The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World's Most Glamorous Ship by Greg King - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250194534
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 7th, 2020

With her gleaming white superstructure, jet black hull, and canted funnel sporting the national colors, the Italian liner Andrea Doria was the most strikingly beautiful of the postwar transatlantic passenger vessels. On July 25, 1956 she collided with Stockholm, a Swedish motorship in a dense fog off Nantucket. The reinforced bow of the Stockholm penetrated 40 feet into the Doria's starboard side, cutting a swath of destruction and death and inflicting a mortal wound. This is a meticulous account of the liner's last hours and of the largest sea rescue in peacetime history. Harrowing, tense, and memorable. ~ Reviewed by Alden Graves


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