Captain of the Carpathia: The Seafaring Life of Titanic Hero Sir Arthur Henry Rostron


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Responding to Titanic's distress calls in the early hours of 15 April 1912, Captain Arthur Rostron raced the Cunard liner Carpathia to the scene of the sinking, rescued the seven hundred survivors of the world's most famous shipwreck and then carried them to safety at New York. After twenty-five years at sea, the competence and compassion Rostron displayed during the rescue made him a hero on two continents and presaged his subsequent achievements. During the First World War he participated in the invasion of Gallipoli and ...

Captain of the Carpathia: The seafaring life of Titanic hero Sir Arthur Henry Rostron 2016, Conway, London

ISBN-13: 9781844862894