Deadliest Sea

Deadliest Sea

The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History

Book - 2010
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Deadliest Sea by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler, Alaska Ranger, in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008, Deadliest Sea is real life action and adventure at its finest. The full story of an amazing rescue--where extraordinary courage, ingenuity, will, and technology combined in one of the most remarkable maritime feats ever recorded--has never been told before now. It's The Perfect Storm meets Deadliest Catch.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061766299
Characteristics: 309 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.


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Dec 20, 2013

A really well written and gripping book. Highly recommend.

Sep 14, 2012

Amazing book - shows how desparate some companies are for money, and people are for good pay despite atrocious safety concerns! But describes in detail how the Coast Guard saves people under the terrible conditions of the Bering Sea. Also the reader becomes aware of how dangerous it is for the people who procure our fish supply, even in the United States.

Oct 19, 2010

An excellent non-fiction read. In fact, reads as well as a thriller novel.

Kalee Thompson's narrative had me hooked to stay up into the wee hours of the night to read. I could close my eyes and picture what was happening.

A very unfortunate event that had very heroic moments and the Coast Guard efforts must be commended.


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