In November 1972, the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis ran aground during a violent storm in Alaska, puncturing its hull, with a temporary patch applied to stop the flooding. The following day, enroute back to Honolulu, another, more vicious, storm struck; Jarvis now struggled with over thirteen feet of water in their engine room and no power. The nearest ship that volunteered to assist was scheduled to arrive thirty minutes after the Jarvis officers estimated the ship would be destroyed on the rocky coastline. Wind gusts struck at seventy-knots, hail and snow was falling, and at one time, Jarvis hit a swell at a sixty-degree angle.
Book scheduled for release in November 2019.
When published, the book will be available at:
Barnes and Noble
July 8, 2019
Hellgate Press from Ashland, Oregon has agreed to be the publisher of the book "All Present and Accounted For." Previously, they had published "Coast Guard Action in Vietnam" by Paul Scotti. Book release shall be in mid to late November 2019.