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The Loss of the SS. Titanic
by Lawrence Beesley and 1stworld Library


Overview - The history of the R.M.S. Titanic, of the White Star Line, is one of the most tragically short it is possible to conceive. The world had waited expectantly for its launching and again for its sailing; had read accounts of its tremendous size and its unexampled completeness and luxury; had felt it a matter of the greatest satisfaction that such a comfortable, and above all such a safe boat had been designed and built - the "unsinkable lifeboat"; - and then in a moment to hear that it had gone to the bottom as if it had been the veriest tramp steamer of a few hundred tons; and with it fifteen hundred passengers, some of them known the world over The improbability of such a thing ever happening was what staggered humanity.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The history of the R.M.S. Titanic, of the White Star Line, is one of the most tragically short it is possible to conceive. The world had waited expectantly for its launching and again for its sailing; had read accounts of its tremendous size and its unexampled completeness and luxury; had felt it a matter of the greatest satisfaction that such a comfortable, and above all such a safe boat had been designed and built - the "unsinkable lifeboat"; - and then in a moment to hear that it had gone to the bottom as if it had been the veriest tramp steamer of a few hundred tons; and with it fifteen hundred passengers, some of them known the world over The improbability of such a thing ever happening was what staggered humanity.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781421817965
  • ISBN-10: 1421817969
  • Publisher: 1st World Library
  • Publish Date: May 2006
  • Page Count: 144
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 pounds


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