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By William H. Miller

ISBN-10: 1445661292

ISBN-13: 9781445661292

catastrophe at sea has been part of maritime existence for so long as guy has sailed the seas. even if it's the tragic real-life story of the big or the fictitious spoil of the Hesperus, we now have lengthy been captivated and enthralled by way of the mysteries and perils of the ocean.

In this interesting e-book, William H. Miller seems to be at the various more moderen mess ups to have befallen the sea liners of the realm. specific cognizance is paid to the Andrea Doria, which ignited fierce debate and won foreign infamy because it sunk in 1956 at a value of greater than fifty lives – nonetheless, this present day, the worst maritime catastrophe in American waters for over a century. Others featured contain the Normandie, stated to be the main really good Atlantic liner of all time, former Blue Riband-holder SS Rex and lots of others.

Utilising an intensive selection of infrequent photographs, Miller sheds mild not just at the mess ups themselves, but additionally years of trustworthy provider sooner than catastrophe. Captured either of their pomp and within the aftermath in their darkest hour, this gorgeous number of infrequent photographs is key to a person with an curiosity in ocean-liner background or maritime disasters.

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Catastrophe at sea has been part of maritime lifestyles for so long as guy has sailed the seas. even if it's the tragic real-life story of the significant or the fictitious smash of the Hesperus, we have now lengthy been captivated and enthralled by way of the mysteries and perils of the sea. during this attention-grabbing e-book, William H.

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