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3 edition of Half-Safe; across the Atlantic in an amphibious jeep. found in the catalog.

Half-Safe; across the Atlantic in an amphibious jeep.

Benjamin Carlin

Half-Safe; across the Atlantic in an amphibious jeep.

by Benjamin Carlin

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Half-Safe (Amphibious jeep)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG530 .C296
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6178264M
    LC Control Number55010362
    OCLC/WorldCa1457364

      In , Ben Carlin set out from New York City with an audacious, lunatic plan to circumnavigate the world in an army surplus amphibious jeep called Half-Safe. Fuelled by cigarettes and adrenaline, the Australian army major pushed his fragile, claustrophobic vehicle through fierce Atlantic hurricanes, across uncharted North African desert, into dense South-East Asian jungle and Reviews: 3. Get this from a library! The other half of Half-Safe: around the world by amphibious jeep: from Montreal across the Atlantic, Europe, Asia, Australia, Japan and the Pacific to Canada and back to Montreal. [Ben Carlin; Guildford Grammar School. Foundation.].

      Boyé De Mente, Once a Fool — From Tokyo to Alaska by Amphibious Jeep, William Longyard, A Speck on the Sea: Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable Vessels, Paula Grey, A History of Travel in 50 Vehicles, “Across the Atlantic by Jeep. Half-safe Around the World: By Amphibious Jeep from Montreal, Across the Atlantic, Europe, Asia, Australia, Japan and the Pacific to Canada and Back to Montreal by Ben Carlin and Beng Gaik Ong | .

      "Half-Safe Inspires Couple in Their Travels Across the Globe," Midland Kalamunda Reporter, July 7, , 3. Warren Brown, "Jeep Thrills on . HALF-SAFE. by Ben Carlin. Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper. The amazing story of how the author and his wife crossed the Atlantic in an amphibious jeep and drove through North Africa and Europe to the UK. B/w photos. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed.


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Half-Safe: Across the Atlantic in an Amphibious Jeep [Carlin, Benjamin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Half-Safe: Across the Atlantic in an Amphibious Jeep5/5(6). Half-Safe, the vehicle (or vessel) in which he and Elinore, his wife, crosses the Atlantic on the first lap of their journey round the world, in an amphibious jeep.

The book was signed by both Ben and Elinore in **The book has heavy tanning, shelf rubbing and wear at the extremities. The original part of Ben Carlin's insane amphibious round-the-world adventure. It covers sourcing, building, testing and then setting off in the amphibious jeep from North America across the Atlantic to the western Sahara, before driving it up to England and undertaking a protracted rebuild/5.

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Across the Atlantic in an Amphibious Jeep. Benjamin Carlin. Morrow, - Atlantic Ocean - pages. 0 Reviews. Half-Safe; Across the Atlantic in an Amphibious Jeep: Author: Benjamin Carlin: Publisher: Morrow, Length. In the summer ofBen Carlin and his wife Elinore left Halifax, Nova Scotia in a World War II amphibious jeep, nicknamed Half-Safe, bound, ultimately, for Birmingham, ’s book Half-Safe: Across the Atlantic by Jeep is the tale of their journey.

Unique among “voyage around the world” books, reaction of my friends and family upon hearing me summarize Half-Safe’s voyage. HALF-SAFE - Across the Atlantic by Jeep Hardcover – Import, January 1, by Ben Carlin (Author) out of 5 Ben Carlin's Epic Journey Around the World by Amphibious Jeep Gordon Bass.

out of 5 stars 3. Paperback. $ Next. Special offers and product s: 6. There's another book which contains both the original story and the follow-up book. I found a copy in my local (New Zealand) library.

"Half-Safe around the world: by amphibious jeep from Montreal across the Atlantic, Europe, Asia, Australia, Japan and the Pacific to Canada and back to Montreal / Ben Carlin." ISBN: The vehicle in question was an amphibious jeep developed by the U.S.

Army, which Carlin christened Half-Safe, after a deodorant slogan. It was a mechanical mongrel that was supposed to move with equal ease across land an Ina young Australian mining engineer named Ben Carlin set out to do the impossible: circumnavigate the globe, by land /5(24).

Inthe jeep was transported to Guildford Grammar School where it remains to this day in a purpose built shelter. Half-Safe - Across the Atlantic by Jeep by Ben Carlin is out of print.

The Other Half of Half-Safe by Ben Carlin (which includes an abridged version of Half-Safe - Across the Atlantic by Jeep) is available from the School. Many years ago I discovered a book in my father’s collection called Half-Safe, the story of Ben Carlin who modified a WW2 US Army amphibious jeep and sailed across the Atlantic.

it was signed to my Dad by Ben himself. I thought it was probably just a book signing for promotion, but Dad says he did know Mr. Carlin. The Ford GPA 'Seep' (Government 'P' Amphibious, where 'P' stood for its inch wheelbase) was an amphibious version of the World War II Ford GPW the jeep, the seep was not a successful design; it was considered too slow and heavy on land, and lacked sufficient seagoing abilities in open water.

The design features of the much larger and more successful DUKW amphibious truck were. HALF-SAFE - Across the Atlantic by Jeep by Carlin, Ben and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The amazing story of how the author and his wife crossed the Atlantic in an amphibious jeep and drove through North Africa and Europe to the UK.

Carlin used the time in England time to write a book called Half Safe: Across the Atlantic by Jeep. The marriage between the adventurer and Elinore was, by then, reportedly very shaky.

Around the world by land & sea, in an amphibious Jeep. Leaving New York. August [by courtesy of Guildford Grammar School]: I have added this page, as many people have heard the name of Ben Carlin, or the name of his vehicle/vessel "Half-Safe", but have only a.

Get this from a library. Half-Safe; across the Atlantic in an amphibious jeep. [Benjamin Carlin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Carlin. Find more information about: # Half-Safe (Amphibious jeep)\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Book has general rubbing to covers, bumps to corners, inside has foxing to epp, age tanning to edges of txt block, else square and tight. The voyage in /51 on land and sea of an Australian mining engineer and his wife, on board an amphibious jeep.

Included Montreal, Halifax, Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, then from Morocco to London. Buy Half-safe Around the World: By Amphibious Jeep from Montreal, Across the Atlantic, Europe, Asia, Australia, Japan and the Pacific to Canada and Back to Montreal by Carlin, Ben, Ong, Beng Gaik (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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To raise money for the continuation of the journey, the Carlins had the idea of exhibiting Half-Safe in department stores throughout Europe. Ben also penned a book chronicling the first half of their journey, Half Safe: Across the Atlantic by Jeep, which s copies and was translated into five the time they reached Australia for a renewed fundraising stint, Elinor had.

Two books have already been published documenting Ben’s adventures, Across the Atlantic by Jeep and The Other Half of Half Safe; however, Gordon’s book will be as much about the man as the voyage.

Author James Nestor tells the story of one mans circumnavigation of the globe in a single amphibious jeep. Nestor tells PM how he came to care about a madman in a .Carlin, B: Half-Safe: Across the Atlantic in an Amphibious Jeep.