“FORTY FATHOMS DOWN” By J. Farragut Jones. (Fiction) Second book in this series “The Silent Service.” April 1939, the sleek and lethal, USS Sebago, America’s ultimate submarine begins her first sea trials when catastrophe strikes. Mortally wounded, the Sebago vanishes silently into the ocean depths. As the U.S. Navy launches massive rescue operations, bitter rivalries threaten to sabotage the desperate mission; emotions reach fever pitch––then erupt in deadly betrayal. Forty fathoms down, suffocating in a tomb of darkness, the trapped crew of the submarine struggle to stay alive and sane. But time is running out! If rescue fails, the Navy will be plunged into crippling turmoil. 1981 first edition paperback, 378 pages, no photos, maps or index. Never published in a hardback book.
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