Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History

Paperback | June 14, 2011

byKalee Thompson

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Deadliest Sea by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler, Alaska Ranger, in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008, Deadliest Sea is real life action and adventure at its finest. The full story of an amazing rescue—where extraordinary courage, ingenuity, will, and technology combined in one of the most remarkable maritime feats ever recorded—has never been told before now. It’s The Perfect Storm meets Deadliest Catch.<_o3a_p>

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Deadliest Sea by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler, Alaska Ranger, in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008, Deadliest Sea is real life action and adventure at its finest. The full story of an amazing...

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Soon after 2:00 a.m. on Easter morning 2008, the fishing trawler Alaska Ranger began taking on water in the middle of the frigid Bering Sea. While the first mate broadcast Mayday calls to a remote Coast Guard station more than eight hundred miles away, the men on the ship’s icy deck scrambled to inflate life rafts and activate beacon l...

Kalee Thompson is a freelance writer who covers science, the environment, and the outdoors. She was formerly an editor atPopular ScienceandNational Geographic Adventure, and her work has appeared inO, The Oprah Magazine,Women’s Health, andPopular Mechanics.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.76 inPublished:June 14, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061766305

ISBN - 13:9780061766305

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