New PDF release: Alive on the Andrea Doria!: The Greatest Sea Rescue in

By Pierette Domenica Simpson

One half-century later, the catastrophic ramming of the MS Stockholm into the Italian luxurious liner the SS Andrea Doria in 1956 is relived during this candid, heartrending account. writer Pierette Domenica Simpson, who, along with her grandparents, survived the tragedy off the shoals of Nantucket, stocks the human and technical elements of what has develop into referred to as the best sea rescue in heritage. As merely an eyewitness can do, the writer offers survivors' reminiscences in dramatic vignettes that meticulously re-create a awful event-one which can were one other monstrous. either bad immigrants and filthy rich tourists supply their money owed of final melancholy and limitless elation after watching their very own reflections within the black ocean that evening and seeing demise stare again. both dramatic are the revelations of recent evidence uncovered via nautical specialists from continents proof that resolve the "mystery" of who was once accountable for this so much inconceivable collision among ships at the open seas.

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One half-century later, the catastrophic ramming of the MS Stockholm into the Italian luxurious liner the SS Andrea Doria in 1956 is relived during this candid, heartrending account. writer Pierette Domenica Simpson, who, together with her grandparents, survived the tragedy off the shoals of Nantucket, stocks the human and technical facets of what has develop into referred to as the best sea rescue in historical past.

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