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The USS Thresher was the most advanced attack nuclear submarine then built. This sinking was the biggest submarine disaster in US military history. She went down with men. The disaster is described very clearly. Technical detail is good. There are some useful photographs. The book briefly covers other submarine losses - both American and s: Thresher book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. THRESHER is the sequel to PLOW of the Druid , Holly and Aub /5. The USS Thresher was the most advanced attack nuclear submarine then built. This sinking was the biggest submarine disaster in US military history. She went down with men. The disaster is described very clearly. Technical detail is good. There are some useful photographs. The book briefly covers other submarine losses - both American and Russian/5(99). The Thresher book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6).
While the Navy's official positions remain uncorrected in , this book allows anyone personally interested in the losses to fully understand and appreciate the sequence of events and the physics of deep-submergence that unfolded at great depth leading to each submarines' loss.5/5(1). of 20 results for Books: "uss thresher" The Death of the USS Thresher: The Story Behind History's Deadliest Submarine Disaster. by Norman Polmar | Dec 1, out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ 86 $ $ FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Usually ships within 2 to 3 days. By Rynd Morgan History professor Caleb McDaniel became the first Rice professor to win a Pulitzer Prize for his book “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America” on May 4. The book is about Henrietta Wood, a woman who in successfully sued the man who abducted her and sold her into slavery. The following men were lost while serving on USS Thresher (SSN). For another complete listing of men lost with USS Thresher (SSN), each with a photo and short biography, please visit the excellent memorial website, USS Thresher Please note that one man died in an automobile accident prior to the loss of the vessel.
Originally written in and updated with new information post-Cold War, Norman Polmar's book is a concise account of the Thresher and her loss as well as putting it into the context of other submarine sinkings including the Kursk/5. Thresher (SSN ) In Memoriam Ap OFFICERS. ALLEN, Philip Harcourt Lieutenant Commander. BABCOCK, Ronald Clare Lieutenant Junior Grade. BIEDERMAN, Robert Donald Lieutenant. BILLINGS, John Hilary Lieutenant Commander. COLLIER, Merrill Francis Lieutenant. DiNOLA, Michael John. Naval historian Norman Polmar, in his book, “Death of the USS Thresher,” estimated that boat’s test depth was to 1, feet and that its “collapse depth” was about 1, to 1, : Michael Ruane. The second Thresher (SSN) was laid down on 28 May by the Portsmouth (NH) Naval Shipyard, launched on 9 July , sponsored by Mrs. Frederick B. Warder, and commissioned on 3 August , Commander Dean W. Axene in command. Following trials, the nuclear attack submarine took part in Nuclear Submarine Exercise (NUSUBEX) off the northeastern .