跳至内容
The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue 線上預覽
關閉線上預覽
正在查...

The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue

作者: Mike Tougias; Casey Sherman
出版商: New York : Scribner, 2009.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 英語 : 1st Scribner hardcover ed所有版本和格式的總覽
資料庫:WorldCat
提要:
In the winter of 1932, 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  再讀一些...
評定級別:

依據 2 評分 1 附有評論

主題
更多類似這樣的

 

在圖書館查詢

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; 正在查詢有此資料的圖書館...

詳細書目

類型/形式: History
資料類型: 網際網路資源
文件類型: 圖書, 網路資源
所有的作者/貢獻者: Mike Tougias; Casey Sherman
ISBN: 9781416567219 1416567216 9781416567226 1416567224
OCLC系統控制編碼: 231680157
描述: xiii, 204 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
内容: Prologue --
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.
責任: Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman.
更多資訊:

摘要:

In the winter of 1932, 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.

評論

讀者提供的評論

WorldCat讀者評論 (1)

Quite a read so far!

評論者是 ameade03 (WorldCat讀者所發佈的 2010-04-28) 很好 Permalink


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;...
再讀一些...  再讀一些...

  • 1 ,最高是 1 人們覺得此評論很有用。你覺得是有否幫助? 
  •   
正在擷取GoodReads評論...
正在擷取DOGObooks的評論

標籤

所有的讀者標籤 (1)

檢視最熱門的標籤,呈現的形式是: 標籤我的最愛清單 | 標籤雲(tag cloud)

類似資料

確認申請

你可能已經申請過這份資料。若還是想申請,請選確認。

連結資料


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/231680157>
library:oclcnum"231680157"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/231680157>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st Scribner hardcover ed."
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2009"
schema:description"In the winter of 1932, 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."@en
schema:description"Prologue -- 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."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/864116457>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"History."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The finest hours : the true story of the U.S. Coast Guard's most daring sea rescue"@en
schema:numberOfPages"204"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

關閉視窗

請登入WorldCat 

没有帳號嗎?你可很容易的 建立免費的帳號.