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Away all boats

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Ocean
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Ocean -- Fiction.,
    • Pacific Ocean -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. xxiv-xxvi).

      StatementKenneth Dodson ; with an introduction by Robert Shenk.
      SeriesClassics of naval literature
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3554.O342 A93 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 444 p. ;
      Number of Pages444
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL803621M
      ISBN 101557501734
      LC Control Number95040100
      OCLC/WorldCa33244122

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Dodson then took creative writing classes at the University of Washington and produced a popular novel, ''Away All Boats'' (), about the inexperienced crew of the attack transport Belinda. The book was made into a successful film in starring Jeff Chandler, Richard Boone, David Janssen and Lex Barker/5.

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Away All Boats is based on the author's experiences when he was Boat Officer onboard an amphibious transport ship during WWII. My father was an Engineman who reported to Lt. Kenneth Dodson. The book pretty well covers their experiences since, whenever I asked Dad about his war experiences, he would say, "Read the book."Reviews: 1.

Dodson's 'Away All Boats' is a novel that is both a study of human nature and the art of command. The central theme is the ship and it's missions. The charecters of the crew bring this mass of steel to life and give it personality. "Away All Boats" by Kenneth Dodson (Also a great movie staring Jeff Chandler) This is the story of the U.S.

Attack Transport Belinda from her commissioning to: I won't say, it would spoil the read. Much of this book is based on the actual experiences of Dodson, who was an officer aboard just such a ship and went through much of the same hell.

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There are strong charecters amongst the officers as well as the Sailors/5(24). pages. Pictorial jacket over blue boards.

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The CastAWAY ALL BOATS, screen play by Ted Sherdeman, based on the novel by Kenneth Dodson; directed by Joseph Pevney and produced by Howard Christie. The story of USS 'Belinda', Attack Transport PA22, launched late with regular-navy captain Hawks and ex-merchant captain MacDougall as boat commander.

This film is partly based on the novel "Away all boats" written in by Kenneth Dodson, a sailor who served during Pacific War on board of USS "Pierce", one of three attack transports of Ormsby class. Commissioned inand with displacement of 13 thousand tons fully charged, she was a /5().

Away All Boats clearly pays tribute to the wartime performance of the US Navy, which provided support and lent ships for the film, but this friendly fire incident and a few other scenes show that the film's director was willing to expose some embarrassing actions by officers and men in the US Navy.

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Based on the novel by Kenneth M. Dodson, Away All Boats stars Jeff Chandler as a tough Navy captain who takes charge of a group of raw, undisciplined sailors during World War 2. To keep his men from getting on each other's nerves, Chandler makes himself the target of their excess hatred by assuming the pose of a rigid martinet who cares nothing about his crew's wellbeing.5/ Viewer Quote: "Away All Boats" is just about the best naval drama ever put onto film.

The special effects are excellent, particularly during the kamikaze attacks." Format: DVD. This DVD is encoded NTSC Region ALL (playable worldwide).

1h 54m. Usually ships. Away All Boats - Official Trailer In the South Pacific during WW II, hardened Navy captain Jeb Hawks (Jeff Chandler) trains a bunch of green sailors on the attack transport USS Belinda. The Fastest and Easiest Way to Book.

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hardback book in excellent condition / paper dust cover torn as in pictures A Novel by Kenneth Dodson. do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers; post id: posted: updated.Ten boats were lost, one by enemy fire and nine broached in the treacherous surf.

Her beach party also suffered from enemy action; all of the party's officers were lost. Boatswain's Mate 1st Class William D. Maroney took charge and was later awarded the Silver Star for his "extraordinary leadership and gallantry" in carrying out his duties Start: This article has been rated as Start-Class on .