Smith relives his three-year adventure with the U.S. Coast Guard that took him from the frigid North Atlantic to an atoll in the South Pacific called Ulithi. His is a hilarious story that will appeal to all old qCoastiesq and landlubbers alike.An or- ange neon light flashed at zero and also flashed at the depth under the keel. At least that ... We were in 2, 000 fathoms of water (about 12, 000 feet) and in no danger of going aground. One of the Chief Machinist Mates spent a full day making a paper replacement, using a picture from the fathometer service manual.
|Title||:||Coast Guard Follies|
|Publisher||:||Yeoman House - 2007-09-01|