Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters - As Told by First Hand Account of Survivors and Initial Investigations

Front Cover
Logan Marshall
Arc Manor, 2008 - Transportation - 156 pages
1 Review
An authentic account of the Titanic's disaster with mesmerizing first-hand account of survivors.***** "He led Mrs. Astor to the side of the ship and helped her to the life-boat to which she had been assigned. I saw that she was prostrated and said she would remain and take her chances with him, but Colonel Astor quietly insisted and tried to reassure her in a few words. As she took her place in the boat her eyes were fixed upon him. Colonel Astor smiled, touched his cap, and when the boat moved safely away from the ship's side he turned back to his place among the men." ***** "I will not leave my husband," said Mrs. Isidor Straus. "We are old; we can best die together," and she turned from those who would have forced her into one of the boats and clung to the man who had been the partner of her joys and sorrows. Thus they stood hand in hand and heart to heart, comforting each other until the sea claimed them, united in death as they had been through a long life. *****

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

About the author (2008)

Logan Marshall, born Logan Howard-Smith, was an American writer and editor who specialized in books about current events that were produced quickly to satisfy public curiosity. Among the best known of Marshalls books are Life of Theodore Roosevelt, The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters, and The Story of the Panama Canal. Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters was published mere weeks after the tragedy, and continues to be referenced as a credible source of the events of April 15, 1912.

Bibliographic information