Pierette Domenica Simpson's Alive on the Andrea Doria!: The Greatest Sea Rescue in PDF

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 facets of what has turn into often called the best sea rescue in heritage. As simply an eyewitness can do, the writer provides survivors' memories in dramatic vignettes that meticulously re-create a awful event-one which can were one other tremendous. either bad immigrants and filthy rich tourists provide their bills of final depression and countless elation after gazing their very own reflections within the black ocean that evening and seeing demise stare again. both dramatic are the revelations of recent evidence uncovered by means of nautical specialists from continents proof that clear up the "mystery" of who was once accountable for this so much inconceivable collision among ships at the open seas.

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