by Strong Skip (Author), Braden Twain (Author). Strong, captain of an oil tanker carrying 10 million gallons of crude, was trying to outrun tropical storm Gordon when he picked up a distress call off the Florida coast in the early hours of November 15, 1994.
by Strong Skip (Author), Braden Twain (Author). An oceangoing tug with a cargo barge tethered behind it had lost engine power and was foundering. Strong decided to attempt a rescue, although doing so put his own crew and cargo, not to mention hundreds of miles of Florida coast, at risk of a catastrophic oil spill.
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book by Twain Braden. Strong and Braden's tale of an imperfect storm, three ships, and a daring rescue comes to vivid life in this gem of a book. Resolve, and the Salvage That Made History" pretty much sums it u. lt;br On Nov. 15, 1994, the tanker Cherry Valley was transporting 10 million gallons of fuel oil from New Orleans, L. to Jacksonville, Fl. lt;br Prentice "Skip" Strong III, then 32, was making his second trip as captain of the 688-foot vessel. lt;br Also sailing from New Orleans was the 114-foot tugboat . Orgeron, en route to NASA at Cape Canaveral, Fl. and.
And that in the instant he decided to rescue the tug and its crew, he was opening the door on a dramatic and tense legal struggle that would pit him against the United States Government for salvage rights.
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Thanks also goes out to Twain Braden for convincing me that there was enough of a story to write a book about and Tom McCarthy for publishing In Peril: A Daring Decision, A Captain's Resolve.
Thanks also goes out to Twain Braden for convincing me that there was enough of a story to write a book about and Tom McCarthy for publishing In Peril: A Daring Decision, A Captain's Resolve, And The Salvage that Made History.
Skip Strong, captain of the Cherry Valley, along with Twain Braden, have done a fine job in providing a concise level of detail, meticulously documented.
Skip Strong, captain of the Cherry Valley, along with Twain Braden, have done a fine job in providing a concise level of detail, meticulously documented it’s high seas drama, but it’s so much more. It’s a well written page-turner. This is a book I just couldn’t put down. No doubt your experience will be the same. The first part of this vid shows NASA’s external fuel tank
IN PERIL: A Daring Decision, A Captain's Resolve, And The Salvage That Made History By Skip Strong & Twain Braden 270 Pgs, Illust, 6''x9'' Hardback. The Lyons Press, 1-8062-0973; lyonspress. Great sea stories don't just happen. Captain Strong also knew without a doubt that he would follow the thousands-year-old tradition of the sea and come to the aid of the crew, the tug, and its cargo. Despite the fact that he would have to maneuver his ship, laden with 10-million-gals of oil, in extremely hazardous conditions.
Author: Twain Braden,Skip Strong
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Lyons Press; 1st edition (November 1, 2003)
Pages: 280 pages
ePUB size: 1370 kb
FB2 size: 1930 kb
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