Lighting the Bay

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780870334665
  • Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/1996
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 966,436
  • Product dimensions: 9.31 (w) x 12.33 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Fire on the Hill 3
1 Good Builder, Bad Light 9
2 Steering a New Course 15
3 War against the Lighthouses 23
4 Under Seige 29
5 Riding a Lighthouse 35
6 Fighting Back the Sea 39
7 Earthquake! 47
8 Stranded in the Ice 53
9 Isolation, Illness, Death, and the Law 57
10 All the Comforts of Home 63
11 Killer Caissons 69
12 Lighting the Way to Baltimore 73
13 The Unlucky Lighthouse 83
14 Rescues: All in a Day's Work 89
15 The Long Sail Home 93
16 Imprisoned by Fog 99
17 Automating the Lighthouses 105
18 Death on a Lighthouse: Murder or Madness 111
19 Rescue in a Hurricane 119
20 Lady Keeper of the Lamp 125
21 Bombing the Lighthouses 131
22 Tearing Down the Screw Piles 135
23 Point Lookout: The Haunted Lighthouse 141
24 The Forgotten Lighthouses 147
25 The Renaissance 151
App List of Lighthouses, Lightships, and Tenders 159
Sources 183
Index 189
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