Report Into the Loss of the SS Titanic
A team of experts comes together to write the ultimate Titanic reference book Samuel Halpern has written widely on Titanic and often used the 1912 wreck report as a source of reference. It occurred to him one day how fascinating it would be if a team of dedicated, passionate and expert authors were to issue a modern-day report, with the knowledge we have today - what would such a report look like? In this book we have the answer. Following the basic layout of the report, this team provides fascinating insights into the ship herself, the American and British inquiries, the passengers and crew, the fateful journey and ice warnings received, the damage and sinking, protocol and process of rescue, the circumstances in connection with the SS Californian and SS Mount Temple, and the aftermath and ramifications around the world. AUTHOR: Samuel Halpern has written many articles on Titanic and gives regular presentations. A member of the Titanic Historical Society and Titanic International Society, he has organised passionate authors from all over the world to write this book, including: Steve Hall and Bruce Beveridge, Tad Fitch, George Behe, Cathy Akers-Jordan, Captain Charles Weeks and Mark Chirnside. SELLING POINTS: * Paperback edition of the definitive 'go-to' reference book, brought out in 2012 to commemorate 100 years of Titanic * Re-evaluating the 1912 wreck report based on modern-day research and new information * Written by 11 of the foremost Titanic writers in the world, including a former vice president of the Titanic Historical Society * Detailed study investigates the losses, the lifeboats, the timeline and much, much more. * Reappraising the loss of the Titanic based on evidence that has come to light since the discovery of the wreck in 1985 130 b/w illustrations
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