The Unseen Lusitania
The Ship in Rare Illustrations
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|Format: ||Hardcover, 176 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 May 2015|
Lost to a German torpedo on 7 May 1915, Cunard's RMS Lusitania captured the world's imagination when she entered service in 1907. Not only was she was the largest ship in the world, but she was also revolutionary in design as well as being a record breaker. Lusitania is now sadly remembered for her tragic destruction, sinking in eighteen minutes with the loss of around 1,200 souls. Through never-before-seen material, historian Eric Sauder brings RMS Lusitania to life once again. Filled with vivid, unseen photographs and illustrations from Eric's extensive private collection, this absorbing read will transport the reader back 100 years to a time when opulent Ships of State were the only way to cross the Atlantic.
About the Author
Eric Sauder has been researching ocean liners for nearly 40 years. He was historian for Dr. Robert Ballard's exploration of the remains of "Lusitania "and "Britannic "and has also dived to "Titanic," "Republic," and "Andrea Doria." He has been involved in numerous documentaries for the A&E Channel, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, and The Learning Channel, as well as coauthoring the book "RMS Lusitania." He has worked on a number of projects with the National Geographic Society.
History Press (SC)|
25.65 x 25.15 x 1.78 centimetres (1.09 kg)|
15+ years |