Alive on the Andrea Doria!: The Greatest Sea Rescue in by Pierette Domenica Simpson

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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, together with her grandparents, survived the tragedy off the shoals of Nantucket, stocks the human and technical features of what has turn into often called the best sea rescue in historical past. As purely an eyewitness can do, the writer provides survivors' reminiscences in dramatic vignettes that meticulously re-create a awful event-one which could were one other huge. either negative immigrants and prosperous tourists supply their debts of final depression and limitless elation after observing their very own reflections within the black ocean that evening and seeing loss of life stare again. both dramatic are the revelations of latest evidence uncovered by way of nautical specialists from continents evidence that resolve the "mystery" of who was once guilty for this so much unbelievable collision among ships at the open seas.

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