Tag: maritime

Mar 15

Book Review: The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias I love stories of maritime disaster. I love tense, sitting-on-the-edge-of-your-seat action stories. And this audiobook was only four-and-a-half hours long! Surely this would be a great listen? And this book did provide some action so tense …

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Apr 10

Book Review: Collision Course

Collision Course: The Classic Story of the Collision of the Andrea Doria & the Stockholm by Alvin Moscow If you’re older than, say, 65, you might remember where you were when the Stockholm crashed into the Andrea Doria. I’m considerably younger than that, and had never heard of this boat crash, which apparently riveted the …

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Mar 11

Book Review: The Deadliest Sea

Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History by Kalee Thompson This had been on my “to read” shelf for so long that I’d forgotten why it sounded so familiar when someone lent me a copy of the book. I have a soft spot for maritime tragedies, and for heroics …

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