Author Results for Michael R. Harrison

Book Review – ‘RMS ‘Empress of Ireland’: Pride of the Canadian Pacific’s Atlantic Fleet’ by Michael R. Harrison

By Michael R. Harrison

The transatlantic liner Empress of Ireland is generally remembered for sinking in the early morning of 29 May 1914 after a collision with the Norwegian collier Storstad in the St Lawrence River. In a quarter of an hour, 1,012 passengers and crew died, mere hours after departing Quebec for Liverpool. Derek Grout’s short book, published to coincide with the […] Read More

Filed under: Atlantic
Subjects include: Manpower & Life at Sea | Merchant Marines | Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft