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.
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.
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