HELL AT 50 FATHOMS. Charles A. Lockwood, Hans Christian Adamson.


Philadelphia and New York: Chilton Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Stirring history of the U.S. Navy submarine disasters that led to modern survival and salvage methods. Includes the stories of the H-3, a sub which was saved at the cost of completely wrecking her would-be savior; the S-4, sunk by accidental ramming off Cape Cod; the Squalus, which killed 26 of her crew at 40 fathoms, and, salvaged, fought a tough war against the Japanese; the Tang, whose crew escaped from their prison, 30 fathoms down, only to be captured by the Japanese on the surface; etc. Foreword by C.B. Momsen. Textual photographs, illustrations, and maps. Octavo. Original black cloth binding, with red and white titles. Light edgewear to the dust jacket, with a few unnecessary tape reinforcements to the verso. Better than very good. Very Good / Very Good. Item #69939

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