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The ship that would not die : USS Queens, SS Excambion, and USTS Texas Clipper

Author: Stephen J Curley
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2011.
Series: Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University, no. 117.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Filled not only with meticulously researched technical and historical data about the ship's construction, service record, crew procedures, and voyages, The Ship That Would Not Die also features  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Curley
ISBN: 9781603444279 1603444270 9781603444699 1603444696
OCLC Number: 696603530
Description: xiv, 235 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: USS Queens, 1944-1946, an attack transport: serving in the Pacific War and its aftermath --
SS Excambion, 1948-1959, a cargo-passenger liner: plying the Mediterranean trade for the American flag fleet --
USTS Texas Clipper, 1965-1996, a floating classroom: teaching merchant marine cadets --
Afterword: Navigating a sinking ship, 1996-2007: from bureaucracy to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico / J. Dale Shively --
Appendix: Queens/Excambion/Texas Clipper timeline.
Series Title: Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University, no. 117.
Responsibility: Stephen Curley ; afterword by J. Dale Shively.

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