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"La Domenica del Corriere"_7

28th April 1912 - On 14th April 1912, at 11:40pm ship's time, British Ocean liner RMS Titanic hit an iceberg in the Norh Atlantic Ocean at about 375 miles (600 km) south of Newfoundland, at 41°43'N 49°56'W.
On 15th April 1912, by 2:20am, RSM Titanic sank.
On its maiden voyage, RSM Titanic hosted 2224 people (passengers and crew); the death toll was between 1490 and 1635 people.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
5th August 1956 - On 25th July 1956, at 11:10pm, Italian Ocean liner Andrea Doria collide with Swedish American Line's icebreaker Stockholm in the North Atlantic Ocean, off Nantucket (Mass.), at 40°30'N 69°53'W.
Andrea Doria sank on 26th July 1956 at 10:09am.
On its last voyage, Andrea Doria hosted 1706 people (passengers and crew); the overall death toll was of 52 people (46 from Andrea Doria, 6 from Stockholm).
Cover by Giorgio Tabet.
19th August 1906 - On 4 August 1906, Italian merchant steamer SS Sirio sank off Cabo de Palos (Cartagena, Spain).
The death toll was of 105 Italian and Spanish emigrants bound for Argentina.
Cover by Achille Beltrame.
9th Septmber 1945 - After the war, in Italian harbours sunk ships are raised from the seabed.
From May 1945 to March 1946, La Domenica del Corriere was given the name La Domenica degli Italiani (The Sunday of Italians).
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
8th January 1956 - A tug boat saves 14 people, crew of the British merchant ship Judith Mary, got stuck off Lovisa (Finland)
Cover by Walter Molino.
6th October 1957 - On 21st September 1957, German four-masted sailing ship Pamir is caught in hurricane Carrie and sank off the Azores, at 35°57'N 40°20'W.
On its last voyage, Pamir hosted 86 people, including 52 cadets; only 6 people survived.
Cover by Walter Molino.
27th October 1957 - A swordfish rams a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Naples.
Cover by Walter Molino.
24th November 1957 - U.S. nuclear submarine Nautilus runs for more than 1000 miles (1600 km) below polar ice.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
9th March 1958 - Italian Ocean liner Cristoforo Colombo hits a whale off Palmaiola (Tuscany, Italy).
Back cover by Walter Molino.
4th May 1958 - Italian merchant ship Peppinella collides with Norwegian motorship Sun Oak and sink in the English Channel.
Cover by Walter Molino.
17th August 1958 - Competiton among 19 sailing ships from Brest to the Canary Islands.
Cover by Rino Ferrari.
24th August 1958 - U.S. nuclear submarine Nautilus sails below the North Pole.
Cover by Walter Molino.
28th September 1958 - French oil tanker Fernand Gilbert and Liberian oil tanker Melika collide in the Gulf of Oman.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
30th November 1958 - Italian merchant ship Enrico Toti is caught in a storm off Grado (Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy). The captain survives by fastening to the mainmast.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
11th January 1959 - An Italian sailor, from the Italian merchant ship Triestino, sunk off Šibenik (Croatia), is saved by a Yugoslavian ship after four days.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
15th February 1959 - Danish motorship Hans Hedtoft hits an iceberg at about 37 miles south of Cape Farewel (Greenland) and sinks on its maiden voyage.
Cover by Waltr Molino.
12th April 1959 - U.S. nuclear submarine Skate reaches the North Pole.
Cover by Walter Molino.
7th June 1959 - Yatch Indipendence crashes into cliffs off Spotorno (Liguria, Italy).
Back cover by Walter Molino.
5th July 1959 - A scuba diver is beheaded by a motorboat off Albaro (Genoa).
Back cover by Walter Molino.
13th December 1959 - Castaways are saved after six months in Abd al Kuri rocky island in the Indian Ocean.
Back cover by Walter Molino.
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Selected covers of Italian weekly newsmagazine La Domenica del Corriere.

Sea and Sailing.

La Domenica del Corriere (The Sunday of Corriere) was a weekly newsmagazine whose first issue was published on 8th January 1899. Its name was after the eminent Milan newspaper Corriere della Sera (The courier of the evening). La Domenica del Corriere was the most popular Italian newsmagazine from its beginning to the 1960s.
Above: cover of the first issue, by Achille Beltrame, about a dramatic snow storm in Montenegro.

Achille Beltrame

Walter Molino
Italian graphics and painters Achille Beltrame (until the 1930s) and Walter Molino (from the late 1940s to the 1960s) were the most popular authors of covers for La Domenica del Corriere.

See also:

La Domenica del Corriere_1 (International Showbiz).

La Domenica del Corriere_2 (Catholic Church).

La Domenica del Corriere_3 (Sport).

La Domenica del Corriere_4 (Reigning Families and Former Sovrans).

La Domenica del Corriere_5 (Political Turmoils).

La Domenica del Corriere_6 (Politics).

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