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Author Curley, Stephen J

Title The ship that would not die : USS Queens, SS Excambion, and USTS Texas Clipper / Stephen Curley ; afterword by J. Dale Shively
Edition 1st ed
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages) : color illustrations
Series Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 117
Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University ; no. 117
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One. USS Queens, 1944-1946, an Attack Transport: Serving in the Pacific War and Its Aftermath; Chapter 1. Getting It Ready ; Chapter 2. Off to War; Chapter 3. Peacetime; Part Two. SS Excambion, 1948-1959, a Cargo-Passenger Liner: Plying the Mediterranean Trade for the American Flag Fleet; Chapter 4. Teconversion; Chapter 5. The New Four Aces; Chapter 6. Troubled Waters; Part Three. USTS Texas Clipper, 1965-1996, a Floating Classroom: Teaching Merchant Marine Cadets; Chapter 7. On-the-Job Training; Chapter 8. A Changing Role
Chapter 9. Going Out in StyleAfterword by J. Dale Shively. Navigating a Sinking Ship, 1996-2007: From Bureaucracy to the Bottom of the Gulf of Mexico; Appendix: Queens/Excambion/Texas Clipper Timeline; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Queens (Ship) -- History
Excambion (Ship) -- History
Texas Clipper (Ship) -- History
SUBJECT Queens (Ship) fast
Excambion (Ship) fast
Texas Clipper (Ship) fast
Subject Warships -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Cargo ships -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Training-ships -- United States -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation -- United States
HISTORY -- Military -- World War II.
Cargo ships
Military operations, Naval -- American
Regimental histories
United States
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Shively, J. Dale
LC no. 2010054350
ISBN 1603444696