andrea doria

  1. PRR5406

    Andrea Doria

    I have studied the "Andrea Doria" sinking all my considerable lifetime. I heard it sinking live on the radio as a boy. My question is, suppose the "Andrea Doria" sank in modern times, perhaps 2018. Would salvage of the hull be attempted? Would the wreck be removed in slices or left on the...
  2. Michael McGuffin

    Andrea Doria salvaged china for sale

    Hello everyone, I have for sale 5 salvaged Andrea Doria artifacts. One being a silver pot and the rest is china. Including a plate, a cup, saucer, and a bouillon cup. These were purchased from a diver who dove the Doria and sold me some of his collection. If interested please feel free to...
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    What other seafaring and maritime disasters interest you?

    Hi all, The topic for this month: What other examples of seafaring and maritime disasters are of the most interest to you? Are there other ships that have been lost, be they in war or peacetime, which you feel are deserving of more attention? Do you feel, perhaps, that these have been...
  4. M

    Andrea Doria's bell recovered
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    The Chrysler Noreseman concept car that went down with the Andrea Doria There is a nice article in H

    In case anyone is interested, there is an interesting article about the Chrysler Norseman (that went down with the Andrea Doria) in the Aug 2009 issue of 'Hemmings Classic Car' . There are some photos of the car taken before she was crated up for shipment
  6. Mike Poirier

    Andrea Doria survivor on youtube
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    Trapped Alive Aboard the Andrea Doria

    One story which has appeared in several books, tangentally, is the story of the three women: Christina Corvino, of Mt Vernon New York; her sister in law, Margaret Carola, and Amelia Iazetta of Brooklyn, in cabin A-230. The story, until now, has never had a diagram. Immediately after the...
  8. Mike Poirier

    Andrea Doria book signed by survivor

    I am selling on Ebay a personally inscribed copy of Alive on the Andrea Doria by Pierette Simpson. The author will send the personally inscribed book to the high bidder when transaction is complete. The auction number is 320166875511
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    How many diving fatalities have there been on dives to the Andrea Doria

    I have a hunch the fact so many divers have died trying to reach the Andrea Doria wreck is one reason so many divers are drawn to it- Its one of the most dangerous-and challenging wreck dives on earth- Does anyone know how many lives have been lost divng on the wreck? Has it surpassed the...
  10. B

    Andrea Doria & The Ship

    I noticed The Ship (PC) has the Andrea Doria as one of the ships playable. It's so cool!
  11. T

    What are the least explored areas on the Andrea Doria wreck

    It seems most divers that make the trek to the Andrea Doria explore the the same places- the foyer, and the gift shop...... Are there any areas that have never been explored? I'm interested to see the passenger accomidation in the stern, the crews quarters in the bow, and the anchor...
  12. T

    Are any modern cruise shipliner suites as ugly as the Andrea Doria's dreaded Zodiac suite

    I have a hunch a reason Stockholm's bow struck the Andrea Doria, and the bullseye was the dreadfull 'Zodiac suite' was that the gods must have taken offense of the decor- It stands as the most hideous decor I have ever seen, in any public room- I'm curious if there are any cruise ships or...
  13. Encyclopedia Titanica

    Andrea Doria The Sinking of the Unsinkable

    Hi all, Head over to Gare Maritime : Andrea Doria for a chapter from Pierette Domenica Simpson's book on the Andrea Doria plus a gallery of interior pictures and Andrea Doria ephemera.
  14. Ryan Thompson

    PBS Special Secrets of the Dead The Sinking of the Andrea Doria

    This is going to be rebroadcasted a few more times, at least. It was on last night (the 26th) but I missed it. These are the rebroadcast times for Oregon: Friday July 28th 02:00am PDT Monday July 31st 11:00pm PDT After visitng the PBS website it looks like its going to be rebroadcast on...
  15. Shelley Dziedzic

    50th Anniversary Andrea Doria

    Tomorrow's the day to remember and most of the networks are marking the anniversary in some way. AOL news is running an article as well as the Nantucket newspaper online (courtesy of Mike Poirier) A TV special about the disaster will be shown on...
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    Andrea Doria rooms

    Hello. In the deck plans of the Andrea Doria, which can be see at or, there are two rooms located on the foyer deck to the left cabin 180 and I can't seem to figure out what they are. Could they be storage...
  17. R

    Andrea Doria 50th Anniversary PBS Program

    As the 50th Anniversary of the sinking of the Doria looms out of the fog, I thought I'd mention that "Secrets of the Dead" will be airing several times this week, repeating the show on the loss of the liner. Looking at images of the pristine ship filling while laying on her side, July 26...
  18. T

    Printshop on the Andrea Doria

    I ran across this link to an Italian website dealing with hot metal composition (Linotype machines) and printing. It has several views of the print shop on the Andrea Doria, including a shot of the ship's Linotype being erected (rare enough of a picture, let alone on a ship) and other views of...
  19. Mike Poirier

    New Andrea Doria book by survivor

    here it is folks- just in time for the 50th anniversary. Mike
  20. M

    Wanted Documentaries on Andrea Doria and Yarmouth Castle

    I watched and recorded two documentaries on either The History Channel or The Discovery Channel about lost ships. The two which I recorded concerned The Andrea Doria and The Yarmouth Castle. Sadly, the tape was misplaced and I have been unable to locate it. As I am a huge fan of such...