Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Doomed Ships: Great Ocean Liner Disasters” as Want to Read:
Doomed Ships: Great Ocean Liner Disasters
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Doomed Ships: Great Ocean Liner Disasters

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  1 Review
These true-life adventures unfold amid flames, collision, and explosions, with frantic calls of SOS and a rush to clamber aboard lifeboats. Nearly 200 photographs, many from private collections, highlight tales of the vessels whose maritime lives ended in catastrophe: the Morro Castle, Normandie, Andrea Doria, Europa, and others.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 17th 2006 by Dover Publications
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Doomed Ships, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Doomed Ships

Secrets of the Realm by Bev StoutTreasure Island by Robert Louis StevensonMoby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleMaster and Commander by Patrick O'BrianTwenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Nautical Tales
453 books — 325 voters
The Odyssey by HomerMoby-Dick; or, The Whale by Herman MelvilleDeath on the Nile by Agatha ChristieRobinson Crusoe by Daniel DefoeThe Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
Cruises
148 books — 65 voters


More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-32)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Chaotician
Mar 23, 2008 Chaotician rated it it was amazing
i haven't read all of this book, but i have flipped through it. it covers pretty much every known ship disaster except for the Titanic, which is documented pretty heavily.
Jose
Jose rated it liked it
Nov 09, 2013
Sara
Sara rated it it was amazing
Apr 13, 2014
Ashwise
Ashwise rated it really liked it
Jul 06, 2016
Robbie Morton
Robbie Morton rated it it was amazing
Nov 07, 2013
alex berry
alex berry rated it liked it
Jan 13, 2016
Erik Kalm
Erik Kalm rated it liked it
Feb 17, 2008
dorothy kunselman
dorothy kunselman rated it really liked it
Jun 28, 2016
Tamara
Tamara rated it it was amazing
Mar 07, 2015
Jonathan Farley
Jonathan Farley rated it liked it
Jan 11, 2015
Walt
Walt rated it really liked it
Jul 28, 2013
Caroline
Caroline rated it it was amazing
May 08, 2012
Lisa
Lisa rated it it was amazing
Aug 23, 2013
Ande
Ande rated it liked it
Jun 14, 2015
Sherri Nikazy
Sherri Nikazy rated it really liked it
May 15, 2016
Heather
Heather rated it liked it
Feb 06, 2016
Jarrod
Jarrod marked it as to-read
Apr 18, 2010
Kewpie
Kewpie marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2011
Jj
Jj marked it as to-read
Jan 05, 2012
Diana
Diana marked it as to-read
Aug 02, 2012
Nicholas
Nicholas marked it as to-read
Apr 26, 2013
Maria
Maria marked it as to-read
May 11, 2013
Mickslibrarian
Mickslibrarian marked it as to-read
May 13, 2013
Mohammed Mosleh
Mohammed Mosleh marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2013
Brittany
Brittany marked it as to-read
Dec 05, 2013
Teresa
Teresa marked it as to-read
Mar 09, 2014
Dean Puretz
Dean Puretz marked it as to-read
Oct 04, 2014
Libby Talley
Libby Talley marked it as to-read
Oct 18, 2014
Sabrina * Loki's Lover *
Sabrina * Loki's Lover * marked it as to-read
Dec 05, 2014
Ariel
Ariel added it
Apr 28, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
William Henry Miller, Jr. (Bill Miller) (born May 3, 1948) is a maritime author and historian who has written numerous books dealing with the golden age of ocean liners.

William H. Miller was born in Hoboken, New Jersey on May 3, 1948. In addition to his teaching career and writing over 80 books and many articles on the great liners, he was chairman of the World Ship Society's Port of New York Bran
...more
More about William H. Miller Jr....

Share This Book