Saved!



Saved! July 25th 1956 11.00pm Dense fog blankets the North Atlantic as two liners, the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm, surge blindly towards each other in the overture to a night of devastation and horror.Here is the true story of that momentous collision the people on board, the courage and the cowardice, the panic that spread amongst the ravaged Andrea Doria s 1706 passengers and crew the terrifying scenes as the life boats drew near and the final death throes of the great liner as she plunged beneath the swirling waves.The harrowing reconstruction from eyewitness accounts of the catastrophe and the enthralling rescue operation an explosive account of humanity pitched headlong into a nightmare. Read Saved! – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 215 pages
  • Saved!
  • William Hoffer
  • English
  • 09 August 2019
  • 0671400401

8 thoughts on “Saved!

  1. Grey Rzeznik says:

    I ve a huge appetite for maritime history and the story of the Andrea Doria colliding with the Stockholm is a personal favorite Of the many accounts I ve read about this tragic event, this is, in my opinion, the best read The survivor s stories stay with you and your heart breaks for th...

  2. Marilyn says:

    Around the Year in 52 Books 2018 Reading Challenge A book about surviving.A detailed, obviously well researched account of the wreck of the Andrea Doria and the Stockholm in 1956 By luck of many other ships being in the area most ...

  3. Nora says:

    I ve read this book once a year for the past, oh, twenty years The story of how the Andrea Doria collided with the Stockholm is in my mind waaayinteresting than the story of the Titanic How was it possible for two mammoth ships to steer directly into each other When tested by this disaster, some people became heroes and some behaved abominably I will never forget the stories of the last man left alive aboard the Andrea Doria, the girl who was thrown in her bed from one ship to the othe I ve read this book once a year for the past, oh, twenty years The story of how the Andrea Doria collided with the Stockholm is in my mind waaayinteresting than the story of the Titanic How was it possible for two mammoth ships to steer directly into each other When tested by this disaster, some people became heroes and some behaved abominably I will never forget the stories of the last man left alive aboard the Andrea Doria, the girl who was throw...

  4. Corgi Mom says:

    This is the story of the tragic sinking of a great transatlantic liner, the Andrea Doria, on July 25, 1956 The story tells of the rescue attempt Unlike the Titanic, most of the passengers and crew were rescued and survived, about 1660 people Forty six people perished The author describes the bravery and cowardice, and fears of the passengers and the crew In reading the book you get the sense that you are right there viewing everything that happens A remarkable story Wikipedia claims that This is the story of the tragic sinking of a great transatlantic liner, the Andrea Doria, on July 25, 1956 The story tells of the rescue attempt Unlike the Titanic, most of the passengers and crew were rescued and survived, about 1660 people Forty six people perished The author describes the bravery and cowardice, and fears of the passengers and the crew In reading the book you get the sense that you ar...

  5. Eric Mccutcheon says:

    Interesting story Well researched The problem is that the book is definitely dated.

  6. Cindy says:

    This is the story of the fateful day when the Italian Andrea Dorian collided with the Swedish Stockholm It describes what happened from the point of view of both crews, how multiple small mistakes or oversights led to a catastrophe More interestingly, Hoffer describes the people, both crew passengers, and what they went through Some people who would otherwise have died were spared because of a chance decision to do something else before going to bed Marion Boyer waited impatiently as his w This is the story of the fateful day when the Italian Andrea Dorian collided with the Swedish Stockholm It describes what happened from the point of view of both crews, how multiple small mistakes or oversights led to a catastrophe More interestingly, Hoffer describes the people, both crew passengers, and what they went through Some people who would otherwise have died were spared because of a chance decision to do something else before going to bed Marion Boyer waited impatiently as his wife finished her cup of coffee cigarette Father John Dolcia Father Richard Wojcik were persuaded to play a game of Scrabble before retir...

  7. Lynn says:

    Incredibly well written The author interviewed survivors of the Andrea Doria, and when you are reading the scenes from just before the collision through to the final rescue, you feel as if you are there My heart was racing In addition to letting you experience what it must have been like, he does an amazing job at describing all of the crew actions on both ships that led to the Stockholm ramming the side of the Andrea Doria Two ships in a large ocean, each of which was intent on avoiding the Incredibly well written The author interviewed survivors of the Andrea Doria, and when you are reading the scenes from just before the collision through to the final rescue, you feel as if you are there My heart was racing In addition to letting you experience what it must have been like, he does an amazing job at describing all of the crew actions on both ships that led to the Stockholm ramming the side of the Andrea Doria Two ships in a large ocean, each of which was intent on avoiding the other, collided How Why In the final chapter, he walks us through each of the actions and what could have been done differently that may have avoided that event To quote A reconstruction of events of July 25 reveals a series of mainly minor actions, and inactions, that taken i...

  8. Sarah says:

    Clear snapshot of the sinking of the Andrea Doria Not too overwrought, but would have liked a bitcontext.

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