Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7æ"-9æ" tall. Hardcover in non price-clipped dust-jacket. 240 pages. First edition, first printing. The story of the sinking of the fishing boat "Pelican" off Montauk Point in Long Island Sound, resulting in the loss of 42 of the 61 people aboard. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, unmarked copy. Near fine in a near fine dust-jacket.
Very good. Author signed. Clean unmarked pages and cover. Tight binding. Dust jacket has minimal edge wear. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books, ship within 48 hours and offer a 100% money back guarantee.
Clavin, Tom., International Marine / McGraw-Hill, 2005, c2005, 5th printing, black cloth (hard cover), fine with fine dj, 240 pp, B&W photographic & map illus., tall 8vo, ISBN: 0071423001, 'Captain Eddie Carroll left the dock that morning with sixty-two passengers aboard his fishing boat Pelican, some thirty more than safe capacity', Maritime History; Sport Fishing; Montauk, Long Island; True Shipwrecks.
New in New jacket. Overloaded excursion boat leaves Montauk, Long Island labor Day weekend 1951. A storm comes up and the Pelican sinks. More than 60 people were on board (twice what should've been). 240 pages on how events turned out.
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