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Ashes Under Water : The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck That Shook America - Reprint (Paperback)
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The untold story of the worst disaster on the Great Lakes in U.S. History. On July 24th, 1915, Chicago commuters were horrified as they watched the SS Eastland, a tourism boat taking passengers across Lake Michigan, flip over while tied to the dock and drown 835 passengers, including 21 entire families. As dramatic as the disaster was, the subsequent trial was even more so.
Number of Pages: 301 p. ;
Genre: History, Transportation
Sub-Genre: United States, Ships & Shipbuilding
Publisher: Globe Pequot Pr
Book theme: Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI), History, 20th Century
Author: Michael McCarthy
Street Date: May 1, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-78-6440
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