Dictionary of Disasters at Sea During Th, Volume 1

A mammoth and sobering record, listing the tragically frequent disasters at sea between 1824 and 1962. The book, though daunting in size, is easy to use, giving an alphabetical list of every ship lost, with the circumstances of the sinking, and the technical data of each ship: length, beam, tonnage, speed, propulsion etc. This fascinating work of reference should be on the shelves or in the cabin of any maritime enthusiast.