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The Wreck of the William Brown

A True Tale of Overcrowded Lifeboats and Murder at Sea

by Tom Koch

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7300409M
ISBN 100071434682
ISBN 109780071434683
OCLC/WorldCa53443085

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The Wreck of the William Brown A True Tale of Overcrowded Lifeboats and Murder at Sea Douglas & McIntyre, Ltd. Canada () ISBN: McGraw-Hill Marine, USA () ISBN: Constable Books, UK () In the American sailing ship William Brown struck an iceberg.   南桥 评论 The Wreck of the William Brown 4 今天去一堂伦理课上拍录像,听到一段有趣的讨论。 讨论的缘起,是年的威廉•布朗号沉船事件。4/5.

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The book details both the The shocking part is that not a single member of the William Brown's crew perished, and in fact they tossed 14 passengers out of the lifeboats to their deaths for fear of "overcrowding," only to be rescued a day later/5. And the story of The Wreck of the William Brown had only begun.

This chronicle of one of the 19th century's most infamous sea disasters and the uproar that followed presents a portrait of a forgotten time, re-creates a defining maritime trial, and tells of back room legal shenanigans/5(2). This story was the inspiration for several movies, and there is a book about this tragedy called The Wreck of the William Brown.

There are links to further reading at the end of the story. Story by Thomas Duke, “Celebrated Criminal Cases of America” Part III: Cases East of The Pacific Coast.

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And if you think that’s untrue today, try taking a rush-hour drive on Highway near Toronto some time. William Brown was an American ship that sank intaking with her 31 passengers.

A further 16 passengers were forced out of an overloaded lifeboat before the survivors were rescued. In the case of United Statescrewman Alexander Holmes was charged with murder and convicted of manslaughter for his : Sank on 19 April Wreck Of The William Brown The Hardcover – January 1, by Tom Koch (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ /5(2). I just wanted to add here the connection between the tragic aftermath of the William Brown and the film it inspired "Abandon Ship!" (released in Britain as "Seven Waves Away".

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Just William is also sometimes used as a title for the series of books as a whole, and is also the name Author: Richmal Crompton. The Canadian author Tom Koch has researched the events surrounding the sinking and the subsequent trial and his book The Wreck of the William Brown was published in The above account is largely based on Tom Koch’s book, with additional information from contemporary newspaper reports, and I acknowledge the data supplied in this book.

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Only one crew member was put on trial for “manslaughter on the high. Alexander William Holmes, was the one hero of the whole sorry affair, the only crewman or passenger to risk his life in a selfless attempt to save another’s.” ~The Wreck of the William Brown by Tom Koch.

Our lecture stated justice is to share and equally distribute resources, a concept varies within cultures but is still always about fairness. The William Brown, a passenger vessel bound for Philadelphia, with her sails rigged for full speed, hit an ice field and sank.

The Brown, like the later Titanic, was woefully unprepared for the disaster, which resulted in an unnecessary loss of life. But, in spite of these similarities, there was one big difference in these two events.