Thursday 3 November 2011

Titanic 100th anniversary next year - new book available

Here's a good stocking filler.

Lawrence Beesley was a science teacher, journalist and author who was a survivor of the Titanic tragedy in 1912. In this dramatic real-life tale Beesley tells first hand what it was like to be on the Titanic as it plunged into the icy waters of the North Atlantic on that fateful night.

As well as describing the voyage, the collision with the iceberg and the subsequent sinking, Beesley documents what could have been done to save the 1,500 plus people who perished.

Cover of Titanic bookHis account, and others, resulted in many changes to maritime law and procedure in an effort to make sure that a disaster of Titanic’s proportions should never happen again. “The loss of the S.S. Titanic – its story and its lessons” was first published in 1912, shortly after the disaster.

Now republished by InfoTech Communications, ahead of the 100th anniversary of the accident, the 116-page paperback book is available via, delivered straight to your door wherever you live in the world.

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1 comment:

  1. Our club MX0WRC (Workington) has been approached to help with a radio station in Maryport. A local resident ahs strong connections to the Titanic and approached the club to see if it could help. Its early doors at the moment but there is a move to make a replica radio station (without the sparks!) and to operate when the museum disply is open.