Dark Descent: Diving and the Deadly Allure of the Empress of Ireland

Dark Descent: Diving and the Deadly Allure of the Empress of Ireland

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Overview

This book take readers donw into the frigid depths to explore the controversies of the Empress of Ireland's fatal night and the many attempts to salvage her contents.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932378870
Publisher: America Media International
Publication date: 12/15/2005
Edition description: Abridged, 4 CD's, 4 hrs. 30 min.
Pages: 133
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.52(h) x 1.19(d)

About the Author

Kevin F. McMurray is an award-winning journalist and photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Outside, Yankee, Men's Journal, and the Sunday Times of London.

Table of Contents

Prefacex
1Fourteen Minutes1
2Brave Pioneers: From Initial Salvage to Jacques Cousteau43
3Extreme Diving84
4More Fatalities120
5Planning the 2002 Expedition147
6Adventure170
7Return to the Empress of Ireland209
Epilogue: Empress Alumni229
Appendices255
Notes263
Bibliography268
Acknowledgments269

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