NORTHWEST 3/4 WEST

21,90

Captain Edward C.Winters Jr. 191 Pág. Rústica. 23×17. The experiences of a Sandy Hook Pilot, 19081945

Categoría: ISBN: 9780939510894

Descripción

Northwest 3/4 west- the compass course for the first leg of a ship’s passage into New York Harbour-offers a rare look at the experiences of New York’s unsung heroes, the Sandy Hook Pilots, who safely navigate ships in and out this busy port. From his time as a boat keeper in sail-powered pilot schooners before 1910 to h
is sevice as a seniot pilot during World War II, Winters describes his life with humor and a clear eye for detail.