Fatal Depth

Fatal Depth

Deep-sea Diving, China Fever, and the Wreck of the Andrea Doria

Book - 2003
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At 11:10 p.m. on July 25, 1956, the luxurious Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria collided with the Stockholm forty-five miles south of Nantucket. Half a century later the wreck of the Andrea Doria is still claiming lives. Professional and amateur divers the world over consider the Andrea Doria to be the Everest of diving. At 225 feet below the surface, the wreck lies at the very edge of human endurance and accomplishment. During the summers of 1998 and 1999, three elite divers lost their lives, all on separate dives from the top dive boat out of Montauk, the sixty-five-foot Seeker. Joe Haberstroh, the award- winning Newsday reporter, watched events unfold during the summers of 1998 and 1999. In this remarkable and intriguing book he recreates this story.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2003.
ISBN: 9781585744572
1585744573
Characteristics: vi, 259 p., [16] p. of plates ;,24 cm.

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