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3 edition of The wreck of the "Memphis". found in the catalog.

The wreck of the "Memphis".

Edward Latimer Beach

The wreck of the "Memphis".

by Edward Latimer Beach

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Published by Jarrolds .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination312p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19388770M

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Wreck of the Memphis is the story of a Navy cruiser, Memphis, formerly named Tennessee. It is the story of an afternoon in the Dominican Republic, where in less than an hour, the ship went from being fully prepared for war, to a beach wreck at the base of a cliff/5(8).

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The Wreck of the Memphis is about the destruction of the U.S.S. Memphis CA which was commanded by Edward Beach Sr., the father of the author. While Captain Beach can't be a fully impartial voice in the description of the Memphis demise he does maintain a mostly impartial voice/5.

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This book will be compared with A Night to Remember, Walter Lord's story of the Titanic disaster, which was more colorful but not half as furious. Captain Beach's father was the captain of the Navy's cruiser Memphis and as such he had to stand trial for the loss of his ship when an Act of God&#;a volcanic tidal wave&#;sank the ship in.

This is a vivid, minute-by-minute account of one of the worst shipwrecks in naval history. Edward Beach's father commanded the Memphis, one of the largest battle cruisers built by the U.S. Navy up to that time—bigger and faster than a Memphis (originally Tennessee) was demolished by monstrous tsunami waves in Santo Domingo Harbor in Augustkilling forty-three sailors.

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The Wreck of the Memphis Is fantastic!!. Beach's Father was the Captain of the USS Memphis (which was the battleship Texas before it was reclassified a cruiser and renamed) inwhen it was hit and driven to shore by a huge tidal wave.

The book gives the reader an almost minute by minute account of this tragedy. I highly, highly recommend it.4/5(1). Buy The Wreck of the Memphis 1st Edition by Captain Edward L. Beach (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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[Edward L Beach] -- The sinking of the U.S.S. Memphis off Santa Domingo Harbor, Augand the effect on its captain, the author's father. - Buy The Wreck of the Memphis (CLASSICS OF NAVAL LITERATURE) book online at best prices in India on Read The Wreck of the Memphis (CLASSICS OF NAVAL LITERATURE) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: 2.

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Buy The Wreck of the Memphis by Edward L Beach, Cap. online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. On Augthe U. S. S. Memphis was wrecked on the beach at Santo Domingo City, Santo Domingo, by enormous seas which were unaccompanied by any wind statement is made emphatic because, both officially and unofficially, there is frequently seen the statement that the Memphis was wrecked by a hurricane.

The Memphis was the flagship of the commander of the .The wreck of Memphis remained on the shore of Santo Domingo for 21 years untilwhen sufficient ship breaking capability became available to salvage the ship. Learn more in the NHHC Director's blog post on the Loss of USS Memphis.

Ship history note: Armored Cruiser No. 10 was originally named Tennessee; the ship was renamed Memphis in May.: Wreck of the Memphis (Classics of Naval Literature) () by Beach, Edward L.

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