Gloria Mae, the Heroine of Dunkirk Harbor
on a real life rescue on Lake Erie in Dunkirk, New York,
Gloria Mae, a veteran harbor tugboat, is beginning to be
over-shadowed by younger, flashier boats until one day a
sudden, winter storm blows in and traps a fisherman and
the boats who try and rescue him. Desperate to reach
them and unable to do so because of the build-up of ice
on the lake, the rescuers turn to Gloria Mae who has the
experience and stamina to brave the elements. She tows
everyone to safety and becomes the “Heroine of Dunkirk
Book is illustrated by Carol Owen.
"Gloria Mae, The Heroine of Dunkirk Harbor"
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