Download PDF by William H. Miller: Andrea Doria and Other Recent Liner Disasters

By William H. Miller

catastrophe at sea has been part of maritime existence for so long as guy has sailed the seas. even if or not it's the tragic real-life story of the tremendous or the fictitious spoil of the Hesperus, now we 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 at the various more moderen failures 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 price of greater than fifty lives – nonetheless, at the present time, the worst maritime catastrophe in American waters for over a century. Others featured comprise the Normandie, stated to be the main remarkable Atlantic liner of all time, former Blue Riband-holder SS Rex and lots of others.

Utilising an in depth selection of infrequent photos, Miller sheds mild not just at the failures themselves, but additionally years of devoted carrier ahead of catastrophe. Captured either of their pomp and within the aftermath in their darkest hour, this pretty choice of infrequent photos is vital to an individual with an curiosity in ocean-liner heritage or maritime disasters.

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