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Great ship disasters

Kit Bonner

Great ship disasters

by Kit Bonner

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Published by MBI Pub. Co. in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 141).

Statementby Kit and Carolyn Bonner
ContributionsBonner, Carolyn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG525 .B719 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24485971M
ISBN 100760313369
LC Control Number2003046494

At the time of her entry into service on 2 April , Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liner sister ships, and was the largest ship in the and her sister, RMS Olympic, were almost one and a half times the gross register tonnage of Cunard's RMS Lusitania and RMS Mauretania, the previous record holders, and were nearly feet (30 m) on: North Atlantic Ocean, miles ( km) east .   The most deadly shipwreck in Great Lakes history—a calamity that would take more passenger lives than the sinking of the whose book, Victims of the Eastland Ship Disaster .

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Covers "floods, storms, droughts, blizzards, famines, typhoons, and epidemics" including "the Great Influenza Epidemic of WWI the Irish Potato Famine of , the Calcutta Cyclone, the Plague of Justinian, the Peru Landslide, the San Francisco Earthquake, the New York City Blizzard, and the Dust Bowl" "the Chernobyl nuclear accident, the sinking of the Titanic, the Hindenburg. History's Greatest Naval Disasters. The Little-Known Stories of the Wilhelm Gustloff, the General Steuben and the Goya. By John Ries. For many people, the image of a great maritime disaster calls to mind the well-known sinking of the Titanic, which went down in April after striking an iceberg, taking the lives of 1, men, women and may think of the Lusitania, which sank.


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