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Author McLaren, Alfred Scott.

Title Unknown waters : 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.

Publication Info. Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 243 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-232) and index.
Note Print version record.
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.
Subject McLaren, Alfred Scott.
Queenfish (Submarine)
McLaren, Alfred Scott. (OCoLC)fst01492704
Queenfish (Submarine) (OCoLC)fst01681919
Continental shelf -- Arctic regions.
Continental shelf -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia.
Underwater exploration -- Arctic Ocean.
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- American.
Continental shelf. (OCoLC)fst00876676
Discovery and exploration, American. (OCoLC)fst01352743
Underwater exploration. (OCoLC)fst01161098
Arctic Ocean. (OCoLC)fst01240224
Arctic Regions. (OCoLC)fst01240227
Russia (Federation) -- Siberia. (OCoLC)fst01243666
Added Title Firsthand account of the historic under-ice survey of the Siberian continental shelf by USS Queenfish
Other Form: Print version: McLaren, Alfred Scott. Unknown waters. Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, ©2008 9780817316020 (DLC) 2007032113 (OCoLC)163594057
ISBN 9780817380069 (electronic)
081738006X (electronic)
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