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The Picture History of the Andrea Doria
     

The Picture History of the Andrea Doria

by William H., Jr. Miller
 

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Graceful, fast, and luxuriously outfittted, the Andrea Doria was one of the most famous ships of the 20th century. On July 26, 1956, three years after its inaugural voyage, the popular Italian liner was assured of an immortal place in maritime history after colliding with another vessel off the New England coast and sinking. Maritime expert William Miller

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Graceful, fast, and luxuriously outfittted, the Andrea Doria was one of the most famous ships of the 20th century. On July 26, 1956, three years after its inaugural voyage, the popular Italian liner was assured of an immortal place in maritime history after colliding with another vessel off the New England coast and sinking. Maritime expert William Miller pays tribute to that magnificent ship in this authoritative, profusely illustrated archive. Scores of rare photographs provide views of lounges and staterooms, shots of the ship in port, as well as depictions of its glorious twin, the Christoforo Colombo, and other fleetmates.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486439280
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
03/11/2005
Series:
Dover Maritime Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 11.72(h) x 0.25(d)

Meet the Author

Maritime expert William H. Miller, Jr., has traveled aboard all manner of vessels, often in the capacity of guest lecturer or journalist. His books feature personal recollections from passengers who sailed on historic ships, and his unique selection of pictures offers fresh perspectives on even the most-well-known vessels.

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