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Unknown waters [electronic resource] : a firsthand account of the historic under-ice survey of the Siberian continental shelf by USS Queenfish (SSN-651) / Alfred S. McLaren ; with a foreword by William R. Anderson.

By: McLaren, Alfred Scott.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 243 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780817380069 (electronic); 081738006X (electronic).Other title: Firsthand account of the historic under-ice survey of the Siberian continental shelf by USS Queenfish.Subject(s): McLaren, Alfred Scott | Queenfish (Submarine) | Continental shelf -- Arctic regions | Continental shelf -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia | Underwater exploration -- Arctic Ocean | Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- American | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Marine & NavalGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Computer network resources.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Unknown waters.DDC classification: 359.9/330973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Illustrations; Foreword by Captain William R. Anderson, U.S. Navy (Ret.); Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Man Overboard!; 2. Becoming a Submarine Officer; 3. The Advent of the True Arctic Submarine; 4. Construction and Commissioning of USS Queenfish (SSN-651); 5. The First Arctic Test of Queenfish: The Davis Strait Marginal Sea-Ice Operation; 6. Prospective Commanding Officer Training for Submarine Command; 7. Taking Command of Queenfish; 8. Mission Underway: En Route to the Arctic at Last; 9. A Brief on the Arctic Ocean and Siberian Continental Shelf
Summary: Tells the story of the brave officers and crew of the nuclear submarine USS Queenfish (SSN-651), who made the first survey of the remote and important Arctic Ocean region. The unpredictability of floating sea ice, shallow waters, and possible Soviet discovery, all play a dramatic part in this 1970 voyage.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-232) and index.

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List of Illustrations; Foreword by Captain William R. Anderson, U.S. Navy (Ret.); Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Man Overboard!; 2. Becoming a Submarine Officer; 3. The Advent of the True Arctic Submarine; 4. Construction and Commissioning of USS Queenfish (SSN-651); 5. The First Arctic Test of Queenfish: The Davis Strait Marginal Sea-Ice Operation; 6. Prospective Commanding Officer Training for Submarine Command; 7. Taking Command of Queenfish; 8. Mission Underway: En Route to the Arctic at Last; 9. A Brief on the Arctic Ocean and Siberian Continental Shelf

Tells the story of the brave officers and crew of the nuclear submarine USS Queenfish (SSN-651), who made the first survey of the remote and important Arctic Ocean region. The unpredictability of floating sea ice, shallow waters, and possible Soviet discovery, all play a dramatic part in this 1970 voyage.

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