Jack Scoltock's Meltin' Pot: From Wreck to Rescue and Recovery PDF

By Jack Scoltock

ISBN-10: 1508869383

ISBN-13: 9781508869382

The Meltin' Pot, so-named end result of the mixture of nationalities of its workforce and its captain's identify, Curtis Melton, crashed within the sea in 1942. a few of its males have been rescued due to the bravery of a tender lady and her sick mom, who noticed the twist of fate from the shore and set out of their little boat. This heritage includes old study and interviews with the single surviving critical avid gamers, the captain Curtis Melton, and the lady who discovered and rescued the boys, Elisabeth Ferguson OBE, now eighty two years outdated. The author's examine lately reunited those characters. A e-book of 3 elements, it encompasses the tale of the Meltin' Pot and its staff, drawing seriously at the memoirs of 1 of the workforce, tail gunner Lee Kessler; the tale of the crash itself; and the hot diving initiatives underway to elevate the spoil. the writer has been in shut touch with sub-aqua membership who came upon the bomber in 2002 and discusses their paintings in detail.

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