The Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian, and the Night the Titanic was Lost download free [PDF and Ebook] by Daniel Allen Butler

The Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian, and the Night the Titanic was Lost download free [PDF and Ebook] by Daniel Allen Butler year 2011
  • Book name: The Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian, and the Night the Titanic was Lost
  • Author: Daniel Allen Butler
  • Release date: 2011/2/12
  • Publisher: CASEMATE PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781935149859
  • Rating: 7.78 of 10
  • Votes: 846
  • Review by: Addisyn Conley
  • Review rating: 8.13 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/28
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: After every disaster, someone has something to hide... A few minutes before midnight on April 14, 1912, the'unsinkable' RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage to New York, struck an iceberg. Less than three hours later she lay at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. While the world has remained fascinated by the tragedy, the most amazing drama of those fateful hours was not played out aboard the doomed liner but aboard the decks of two other ships, one 58 miles distant from the sinking Titanic, the other barely ten miles away. The masters of the steamships Carpathia and Californian, Captain Arthur Rostron and Captain Stanley Lord, were informed within minutes of each other that their vessels had picked up the distress signals of a sinking ship. Their actions in the hours and days that followed would become the stuff of legend, as one would choose to take his ship into dangerous waters to answer the call for help, while the other would decide that the hazard to himself and his command was too great to risk responding. After years of research, Daniel Allen Butler now tells this incredible story, moving from ship to ship on the icy waters of the North Atlantic-in real-time-to recount how hundreds of people could have been rescued, but in the end only a few outside of the meager lifeboats were saved. He then looks alike at the U.S. Senate Investigation in Washington, and ultimately the British Board of Trade Inquiry in London, where the actions of each captain are probed, questioned, and judged, until the truth of what actually happened aboard the Titanic, the Carpathia and the Californian is revealed.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H21M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ships & Shipping, Maritime History
  • Available formats: WORD, TXT, PDF, DOC, FB2, MobiPocket, DjVu, EPUB. Compressed in AZW4, CBC, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.14 USD
  • Dimensions: 152.4x226.06x17.78mm
  • Weight: 430.91g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States
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