This edition is a reproduction of the original from the 1940s, minus the map of sinbad s adventures that appeared in the first. Grave of sinbad the dog barnegat light, new jersey atlas. Coast guard in the battle of the atlantic, 19411944, by michael g. Grave of sinbad the dog barnegat light, new jersey. So, as with any member of the coast guard charged with a crime. Sinbad inspired dog names popular male and female names wag. Brought aboard by a sailor who had intended him as a gift to a girlfriend, he was nevertheless said to. Jul, 2017 sinbad served in the coast guard until his death in 1951 achieving the rate of k9c, chief petty officer, dog.
True story into fiction form as the exploits and adventures of the of the coast guard cutter campbell during eight exciting years are brought together in book form. More news of sinbad, coast guard mascot america comes alive. Foley, uscgr and published by dodd, mead and company of new york during the war. Seven similar combat cutters were built and named for secretaries of the united states treasury. Sinbad would like the way in which he is pictured as a grand. It was sinbad of the coast guard, written by chief specialist george r. His story was also published in a book called sinbad of the coast guard and even made into a shortsubject hollywood film named dog of the seven seas that. Sinbad was supposed to be a gift for blackies girlfriend, but her building didnt allow pets, so rother took the dog back to the cutter george w. Apr 27, 2015 the sinbad the coast guard dog exhibit, complete with the 1948 book and a stuffed sinbad. When the coast guard built a new cutter named campbell, norm rabkin, dave blum, and others from the original campbell crew offered the commanding officer, commander d. We personally assess every book s quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Sinbad was supposed to be a gift for blackies girlfriend, but her building didnt allow pets, so rother took the dog back to.
Also the dvd sinbad dog of the seven seas is avaialable by emailing me. Sinbad would like the way in which he is pictured as a grand dog, not too extraordinarily different from anyones favorite dog. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Although he served honorably, he did run into a bit of trouble on occasion, as any sailor might during a long career at sea. Coast guard retiree newsletter, july 1988, issue 788 for those who rememberand there are manythe north atlantic during those hectic war years of world war ii was the last place in the world you would want to be. Although famous to thousands of people in many nations, sinbad was happiest at sea, treading the decks of the sleek campbell, where he was treated as just another member of the crew. Boat building links ikes list new boatbuilders home page. Grey also of coast guard and theres a sea worthy appendix. After reaching out to the coast guard museum, and digging through newspaper archives, journals, and government documents, i was able to fill in. Buy sinbad of the coast guard by george f foley isbn. Kubels honors sinbad of the coast guard mutt was wwii. Sinbad of the coast guard, signed by foley and sinbad, pawprint, ti ppedin book plate. Main character popeye is a sailor and, although he has gone into adventures in all kinds of settings, he would as soon set out on seafaring voyages.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In the course of seven voyages throughout the seas east of africa and south. The united states coast guard marine safety manual volume iii. This harddrinking salty coast guard sea dog was banned. He served on board the cutter throughout world war ii and earned his way into coast guard legend with his shipboard and liberty. This edition is a reproduction of the original from the 1940s, minus the map of sinbads adventures that appeared in the first. Uscgc campbell wpg32 was a 327foot 100 m secretaryclass also known as treasuryclass united states coast guard ship built at the philadelphia navy yard in 19351936 and commissioned in 1936. Sinbad served in the coast guard until his death in 1951 achieving the rate of k9c, chief petty officer, dog. International regulations for preventing collisions at sea, 1972 72 colregs. With nowhere else to take sinbad, blackie returned to his ship, the uscgc campbell wpg32, and with the permission of the ships captain, captain james hirschfield, sinbad became the ships mascot and was sworn into the united states coast guard.
Mar 21, 2019 the crew took sinbads memory a step further, painting paw prints on the main deck, stenciling sinbad on the stern of the ships motor surfboat, and flying a large sinbad lives flag while underway. Popeye has been depicted either as an independent sailor, a coast guard or a member of the u. His celebrity further increased following the end of the war and the publication of george f. Like the 1001 nights the sinbad storycycle has a frame story which goes as follows. He accepted without hesitation and the crew built a special place for it on the mess deck. Sinbad dog world war, 19391945 naval operations, american. Coast guard in the battle of the atlantic, 19411944.
Sinbad, a mixed breed dog that served for seven years aboard the campbell, a coast guard ship that defended american convoys during world war ii, is one of the most beloved american mascots. Thats right, sinbad was an official coast guard cpo, one of only two animals ever classified as non. While the beginning of sinbads story is not one full of thrills, it is a befitting story for a sea dog. His book is sinbad of the coast guard, written by chief specialist george r. Seven similar combat cutters were built and named for secretaries of the united states treasury campbell was named for george washington campbell. While the beginning of sinbad s story is not one full of thrills, it is a befitting story for a sea dog. The true story of sinbad the coast guard dog is a delight for dog lovers, and a nice book for kids, although some oversensitive parents might get their pc knickers in a bunch over the depiction of eskimos and arabs. Sinbad received an honorable discharge in 1948 and spent the rest of his life at the barnegat light coast guard station in new jersey. He is described as hailing from baghdad during the early abbasid caliphate 8th and 9th centuries a. May 21, 2010 it was sinbad of the coast guard, written by chief specialist george r. Sinbad of the coast guard smithsonian libraries unbound.
Sinbad of the coast guard, signed by foley and sinbad. Naval history blog blog archive sinbad the dog behind the. Sinbad inspired dog names popular male and female names. Sinbad was enlisted into the service with his paw print on enlistment papers, had his own service. Sinbad has halfway fallen into depravity, as noted by ithnan. The campbell was decommissioned on 1 april 1982, but sinbad s memory lives on. As both a dog and sailor, sinbad was not immune to causing trouble in port.
Eddie lloyd, the editor of the old coast guard magazine said. Sinbad was arguably the coast guards most famous mascot. A sailor, seaman or mariner is a person who navigates a ship or otherwise helps in its operation. Jan 20, 2018 he became world famous when a writer, george f. Photograph of famed canine mascot sinbad, who was appointed chief petty officer, dog and served aboard campbell throughout world war ii to become internationally famous. The further adventures of sinbad the unwritten record. And that distinction belonged to sinbad, uscg ret, who held the rank of k9c chief petty officer dog. Sinbad was meant to be a gift for rothers girlfriend, however, she was unable. Us navy ships and coast guard cutters, naval institute press books for young readers, by m. Coincidentally, tomorrow august 4th, marks the 225th anniversary of the creation of the revenue marine, a maritime service to enforce.
For those interested in reading more about sinbad, and seeing grays marvelous illustrations in person, the book can be checked out at the nmah library. At this point, i am one of very few peolpe who know all about sinbad. During my recent vacation i had time to read a bit of coast guard history, the book bloodstained sea, the u. This is the adventurous, true story of sinbad, mascot of the coa. For someone of his skill, gray is almost an unknown, and from what i could discover, illustrated only two other books, both travelogues of scandinavia.
The coast guards most famous canine mascot canidae. The campbell was decommissioned on 1 april 1982, but sinbads memory lives on. Sinbad was meant to be a gift for rothers girlfriend, however, she was unable to take the puppy due to restrictions in her apartment. Written in 1945, the book chronicles the real life adventures of a dog who became the mascot for the uss campbell during world war ii. He had served aboard campbell for nearly a dozen years. Jan 17, 2018 sinbad received an honorable discharge in 1948 and spent the rest of his life at the barnegat light coast guard station in new jersey. Coast guard, sinbad dog, world war, 19391945 publisher new york. This harddrinking salty coast guard sea dog was banned from.
See more ideas about coast guard, us coast guard and coast. It may not capture everything the coast guard did in the battle of the atlantic, in that there. Describing sinbad in anthropomorphized terms, foley recounted his prewar and wartime career, helped by the rough but delightful illustrations of george gray and a foreword by admiral russell r. When the crew of the coast guard cutter campbell adopted a stray, mixed breed puppy in 1938, they. Diane kuncklesmuseum of maritime pets sinbad the coast guard dog near his ship. The coast guards most famous sea dog the wild stare.
Sinbad, originally called sindbad, is a middle eastern folklore hero. Sinbad was a salty sailor but hes not a good sailor. When the ships in, though, sinbad upholds the campbells reputation as a fighter by taking on anything on paws. Internationalinland, as a compendium produced by the u. The adorable and heroic animals of the museum of maritime pets. Sinbad, the canine mascot of the cutter campbell during world war ii, passed away at his last duty station, the barnegat lifeboat station, at the ripe old age of 15. The stories are illustrated with rather striking red and black illustrations by george r. The hardcover of the sinbad of the coast guard by george f.
Last week one of the featured dogs in our series was sinbad, a mascot for the coast guard during the late 1930s through the 1940s my article prompted an email from an expert on coast guard history. Foleys sinbad of the coast guard, whose book signing tour sinbad accompanied. Named sinbad by the campbells salty crew, he quickly became one of them. I ran across a title that caught my eye, sinbad of the coast guard. Kubels honors sinbad of the coast guard mutt was wwii hero. This is the adventurous, true story of sinbad, mascot of the coast guard cutter campbell during world war ii, whose exploits became legend. Coast guard marine environmental response and preparedness manual comdtinst m16000. K9c chief petty officer, dogthe crew of the coast guard cutter campbell adopted a mixedbreed. Do you know about the book sinbad of the coast guard anf that tere is a 10. Until recently, the us coast guard had only one guardsmand who had been the subject of a biography. Foleys sinbad of the coast guard, whose booksigning tour sinbad accompanied. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We deliver the joy of reading in 100% recycled packaging with free standard shipping on u.
Boat pack, depthcharged six submarines and sank the last by ramming it, sinbad slept at his battle station in a bunk. Sinbad shindobaddo is the former king of sindria, the world innovator, the head of the international alliance, as well as the president of the worlds most powerful trading company, the sindria trading company. The sinbad the coast guard dog exhibit, complete with the 1948 book and a stuffed sinbad. At the time of the biography of sinbad written by george foley, no other member of the united states coast guard had yet been the subject of a published biography. Sinbad dog project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks.541 900 368 909 788 849 382 1340 213 112 444 1449 1115 1275 1327 902 1262 1148 1341 253 1275 358 314 696 1441 542 792 782 733 358 1036 781 1271 770 715 1340 1384 750 311 442