29.09.2020

THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF STORMS, SHIPWRECKS AND SEA DISASTERS

The Mammoth Book of Storms, Shipwrecks and Sea Disasters

Author(s) Richard Lawrence
Publisher Running Press
Date 2004
Pages 512
Format pdf
Size 27 Mb
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There is no other environment that would match all the dangers of a sea. The present publication contains more than sixty accounts of the famous tragic cases, errors and survivals including the incidents with Exxon Valdez, Kingfisher 2, HMS Proserpine and Kursk. The book will offer its readers the perfectly written accounts of the disasters at sea.

We would say that this volume is a must-read for any maritime historian and in fact anyone with the interest in shipwrecks and everything like that. There is a separate section in this book which is devoted solely to the cases that have been left unexplained until now. These include but are not limited to the famous Flying Dutchman and Mary Celeste. Two other sections of the book are dealing with the natural and manmade disasters.

The former addresses the cases that involve wrecks, storms and ice, while the latter deals with the accounts resulting from the fires, human errors and acts of war. All of the accounts covered in the pages of this brilliant work are listed in the chronological order. Go through this book and you will not be disappointed with the contents. Open it sand start straight with the first case, the shipwreck of the famous St. Paul…

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