The ship is steaming at 22 1/2 knots. Lookout Frederick Fleet sights an iceberg. He rings the bridge. "What did you see", is the response. He replies "Iceberg right ahead"! It is estimated that 37 seconds pass between the sighting and the collision.

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(1912) Frederick Fleet sights an Iceberg Titanic Timeline (ref: #1551, accessed 30th August 2015 02:33:00 AM) URL :

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