This important US Life Saving Service report measures approx. 6 1/4” x 9 1/4” and contains 331 pages. The Volume is chock full of information relative to shipwrecks, sea rescues, Life Saving Service personnel, equipment, finances, etc. These reports are the most in depth sources of information regarding shipwrecks and near wrecks in the waters off the coast of the United States and on the inland waterways.
The Report also gives detailed, text descriptions of rescues and salvage operations carried out by the 285 US Life Saving Service Stations in operation in 1913-14 as well as table and chart representations of marine incidents reported in the vicinity of the US coast.
This rare and fascinating, 1913-14 United States Life Saving Service Annual Report is bound in its original black cloth covers which are in excellent condition - clean and crisp - tight and intact with a paper, library label on the spine and some very light edge wear only. The internal pages are complete, tight, clean and crisp throughout. This is an ex-Library Volume from the Buffalo Public Library. The only Library markings are a small ink stamp and a perforation stamp on the title page, an ink stamp on the verso and a library bookplate on the inside front cover. There is a small "Withdrawn" ink stamp on the rear free end paper.
A very rare, original 1913-1914 United States Life Saving Service Annual Report and a fantastic addition to any Marine or Life Saving Service Collection or Library!!
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