Skipper & the Eagle. First Sea History Press Edition in dustjacket.


McGOWAN, Gordon, Capt. The Skipper & the Eagle. Foreword by Captain Alan Villiers. Introduction by Peter Stanford. Afterword by Capt. Robert J. Papp, Jr. Peekskill, N.Y.: Sea History Press, National Maritime Historical Society, (1998). First Printing thus. Pp (6),vii-xv,(1),1-239,(5). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt ship to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Originally published by D. Van Nostrand (Canada) in 1960. “This rousing yarn of how the US Coast Guard barque Eagle sailed from war-torn Germany to become 'America's Tall Ship' makes good reading for all hands who care about the traditions of American seafaring and the brotherhood of the sea.” - Walter Cronkite, quoted form the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

Title: Skipper & the Eagle. First Sea History Press Edition in dustjacket.

Author Name: McGOWAN, Gordon, Capt. VILLIERS, Alan, foreword STANFORD, Peter, introduction

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Sea History Press, National Maritime Historical Society, Peekskill, N.Y., 1998, ISBN:0930248090:

Seller ID: 83918

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED STATES USCG AMERICAN SHIP HISTORY COAST GUARD SAIL TALL SHIPS,