Ship of Miracles

Ship of Miracles

14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage

eBook - 2000
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It was a miracle worthy of the season. When Captain Leonard La Rue spied from his twelve-man merchant ship, the Meredith Victory, the throng of Korean refugees on the docks of a city in flames, he didn't hesitate to do what others would consider impossible. In December of 1950, La Rue and his skeleton crew rescued fourteen thousand Korean refugees from the hands of the rapidly-approaching Chinese army in the city of Hungnam. Through the night and next day, a seemingly endless succession of refugees boarded the Meredith, their will to live and strong spirit steeling them against the bitter
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, 2000
ISBN: 9781623684938
Branch Call Number: 951.904 Gi
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)


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