias; Casey Sherman
|ISBN:||9781416567219 1416567216 9781416567226 1416567224|
|Description:||xiii, 204 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.|
Tanker sections and their rescue boats --
Part one --
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 --
Part two --
The Mercer's boat capsizes --
A maneuver for the ages --
Tuesday at Chatham Station --
Thirteen men still on board --
Search of the Pendleton bow --
Part three --
The inquiry --
Being labeled a hero can be a burden --
Tanker trouble --
Beyond the rescue --
The restoration --
Epilogue: they were young once.
|Responsibility:||Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman.|
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Quite a read so far!
A quote from “The Finest Hours,” which I thought really epitomized the role of Coastguardsmen in this daring sea rescue was: “Hard jobs are routine in this service. In a way, the Coast Guard is always at war; in wartime, against armed enemies of the nation; and in peacetime;...
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