Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Lost Ship SS Waratah: Searching for the Titanic of the South” as Want to Read:
The Lost Ship SS Waratah: Searching for the Titanic of the South
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Lost Ship SS Waratah: Searching for the Titanic of the South

3.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
In 1909, the SS Waratah embarked on her second voyage, from Sydney to England via South Africa. Filled up with families anticipating a new life on the other side of the world, what started out as a journey full of hope ended abruptly when the ship vanished between Durban and Cape Town. Ironically, the ship was due to be fitted with pioneering radio equipment when she reach ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by The History Press (first published 2009)
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 The Lost Ship SS Waratah, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Lost Ship SS Waratah

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-16)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Herb Wilkinson
Feb 21, 2010 rated it liked it
I expected this book to be better written than it was. Where are good editors these days? The personal views of the writer kept intervening in what was generally a historic narrative. These views leapt out on the page and broke up the flow of the book.

The extracts from the diaries were interesting but needed tighter editing. The rambling chapter by Emlyn was disappointing. It too required tight editing.
Lerato
rated it did not like it
Mar 16, 2018
Joanie Marshall
rated it it was amazing
Dec 26, 2013
D S Lucey
rated it really liked it
Jan 15, 2017
Tiffany
marked it as to-read
Aug 06, 2011
Shani
marked it as to-read
Oct 24, 2012
Kami
marked it as to-read
Mar 26, 2013
Reet Champion
marked it as to-read
Dec 12, 2013
Karyn Jablecki
marked it as to-read
Apr 11, 2014
Veeral
marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2014
Dave Anderson
is currently reading it
Mar 22, 2016
Nicholas
marked it as to-read
Jun 01, 2017
Sizwe
added it
Aug 03, 2017
Arty
marked it as to-read
Apr 02, 2018
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »