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loss of the R.M.S. Titanic

Lawrence Beesley

loss of the R.M.S. Titanic

its story and its lessons

by Lawrence Beesley

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Published by William Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Titanic (Steamship),
  • Shipwrecks.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLoss of the SS Titanic., Loss of the Titanic.
    Statementby Lawrence Beesley, one of the survivors.
    ContributionsLibrary of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 301, [3] p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16617492M

    The sinking of the RMS Titanic on 15 April is one of the best-remembered, and most-scrutinised, moments of the twentieth century. Yet ever since the disaster, there have been lingering mysteries, questions that seemed utterly impossible to ed on: Novem When That Great Ship Went Down book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. RMS Titanic sank in , a US presidential election 4/5.

    The Loss of the Titanic -- Book: $ Home from the Sea -- Book: $ Sinking of the Titanic -- Books: $ Sinking of the Titanic -- Books: $ Sinking of the Titanic Memorial Edition -- Books: $ Sinking of the Titanic, German Version -- Books: $ The Truth about the. On A Sea of Glass: The Life & Loss of the RMS Titanic. K likes. In the early hours of Monday, Ap , the brand-new, supposedly unsinkable Titanic sank on her maiden voyage after ramming Followers: K.

    Titanic, British luxury passenger liner that sank on April 14–15, , during its maiden voyage, en route to New York City from Southampton, England, killing about 1, people. One of the most famous tragedies in modern history, it inspired numerous works of . Description of the RMS Titanic - The Biggest Ship in the World Which Met Disaster on Her Maiden Voyage: The £ White Star Liner “Titanic” Leaving Southampton for Her First Trip to New York. The Illustrated London News (4 May ) p. GGA Image ID # cf3e.


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Loss of the R.M.S. Titanic by Lawrence Beesley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rich in both narrative detail and compassion, The Loss of the SS Titanic should be the first port of call for anyone interested in the famous ship/5(21). Published amid the continued media frenzy a scant nine weeks following the tragedy, The Loss of the S.S. Titanic draws on Beesley’s experience as a second-class passenger and survivor, and, because of its rich detail and unique perspective, continues to be considered to be one of the most authoritative books about the disaster/5(25).

"On a Sea of Glass: The Life & Loss of the RMS Titanic" by Tad Fitch, Bill Wormstedt, and J. Kent Layton is one of the best books on the subject. The main text takes readers through the construction, fitting out, and fateful maiden voyage of the ship in exquisite detail.

The writing goes for a "you are there" approach and nails it on the head/5(51). "On a Sea of Glass: The Life & Loss of the RMS Titanic" by Tad Fitch, Bill Wormstedt, and J. Kent Layton is one of the best books on the subject. The main text takes readers through the construction, fitting out, and fateful maiden voyage of the ship in exquisite detail.

The writing goes for a "you are there" approach and nails it on the head/5(85). ”The Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons” is an amazingly detailed account of the Titanic disaster written in hair-raising clarity, as well as a lesson we should never forget/5(31).

Lawrence Beesley’s The Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons is a fascinating book and a must-read for those who are addicted to anything Titanic, as I am.

Beesley was an actual passenger on the doomed ship, and he wrote this account only a few months after the by: 4. "On a Sea of Glass" is one of the most comprehensive factual and complete books dealing with the conception, voyage, and the sinking of Titanic.

There is a great deal of information on her passengers and crew, their impressions of Titanic and the effect and its aftermath upon the survivors/5. THE LOSS OF THE S.S. TITANIC represents Beesley's attempt not just to record the events of the sinking but to set.

First published injust two short months after the sinking of the TITANIC, this hauntingly immediate account opens with Lawrence Beesley's story of arriving onshore and soon after walking through the doors of Messrs. Houghton and Mifflin to tell his tale.4/5. Facinating actual account from a survivor of the R.M.S.

Titanic. His words bring you as close as you can possibly be with your minds eye of that catastrophic night. I dont think that human kind will ever cease its curiosity and saddness of that cold April night.

God Bless that wonderous ship and the countless heros we sadly lost that night.5/5(2). On A Sea of Glass: The Life & Loss of the RMS Titanic Prepare to experience Titanic as you never have before This incredibly comprehensive volume was initially released in March of Co-authored by Tad Fitch, J.

Like many books on the subject, "Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic" gives details on Titanic and the disaster of April 14th - 15th, This book takes it further by offering a deep analysis of the subsequent official inquiries into the accident, including many new details that have been uncovered since the wreckage was found in /5(25).

The RMS Titanic, a luxury steamship, sank in the early hours of Apoff the coast of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic after sideswiping an. On a Sea of Glass: The Life & Loss of the RMS Titanic is a book of the Titanic disaster by Tad Fitch, J.

Kent Layton and Bill Wormstedt. Plot Edit. On the night of 14/15 Aprila brand new, supposedly unsinkable ship, the largest and most luxurious vessel in the world at the time, collided with an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage.

The history of the three sisters Olympic, Titanic and Britannic continues to fascinate researchers. Lastly, a book focusing on the passengers and crew will draw people to the human side of the story.

On a Sea of Glass is a comprehensive book for those interested in every aspect of the lost liner. One of the survivors of the sinking of Titanic in AprilBeesley wrote a successful book about his experience, The Loss of the SS Titanic (June ), published just nine weeks after the disaster.

He saw two second class women who tried to get on a lifeboat being instructed to go back to their own deck, and that their lifeboats were waiting : 31 DecemberWirksworth, Derbyshire, England. Published amid the continued media frenzy a scant nine weeks following the tragedy, The Loss of the S.S.

Titanic draws on Beesley’s experience as a second-class passenger and survivor, and, because of its rich detail and unique perspective, continues to be considered to be one of the most authoritative books about the disaster/5(21). If you're looking for yet another book about the tragic loss of R.M.S.

Titanic, her impact on maritime history (or global popular culture in general), or the rediscovery /5. Finding the Titanic NY: Cartwheel Books, November 1, 48 p.

Beesley, Lawrence. The Loss of the Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons. New York: Houghlin Mifflin, p., illus. This classic survivor’s account of the disaster was one of the first books on the subject, published just two months after the Titanic’s sinking.

On the night of 14/15 Aprila brand-new, supposedly unsinkable ship, the largest vessel in the world at the time, sank on her maiden voyage after ramming an iceberg. Of the 2, people on board only were saved. The rest either drowned or froze to death in the icy-cold waters of the North Atlantic.

How could this 'unsinkable' vessel sink and how could the authorities allow her to. Just under two hours after Titanic sank, the Cunard liner RMS  Carpathia arrived and brought aboard an estimated survivors.

The disaster was met with worldwide shock and outrage at the huge loss of life, as well as the regulatory and operational failures that led to : Cruising: 21 kn (39 km/h; 24 mph). Max: 24. On the night of 14/15 Aprila brandnew, supposedly unsinkable ship, the largest and most luxurious vessel in the world at the time, collided with an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage.

Of the 2, people on board, only were saved. The rest either drowned or froze to death in the Brand: Amberley Publishing.Thomas Andrews Jr. (7 February – 15 April ) was a British businessman and was managing director and head of the drafting department of the shipbuilding company Harland and Wolff in Belfast, Ireland.

As the naval architect in charge of the plans for the ocean liner RMS Titanic, he was travelling on board the vessel during her transatlantic maiden voyage in Born: Thomas Andrews, Jr., 7 February.The first book to try and successfully update the size and extent of a Titanic since John P.

Eaton an Charles Haas book since the 's, "On a Sea of Glass" is literally full of Information, personal accounts and dozens of rare photos since discovered making it essential for any Titanic experts, fans and / /5(74).