The Wreck of the Memphis

The Wreck of the Memphis

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A vivid account of the tsunami waves that demolished the Memphis in Santo Domingo Harbour in August 1916 and the court-martial that followed.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 312 pages
  • 149.1 x 216.15 x 29.72mm | 535.24g
  • Annopolis, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1557500703
  • 9781557500700

About Edward L. Beach

Edward Latimer Beach, Jr. (1918 -2002) was a highly-decorated United States Navy submarine officer and best-selling author. During World War II, he participated in the Battle of Midway and 12 combat patrols, earning 10 decorations for gallantry, including the Navy Cross. After the war, he served as the naval aide to the President of the United States and commanded the first submerged circumnavigation. Beach's best-selling novel, Run Silent, Run Deep, was made into the 1958 movie by the same name.
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