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Silent Ship, Silent Sea

4.41 of 5 stars 4.41  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  3 reviews
As a crippled destroyer, unable to communicate, drifts through enemy seas, a young captain struggles to save his command and a raw, young seaman proves that he is of officer caliber.
Paperback, 232 pages
Published 1967 by Doubleday

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One of the best WW-II destroyer books! I read this because Robb White wrote The Lion's Paw, which I read in 4th grade and still have my copy, and I wondered what his other books were like. He was an incredibly good YA author. I will read more of his works.
May 01, 2009 Carl rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: young adults
It is a thoughtful adventure regarding what could have happened to a U.S. Destroyer in WWII which was lost at sea. It includes man versus nature and man versus man on many different levels.
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One of the greatest World War 2 adventures I've read. I love Robb White, he will continue to be a favorite young adult author of mine.
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Robb White was partnered with gimmick horror film king William Castle during Castle's most popular and productive period. Born in the Philippines, White was a preacher's son who held a wide variety of jobs before landing in the Navy during World War II. He initially collaborated with Castle on the short-lived TV series "Men of Annapolis" (1957), then joined forces with the enterprising producer-di ...more
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