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By Pierette Domenica Simpson

ISBN-10: 1600374603

ISBN-13: 9781600374609

ISBN-10: 160037655X

ISBN-13: 9781600376559

ISBN-10: 1930098731

ISBN-13: 9781930098732

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 elements of what has develop into referred to as the best sea rescue in heritage. As simply an eyewitness can do, the writer provides survivors' reminiscences in dramatic vignettes that meticulously re-create a bad event-one which could were one other monstrous. either negative immigrants and prosperous tourists supply their money owed of final depression and countless elation after observing their very own reflections within the black ocean that evening and seeing dying stare again. both dramatic are the revelations of recent proof uncovered via nautical specialists from continents evidence that remedy the "mystery" of who used to be accountable for this so much inconceivable collision among ships at the open seas.

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