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By William H. Miller

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 giant or the fictitious spoil of the Hesperus, we now have lengthy been captivated and enthralled through the mysteries and perils of the ocean.

In this interesting ebook, William H. Miller appears to be like at the various newer mess ups to have befallen the sea liners of the area. specific realization is paid to the Andrea Doria, which ignited fierce debate and won overseas infamy because it sunk in 1956 at a price of greater than fifty lives – nonetheless, this day, the worst maritime catastrophe in American waters for over a century. Others featured contain the Normandie, acknowledged to be the main fantastic Atlantic liner of all time, former Blue Riband-holder SS Rex and lots of others.

Utilising an intensive choice of infrequent photos, Miller sheds gentle not just at the mess ups themselves, but additionally years of trustworthy carrier sooner than catastrophe. Captured either of their pomp and within the aftermath in their darkest hour, this pretty choice of infrequent pictures is vital to a person with an curiosity in ocean-liner heritage or maritime disasters.

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