Summary: During the height of the blizzard of 1978, a tanker foundered on the shoals off the Massachusetts coast. The Coast Guard dispatched a patrol boat that was soon in trouble, too. A pilot-boat captain, Frank Quirk, heard of the Coast Guard's plight on his radio. He gathered his crew of four, readied his forty-nine-foot steel boat, the Can Do, and entered the maelstrom of the blizzard soon to be...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 551.555 TOU
Summary: In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years. While the storm raged on the freezing Atlantic, two oil tankers, the Pendleton and the Fort Mercer, found themselves in the same predicament. Not built to withstand those seas, both tankers split in two. This is the gripping, true story of the Coast Guard's valiant attempt to rescue the dozens of men left...
Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 910.9163 TOU
Summary: "On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the storm. This middle-grade adaptation of an adult nonfiction book tells the story of a harrowing Coast Guard rescue when four men in a tiny lifeboat overcame insurmountable odds and saved more than 30...
Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books/ Henry Holt and Company 2014
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.916 TOU
Summary: "When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a calamitous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive afloat a life raft in violent waves 80 feet tall"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher / Publication Date: Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt and Company 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910 TOU
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 910 TOU
Summary: In the winter of 1932, New England was battered by the most brutal nor'easter in years, wreaking havoc on land and creating a wind-whipped peril of the freezing Atlantic. In the early hours of Monday, February 18, while the storm raged, two oil tankers, the Fort Mercer and the Pendleton, broke in two. The Coast Guard raced its cutters to the Fort Mercer to rescue the men huddled in the halves,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 TOU
Summary: "An all-new harrowing maritime tale of the sinking and rescue efforts surrounding the HMS Bounty--the actual replica used in the 1962 remake of the 1935 classic Mutiny on the Bounty--which sank during Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. On Tuesday, October 24, 2012, Captain Robin Walbridge made the fateful decision to sail the HMS Bounty from New London, Connecticut, to St. Petersburg,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.9163 TOU
Summary: In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment 2016
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FIN
Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FIN RATED PG-13
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fi
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FIN
Summary: "From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours comes the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America during the Cuban Missile Crisis. During the ominous two weeks of the Cold War's terrifying peak, two things saved humanity: the strategic wisdom of John F. Kennedy and the U-2 aerial...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2018