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Publisher Comments:

Written by the head of the technical investigating team, this book examines the key factors in the 1989 explosion that killed 47 crewmen.

Book News Annotation:

Schwoebel was hired by the Senate Armed Services Committee to investigate the 1989 explosion aboard the battleship Iowa that killed 47 crewmen during a routine gunnery exercise. He provides an insider's account of the Navy's original investigation and the rather different results of his own team's investigation.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557508102
Author:
Schwoebel, Richard L.
Publisher:
US Naval Institute Press
Location:
Annapolis, Md. :
Subject:
Military - Naval
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Damage control (warships)
Subject:
Marine accidents
Subject:
Iowa (Ship)
Subject:
Military-Naval History
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.26x6.49x1.11 in. 1.30 lbs.

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