""A comprehensive, balanced, and compelling history of a first-class educational institution, and of the complex history it services.""
--Sean T. Connaughton, Esq., Kings Point '83, Maritime Administrator
""A great read . . . an accurate and absorbing depiction of an institution I was proud to lead for seven years. The authors truly grasped the unique character of the Academy.""
--Rear Admiral Thomas A. King, Kings Point '42, sixth Superintendent of Kings Point
""Evokes memories of the earliest challenges in establishing a maritime institution where future success embodies the Academy's motto acta non verba.""
--Rear Admiral Lauren S. McCready, Kings Point Professor and Head of Engineering, 1942-1975
""Much more than an institutional history . . . a fascinating and informed portrait of the individuals and philosophies behind Kings Point.""
--Captain Warren G. Leback, Kings Point '44, past Maritime Administrator and industry leader
""Well-written and meticulously researched . . . . A must-read for any maritime history buff.""
--Captain Arthur R. Moore, Kings Point '44, author of A Careless Word . . . A Needless Sinking
""The best description of the merchant marine in the last seventy-five years, and the best account of why Kings Point became so important to our national security and economy.""
--George R. Searle, past president, American Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II.