Run the Storm
by Foy, George Michelsen
On October 1, 2015, a massive American cargo vessel disappeared in Hurricane Joaquin, a Category 4 storm. The SS El Faro, its crew, and hundreds of shipping containers sank to the ocean floor, three miles down–the greatest seagoing US merchant marine shipping disaster since the Second World War. With information gleaned from Coast Guard inquest hearings and interviews Foy has produced a powerful narrative about the disaster.