The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax
by Alan Ruffman
The sinking of the ocean-liner Titanic captured the attention of all North America and Europe. As the nearest large port to the site of the disaster, Halifax was the focus of the world's grief.
The sinking of the ocean-liner Titanic in April of 1912 captured the attention of the world; as the nearest large port to the site of the disaster, Halifax became the focus of the world's grief. Today, visitors from around the world come to see the many unique artefacts in the Titanic collection of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, a permanent exhibit that recounts the story of Titanic and the city's role in the disaster. This book focuses on the aftermath of the disaster, examining how people came to terms with the impact of the sinking and recounting the touching stories of some of the victims and survivors.
About the Author
"The very effective and extensive use of approximately one hundred photographs many in colour provides a fascinating illustration of the objects, people and locations alluded to in each of the chapters."
Canadian Review of Materials