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American coastal rescue craft : a design history of coastal rescue craft used by the United States Life-Saving Service and the United States Coast Guard

Author: William D Wilkinson; Timothy R Dring
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, ©2009.
Series: New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Wilkinson and Timothy Dring provide detailed history and technical design information on every type of small rescue craft ever used by the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard, from the early 1800s to current day. By looking at these vessels, many of which featured innovative designs, the authors shed light on the brave men and women who served in USLSS and USCG stations, saving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William D Wilkinson; Timothy R Dring
ISBN: 9780813039022 0813039029 9780813033341 0813033349
OCLC Number: 801840930
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 185 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology.
Responsibility: by William D. Wilkinson and Timothy R. Dring ; foreword by Howard B. Thorsen.

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Offers history and technical design information on various types of small rescue crafts used by the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard. This book sheds lights on the  Read more...

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The most comprehensive work on the coastal rescue craft of the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Life-Saving Service. This work should be consulted by anyone interested in maritime search and rescue, Read more...

 
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