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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrea_Gail

The vessel and her six-man crew had been fishing the North Atlantic Ocean out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Her last reported position was 180 mi (290 km) northeast of Sable Island on October 28, 1991. The story of Andrea Gail and her crew was the basis of the 1997 book The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger, and a ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Perfect_Storm_(film)

The Perfect Storm is a 2000 American biographical disaster drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and based on the 1997 non-fiction book of the same name by Sebastian Junger. The film tells the story of the Andrea Gail, a commercial fishing vessel that was lost at sea with all hands after being caught in the Perfect  ...

www.nytimes.com/books/97/06/01/daily/storm-book-review.html

Jun 5, 1997 ... The title of Sebastian Junger's powerful book, "The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea," is not meant to be celebratory. Rather, Junger, a freelance journalist, intends the phrase "perfect storm" to be read "in the meteorological sense: a storm that could not possibly have been worse.".

www.ifc.com/2014/05/7-things-you-never-knew-about-the-perfect-storm

7 Things You Never Knew About The Perfect Storm. perfect-storm-list. Posted by K Thor Jensen on May 13th. Wolfgang Petersen's nautical disaster drama is based on a true story – we all know that. But there are tales that remain untold about the massive 1991 nor'easter, and here are 7 of them.

mentalfloss.com/article/65602/15-things-you-might-not-know-about-perfect-storm

Jun 30, 2015 ... The tragic true story of a confluence of storms destroying the Andrea Gail and its crew off the shore of Gloucester, Massachusetts was first written about in a best- selling book by Sebastian Junger. Then, 15 years ago today, it became a hit movie starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, John C. Reilly, and ...

www.boston.com/news/history/2016/10/29/25-years-ago-the-crew-of-the-andrea-gail-were-lost-in-the-perfect-storm

Oct 29, 2016 ... The fate of the crew gained national attention in 1997 when Junger, a Belmont native, published a book about the three-day nor'easter called “The Perfect Storm .” The story later made its way to Hollywood. A film released by the same name hit screens in 2000, grossing more than $300 million worldwide.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/perfect-storm-hits-north-atlantic

On this day in 1991, the so-called “perfect storm” hits the North Atlantic producing remarkably large waves along the New England and Canadian coasts. ... Lead Story. 1938. Welles scares nation. Orson Welles causes a nationwide panic with his broadcast of “War of the Worlds”—a realistic radio dramatization of a Martian  ...

www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/11/01/see-pictures-perfect-storm-years-after-happened/ZodUS8NszbORogRqZRnJVK/story.html

Nov 1, 2016 ... The damage rivaled that from the Blizzard of 1978. The storm claimed the lives of six fishermen and one captain aboard a Gloucester fishing vessel, the Andrea Gail. The story became the heart of the bestseller “The Perfect Storm.” The Coast Guard looked for the vessel for over a week before calling off the ...

www.seacoastonline.com/article/20050508/entertain/305089952

May 8, 2005 ... ORLANDO, Fla. — The fishing village of Cortez, Fla., curls along the northern shoreline of Sarasota Bay, its narrow streets and weathered bungalows huddled around the whitewashed concrete outline of the A.P. Bell Fish Co. the way other communities encircle clock towers and steeples. Past the ...