Egan Maritime Institute

Life Saving Nantucket


by Edouard A. Stackpole

Stackpole was among the earliest to recognize that an era had passed and, without documentation, would soon be forgotten. Life Saving Nantucket documents the triumphs and tragedies of a hardy breed of islanders who, as volunteers, manned the early Massachusetts Humane Society sites, later the U.S. Life-Saving Service stations and still later the U.S. Coast Guard stations, saving countless lives and precious cargo.

1972, $25.00 cloth (295 pp. / 50 photos / 2 illus.)

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