Two Tankers Down

Author: Robert Frump
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781599216478
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The story of Until the Sea Shall Free Them does not fit inside Two Tankers Down
any more than Two Tankers Down fits inside Until the Sea Shall Free Them. Still,
the Pendleton and the Fort Mercer marked an important time in Coast Guard
inspection history, and the readers of this book should benefit a bit from the
context of that history. One has to ask what lessons were learned from the fact
that two identical tankers known to contain flaws split in two at exactly the same
time? Did the ...

Power Down

Author: Ben Coes
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429948531
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He walked through the office to the small chamber that served as a bedroom. He
took off his clothing. It had been several days since he'd changed. He quickly
showered and got dressed again. He put a brush through his hair, with some
difficulty, then brushed his teeth. Back in his office he looked out the window. The
Montana was one of forty supertankers owned by Anson Energy. Two tankers
came every week like clockwork, and Dewey knew all of their captains. It took
twelve hours ...

Friendly Enemies

Author: Sam Munch
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469153726
Size: 27.65 MB
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They went down 500 feet, moved to the right 1,000 to 1,500 feet, accelerated
back to speed, and would be on the way. Green Two was moving into position
just like clockwork. Green Lead accelerated alongside the tanker. As they passed
, the AC gave a thumbs-up signal to the tanker crew. The tanker copilot was
clasping his hands over his head like a boxer who had won a fight. Both crews
understood, and they separated. Two more tankers and down the chute to
combat—it was hard ...

Dictionary Of American Naval Fighting Ships

Author: United States. Naval History Division
Publisher: Government Printing Office
ISBN: 9780160020384
Size: 41.82 MB
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Sonar reported two more explosions before the submarine came up to periscope
depth to resume the attack. Trigger fired two bow torpedoes at the third freighter
in the column and scored two hits on the target which went down by the bow. The
submarine then made two more attacks on the freighter, but all of her torpedoes
either missed or were duds. During the three and one-half hours of action,
Trigger sank two tankers, Shiriya and Shoyo Maru, and a freighter, Argun Maru,
for a total ...

Needless Deaths In The Gulf War

Publisher: Human Rights Watch
ISBN: 9780300055993
Size: 68.72 MB
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His left leg was fractured and in a cast. His right arm was in a cast. He had
shrapnel up and down his right leg.5*12 • TWO TANKERS DESTROYED AT
INTERSECTION: A Circassian tanker- truck driver, 38, interviewed by MEW in
King Hussein Medical City hospital, had been driving a white Scania tanker truck
and his cousin, 39, 9 / / MEW interview, Farrah Centre, King Hussein Medical City
, Amman, Jordan, February 17, 1991. MEW interview, Farrah Centre, King
Hussein Medical ...

Biafra Testament

Author: Kalu Okpi
Publisher: Macmillan Education
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Close on the heels of two ten-ton trucks loaded with troops, came three petrol
tankers and one half track. Agwu stared with disbelief at the stupefying spectacle.
He felt paralysed. Next there followed two armoured personnel carriers, three
more trucks loaded down with troops and two petrol tankers. Agwu found it
increasingly difficult to breathe easily. A thick, filmy and greyish haze started
swimming in front of his eyes. 'Please God,' he prayed, 'whatever it is the big boys
have up their ...

Marine News

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The second, the Tongue River, was christened by Princess Delvina, a full-
blooded Onondaga Indian, who journeyed to Bayonne from the Onondaga
Reservation, upstate New York, accompanied by a delegation of stalwart braves,
who performed ceremonial Indian rites at a huge War Pow-Wow. Coincident with
the Indian ceremonial rites, a huge fire was started, Onondaga fashion, and the
visiting Chiefs called upon the High War Spirit to pour down his favors on the two

Ghosts Of Bungo Suido

Author: P. T. Deutermann
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 125001803X
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The exec was get— ting ready to go up to the bridge, where he would conduct
the tor— pedo attacks against the two tankers up ahead. Instead of the periscope
he'd be using the target—bearing transmitters, or TBTs. These were ... be
launched as soon as the attack team agreed that the com— puted solution
looked right. The TBT was a bit crude, but very effective, because the firing officer
didn't have to worry about up— scope/down—scope delays in getting the firing
data into the ...

Safe Operation Of Fire Tankers

Author: Federal Emergency Management Agency
Publisher: FEMA
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Severe Grades Roads that contain severe grades, whether they be uphill or
downhill grades, pose challenges for drivers of fire department tankers. Of the
two, severe downhill grades pose the greatest amount of danger. The influence
of gravity on the vehicle creates the tendency for the vehicle to accelerate as it
travels down grade. Unless the driver exercises appropriate safety measures (
shifting to a lower gear, applying the brakes periodically, etc.), the vehicle may
reach speeds ...

Rolling Thunder Against The Rising Sun

Author: Gene Eric Salecker
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811743624
Size: 35.16 MB
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Undaunted, the tankers turned their vehicles west and headed twenty miles
downriver to Bayambang and the only remaining bridge over the Agno.
Unfortunately, no direct route connected the two river towns. Surrounded by
darkness, the tankers forced their way down small dirt roads and narrow paths,
losing only one tank in the process when it threw a track and flipped over into a
ditch. Although Company B ran into a smattering of enemy troops, it managed to
avoid the main body of ...