By Edward L. Beach
This is Beach's gripping firsthand account of what went on throughout the 36,000 nautical-mile voyage whose list for velocity and persistence nonetheless stands at the present time. It brings to existence the various demanding occasions within the historical trip: the malfunction of the fundamental fathometer that indicated the positioning of undersea mountains and shallow waters, the surprising agonizing affliction of a senior petty officer, and the intense issues of the ship's major hydraulic oil method. Intensely dramatic, Beach's chronicle additionally describes the mental stresses of the adventure and a few touching moments shared by way of the workforce. A skillful tale teller, he recounts the adventure in such element that readers suppose they've been alongside for the trip of a lifetime.
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