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Gobs and Landlubbers alike will enjoy this antique tale of being adrift at sea for 13 days.

13 Days Adrift by M.Stanley MacLean,1943 Illustrated Vintage Paperback Book


13 Days Adrift by M.Stanley Maclean 1943

13 Days Adrift – The Experiences OF M.Stanley MacLean (rescued after torpedoed ship ‘East Indian’ Sank off Capetown) 1943, First Edition,  Softcover has some light Age wear. All 40 text pages tot his saga are intact and in very good readable condition for their age, B&W Illustrations.

This Very Scarce self-published war relic is a rare and great find.

Great read to add to your private collection. This is a must read sea tale of the extraordinary nature.


Here is some additional information and a picture of the ship that was sunk:

The freighter SS East Indian from Camden NJ. under Captain St. Marie carried a crew of 33, an armed guard of 14, and 10 passengers. On November 3, 1942, she was torpedoed by the German submarine U-181, commanded by Kapitänleutnant Wolfgang Lüth, 275 miles south- west of Cape Town, South Africa. The book offered above is an account of the sinking and the 13 day ordeal of the survivors.

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