Lighthouses and Life Saving Along Cape Cod, Massachusetts (Imges of America Series)

Lighthouses and Life Saving Along Cape Cod, Massachusetts (Imges of America Series)

by James W. Claflin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467122139
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 07/21/2014
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 824,724
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


James W. Claflin, a Coast Guard historian and dealer in fine nautical antiques, has drawn from his extensive collection of photographs and documents to illustrate this tribute to the American heroes who served to warn and rescue those in distress.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 The Early Years 9

2 The Outer Cape 15

3 Massachusetts Humane Society 59

4 The Lower Cape 63

5 US Life-Saving Service 79

6 The Mid-Cape 89

7 The Lightships 95

8 The Upper Cape 107

9 US Coast Guard 113

Bibliography 127

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