The Resource Tin Can Sailor : Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

Tin Can Sailor : Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

Label
Tin Can Sailor : Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945
Title
Tin Can Sailor
Title remainder
Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than eight hundred sailors served aboard the Sterett during her hazardous and demanding duties in World War II. This is the story of those men and their beloved ship, recorded by a junior officer who served on the famous destroyer from her commissioning in 1939 to April 1943, when he was wounded at the Battle of Tulagi. Peppered with the kind of vivid, authentic details that could only be provided by a participant, the book is the saga of a gallant fighting ship that earned a Presidential Unit Citation for her part in the Third Battle of Savo Island, where she took on a battleship, cruise
Cataloging source
MEAUC
Dewey number
  • 940.54/5973
  • 940.545973
Index
no index present
LC call number
D774.S74 C35 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Tin Can Sailor : Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Shakedown; 2. Atlantic Operations; 3. The British Home Fleet; 4. Guadalcanal Landings; 5. Guadalcanal Support; 6. Third Battle of Savo Island; 7. Battle Repairs; 8. Russel Islands Shuttle; 9. Vella Gulf; 10. The Blouin Era; 11. The Final Act; Epilogue; Appendixes; Index
Control code
ocn870670650
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515670
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
51d5167c-ea2a-4215-88f1-3619c171c828
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29565170
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870670650
  • pebc1612515673

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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