Samuel Halpern

Samuel Halpern
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    ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES
    Added 4th March 2010
    A FLASH OF LIGHT IN THE SKY  The story of what took place on the tramp steamer Californian the night of April 14, 1912, is one of those tales that cause some ...
    ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES 
    IT'S A CQD OLD MAN: 41.46 NORTH, 50.14 WEST 
    WHY A LOW ANGLE BREAK?
    Added 23rd October 2008
    In the James Cameron film "Titanic," we all saw the stern of the ship rise up in the air and take on a relatively steep angle as the bow of the ship sank deeper and deeper into the water. Suddenly, the hull split and the stern came...
    WHY A LOW ANGLE BREAK? 
    SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS
    Added 18th September 2007
    "We were working out a slip table, and we had not quite finished when she went down. All of us were on, working out a slip table, how many turns of the engine it would require to do so many knots; and all this, and it tapered down." -...
    SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS 
    OLYMPIC AND TITANIC : MAIDEN VOYAGE MYSTERIES
    Added 29th April 2007
    ROUTES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC The new White Star liner Olympic, the first of three gigantic liners ordered by the White Star Line for the highly competitive transatlantic service, was launched from the Queen’s Island ya...
    OLYMPIC AND TITANIC : MAIDEN VOYAGE MYSTERIES 
    KEEPING TRACK OF A MAIDEN VOYAGE
    Added 20th February 2007
    On Thursday the 11th of April 1912, the RMS Titanic departed Queenstown on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic ocean to New York. About 2:20 PM GMT, she took departure from the Daunt’s Rock light vessel, and pro...
    KEEPING TRACK OF A MAIDEN VOYAGE 
    THE RECORD SPEAKS!
    Added 14th December 2006
    In his latest opinion piece, Senan Molony said that it is important to bear in mind that Hugh Woolner is merely a battleground for the real issue, the claim that Collapsible C “left the Titanic close to her climactic consummation.” Yet, the fina...
     
    SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
    Added 6th December 2006
    In Senan Molony's article of 6 November 2006, entitled: "Hugh Woolner's US Evidence is Highly Unreliable," the author attempts to discredit the evidence presented by Woolner at the US Inquiry based on a newspaper report i...
    SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT 
    ICEBERG RIGHT AHEAD
    Added 29th April 2006
    We all know the story how lookout Frederick Fleet had sighted an iceberg at about 11:40 PM on April 14th 1912, went to the lookout bell and struck it 3 times to indicate that something was seen ahead, and then went to the telephone a...
    ICEBERG RIGHT AHEAD 
    A CAPTAIN ACCUSED
    Added 1st July 2005
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    A CAPTAIN ACCUSED 
    TITANIC'S HIDDEN DECK
    Added 18th February 2004
    An examination of Titanic's double bottom...
    TITANIC'S HIDDEN DECK