Title

Book review of "The U.S. Life-Saving Service: Heroes, Rescues and Architecture o

Authors

Carl Little

Source

Island Journal

Date

1996

Volume Number

Volume 13

Pages

95-96

Abstract

Book review of "The U.S. Life-Saving Service: Heroes, Rescues and Architecture of the Early Coast Guard," by Ralph Shanks and Wick York. The Life-Saving Service had many ties to Maine, from its station on Little Cranberry Island to the role of Lebanon, Maine, native Sumner Increase Kimball, President Lincoln's Revenue Marine Bureau head who played a critical role in the service's establishment.

Subjects

Book reviews, Shanks, Ralph, York, Wick

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