Captain of the Carpathia


By Eric L. Clements

Another Ocean Liners related book, about Captain Arthur Rostron and the Cunard liner Carpathia. On April 15, 1912 Captain Arthur Rostron responded to Titanic's distress calls in the early hours. He raced to the Cunard liner Carpathia and voyaged to the scene of the sinking, where he rescued the seven hundred survivors of the world's most famous shipwreck. Arthur Rostron also participated in the invasion of Gallipoli during the First World War. He commanded Cunard's Mauretania as a hospital ship in he Mediterranean and a troop transport in the Atlantic.

This account uses newspaper reports, company records, government documents, contemporary publications and memoirs to create  the first comprehensive biography of Arthur Rostron. Recounting Rostron's seafaring life from his first voyage as an apprentice rounding Cape Horn to his retirement forty-four years later as the commodore of the Cunard Line.

DETAILS
SKU# 3872
Dimensions are 6 3/8'' x 9 3/4''
Copyright 2016 Eric L. Clements
ISBN 978-1-844-86289-4
297 Pages with some Color Illustrations
Hardcover