Ghost Liners : Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships

Ghost Liners : Exploring the World's Greatest Lost Ships

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 64 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780316080200
  • DDC分類 910.452

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The Titanic is not the only great ocean liner to sink in modern times. Robert Ballard, one of the discoverers of the sunken Titanic, now retells the story of that great calamity and goes on to describe the sinking of four other seagoing giants. Showing readers what it's like to dive down to a gigantic wreck, he tells the story of the Empress of Ireland, which sank with more loss of life than was experienced on the Titanic; the Lusitania, whose sinking helped propel the United States into World War I; the Britannic, the sister ship of the Titanic, which was sunk by German submarines; and most recently the Andrea Doria, stuck and sunk off the coast of Massachusetts in 1956. With superb and thrilling illustrations by Ken Marschall, this is a book for whose interest in sea disasters has been whetted by the enormous attention the Titanic has recently received.