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TALL SHIPS DOWN

by Daniel S. Parrott

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The Last Voyages of the
PAMIR, ALBATROSS, MARQUES, PRIDE OF BALTIMORE, and MARIA ASUMPTA

TALL SHIPS DOWN

First published 2003 this 2nd. 2004
by Mcgraw-Hill Companies, USA

Book's condition and details:

A large illustrated card covered book (paperback). Cover with just a little sign of wear. Binding tight and square, pages immaculate. Condition VERY GOOD PLUS.

336 pages. 150 mm. x 230 mmm. x 28 mm.

Weight wrapped <1250 grms.

ISBN: 978 0 07 143545 1
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In "TALL SHIP DOWN" Dan Parrott, a maritime expert, re-creates the final voyages of the Pamir, Albatross, Marques, Pride of Baltimore, and Maria Asumpta. Parrott dissects the circumstances of loss from forensic evidence, expert testimony, survivors’ memories, and his own considerable experience.


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FIVE STORIES OF TRAGIC LOSS AT SEA

The Last Voyages of the 
PAMIR,
ALBATROSS,
MARQUES,
PRIDE OF BALTIMORE
 and MARIA ASUMPTA

Once nearly swept from the seas, tall ships have experienced a fifty-year renaissance as sail training and passenger vessels. But that resurgence has had a tragic side, and professional mariner and maritime scholar Dan Parrott explores it in this ground-breaking reconstruction of five infamous losses that claimed 112 lives. Parrott’s vivid re-creations of each final voyage dissect the circumstances of loss from forensic evidence, expert testimony, survivors’ memories, and his own considerable experience. Rich with history and lore, Tall Ship Down shows unforgettably how small and seemingly insignificant lapses can produce fatal consequences at sea.

The author DANIEL S. PARROTT is a professional mariner with twenty years’ experience in tall ships all over the world . He holds a master’s degree in marine affair from the University of Rhode Island, an Australian Masters Certificate, and a U.S. Coast Guard licence for Master of Oceans, Motor, Steam, and Auxiliary sail, 1,600 tons. After five years in command of the 158-foot topsail schooner Pride of Baltimore II, he now teaches navigation, seamanship and sail training at the Maine Academy.

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