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The lost fleet :a Yankee whaler's struggle against the Confederate Navy and Arctic disaster /Marc Songini.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Songini, Marc L.
Publication
New York : St. Martin's Press
Contents
Book One: Brave men, braver women -- Lonely but not alone -- A Lighthouse Keeper -- In wild and distant seas -- Journey's End -- Book Two: The first iron -- The Daring Fishermen of New England -- Old Rodney -- An Indifferent Screw Steamer -- A Pirate Deed -- Like pursuing a coy Maiden -- The Other "Alabama" -- Come on my Deck and Fight me -- Terrible Havoc -- Book three: Finding the life -- Idle Wharves and dismasted Ships -- Death stared us in the Face -- In the topmost frost killed end of Creation -- How many will see the last day of Next August? -- The most crushing Blow -- Book Four: Rolling out the Fin -- Enough to fill a Book -- Appreciable Deterioration -- Looking for a modern Joshua -- A dreary and Uncertain March -- Epilogue: The Clear eyed men of the sea.
Date
2007.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
xii, 432 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Notes
Complimentary copy, August 7, 2007. [LA2007.0105]
Includes bibliographical references (p. [405]-414) and index.
ISBN
0312286481
9780312286484
GUSN
249117
Call Number
Stacks SH383.2.S66 2007
Other People and Orgs
Williams, Thomas W. (Thomas William)
Descriptive terms
Whalers (Persons) History.
Whaling History.
Places
Arctic Ocean
United States

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