Heroic rescues at sea

true stories of the Canadian Coast Guard
  • 266 Pages
  • 4.90 MB
  • English
Nimbus Publishing Ltd. , Halifax
Canadian Coast Guard -- Search and rescue operations., Search and rescue operations -- Ca
StatementCarolyn Matthews.
LC ClassificationsVG55.C2 M28 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 266 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22469129M
ISBN 101551093944

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This book is dedicated to these brave, hardworking servicemen and women, in sincere thanks for all that they do.”. The Finest Hours is more than a story about a single rescue.

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Tougias and Casey Sherman tells the story of the shipwreck of two oil tankers and the harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30 stranded sailors. Now a /5(6). Buy the Paperback Book The Finest Hours (young Readers Edition): The True Story Of A Heroic Sea Rescue by Michael J.

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