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Wreck Ashore

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Wreck Ashore: U.S. Life-Saving Service Legendary Heroes on the Great Lakes by Frederick Stonehouse.

Paperback.  224 pages.
Genres:  history, nonfiction.

From stormy shipwrecks to catastrophic disasters, the lifesavers were always there, risking their lives to save others. From the mid-1780s until it transformed into the U.S. Coast Guard in 1915, the U.S. Life-Saving Service was responsible for safety on the seas. This historic look into our earliest heroes on the Great Lakes is now back in print. Illustrated with historic b/w pictures.

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