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

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 large 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 attention-grabbing ebook, William H. Miller appears at a number of the newer failures to have befallen the sea liners of the realm. specific realization is paid to the Andrea Doria, which ignited fierce debate and won overseas 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 terrific Atlantic liner of all time, former Blue Riband-holder SS Rex and plenty of others.

Utilising an in depth selection of infrequent photographs, Miller sheds gentle not just at the failures themselves, but additionally years of devoted provider ahead of catastrophe. Captured either of their pomp and within the aftermath in their darkest hour, this gorgeous selection of infrequent pictures is key to an individual with an curiosity in ocean-liner background or maritime disasters.

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