The first class bar onboard the Andrea Doria, the most luxurious ship of her time, in the 1950's

The first class bar onboard the Andrea Doria, the most luxurious ship of her time, in the

Andrea Doria , became the first passenger ship to sink on television.

Andrea Doria , dopo la collisione con una nave di linea Sweedish , divenne la prima nave passeggeri ad affondare in televisione.(Andrea Doria, after colliding with a Sweedish liner, became the first passenger ship to sink on television.

SS Andrea Doria - another view of First Class foyer

SS Andrea Doria, Le Leggende d’Italia, 1951 - Gio Ponti and Salvatore Fiume

This is the damaged prow of the SS Stockholm after it collided with the ocean liner SS Andrea Doria in 1956.  The Andrea Doria capsized and sank, killing 52 people.

On the evening of July 1956 off the fogbound coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, the Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria was struck mid-ship by the bow of the Swedish ship Stockholm. 52 lives were lost in the disaster, and the Andrea Doria sank the next day.

Andrea Doria was an Italian luxury liner that capsized on July 26, 1956 after being struck by the freighter Stockholm off Nantucket. The liner was carrying 1200 passengers and 500 crew and incredibly was hit in the worst possible spot, preventing damage control and restricting fuel to the pumps. With limited ability to control the flooding, the ship succumbed after 11 hours of struggle in 236 feet of water. The captain was the last man off the ship. Fifty two passengers died in the…

SS Andrea Doria the morning after the collision with the MS Stockholm in fog off Nantucket Island. The hole in her starboard side from the c.

The Andrea Doria

SS Andrea Doria - built at the Ansaldo shipyards in Genoa, Italy. She was named after the century Genoese admiral, Andrea Doria. Her launch date was June Maiden voyage from Genoa to New York was on June 14

25th July 1956: the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collided with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog just south of Nantucket.

July the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collided with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog just south of Nantucket.

Andrea Doria http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Andrea_Doria  http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/previous_seasons/case_andreadoria/interview.html

1957 Harry Trask The Boston Traveler La mort de l'Andrea Doria Appareil Speed Graphic Film Kodak Objectif 127 mm Vitesse d'Ouverture Pulitzer'Prize

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