Port of Refuge Dan Magone

Port of Refuge

Dan Magone

There has been high adventure, discouraging setbacks, and a fulfilling life that is not over yet.

Port of Refuge Dan Magone

Port of Refuge

In Port of Refuge, Dan Magone shares dramatic stories of his experience in emergency ship repair and marine salvage from the mid-1970s. A few good sea stories are published every year, but this book has an armload of them. Dan has lived an exciting life, reaching for his own version of the American dream. Building a company, developing his character, and growing up on Alaska’s marine frontier. There has been high adventure, discouraging setbacks, and a fulfilling life that is not over yet. Port of Refuge is informative, entertaining, and inspiring to young readers, as it shows that industry is what we make of it. In the background, there is a spiritual theme of Redemption, Grace, and provision. In addition, these stories touch on race and ethnicity, friendship, leadership, and loyalty. Working on the edge where not everyone will survive, firefighters, police, and military personnel will relate to the intense situations. Finally, Port of Refuge portrays the American spirit that built this country into a great nation and shows that that spirit is still alive today.

Dan Magone

Dan Magone

Dan is a diver/shipwright/salvage master and now an author of his first book Port of Refuge. With his experiences struggling under, upon, or at the edge of the sea and as a natural storyteller, Dan has a lifetime of sea stories to make you cringe, laugh or break down in tears.

Port of Refuge

After his 40-plus-year career in emergency ship repair and marine salvage in western Alaska, Dan Magone knows the grit and Grace required to survive Alaska’s brutal marine frontier. This episodic memoir records breathtaking experiences at sea and the high adventure and discouraging setbacks that a company it.