Disaster at Sea: The Story of the World's Great Maritime Tragedies
Fleet Publishing Corporation, 1958 - Shipwrecks - 255 pages
Account of 30 of the world's great maritime disasters - from the "Titanic to the "Andrea Doria."
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LOST WITHOUT TRACE
RAMMED CAPSIZED AND SUNK
THE HARD LOT OF THE LIGHTSHIPS
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