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Author Name:    SHUBOW, Leo

Title:   Iceberg Dead Ahead! The Heroic Work of the Ice Patrol. Signed, US in dj

Publisher:    Bruce Humphries, 1959, 

Seller ID:   25090

SHUBOW, Leo. Iceberg Dead Ahead! [Dj adds: "The Heroic Work of the Ice Patrol"]. Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc., (1959). Pp. (4),5-203,(5), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Some years ago I had the unusual experience of serving as secretary of the oceanographic staff of the International Ice Patrol. I spent four full months at sea in the North Atlantic on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Tampa and Modoc. The duty of the Patrol was to protect trans-Atlantic shipping from the iceberg menace." - from Shubow's preface. Chapters : 1. The U.S. Coast Guard Seeks Men; 2. The First Days Aboard; 3. Ready for Any Emergency; 4. A Schoonerand a Line; 5. Buddy, Got a Match?; 6. Preparing for Ice Patrol; 7. The Ta mpa Comes to the Rescue; 8. On to the Grand Banks; 9. Mapping the Ice Patrol Work; 10. Thick Weather on the Banks; 11. Iceberg Dead Ahead!; 12. What Happened to the Titanic?; 13. Serving Country and Humanity; 14. Mining the Bergs; 15. Freighter Runs on Berg; 16. A Parting of the Ways. Faint dampstain to bottom edge, else very good in lightly spotted, spine-dampstained, unclipped dust jacket. With a lengthy signed inscription from the author. 45.00


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