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    • The Captains of Thor

    • What Really Caused the Loss of the SS El Faro in Hurricane Joaquin
    • By: Robert Frump
    • Narrated by: Pete Ferrand
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Was it the captain's fault, as many said? Or did the company, the Coast Guard, and the American Bureau of Shipping all have a hand on the helm of the SS El Faro as she steered too close to Hurricane Joaquin? This is an examination of a tragedy that has been well-researched and investigated - heroically so at times - by the United States Coast Guard and the National Transportation Safety Board. My main goal here is to show how the SS El Faro fit into a larger system and culture - one that I have been covering off and on as a journalist and author for 38 years. 

    Regular price: $14.95