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  • Stories and Pictures

    MARIA BACKSTROM'S ACCOUNT
    Added 1st August 2014
    At about 10 o'clock, most people in third class had gone to bed. At a quarter to twelve, Mrs. Backstrom was woken up by a big bang. She woke her husband up. He went on deck to ask what had happened and came back, saying that the ship had hit a...
     
    HARBECK (RED CROSS)
    Added 28th July 2014
    The husband was drowned. He was in the motion picture business, earning about 5,000 dollars a year and was returning from a business trip, bringing films and other property of considerable value, which was lost He is survived by the wife an...
     
    RENé LéVY (RED CROSS)
    Added 28th July 2014
    The husband, an inventor, abroad on a business trip, was drowned. He is survived by the widow and three children under eight years...
     
    VAN BILLIARD (RED CROSS)
    Added 28th July 2014
    ''The husband and two sons, aged eleven and nine years, were drowned. The family had resided in South Africa, where the man owned a part of a diamond claim, but he had sold his share of the business and was expecting to locate permanent...
     
    WILLIAM AND FLORENCE ANGLE (RED CROSS)
    Added 28th July 2014
    The husband was drowned. He was returning with his wife from a visit to her family in England. There are no children. He was a tile se...
     
    SAFEGUARDING LIFE AT SEA
    Added 17th July 2014
    Hundreds of correspondents have responded to our request for ideas of inventions for safeguarding life at sea. ...
    SAFEGUARDING LIFE AT SEA 
    THE OCEAN TRAGEDY
    Added 7th July 2014
    ow is it that the Titanic, which with its patent watertight compartments was supposed to be unsinkable, went down in the short space of four hours: and how, if she remained afloat even for that short ...
     
    DAUGHTER OF REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES WEDS
    Added 17th June 2014
          In the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends the marriage of Miss Mary Eloise Hughes, daughter of Representative James A. Hughes of West Virginia, and Mrs. Hughes and Mr. Lucian Phillip Smith was ...
     
    MRS. 'WILLIE' CARTER GETS DIVORCE DECREE
    Added 16th June 2014
    Grounds for the Decision Are Not Disclosed---Couple Were in Titanic Disaster --- PHILADELPHIA, June 15---Mrs. Lucille Polk Carter got a decree of divorce here to-day from William K. Carter. The Carters' country home ...
     
    102 YEARS AFTER TITANIC: WHY WE KEEP DRIFTING BACK
    Added 27th May 2014
    Nothing in recent history defines the spectrum of human drama in so clear and compact a story as the sinking of Titanic. ...
     
  • Biographies

    James Adamson Toshack
    Victualling Crew

    Benjamin Tucker McMicken
    Victualling Crew

    Arthur McMicken
    Victualling Crew

    Edward Brown
    Victualling Crew

    John Scott
    Victualling Crew

    Katherine Elizabeth Smith
    Victualling Crew

    John Frederick Preston Clarke
    2nd Class Passenger

    William Henry Campbell
    2nd Class Passenger

    Francis Parkes
    2nd Class Passenger

  • Comments

      • Steve Swales on 2014-08-18T00:28:32

        Any idea where this was, and if these models still exist?
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      • RERomine on 2014-08-17T18:18:36

        It appears Jeanette Lyman and Jailey Lydia Secrist are the same person. Between the 1860 and 1870, William H Romine appears to have died and before the 1870 US Census was taken, she remarried Joshua Secrist. This can be confirmed by checking the US Census for 1850 and 1860 in Kentucky and 1870 census in Ohio.
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      • Patricia Coetzee on 2014-08-15T12:28:20

        Wow my maiden name is McQuillan and this is my great grandfather. My father is James McQuillan and I had heard the story of my great granddad going down with the Titanic but it is amazing to read the story. WOW WOW WOW
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      • sid on 2014-08-13T16:23:14

        I saw this plaque the other day and it inspired me to look her up on the web and tell my daughters about her. I am sure this has expanded their horizons.
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      • Tom Andrews on 2014-08-12T07:07:20

        He was my great, great, great uncle ( the chief designer of the titanic ) and I'm very honored that I have a relation to him I'm only 12 but I'm very interested about him I have the exact same name as him Tom Andrews but I don't care if you don't believe me because I promise I'm telling the truth so if u don't believe me I can't persuade u anymore
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      • ImMikeSpike on 2014-08-09T23:52:46

        My mother, Bessie Collins, granddaughter of Bessie Martha House confirms most of the article.
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      • [email protected] Jake on 2014-08-09T08:37:43

        Frederick barret didn't die in the sinking of the titanic barret was rescued by life boat number 13 he then was rescued by the Carpathia when the Carpathia reached new York barret gave testimony in the titanic inquiry he went back to Southampton and joined titanic's sister Olympic as leading fire man you can see him being protraed in the film saving the titanic and in James Cameron's titanic movie
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      • Kris on 2014-08-09T02:45:03

        Did she ever tell you about the titanic
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      • Elizabeth on 2014-08-09T01:10:16

        I pray this family is together in heaven,and that they will be thought of by family now and by myself who came across this site. God Bless and keep you all safe Goodwin family.
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      • Kodie Salter on 2014-08-08T22:17:19

        I just returned from an Artifacts Exibit from the Titanic. Upon arrival to the Exhibit your are given a boarding card with a name on it that represents you as that passenger. At the end of the Exhibit you find out whether or not your survived the sinking of the ship. I was given the name of Master Edmond Roger Navratil and found out that I was one of the lucky ones. It peaked my interest to find out a bit more on this passenger and what the rest of his life had in store for him. I have to say th...
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  • Forum Posts

      • Michael Kitchens ()
        The show "Whose Line is it Anyway?" has had several Titanic references. There is one instance where the contestants got Titanic confused with the SS...
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      • Michael Kitchens ()
        Hello guys, I've wondered what JC's Titanic movie would've been like if Sean Connery had played the part of Captain Smith. To me, it would've made...
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      • Michael Kitchens ()
        Hello everyone! I've been lurking in the forums for a while, as I am interested in the history of RMS Titanic (and even the plans to build Titanic...
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      • Doug Criner ()
        Published in 2013, Tom McCluskie's book, The Rise and Fall of Harland and Wolf, is a captivating read. It describes many events, including the...
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      • Doug Criner ()
        There has been ambiguity over the exact time of Titanic's collision with the iceberg, mainly whether the ship's time was adjusted before the...
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      • agustin_arg ()
        Greetings. I am new to this product. I am from Argentina and I speak Spanish language so sorry if is not well understood what I mean. remain...
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      • Doug Criner ()
        In his photos, Smith appears a bit dour, distant, stern, etc. - lacking of friendliness or personality. Maybe that's how passenger ship captains then...
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      • attic ()
        Attachment 1312 (http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/forums/attachments/items-require-identification-authenticity-value/1312-first-class-deck-plans-20140713_190232.jpg) I recently discovered this in my attic. I believe...
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      • TitanicNerd ()
        I always believed the iceberg was spotted at 11:40 PM, and hit at 11:40 PM. However, I recently am now saying that the iceberg was spotted at...
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      • Tad G. Fitch ()
        Hello everyone, Given the shared interests in ocean liners and the Olympic Class ships that many of us here have, I thought I would inform the...
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      • William D. O'Neil ()
        Nowadays ship designers rarely are surprised in any way by the results of the speed and economy trials of a new ship. I've been involved in the...
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      • Susan J Valcic ()
        Hello- I've been collecting Titanic/White Star for some time. I have in my possession a bronze box engraved "To Captain Edward J Smith ~ Your Friend...
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      • steffen19k ()
        I'm Robert Steffen. 31 years old, graduating this year with an associate's in prototype & Design from NWTC. Spent 6 years in the Army, and two...
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      • steffen19k ()
        I've always been curious about this one, and reading S.W. Halperns thing on the Titanics power plant has always left this significant question...
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      • William D. O'Neil ()
        Is there any way to gain access to documents from the H&W design archives without going to Belfast? I'd be particularly interested in finding the...
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