Thetis Down: The Slow Death of a Submarine :: Tony Booth

Thetis Down: The Slow Death of a Submarine :: Tony Booth soon to be presented for sale on the excellent BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Maritime, 2008, Hardback.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Appendix;

From the cover: On 1 June 1939 His Majestys Submarine Thetis sank in Liverpool Bay while on her diving trials. Her loss is still the worst peacetime submarine disaster that the Royal Navy has suffered with ninety-nine men drowning or slowly suffocating during their last fifty hours of life.

The disaster became an international media event, mainly because the trapped souls aboard were so near to being saved after they managed to raise her stern about 18 feet a…

Introduction by: Len Deighton

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVIII] 220 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Military Naval catalogue?

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