In this tale of disaster on a North Sea ferry, the "Orion Venturer" sets sail from Harwich to Gothenburg with a multi-national and inexperienced crew, having spent the last 20 years cruising the Caribbean as a floating casino.
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Brian Callison was born in Manchester in 1934. On entering the merchant navy as a midshipman with the Blue Funnel Line in 1950, he served in cargo liners sailing to the Far East and Australia. Later he studied at Dundee College of Art before entering commerce. A Member of the Royal Institute of Navigation and an Associate of the Nautical Institute, he has maintained an active connection with the sea: first as an officer of the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service until its disbandment in 1994 and, currently, as Head of Tay Unit of the UK's Maritime Volunteer Service.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002238063