I thought that this message would be better served over on this thread.
Pierette Simpson's new book on the Andrea Doria entitled "Alive on the Andrea Doria" will be available at the end of this month (June). The book has been highly recommended by Sea Classics Magazine in their July 2006 review called it "the ultimate page turner". The TI Voyage magazine will have a summary of the book by Pierette Simpson in their next edition. Overseas the book will be published in July in Italy by Sperling and Kupfer and over in the UK by Warsash Publishing.