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

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In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years, wreaking havoc on land and creating a wind-whipped peril of the freezing Atlantic. In the early hours of Monday, February 18, while the storm raged, two oil tankers, the Fort Mercer and the Pendleton, broke in two. The Coast Guard raced its cutters to the Fort Mercer to rescue the men huddled in the halves, and when the Pendleton proved to be in danger of capsizing, sent out into the storm two 36-foot wooden lifeboats, each manned by ...

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The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue
2015, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9781501106835

Trade paperback

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue
2015, Pocket Books

ISBN-13: 9781501127175

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The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue
2012, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781455129232

Audiobook CD

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue
2012, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781455129249

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The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue
2010, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9781416567226

Trade paperback

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue
2009, Scribner Book Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781416567219

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The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue
2009, Thorndike Press, Waterville, ME

ISBN-13: 9781410419217

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