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Titanic voyager : the odyssey of C.H. Lightoller

Author: Patrick Stenson
Publisher: Wellington : Halsgrove, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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"... [This book] is the life story of Charles Herbert Lightoller ... who is best known as the only senior officer to survive the sinjing of Titanic ... However, his good fortune in living through the event thrust him headlong into a new ordeal, that of having to face as the most senior surviving crew-member the exhaustive enquiries and courtroom battles which followed. In this updated and revised edition ... the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: C H Lightoller; C H Lightoller
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Stenson
ISBN: 9780857040961 0857040960
OCLC Number: 751797338
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Walter Lord --
1. Learning the ropes --
2. Bridge watch --
3. RMS Titanic --
4. For King and country --
5. Little ship skipper.
Responsibility: Patrick Stenson.

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"... [This book] is the life story of Charles Herbert Lightoller ... who is best known as the only senior officer to survive the sinjing of Titanic ... However, his good fortune in living through the event thrust him headlong into a new ordeal, that of having to face as the most senior surviving crew-member the exhaustive enquiries and courtroom battles which followed. In this updated and revised edition ... the author reveals startling new evidence relating to the sighting of thye iceberg (refuting the long-held view that negligence on the part of the captain and crew contributed to the collision), evidence that demands re-ebaluation of the official findings. ..."--Book jacket.

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