Offers an account of the sinking of the 'Princess Victoria' in January, 1953 and loss of 136 lives. The book covers her construction through to the final search for survivors after the vessel was no more. This book poses the question: was this a tragedy that could have been avoided?
Stephen Cameron, a retired station commander in the Northern Ireland Fire Brigade, was born in Belfast in 1952. His interest in maritime topics resulted in him becoming co-founder and past chairman of the Ulster Titanic Society. His previous publication, 'Titanic: Belfast's Own', was a best seller in 1998. The loss of the Princess Victoria has been a long-time interest of Stephen's, resulting in the devotion of four years' intensive research to produce this book. Stephen is married with two grown-up children and resides in Bangor, Co Down.