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In a collision with a steamship, City of Rome, on the night of September 25, 1925, the U.S. Navy Submarine S-51 sank in 132 feet of water, taking 33 ...Show synopsisIn a collision with a steamship, City of Rome, on the night of September 25, 1925, the U.S. Navy Submarine S-51 sank in 132 feet of water, taking 33 sailors to the ocean floor. This is the story of the men charged with doing the impossible--raising the thousand ton sub from the bottom of the sea. Added to this modern classic of true adventure are a foreword and afterword giving specifics of the accident and the aftermath, additional photographs, a publisher's preface, and appendices.Hide synopsis
Description:Illustrated. Fair. No Jacket. First line: "On a dark September...Illustrated. Fair. No Jacket. First line: "On a dark September night, with a cold breeze whipping up a choppy sea about fifteen miles to the eastward of Block Island, the steamship City of Rome plowed northward towards Boston." Book is in fair condition with browned pages, edgewear, owner's name, faded spine and cover edges, cracked back hinge, wear and soil. 324 pages, 8.5 x 5.5.
Description:Good. Very minimal damage to the cover no holes or tears, only...Good. Very minimal damage to the cover no holes or tears, only minimal scuff marks minimal wear binding majority of pages undamaged minimal creases or tears. Book may have writing, underlining, highlighting, wear to cover and corners, notes in margins, writing.
Description:Clean and unmarked pages. in Missing jacket. VERY GOOD...Clean and unmarked pages. in Missing jacket. VERY GOOD CONDITION! No DJ. Some wear to boards. some fading to spine. Ships immediately!
Description:Fair. Shipped within 24 hours. 100% Refund Guaranteed....Fair. Shipped within 24 hours. 100% Refund Guaranteed. Acceptable reading copy with average wear. Comes with dust jacket if published with one-DJ may have some tears and rubbing.
Description:Hardcover Publisher: Dodd Mead, 1963. Language: English ISBN-10:...Hardcover Publisher: Dodd Mead, 1963. Language: English ISBN-10: 0396004695 ISBN-13: 978-0396004691. Barely read ex-library with official library discard stamp inside on front flyleaf, otherwise very good condition. Always protected dust jacket.
What is it that drives a man who has just burrowed out of a collapsed tunnel in turbid
depths to turn right around and go back for a second face-off with the
unrestrained violence of the Atlantic? It is the fortitude of this
sailor and others like him that supply the thrust of Commander Edward
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