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Titanic and the Mystery Ship

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Perhaps the most enduringlegend of Titanic is the mystery ship, the fabled vessel seen in the distance that could have saved all her passengers from freezing or drowning. But what was the mystery ship, and was she the Californian, a cargo/passenger ship that, according to her captain, was stuck in ice over the horizon? At the enquiry into the sinking, Captain Lord of the C ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Tempus
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Jan 30, 2013 Neil rated it really liked it
The author presents a step by step examination of the facts, assessing the probability that the Californian could have been the mystery ship from every conceivable angle, and at each stage demonstrating that this is so unlikely as to be practically impossible.

It is perhaps telling in this regard that one reviewer on Amazon cited the book's mention of Lord's requests for affidavits as the reason for thinking that Californian was the mystery ship. On virtually every single factual point examined i
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