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

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 background. As in simple terms an eyewitness can do, the writer offers survivors' reminiscences in dramatic vignettes that meticulously re-create a terrible event-one that may were one other immense. either bad immigrants and prosperous tourists supply their debts of final depression and countless 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 through nautical specialists from continents evidence that resolve the "mystery" of who used to be responsible for this such a lot unbelievable collision among ships at the open seas.

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