The Pendleton Disaster Off Cape Cod: The Greatest Small Boat Rescue in Coast Guard History

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On February 18, 1952, four Coast Guardsmen set out from Station Chatham in a thirty-six-foot motor lifeboat to locate the mortally wounded T2 tanker Pendleton and rescue its crew during a Nor'easter. All four men knew the odds of finding the Pendleton and surviving the storm were slim. Whether by a miracle, luck, fate or able seamanship, amid sixty-foot seas with only a small engine and a single spotlight, the crew of the 36500-Bernie Webber, Ervin Maske, Andy Fitzgerald and Richard Livesey-found the hulk of the Pendleton ...

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The Pendleton Disaster Off Cape Cod: The Greatest Small Boat Rescue in Coast Guard History
2007, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596292482

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