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Blue water beat : the two lives of the battleship USS California

Author: George F Gruner
Publisher: Palo Alto, CA : Associates of the San Francisco Maritime Museum Library and the Glencannon Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George F Gruner
ISBN: 1889901016 9781889901015
OCLC Number: 36945400
Description: xvi, 302 pages : illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Contents: Roosevelt takes a look --
False start in Brooklyn --
Keel-laying at Mare Island --
Best-laid plans --
Baptism by mud --
Commissioned at last --
Four starts afloat --
Weathering ill winds --
Mitchell, Hood and BB44 --
A sailor's life --
Reviews and revues --
War games --
Down under --
Earthquake! --
Gunnery and good times --
Global chess --
Sunday at peart --
Salvage operations --
Out of the mud, again --
Second life --
Return to battle --
Fate sets the course --
The "Diving Wind" --
The war's end --
The long way home --
From blocks to breakers --
End notes.
Responsibility: George F. Gruner.

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