Andrea Doria



DescriptionOn 25 July 1956, approaching the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, bound for New York City, the passenger liner struck the eastward-bound Stockholm. 1,660 passengers and crew were rescued and survived, while 46 people died as a consequence of the collision. In what became one of history's most noted maritime disasters, Andrea Doria's loss generated great interest in the media andled to many lawsuits.
Year1956
Nationaliy of ShipItaly
Lives Lost46
Peacetime or WartimePeacetime
Link to Wikipedia (Shipwreck / Event / Region)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Andrea_Doria