Interview With Andrea Doria Survivor Klaus Dorneich Offers A First-Hand Account and Reflections

THE LOSTLINER INTERVIEW 2012 Last year the German publishing house „Time Bridge“ (www.zeitbruecke.com) has produced a THREE-CD-AUDIO-BOOK for his series “Wissen” (knowledge) under the title “The Titanic and other Lostliners”. About the fate of 7 famous passenger steamers that were … Continue reading

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Andrea Doria survivor Mike Stoller to write film score for movie on the sea tragedy

On July 25th, 1956 the Italian ship Andrea Doria collided with the Stockholm in the Coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts. The captain who carried out the greatest sea rescue in peacetime history, Captain Piero Calamai, has often been accused for the … Continue reading

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And the trial of Captain Cowardice continues: Costa Concordia passengers testify

http://digitaljournal.com/news/world/costa-concordia-chaos-survivors-testify-at-schettino-trial/article/383931

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Will disbanding the S. Korean Coast Guard secure more safety on our seas?

The South Korean president believes it will. I’m not sure “disbanding” is what’s appropriate. Punishing the CG members who saved only the captain and crew, ignoring please from the students, would be most appropriate. Of course, a better trained CG … Continue reading

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The Kon Tiki: Beating the impossible odds of survival at sea!

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0428.html#article

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S. Korea’s ferry boat tragedy is only one of many other tragedies!

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/world/asia/as-ferry-toll-rises-hand-wringing-over-tendency-to-overlook-safety-in-south-korea.html?emc=edit_th_20140423&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=53456140&_r=0

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Excerpt: I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria! The Titanic of the 1950s

The eastbound ship was approaching quickly. The officers realized that this was a fast-moving ship and traveling in an unassigned lane. Officer Giannini felt to make sure that his gold crucifix pendant was in place. He noticed that his palms … Continue reading

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Survivors of the Titanic: The Untold Stories

Posted April 25th, 2012 by Amanda Rodriguez SHARE ON EMAIL E-MAILSHARE ON TWITTERSHARE ON FACEBOOKSHARE ON MYSPACESHARE ON STUMBLEUPONSHARE ON DIGGMORE SHARING SERVICES MORE It is hard to believe that it has been a hundred years since the Titanic set sail on her … Continue reading

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Librarians: Has your Titanic collection been run aground by patron demand? A new publication will help keep your inventory afloat

Has your Titanic collection been run aground by patron demand? You can keep your inventory afloat by adding an up-close and personal account written by a shipwreck survivor. Dear librarian, Among a deluge of requests to carry new publications, you … Continue reading

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I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria! wins Honorable Mention at San Francisco Book Festival

I’m very excited: my new novel won Honorable Mention in the  San Francisco International Book Festival yesterday!  The congratulatory letter  indicated it was a tough competition with entries from around the globe. I entered I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea … Continue reading

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