Download e-book for kindle: 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 facets of what has develop into often called the best sea rescue in heritage. As in simple terms an eyewitness can do, the writer provides survivors' reminiscences in dramatic vignettes that meticulously re-create a awful event-one that can were one other immense. either bad immigrants and filthy rich tourists supply their money owed of final depression 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 through nautical specialists from continents proof that resolve the "mystery" of who was once accountable for this such a lot inconceivable collision among ships at the open seas.

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