New Book Launching
I spent the day reading it from cover to cover and was truly amazed by how many first-hand accounts of the disaster he documented.
The Rhone, the pride of the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company fleet, fell victim to the storm, crashing onto Salt Island in the British Virgin Islands before splitting in two and sinking with most of her crew and passengers.
The following is an account of Rhone’s story, both above and below the water.”
What a riveting tale! It’s a “must-have” for anyone interested in the history of the Virgin Islands.