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The sea's bitter harvest : thirteen deadly days on the North Atlantic

Author: Douglas A Campbell
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 2002.
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Among the stories told in this gripping book are those of Ed McLaughlin, father of a young boy named Liam and the storied captain of the Beth Dee Bob with a reputation for risking his life to save his ship; Richard Gladish, a veteran Coast Guard rescue swimmer who risked his life as he was dropped from a helicopter into the cold seas trying to save complete strangers; and Michael Hager, the ill-fated young man  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas A Campbell
ISBN: 0786709707 9780786709700 0786711841 9780786711840
OCLC Number: 48583325
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Happy, harrowing new year ; The crew of the Adriatic --
A promise of prosperity --
The floating factory --
Loyalty's price --
Dredging for dollars ; Fill-in : the clam pump ; Fill in : regulating the pirates --
The touch and the terror --
Intoxicating sea ; The crew of the Beth Dee Bob ; Fill-in : the edge men --
Your money or your lifestyle --
Making your trip, heading for trouble --
Clam boat down --
A fisherman's mother remembers : Fill in : a day on the Debbie and Jeanette --
Salvation in the air --
The Beth Dee Bob sighs its last --
Alone in the blackened, sloshing sea ; Fill-in : a matter of minutes --
The promise --
Father and son --
"There's no future in this" --
A winter weather window ; The crew of the Cape Fear --
Love and death --
The many ways to sink a boat; Fill-in : doomed by design --
Death roll --
A search and some answers --
Securing the future --
George's American dream --
Tough men, treacherous seas ; The crew of the Ellie B. --
Ready to sail the Adriatic --
Sleepwalking --
Sorrowful sea dollars.
Responsibility: Douglas A. Campbell.

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Among the stories told in this gripping book are those of Ed McLaughlin, father of a young boy named Liam and the storied captain of the Beth Dee Bob with a reputation for risking his life to save his ship; Richard Gladish, a veteran Coast Guard rescue swimmer who risked his life as he was dropped from a helicopter into the cold seas trying to save complete strangers; and Michael Hager, the ill-fated young man excused from duty on the Beth Dee Bob before its doomed trip only to be taken on the Adriatic for its fatal voyage.

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