The Cruel SeaBook - 2000 1951
A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desperate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats. First published to great acclaim in 1951, THE CRUEL SEA remains a classic novel of endurance and daring.
Publisher: Short Hills, NJ : Burford Books,  c1951
Characteristics: 509 p. ; 21 cm