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Wreck of the SS London

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Guildhall Library

Aldermanbury

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EC2V 7HH

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Author Simon Wills investigated this notorious shipping disaster for ten years before completing his well-received book. Both England and Australia went into shock when the luxury liner SS London sank beneath the waves, with hundreds dead and only three passengers surviving to tell their appalling tale. How could a new state-of-the-art steamship suffer such a fate? The public were horrified and outraged in equal measure. It wasn't possible! Who was to blame? Dr Wills will be exploring what it was like to be on board the ill-fated ship. Why did hardly anyone survive?

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