The Resource Into the raging sea : thirty-three mariners, one megastorm and the sinking of El Faro, Rachel Slade

Into the raging sea : thirty-three mariners, one megastorm and the sinking of El Faro, Rachel Slade

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Into the raging sea : thirty-three mariners, one megastorm and the sinking of El Faro
Title
Into the raging sea
Title remainder
thirty-three mariners, one megastorm and the sinking of El Faro
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Slade
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On October 1, 2015, Hurricane Joaquin barreled into the Bermuda Triangle and swallowed the container ship El Faro whole, resulting in the worst American shipping disaster in thirty-five years. No one could fathom how a vessel equipped with satellite communications, a sophisticated navigation system, and cutting-edge weather forecasting could suddenly vanish--until now. Relying on hundreds of exclusive interviews with family members and maritime experts, as well as the words of the crew members themselves--whose conversations were captured by the ship's data recorder--journalist Rachel Slade unravels the mystery of the sinking of El Faro. As she recounts the final twenty-four hours onboard, Slade vividly depicts the officers' anguish and fear as they struggled to carry out Captain Michael Davidson's increasingly bizarre commands, which, they knew, would steer them straight into the eye of the storm. Taking a hard look at America's aging merchant marine fleet, Slade also reveals the truth about modern shipping--a cut-throat industry plagued by razor-thin profits and ever more violent hurricanes fueled by global warming. A richly reported account of a singular tragedy, Into the Raging Sea takes us into the heart of an age-old American industry, casting new light on the hardworking men and women who paid the ultimate price in the name of profit
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TEFOD
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Slade, Rachel
Dewey number
910.916363
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
G530.F37
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • El Faro (Ship)
  • Shipwrecks
Label
Into the raging sea : thirty-three mariners, one megastorm and the sinking of El Faro, Rachel Slade
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http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-rc3uyr9
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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Cloudon1033674627
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780008302450
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
rc3uyr9
Label
Into the raging sea : thirty-three mariners, one megastorm and the sinking of El Faro, Rachel Slade
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-rc3uyr9
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudon1033674627
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780008302450
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
rc3uyr9

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