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The Arrival of SubChapter M - Reality Check
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Essay » Legal
Subchapter M is officially here. It is supposed to make the towing industry much safer. But the issue of crew fatigue has been skipped over. We need a 4 hour on & 8 hour off watch schedule. Six & Six leads to exhaustion. Exhausted crews get injured more often, make bad decisions and fall asleep on watch. The current schedule and manning also leaves little room for proper on the job training.
The Jekyll Island Enigma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Nazi dreams of conquest plus the greed of a Russian-American industrialist profiteer, partnered to swap munitions for gold at Jekyll Island, weeks before Pearl Harbor propelled the US into WWII. It could have worked except “Murphy's Law”, a crop-duster, a Redneck poacher, a society dame, Club staff and a Royal Navy hero joined forces to thwart the best laid plans of the “Master Race”.
The United States Coast Guard On The Great Lakes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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At last there is one definitive volume describing its history on the Great Lakes from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR.
The United States Coast Guard: 1790 to the Present (Revised)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The United States Coast Guard traces its origins to 1790, but was not officially named until 1915. At last there is one definitive volume describing its history from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR from 1961-69, and had basic and advanced training at the USCG Base, Alameda, California. He served subsequently in the Port Security Reserve Unit.