BBC Horizon - Costa Concordia Disaster - Timeshift TV -
69,725. The sinking of the Estonia is notorious for accounts of behavioural inaction. Although the alarm was sounded almost thirty minutes before the ferry sank some passengers did nothing to save their own lives. (Disaster & Ferry) Horizon: How to Survive a Disaster
72,890. 13th January 2012: the Costa Concordia cruise ship collides with a rock near an Italian island and begins sinking. It’s the largest passenger shipwreck in history. (Ferry & Ship & Emergency & Disaster) Costa Concordia Disaster: One Year On, National Geographic 2013
72,891. Costing an estimated four hundred million dollars it will be the most expensive and challenging salvage operation ever attempted. (Ferry & Ship & Emergency & Disaster) ibid.
72,892. At 9.45 p.m. the ship hits the rock. (Ferry & Ship & Emergency & Disaster) ibid.
72,893. Why it took so long to abandon ship ... there was confusion on board. (Ferry & Ship & Emergency & Disaster) ibid.
72,894. The ship starts to lean to its left side. (Ferry & Ship & Emergency & Disaster) ibid.
72,895. Twenty minutes after the impact no-one has called a general emergency ... the announcers repeat the same reassuring message. (Ferry & Ship & Emergency & Disaster) ibid.
97,336. They were once as much a part of the Great British seaside as fish and chips. Pleasure steamers linking industrial cities to seaside resorts … The excursion steam was the first form of mass transport … What they did was to democratise luxury. (Ship & Ferry) Timeshift: The People’s Liners, BBC 2016
97,337. While the sixties swung, the steamers were shunned. (Ship & Ferry) ibid.