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Final voyage : the world's worst maritime disasters

Author: Jonathan Eyers
Publisher: Lanham, [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield, 2013
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With disasters from all over the world, these are stories of the people--whether they lived or died--as well as the ships."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Eyers
ISBN: 1442221674 9781442221673
OCLC Number: 818953943
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 191 p. : map ; 20 cm.
Contents: In the hands of God. Catastrophe at sea during the Age of Sail --
America's Titanic. Triumph aboard the Sultana --
The Halifax explosion. The loss of a ship, the devastation of a city --
War at sea. From the Spanish Armada to the Bismarck --
Britain's darkest hour. The loss of the Lancastria and why Churchill covered it up --
The age of total loss. Tragedy without triumph during the Second World War --
Ten thousand dead. The sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff --
Worse than Titanic. Maritime disasters since the Second World War.
Other Titles: World's worst maritime disasters
Responsibility: Jonathan Eyers.

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Final Voyage: The World's Worst Maritime Disasters tells the stories of the deadliest and most often forgotten maritime tragedies in the history of seafaring.  Read more...
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