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Where divers dare : the hunt for the last U-boat / Randall Peffer.

Peffer, Randall S., (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 940.542 PEF (Text) 37323005258713 NONFIC Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 940.54 PEF (Text) 70741000139885 Adult Non Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 940.5429 PEFFER (Text) 33946003107864 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780425276365
  • ISBN: 0425276368
  • Physical Description: 310 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Calibre, [2016]

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"In the tradition of Shadow Divers, this is the gripping true account of the search for German U-boat U-550, the last unfound, diveable wreck of a U-boat off the United States coast, and the battle in which it was sunk. On April 16, 1944, the SS Pan Pennsylvania was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-550 off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts. In return the sub was driven to the surface with depth charges, and then sent to the bottom of the ocean by three destroyer escorts that were guarding the naval convoy. For more than sixty years the location of the U-boat's wreck eluded divers. In 2012, a team found it--the last undiscovered U-boat in dive-able waters off the Eastern Seaboard of the United States, more than three hundred feet below the surface. This is the story of their twenty-year quest to find this "Holy Grail" of deep-sea diving and their tenacious efforts to dive on this treacherous wreck--and of the stunning clash at sea that sealed its doom and brought the Battle of the Atlantic to America's doorstep"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: U-550 (Submarine)
World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations, German.
World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations > Submarine.
Shipwrecks > Massachusetts > Nantucket Island.
Shipwrecks > North Atlantic Ocean.
Underwater archaeology > North Atlantic Ocean.
Divers > United States > Biography.
Deep diving > United States > History.
Salvage > United States > History.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > North Atlantic Ocean.
HISTORY / Military / World War II.
HISTORY / Military / Naval.
Genre: Biographies.

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