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July 25 Forty-five miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51 Andrea Doria, Nantucket Massachusetts, Abandoned Ships, Nantucket Island, Merchant Navy, Arizona, Naval, Life Pictures, Shipwreck

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July 25/26, 1956: Forty-five miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing...

On the evening of July 1956 off the fogbound coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, the Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria was struck mid-ship by the bow of the Swedish ship Stockholm. 52 lives were lost in the disaster, and the Andrea Doria sank the next day. Andrea Doria, Abandoned Ships, Shipwreck, Tall Ships, Water Crafts, Battleship, Titanic, East Coast, Sailing Ships

On the evening of July 25, 1956 off the fogbound coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, the Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria was struck mid-ship by the bow of the Swedish ship Stockholm. 52 lives were lost in the disaster. Among the survivors were actresses Ruth Roman and Betsy Drake (third wife of Cary Grant), songwriter Jerry Lieber and 'miracle girl' Linda Morgan, daughter of newscaster Edward P. Morgan, who was scooped from the Doria and found in the wrecked bow of the Stockholm.

The Italian luxury rolls over and sinks 45 miles south of Nantucket, Mass. Andrea Doria, Swedish American, Abandoned Ships, Nantucket Island, Shipwreck, Model Ships, Historical Sites, Sailing, Sink

Images: Sinking of the Andrea Doria

Images of the sinking of the 29,000-ton Italian luxury liner Andrea Doria. Richard Wojcik, a Chicago-area priest and survivor of the infamous maritime disaster, has died. The Andrea Doria was struck by the Swedish-American vessel Stockholm off Nantucket Island, Ma., July 25, 1956. The surviving passengers and crew were rescued before the ship sank in the Atlantic. The steamship measures 697 feet in length and was built in 1953.

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving museum is small but packed with history. Nantucket, Andrea Doria, Rms Titanic, Shipwreck, Model Ships, Make Design, Museum, Gio Ponti, Boat

Visiting the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

The Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving museum is small but packed with history.

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SS Andrea Doria

The beautiful ill fated Italian Luxury Liner SS Andrea Doria