Men Under the Sea, by Cdr Edward Ellsberg


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Men Under the Sea
Commander Edward Ellsberg

Commander Edward Ellsberg rose to fame after leading the effort to raise the sunken submarine S-51. His expert knowledge of deep-sea salvage has put him repeatedly on the front lines of some of the world’s worst wrecks.In this book he relates some of the most famous underwater missions in history, such as the salvage of gold from the wreck of the Laurentic and diving to rescue thirty-three survivors from the stricken submarine Squalus

Hardback. No dust jacket.  Reg Vallintine bookplate on inside front cover. First and last 3 pages stained yellow.  Scuff to front endpaper where a sticker has been removed?

328 pages
Black and white photographs
152 mm x 225 mm (6 in x 8.75 in)
Undated, 1940(?), George G Harrap and Co Ltd