USLSS Instructions to Mariners 1908
This little book was issued to Mariners for use in case of shipwreck. It was printed 1908 and has the fully illustrated direction for rigging the Hawser, saving the life of the apparently drowned, and many other pictures. Approximatly 3" x 6" and in VG condition. Very scarce to find one this nice.<br /><br />United States Life-Saving Service. INSTRUCTIONS TO MARINERS IN CASE OF SHIPWRECK WITH INFORMATION CONCERNING THE LIFE-SAVING STATIONS UPON THE COASTS OF THE UNITED STATES. Washington. GPO. 1908. Revised edition. 56p. Contains information and instructions for use by mariners so that proper co-ordination between life-savers and sailors in distress will be achieved. Includes information on the use of breeches buoy apparatus, signaling, rescue by surfboat, and much more. Also includes complete listing of all Life-Saving Districts and stations in the united States. Three-part folded case with printed cover. Folded, 3" x 6" with rear pocket, illustrated. Unusually clean, tight, hinges intact [most unusual] in very nice condition.
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