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David Paul - Thetis: Submarine Disaster - 9781781552711 - V9781781552711
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Thetis: Submarine Disaster

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Description for Thetis: Submarine Disaster Paperback. Thetis: Submarine Disaster, is the story of loss of HMS Thetis which sank in Liverpool Bay on 1st June 1939 - her maiden dive, with the loss of ninety-nine lives; the worst peacetime submarine tragedy to be suffered by the Royal Navy. A massive rescue operation was mounted, but the operation ended in failure, with only four crew being rescued. Num Pages: 240 pages, 38. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; 1QSE; 3JJH; HBTM; JWMV2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 13. Weight in Grams: 500.
The true story of loss of His Majesty's Submarine Thetis is still shrouded in mystery, even now, some seventy-five years after her sinking. On 1st June 1939, HMS Thetis sank in Liverpool Bay on her maiden dive, with the loss of ninety-nine lives; the worst peacetime submarine tragedy ever to be suffered by the Royal Navy. As soon as the impending disaster was reported, a massive rescue operation was mounted by the Royal Navy, but, following a catalogue of mis-understandings, political posturing, 'red tape' and sheer incompetence, the operation ended in abysmal failure, with only four of the crew ... Read more

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About David Paul
David Paul was born in Liverpool at the end of the Second World War. Being born into a sea-faring family, it was no surprise when he too followed the family's naval tradition and began an apprenticeship as a marine engineer with the Pacific Steam Navigation Company, sailing out of Liverpool. Later, as his career developed, he lectured at ... Read more

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