Saving Life at Sea, Vol. 5 (Classic Reprint) by Richard RoperSaving Life at Sea, Vol. 5 (Classic Reprint) by Richard Roper

Saving Life at Sea, Vol. 5 (Classic Reprint)

byRichard Roper

Paperback | November 7, 2018

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I. The need for extended and improved means for saving life at sea when the ship fails to provide a place of safety.

II. The distinctive qualities and capabilities that such improved means should possess. And, III. The mode and authority by which such improved means should be applied.

First, then, as to the need for extended and improved means for saving life at sea When the ship fails to afford a place of safety. There is, alas! A bewildering abundance of heartrending evidence in proof of this need. Narratives of disasters at sea, in which indescribable sufferings and appalling loss of life have been endured and sustained calamities that have sent their successive quivering thrills of pain throughout the civilised world from its centre to its circumference, rush unwelcome into mind. Even a selec tion from what may be regarded as typical cases that have occurred within the lifetime of the present generation, even Within comparatively few years past, would require more Space than can be spared for a bare catalogue of names of ships, and the dates and localities of the disasters. Amongst'

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Title:Saving Life at Sea, Vol. 5 (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.07 inPublished:November 7, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1332033954

ISBN - 13:9781332033959

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