WHITE STAR LINE

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THE WHITE STAR   THE WHITE STAR

White Star Line cast brass five pointed star removed from the White Star office in Liverpool. 26ins....
WHITE STAR LINE OFFICES IN PARIS   WHITE STAR LINE OFFICES IN PARIS
17th January 1912
9, rue Scribe...
THE TITANIC & THE BATTLE FOR THE HIGH SEAS: CUNARD V. WHITE STAR LINE Titanic Stories THE TITANIC & THE BATTLE FOR THE HIGH SEAS: CUNARD V. WHITE STAR LINE
16th May 2011
White Star Line and Cunard compete for passenger trade across the Atlantic....
  SS NOMADIC THE LAST WHITE STAR LINE SHIP

Telling the story of the White Star Line tender SS Nomadic as she is brought to Belfast for restoration....
New York Times J. BRUCE ISMAY RETURNS TO ENGLAND
19th September 1901
J. Bruce Ismay, one of the owners of the White Star Line of steamships, and Hon. W. J. Pirrie of the shipbuilding firm of Harland & Wolff of Belfast, the builders of the White Star steamers, who recently came over on the C...
New-York Tribune MORGAN COMING ON OLYMPIC
20th July 1912
Gives Boost to Line Whose Titanic Went to the Bottom --- J. P. Morgan, who organized the International Mercantile Marine Company, is giving a moral boost to the White Star Line, whose steamship Titanic went to ...
Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908) ISMAY, JAMES [SIC] BRUCE
1908
Ismay, James [sic] Bruce (b. Liverpool, 1862). President and Managing Director of the International Mercantile Marine Co. Educated Harrow, and on leaving school entered the office of Messrs. Ismay, Imrie and Co. (White Star Line). After se...
Chicago Inter Ocean CHICAGOAN CREATES SCENE IN OFFICES OF THE WHITE STAR LINE
19th April 1912
Special Dispatch to the Inter Ocean New York, April 18—Late this afternoon John Gillespie of Chicago, accompanied by a friend, entered the offices of the White Star line. His voice rang through the big rooms as he demanded informati...
BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF TRAFALGAR SQUARE AND ENVIRONS   BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF TRAFALGAR SQUARE AND ENVIRONS

Postcard...
WHITE STAR LINE KNIFE AND FORK   WHITE STAR LINE KNIFE AND FORK

A knife and fork stamped with the White Star Line motif similar to ones used on the Titanic...
New York Times REWARD CARPATHIA'S CREW
11th June 1912
White Star Line Makes Gifts---Cunard to Claim No Damages --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, June 10---The White Star Line has announced that the Cunard Company has acceded to ...
WHITE STAR LINE LIVERPOOL OFFICES TO BE LUXURY HOTEL Titanic News WHITE STAR LINE LIVERPOOL OFFICES TO BE LUXURY HOTEL
30th August 2013
Philip Hind
Albion House, former headquarters of the White Star Line is to be converted into a luxury Titanic-themed Hotel....
WHITE STAR LINE TENDER GALLIC, CHERBOURG   WHITE STAR LINE TENDER GALLIC, CHERBOURG
1910
The GALLIC was the White Star Line's first tender in Cherbourg. It was replaced in 1911 by the NOMADIC and the TRAFFIC, which better fitted the new giant liners OLYMPIC and TITANIC...
BROCHURE SAVED FROM THE TITANIC BY MME LAROCHE   BROCHURE SAVED FROM THE TITANIC BY MME LAROCHE
1911
Mme Laroche saved a White Star Line brochure from the sinking. This 32 page document contained many pieces of information for second class passengers. From the notes on the cover: 'Nicholas Martin, 9, rue Scribe, Paris', it seems that this brochure w...
WHITE STAR MEMORIES   WHITE STAR MEMORIES

WSM houses the largest and finest collection of White Star Line artefacts & memorabilia in Europe and specialise in the 'Olympic' class liners; "Olympic", "Titanic" & "Britannic". ...
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WHITE STAR LINE, LIVERPOOL   WHITE STAR LINE, LIVERPOOL

Postcard...
  1920S WHITE STAR LINE FILM

1920s White Star Line promotional film. VIews include, the reading and writing room; the bugler calling diners to dinner; dinner in the first class dining room; relaxing in the reception room; a passenger in a first class stateroom receives visitors....
GENUINE WHITE STAR LINE ENVELOPE SAVED BY MME LAROCHE   GENUINE WHITE STAR LINE ENVELOPE SAVED BY MME LAROCHE
1912
Mme Laroche saved this 'second class' envelope in a pocket of the coat her husband Joseph put on her shoulders minutes before leaving the Titanic. This envelope had contained the passage tickets bought at the Paris offices of the White Star Line, at ...
WHITE STAR OFFICES AT 9 RUE SCRIBE, PARIS   WHITE STAR OFFICES AT 9 RUE SCRIBE, PARIS
1912
The White Star offices were situated just in front of the Opera in Paris, at 9, rue Scribe. The offices now houses... Olympic Airline's offices....
Le Petit Journal AN ANGUISHED SISTER
20th April 1912
Melle Leroy, a maid from Bouvigny-Boyefles (Pas-de-Calais), recently received from her sister who is a chambermaid to the Douglases, a postcard telling her that she was sailing with her employers for New-York. Two days after she received the p...
RMS TITANIC AUCTION ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 2010 Henry Aldridge and Son RMS TITANIC AUCTION ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 2010
16th March 2010
Titanic and White Star Line specialists Henry Aldrige and Son have announced their next auction of Titanic, White Star Line and Ocean Liner Memorabilia. Selected lots will be available to view at the Titanic Made in Belfast Exhibition in Belfast April 3rd to April 11th....
The Washington Times WHITE STAR OFFICIALS SCOUT SEEING OF SMITH
22nd July 1912
LONDON, July 22---The White Star management had no information today concerning the reported reappearance of Captain Smith, of the Titanic, an old shipmate of whom said he saw him on the street in Baltimore last Friday. ...
Le Journal de Genève THE KINK FAMILY
21st April 1912
Newspaper article...
TITANIC CUTLERY RECREATED   TITANIC CUTLERY RECREATED
30th August 2011
Arthur Price & Co. were one of the suppliers of premium quality flatware to the luxury dining sections on board the Titanic and other ships in the White Star Line fleet. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Titanic's launch, Arthur Price have recreated the Panel Reed Sterling Silver cutlery used onboard. Each knife features the ship owner, White Star Line's famous logo on its blade, as originally supplied....
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CONTENTED COWS Breeder’s Gazette CONTENTED COWS
1891
This 1891 illustration from the Breeder’s Gazette shows how cattle were carried aboard the White Star freighters as truly contented cows....
New York Times ROUSED BY WHITE STAR LINE
10th January 1907
Liverpool and Queenstown Protest Against Change to Southampton --- LIVERPOOL, Jan. 9---Because of the strong feeling aroused locally by the statement that the White Star Line purposed to divert its steamers to Southampt...
The Times FIRST CLASS PASSENGER NUMBERS
26th January 1912
21,600 carried First Class by White Star in 1911...
FORCED TO SIGN, SHE SAYS Toronto Daily Star FORCED TO SIGN, SHE SAYS
25th April 1912
newspaper cutting...
New York Times IRISH M. P.'S PROTEST
8th March 1907
Want White Star Liners to Continue Calling at Queenstown --- LONDON, March 7---The Postmaster General, Mr. Buxton, to-day received an influential deputation of Irish members of Parliament and representatives of the com...
Camden Post-Telegram MR. SUTTON'S BODY SURELY ON THE MORGUE SHIP
29th April 1912
White Star Line Confirms Report That Mackay-Bennett Has Corpse of Haddonfield Resident --- WRECKAGE SEEN BY ANOTHER STEAMER --- By United Press Wire NEW YORK, April 29---The White Star Line announced to-day that it ...
New York Times THE WIDENERS
17th April 1912
Another of the morning inquiries (at the White Star Line office) was a long distance one from Philadelphia. It was for the news of Mr. and Mrs. George D. Widener and their son, Harry Elkins Widener, who are of the well-known Philadelphia family of th...
The Times ECHO OF THE TITANIC DISASTER
10th February 1914
Action in the French courts Nice, February 9th (1914). An action against the White Star Line arising out of the loss of the Titanic began today before the Civil Court here. The Plaintiff, Mme Navr...
New-York Tribune BRUCE ISMAY RESIGNS AS HEAD OF WHITE STAR
1st January 1913
Long Expected Action Officially Announcd, [sic] but Will Not Go Into Effect Until June 30 Next ---...
The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City SALT LAKE MOTHER MAY SUE WHITE STAR
4th May 1912
Says Steamship Line Must Send Her Son's Body Home --- VICTIM OF THE TITANIC --- Mother Objects to Burial in Halifax, Announced Purpose of Company --- Unless the White Star Line company carries...
Rockford Register Gazette COUSIN OF DR. O'LOUGHLIN
16th April 1912
Myron McSweeney of the Rockford Life Insurance Company office force was a near relative of Dr. W. F. N. O'Loughlin, chief surgeon of the Titanic.  Dr. O'Loughlin was the dean of the medical staff of the White Star Line.  As he...
New York Times [WHITE STAR'S FIRST SAILING FROM SOUTHAMPTON]
6th June 1907
SOUTHAMPTON, June 5---The White Star Line steamer Adriatic, which sailed from here at about 1 o'clock this afternoon for New York on her first Western trip from Southampton, was given an enthusiastic send-off, many craft crowd...
Chicago Daily Journal I'M STARVED WAS ISMAY'S FIRST WORD
19th April 1912
"For God's sake get me something to eat. I'm starved. I don't care what it costs or what it is, bring it to me."...
New York Times JOSEPH BRUCE ISMAY : CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE WHITE STAR LINE
16th April 1912
Joseph Bruce Ismay has been considered one of the most prominent ship owners in the world. As chairman and managing director of the White Star line he took passage on the Titanic on her maiden voyage....
WHITE STAR LINE TENDER GALLIC, CHERBOURG   WHITE STAR LINE TENDER GALLIC, CHERBOURG
1910
Broad view of the White Star tender GALLIC in Cherbourg. The GALLIC was replaced in June 1911 by the NOMADIC and the TRAFFIC...
New York Times MORE TITANIC CLAIMS FILED
13th September 1913
Belgian Consul Asks $46,250 for Lost Natives of His Country --- More claims against the White Star Line for damages inflicted by the wreck of the Titanic were received yesterday in the Federal District Court here. Pierre Mali, Belgian C...
RACEHORSES TRANSPORTED BY WHITE STAR STEAMER Breeder’s Gazette RACEHORSES TRANSPORTED BY WHITE STAR STEAMER
March 1893
Thoroughbred racehorses were frequently passengers aboard the White Star livestock carriers. This illustration, “from a photograph taken on board a White Star steamship,” appeared in the Breeder’s Gazette in March 1893....
The Times WHITE STAR OFFICERS' PAY AND CONDITIONS IMPROVED
4th April 1913
Article...
Western Morning News TITANIC DISASTER, WESTCOUNTRY PASSENGERS AND CREW
17th April 1912
Among those on board the Titanic was a son of Mrs Parsons of Bronshill Road, Torquay. Mr Edward Parsons had been in the service of the White Star Line practically all his life and has a wife and five children at Southampton. He was visiting his mot...
The Sun (New York) SKIPPERS OF NEW GIANTS
2nd December 1910
Capt. Haddock to Have the Olympic and Hears of It by Wireless --- The White Star liner Majestic in on Wednesday night, swapped wireless sentiments at sea on Wednesday afternoon with her big sister, the Oceanic, b...
New York Times J. BRUCE ISMAY, 74, TITANIC SURVIVOR
19th October 1937
Ex-Head of White Star Line Who Retired After Sea Tragedy Dies in London --- LONDON, Oct. 18 (AP)---Joseph Bruce Ismay, former chairman of the White Star Line and a survivor of the Titanic disaster in 1912, died here last night. He was 7...
New York Times ADRIATIC'S MAIDEN VOYAGE
9th May 1907
Great New White Star Liner Leaves Liverpool for New York --- LIVERPOOL, May 8---The White Star Line steamer Adriatic left here to-day for New York. The Adriatic was launched at Belfast last September. She has an...
New York Times CHANGE IN COMMODORES
6th June 1911
Capt. Haddock to Head White Star Line at Increased Pay --- Capt. E. J. Smith, R. N. R., the Commodore of the White Star Line, who is to command the new mammoth liner Olympic, will retire at the end of the present year, it is understoo...
  INFORMATION FROM THE WILLIAM SALT LIBRARY, STAFFORD

Hodgkinson, Leonard. Engineer. Stoke man educated at St. Thomas's School, Stoke. With White Star for several years. WAS forty-six years of age and his birthplace Liverpool. His apprenticeship was served with Messrs. Hartley, Armour and Fanning...
New York Times THOMAS HENRY ISMAY DEAD
24th November 1899
Founder and Chairman of Board of Directors of White Star Line---Gave £20,000 for Poor Sailors --- LIVERPOOL, Nov. 23---Thomas Henry Ismay, the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the White Star Line Steamship Company, die...
Southport Visitor MR. JAMES WALPOLE
18th April 1912
As stated in Tuesdays Visitor among the crew of the ill fated liner was Mr. James Walpole, brother of Mr. Horace Walpole, of 17 Line-street, Southport and brother-in-law of the late Mr. W. E. Browne. A native of Southport...
The Daily Banner RESCUED FROM THE SINKING TITANIC WAS CHARLES BURGESS
19th April 1912
Nephew of Mrs. Brining Of This City A Telegram Received Here from White Star Line The following telegram was received from New York shortly before noon today: ...
The Times T. ISMAY CONTRIBUTES TO PIRRIE HOSPITAL FUND
17th December 1896
BELFAST, DEC 16 Much gratification is expressed in Belfast with regard to a letter received by the Lord Mayor, who is a partner in the large shipbuilding firm of Harland and Wolff, from Mr. Thom...
  LIGHTOLLER RESIGNS
14th February 1920
Lightoller officially resigned from the White Star Line on 14 February 1920. ...
The Evening Telegram HAD SIXTEEN LIFEBOATS
16th April 1912
peaking about the lifeboat equipment of the Titanic, Mr. H. G. Thorley, the Toronto agent of the White Star Line, said the steamer had eight boats of the most modern character...
New-York Tribune OLYMPIC TO BE DRIVEN IN PART BY OIL FUEL
10th December 1912
--- White Star Line Announces Decision---Combustible To Be Carried Between Shells --- (By Cable to The Tribune) --- London, Dec. 10---The White Star company has taken an important step in...
BUTTER PAT   BUTTER PAT

White Star Line Butter Pat...
  CONTEMPORARY OBITUARY : HENRY WILDE
1912
THE appalling disaster to the Titanic has taken away, in the person of Lieut, H. T. Wilde, RNR, one of the most promising officers serving with the White Star Line. Lieut. Wilde, who was chief officer of the Titanic, commenced his sea career in the s...
Brooklyn Daily Times LONG ISLANDERS WHO WERE ON TITANIC
17th April 1912
Some Whose Names Are Not on the List of the Saved --- GREENPORT, April 17---All Greenport is fearful that James V. Drew and Marshall, the 5-year-old son of William J. Drew, brother and partner of James Drew, are among the Titani...
New York Times NOT BOATS ENOUGH (SAYS MRS. GUGGENHEIM)
17th April 1912
Many inquiries were made at the (White Star Line)office during the day about Benjamin Guggenheim, but no hopeful reply could be given as Mr. Guggenheim's name was not included in any of the lists of survivors received. About 10 o'clock...
Unidentified Newspaper MINIA GIVES UP SEARCH FOR BODIES
May 1912
The Western Union Steamer Minia, which has been searching the scene of the Titanic wreck for bodies is returning to Halifax with fifteen bodies, all that could be found...
The San Francisco Call GOING HOME TO ENGLAND
22nd June 1905
J. Blair, second officer of the White Star liner Doric, has been detached at his own request and ordered home to England, where he will be assigned for duty on one of the company's other and larger...
Chicago Tribune ALGERINE PICKS UP ONE TITANIC VICTIM
8th June 1912
Unidentified Remains of Wreck Victim Brought to St. Johns by Steamer Algerine S...
Salford City Reporter MR. ARTHUR GEE
16th May 1912
A wireless message from the Mackay Bennett published by the White Star Line in New York shows that among the bodies recovered and identified is that of Mr. Arthur Gee (who is well known at the Height) of St Annes....
WHITE STAR LINE CUTLERY   WHITE STAR LINE CUTLERY

Cutlery salvaged from the Titanic in 1987 ...
MEDICAL KIT   MEDICAL KIT

White Star Line medical instruments, in a leather case....
Washington Post OWNER WHO FLED STRICKEN TITANIC DIES AS RECLUSE
18th October 1937
London, Oct. 18 (Monday).—Joseph Bruce Ismay, 74 years old, former owner of the White Star Line and former president of the International Mercantile Marine Co., who survived the Titanic disaster, d...
Washington Herald ISMAY OUTLINES VIEW OF WRECK
19th April 1912
Head of White Star Line, Under Guard, Makes First Statement --- New York, April 18---Mr. J. Bruce Ismay left the ship at about 11:15 o’clock to-night and went to the rear of the dock where the offices of the Cunard Line are located. H...
  BIOGRAPHY - FROM INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS MAGAZINE 1912
1912
THE Commander of the Titanic Captain Edward J. Smith, Royal Naval Reserve, (widely know as E.J. by all passengers and crew) was very well known and was one of the most popular masters in the Atlantic service. He was in command of the Olympic, and her...
Providence Journal STEAD'S BROTHER INDIGNANT-ASKS WHAT RIGHT ISMAY SAVED FROM WRECK
20th April 1912
London, April 20, 1912- Alfred Stead, brother of William T. Stead who went down with the Titanic is thoroughly aroused over the circumstances under which so many persons went to their doom in the waters of the north Atlantic. He said yesterday: "Spe...
Worcester Telegram REPORT FUTRELLE SAFE
18th April 1912
By The Associated Press
London Hears Boston Author Is on Board Carpathia. London, April 17.-The list of survivors of the Titanic disaster as given out by the White Star line offices, contains the names of both Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Futrelle, Boston. Previous l...
Western Morning News TITANIC DISASTER, WESTCOUNTRY PASSENGERS AND CREW
1912
An Exonian on board was Mr Harry Dyer, second son of Q.M.S. Dyer and Mrs Dyer of Mount Pleasant Road, Exeter. A smart young fellow, 25 years of age, he was fourth engineer, having transferred from the Olympic. He was in Exeter for a short holiday a...
Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette TITANIC OWNERS OFFER TO SETTLE FOR $664,000
18th December 1915
New York, Dec 17 – The White Star line has agreed to pay $664,000 in settlement of all claims arising for the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912, when more than 1,5000 persons were drowned, the line announced here to-day. Of this am...
The Evening Telegram HAD LETTER LAST FRIDAY
16th April 1912
BROTHER STEWARD ON TITANIC : Charles Lydiatt Had Been Steward on Every Boat on White Star Line : Brother Waiting for News...
New-York Tribune TO REPAIR THE OLYMPIC

Big White Star Boat Going Into Drydock at Belfast --- When the White Star steamship Olympic sailed yesterday morning it was announced that she would land her passengers at Plymouth and proceed direct to Belfast f...
The Shipwrecked Mariner Quarterly Maritime Magazine (1882) SHIPBUILDING IN IRELAND

SHIPBUILDING IN IRELAND.-Whatever may be said of other branches of Irish industry, its shipbuilding may, it would appear, compare not unfavourably with that of any other part of the kingdom. The Clyde claims pre-eminence, but Mes...
New York Times BIGGER THAN THE LUSITANIA
12th September 1907
White Star Line Decides to Build Vessel---Speed to be 22 Knots --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Sept. 11---A Belfast correspondent telegraphs that Harland & Wolff have officially admitted that the...
The Sun (New York) THE KELLYS ARE HERE
30th June 1912
Mother, Widowed by Titanic Disaster, Comes Here With 5 Children --- In the steerage of the White Star liner Baltic, which arrived yesterday, came Mrs. Katy Kelly and her family of five. The family is Katy, 18 years...
OLYMPIC POSTCARD (CIRCA 1920)   OLYMPIC POSTCARD (CIRCA 1920)

White Star Line Triple Screw S.S. "Olympic" 46,439 tons Largest oil burning steamer 882½ feet long...
Unidentified Newspaper ISMAY SAILS FOR ENGLAND
May 1912
J. Bruce Ismay, president of the International Mercantile Marine, sailed for his home in England today on the White Star liner Adriatic....
The Sun (New York) "WHITE STAR WHITEWASHED"
1st August 1912
Such is German Comment on the Mersey Report --- Special Cable Despatch to THE SUN --- BERLIN, July 31---The Neuste Nachrichten commenting on the report of the British commission which has been in...
Warwick Examiner and Times THE TITANIC : THE HEROINE OF THE SHIPWRECK
15th September 1913
Mrs Gold was a stewardess of the vessel, and had been in the White Star service for 10 years. Previous to being on the Titanic, Mrs Gold was on the Olympic and experienced the collision between the li...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY

The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported toget...
L'Eclaireur de Nice et du Sud-Ouest MRS. SCHABERT, MR. MOCK, MR. AND MRS. L.P. SMITH, MR. STEWART
18th April 1912
FROM NICE On board the Titanic were Mrs. Paul Schabert (American) and Mr. Phil E. Mock, who bought their tickets from the White Star Line agency in Nice and Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Smith who booked their passage from Monte-Carlo. Mr....
New York Times CAPT. JOHN W. BINKS OF WHITE STAR DIES
6th February 1939
Retired Skipper of Olympic Served in the British Navy During the World War --- SPENT 45 YEARS AT SEA --- Commander of Leviathan and Majestic on Last Voyages They Ever Made --- News was received yesterd...
New York Times PRESIDENT TAFT STUNNED
16th April 1912
Wires White Star Line for News of Major Butt --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, April 15---President Taft did not know of the sinking of the Titanic or of the danger of his old friend, Major Archibald Butt, ...
The Mathews Journal (Mathews Court House, Virginia) DOUBT STORY OF CAPTAIN PRYAL
1st August 1912
WHITE STAR MANAGEMENT DO NOT BELIEVE HE MET WITH CAPTAIN SMITH --- LONDON, Special---The story told by Captain Peter Pryal, of Baltimore, to the effect that he met Captain Smith, the commander of the Titanic, who was...
Chicago Daily Journal ISMAY TIRED TO ESCAPE ON CEDRIC, WIRELESS SHOWS
20th April 1912
Explanation of why Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan, chairman of the senate committee named to investigate the Titanic disaster, hurried to New York Thursday night to begin the inquiry was made today when it  became known that a wir...
New York Times PAID DEATH NOTICE OF BROOK WEBB
28th April 1912
WEBB---Brook H., chief smoke room steward of steamship Titanic, who perished in the disaster, age 49.  Served the White Star Line continuously for thirty-seven years. ...
Guernsey Evening Press MR. J. DUQUEMIN
20th April 1912
The relations of Mr. Joseph Duquemin, reported to be one of the survivors of the Titanic Disaster, have not yet heard from him direct, but yesterday a letter was received from the White Star line's Southampton Office, confirming the telegram sent on ...
New-York Tribune INNER SKIN FOR NEW LINER
12th September 1912
White Star Ship, the Britannic, Will Also Have More Bulkheads --- Liverpool, Sept. 11---The White Star Company announces that its new 50,000-ton steamer will be named Britannic. It will have a complete i...
New York Times ISMAY UPHOLDS STRIKE POLICY
17th May 1907
President of Mercantile Marine Says His Company Will Not Advance Pay --- SAILORS DELAY A LINER --- Refuse to Sail on La Touraine Until Paid Full Wages for Loading and Unloading Cargo --- If the stri...
DOWNSHIRE HOUSE   DOWNSHIRE HOUSE

This is the house where in the summer of 1907, the Olympic & Titanic were conceived by Lord William Pirrie and J. Bruce Ismay....
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported...
The Daily Bulletin (Honolulu) [GUSTAV WOLFF ARRIVES AT HONOLULU, 1885]
13th April 1885
DISTINGUISHED VISITORS --- By the S. S. Australia the following gentlemen arrived and are at present staying at the Hawaiian Hotel: Lord Elphinstone, James Ashbury, Esq., M. P., G. Wolff, Esq., Belfast, and C. Sc...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY

The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported toget...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reporte...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported toget...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reporte...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were report...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported togeth...
GENUINE TITANIC STATIONARY WITH WHITE STAR LINE LOGO   GENUINE TITANIC STATIONARY WITH WHITE STAR LINE LOGO
1911
This card (front) is a genuine Titanic item. There were stocks of it in Cherbourg, in order to supply the liner with it at each of her stops. After the sinking, the stocks were destroyed and a few pieces survived to this day. ...
Chicago Daily Tribune SAILED IN '70S WITH TITANIC'S CAPTAIN
17th April 1912
Page 6 [Photo] Capt. J. R. Mullet Capt. J. R. Mullet, a veteran seaman, retired ten years ago on a pension from the White Star lines after thirty-five years of faithful service, yesterday recalled the days when he and C...
  GENERAL INFORMATION

Thomas Mudd, a letter from his nephew says that the lad was just sixteen years old and one of a family of thirteen children. In order to give him a chance of a better life he was sent to American to join his brothers George and James who were already...
The Times THOMAS ISMAY HONORED BY CITY OF BELFAST
22nd July 1899
BELFAST, July 20---Mr. Thomas H. Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line, was to-day presented with the freedom of the city in recognition of his services to Belfast ...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY: PENNY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported to...
Chicago Inter Ocean TITANIC MEN FORCE GIRL TO SIGN PAPER
25th April 1912
Rescued Chicagoan Declares When She Was Dazed in New YorkHospital, Line’s Agents Made Her Attest Exonerating Document That agents for the White Star line forced her to sign an exonerating statement ...
Unidentified Newspaper MRS HANSEN STILL IN BED
1912
Titanic Survivor in Precarious Condition at Brother's Home Mrs. Peter C. Hansen, the survivor of the steamer Titanic, who arrived in Racine Wednesday, is still in an extremely nervous condition, and is still not able to be around. She is staying at t...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported toget...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY: GEORGE FOX HOSKING
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported t...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY: JAMES FRASER
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported togethe...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY: JAMES SMITH
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were reported t...
CAPTAIN SMITH IN THE 1890S   CAPTAIN SMITH IN THE 1890S
1890
A photograph of Edward John Smith later Captain of the RMS Titanic, taken sometime in the 1890s when he was a Captain in the White Star Line. ...
  MINUTE BOOK OF THE WHITE STAR COMPANY
23rd July 1912
The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay (in the chair) and others. During the meeting it was announced that the following cases were...
New York Times SOUTHAMPTON EN FETE
31st May 1907
Arrival of Adriatic Inaugurates the New White Star Service --- SOUTHAMPTON, May 30---The City of Southampton was in holiday attire to-day in honor of the arrival here of the White Star liner Adriatic, f...
The Salt Lake Tribune NOW DECLARE HYTER IS BURIED AT SEA
5th May 1912
Mrs. Lee Chamberlain, Mother of a Titanic Victim, Receives Conflicting Reports The whereabouts of the body of A. H. Hyter, formerly of Salt Lake, who perished in the wreck of the Titanic, has become an issu...
Dictionary of National Biography (1901) ISMAY, THOMAS HENRY

Prof. Sir John Knox Laughton, Litt.D.
ISMAY, THOMAS HENRY (1837-1899), shipowner, eldest son of Joseph Ismay, of Marypoint, [sic; should be "Maryport], Cumberland, was born there on 7 Jan. 1837. At the age of sixteen he was apprenticed to a firm of shipbrokers (...
  GENERAL INFORMATION

Hodge, Charles. WAS twenty-nine years of age, and held a second engineer's certificate. His birthplace was Devonport. He served his apprenticeship with Messrs. Davey, Sleep & Co., of Plymouth. He had been in the service of the White St...
TITANIC'S FUEL   TITANIC'S FUEL

The Titanic left Southampton with 5892 tons of welsh coal supplied by the Lewis Merthyr Consolidated Collieries supplemented by coal from other White Star Line ships laid up by the coal strike. Some of the coal, including this...
RESTAURANT à LA CARTE COUPON (BACK)   RESTAURANT à LA CARTE COUPON (BACK)
1911
This is the back of the coupon that was to be found inside the brochure the White Star Line handed to 1st and 2nd class passengers, presenting the Restaurant à la Carte. This one was saved by Mme Laroche. ...
St. Paul Daily News TITANIC VICTIMS DIED OF HUNGER
17th May 1912
- Tooth marks on cork and collapsible lifeboat tell grim tale - Liner found three - New York, May 16.- Bits of cork in their mouths and tooth marks on the cork and wood portions of the boat indicated that starvation killed the three T...
New York Times ADRIATIC GOT ON A MUD BANK
5th November 1909
White Star Liner Stuck Fast Five Hours Till a Tug Hauled Her Off --- The big White Star Line steamship Adriatic, incoming with many cabin passengers, spent five hours early yesterday morning on a mud bank on the so...
Boston Daily Globe LATTIMER MOURNED
20th April 1912
Titanic's Chief Steward Well Known in Boston Prince of Entertainers and a Most Competent Officer Andrew Lattimer, senior chief steward of the Titanic, who was drowned, was well known in maritime and...
OLYMPIC ARTEFACTS TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1934! White Star Memories OLYMPIC ARTEFACTS TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1934!
4th March 2010
RMS Olympic's registration document has been reunited with its original leather wallet! after some 70 odd years apart! The two a were last together when the WSL was sold off and Olympic was scrapped in 1934/5. ...
New York Times MINIA REPORTS TWO BODIES
4th May 1912
Ship Returning to Halifax---Patrick O'Keefe's Story of Rescue --- The White Star Line agent at Halifax wired the New York office yesterday that the Captain of the steamship Minia had sent the following message: ["]Returne...
Antioch News DEATH OF ELSBURY POSITIVE
2nd May 1912
Dispatch From the White Star Line Says That Elsbury is Not a Survivor ALL HOPE IS ABANDONED Gurnee Man on Titanic Not Among Survivors--Family Now Compelled to Give up Hope. The last hope of the James El...
St. Ives Times & Express MR. CARBINES INTERRED
10th May 1912
Through the courtesy of Mr. Carbines — brother of the late Mr. William Carbines, a passenger on the "Titanic" and who has only just arrived in St. Ives from America — we are able to give some information from a letter which Mr. William Cogar, lo...
The Washington Herald STEAMSHIP OLYMPIC TO BE CONVERTED INTO CRUISER BY BRITISH GOVERNMENT
29th September 1912
New York, Sept. 28---Local observers who have been watching the formation of war clouds over Europe in the last few months were interested in an announcement made to-day by officials of the White Star Line concerning the ...
New York Times BIG SHIPS EASY TO BUILD
11th July 1910
BIG SHIPS EASY TO BUILD --- Only Limited by Docks and Channel, Says English Yard Manager --- Among the passengers who arrived yesterday on the White Star steamship Celtic was the Right Hon. Alexander M. Carlisle...
New York Herald BRAVERY OF TITANIC SURGEON DR. WILLIAM FRANCIS NORMAN O'LOUGHLIN
22nd April 1912
In accounts printed about the Titanic and the bravery of her officers little has been said of one who probably was the most widely known and best beloved of all classes....
RESTAURANT à LA CARTE COUPON (FRONT)   RESTAURANT à LA CARTE COUPON (FRONT)
1911
This is the front of the coupon that was to be found inside the brochure the White Star Line handed to 1st and 2nd class passengers, presenting the Restaurant à la Carte. The original illustration was pink, as well as the text at the bac...
NEW YORK CITY : ARRIVAL   NEW YORK CITY : ARRIVAL
3rd June 1935
The Normandie draws abreast of Battery Park, still escorted by the Americana and joined by an inflatable Mickey Mouse. Among the landmarks visible along the shore are the White Star Line offices, the Produce Exchange and the NY Cust...
Gare Maritime
Cambridge Chronicle CAMBRIDGE MAN ABOARD
19th April 1912
It is feared that a Cambridge man was among those who lost their lives, and great anxiety is felt by his parents, who live in Cambridge, and relatives and close friends, as to his safety. We refer to Mr. A. W. Barringer, a native of Cambridge, who we...
New-York Tribune TITANIC PASSENGER SUES
3rd August 1912
Wants $25,000 for Lost Jewels---Mrs. Astor Saved Him --- [By Telegraph to The Tribune] --- Philadelphia, Aug. 2--- Hadne Mamee, a cabin passenger saved from the Titanic, to-day sued the White Star Line fo...
The Times MR. ISMAY AND THE WHITE STAR LINE
1st January 1913
IMPENDING RESIGNATION OF THE CHAIRMANSHIP --- It is now officially announced that Mr. J. Bruce Ismay will retire from the presidency of the International Mercantile Marine Company as from June 30 next, and that he wil...
Chicago Daily News MELLEN IN TITANIC STATEMENT
23rd April 1912
Offers Evidence as to Time Officials Knew the Vessel Was Lost [by The Associated Pres.]   New Haven, Conn., April 23—In connection with the question at the time at which the White S...
Washington Times WOMAN FAINTS WHEN TOLD BUTT IS AMONG MISSING
18th April 1912
NEW YORK, April 18---A woman claiming to be the second cousin of Major Archibald Butt, military aide to President Taft, from Plymouth, Mass., called at the White Star line office this morning to inquire whether anything had been heard of her missing ...
The Times ESTATE OF TITANIC SURVIVOR
4th December 1937
Mr. JOSEPH BRUCE ISMAY, of Hill Street, Berkeley Square, W., a former president of the International Mercantile Marine Company and chairman of the White Star Line, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, who died on October 17, ...
Guernsey Evening Press UNTITLED
1912
April/May 1912 In the boat with Mrs. Renouf were the Misses Lillian Bentham (of Jersey) and Miss Emily Rugg. When the boat left the ship's side there were 30 on board, but later 30 men were taken from a raft, of whom one...
Unidentified Newspaper UNTITLED
1912
Article in Unidentified Wexford Newspaper...
New York Times PASSENGERS FROM EUROPE GRIEVED
8th September 1901
[Note: U.S. President William McKinley was shot by an assassin on 6 September 1901, and died on 14 September.] Heard with Amazement About the Shooting of the President ---------- News Casts Gloom Over Big Liner...
JOHN PIERPONT MORGAN Je Sais Tout JOHN PIERPONT MORGAN
15th April 1913
From 'Je Sais Tout', 15 April 1913...
MATCHES AND MATCHBOX HOLDER   MATCHES AND MATCHBOX HOLDER

White Star Line matches and matchbox holder...
Southport Visitor SOUTHPORT MAN ABOARD
16th April 1912
We understand that among the crew of the Titanic is Mr. James Walpole, elder brother of Mr. H. Walpole, a prominent local bowler. This is the second shipping disaster Mr. Jas. Walpole has been in, having only recently been transferre...
New York Times WHITE STAR LINE AFTER CONTINENTAL TRAFFIC
8th January 1907
Service to Channel Ports Also to be Installed by Cunard Line --- WILL RIVAL GERMAN BOATS --- Mails to Two-thirds of England and All Scotland and Ireland Will Be Delayed by This Action --- The announcem...
New York Times THE DUFF GORDONS
17th April 1912
From London came a cablegram (to the White Star office), asking for news of Sir Cosmo and Lady Duff Gordon. The cable remained unanswered for some time as line officials and their employees had more than they could attend to in the handling of inquir...
Chicago Tribune WIDOW SUES TITANIC OWNERS
20th July 1912
Mrs. A. Willer of Chicago Asks $10,000 for Husband’s Death   Family Left Penniless   Red Cross Saves Them fr...
New-York Tribune GET GIANTS OF THE SEA
2nd December 1910
Captains Smith and Haddock for Olympic and Titanic --- Captain Herbert J. Haddock of the White Star liner Oceanic, which left port on Wednesday for Southampton, was congratulated by wireless yesterday on his appo...
WHITE STAR LINER ARABIC   WHITE STAR LINER ARABIC
1915
Returned Hartley's body in Great Britain...
New York Times CAPT. HADDOCK DEAD, OLYMPIC EX-MASTER
6th October 1946
SOUTHAMPTON, England, Oct. 5 (AP)---Capt. Herbert James Haddock, a former commodore of the old White Star Line, died today. His age was 85. During the first World War he commanded a dummy fleet of wooden dreadnoughts and battle cruise...
GREAT LAKES TITANIC SOCIETY   GREAT LAKES TITANIC SOCIETY

GLTS is an informal association of Titanic enthusiasts which got its start in the Great Lakes region. The website highlights the maritime connections of the region to the Titanic and other White Star Line ships. Great Lakes and North Atlantic maritime history are also explored....
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New York Times DISASTER AT LAST BEFALLS CAPT. SMITH
16th April 1912
Veteran Commander of Titanic Went Forty Years Without Accident of Any Kind --- WHITE STAR'S BEST OFFICER --- Declared Only Recently That He Did Not Believe Modern Ships Could Be Sunk --- Capt. E. J. Smith, i...
Falmouth Packet FALMOUTH MAN DROWNED
26th April 1912
The name of Mr. H. Creece (sic), deck engineer, does not appear amongst the survivors and he has been given up as lost. The deepest sympathy is felt for the widow and her two children in their great sorrow. Obituary WAS born at ...
Aberdeen Daily Journal ABERDEEN ENGINEER ABOARD
17th April 1912
As indicated on Monday, there were no Aberdeen passengers aboard the ill-fated vessel, but we learn that a Torry engineer was a member of the crew. About ten days ago Mr. James Fraser, 85 Menzies Road, received a letter from his son, Mr. James Fra...
The Day, New London, Connecticut, USA NOT SATISFIED TO BE AMONG THE LIVING
3rd August 1912
NOT SATISFIED TO BE AMONG THE LIVING --- Man Rescued from Titanic by Mrs. Astor's Aid Sues Co. for $25,000 Jewels --- PHILADELPHIA, Aug 3---Hadne Mamee, a cabin passenger saved from the Titanic, has brought suit...
Chicago Examiner OLYMPIC TO BE REBUILT
25th September 1912
Special Cable to the Examiner. Belfast, Sept. 24---The White Star Line announces definitely that the steamer Olympic, sister of the Titanic, will come to Belfaast from Southampton for renovation.  She will be ma...
The Sun (New York) TITANIC UNSEAWORTHY, HE SAYS
17th January 1914
Steward Who Escaped With Broken Leg Sues the Line --- LONDON, Jan. 16---Thomas Whiteley, one of the surviving stewards of the ill fated steamship Titanic, has brought suit for damages against the White Star Line,...
Chicago Tribune TITANIC 'VICTIMS' BOB UP EVERYDAY
4th May 1912
Survivors Who Besiege Relief Committee Prove Imposters...
New York Times BIG CROWD SAILS TO-DAY
24th January 1912
Nine Hundred First Cabin Passengers on Olympic, Cedric, and Lapland --- More than 1,200 cabin passengers, of whom nearly 900 will be in the first cabin, will sail from New York for Europe to-day. This big crowd of travelers, in numbers ...
The New York Times OLYMPIC CUTS HER OWN TIME
19th July 1911
Five Days, 13 Hours, 20 Minutes from Daunt's Rock to the Lightship --- The new White Star liner Olympic, which arrived in Quarantine last night and anchored, has made even better time on her second voyage th...
New York Times NEW WHITE STAR SERVICE TO TAP CHERBOURG TRADE
7th January 1907
Adriatic, Biggest Ship Yet Built, to Start It in May --- SHE WILL CARRY 3,000 SOULS --- And Have a Turkish Bath, Plunge, and Orchestra Aboard---Line to Liverpool to Stay. --- With the putting in commis...
Folkestone, Hythe, Sandgate, and Cheriton Herald MR. WILLIAM PENNY
25th April 1912
We regret to hear that Mr. William Penny, eldest son of Mrs. A. Penny, of 4, Waverley Villas, Cheriton Road, was among the victims in the catastrophe to the Titanic. Mr. Penny had been a medical steward in the service of the White Star Lin...
Chicago Record Herald NONE PICKED UP CELTIC
23rd April 1912
General Passenger Agent Jeffries of the White Star Line today denied the report that an officer and woman steerage passenger of the Titanic were picked up by the Celtic, which arrived in this city on Saturday morning, as related in a dispatch last...
New York Times MORGAN ON THE OCEAN
14th March 1907
Sailed Yesterday on the Baltic to be Gone Until July --- J. Pierpont Morgan sailed for Liverpool yesterday on the White Star Line steamer Baltic. On account of the tide the Baltic sailed at 5 o'clock in the morning. M...
New York Times HAROLD SANDERSON, SHIPPING MAN, DIES
27th February 1932
Former Head of International Merchant Marine Stricken While in North of Italy --- DIRECTED WHITE STAR LINE --- Came From a Family of Leaders in Maritime Matters Both Here and in England --- Special Cable to T...
APRIL 12TH ADRIATIC MENU CARD   APRIL 12TH ADRIATIC MENU CARD
12th April 1912
Menu card...
New York Times THE HARRISES
17th April 1912
Numerous and anxious were the inquiries (at the White Star Line office) for Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Harris. Mr. Harris is one of the city's best known theatrical managers. Scores of his friends, both in the theatrical and the business wo...
Chicago Daily News LEARNS OF RELATIVE'S RESCUE
16th April 1912
Daniel Tobin of Denver, Col, now in Chicago and a guest at the Palmer house, passed most of the morning in the offices of the White Star line seeking information in regard to his sister, Mrs. J. G. Brown, also of Denver. When finally a report...
Brighton Argos SHOREHAM MAN MISSING [ISAAC MAYNARD]
17th April 1912
Article about Titanic survivor Isaac Maynard from Shoreham, Sussex...
New York Times OBITUARY OF MARGARET ISMAY
10th April 1907
DEATH LIST OF A DAY --- *** Mrs. T. H. Ismay --- ...
CUP & SAUCER FROM TITANIC   CUP & SAUCER FROM TITANIC
1912
Spode Coplands Gold and cobalt blue, R4332...
Hawaiian Gazette (Honolulu) HERO OF TITANIC NOT THE CAPTAIN SMITH KNOWN WELL IN HONOLULU
23rd April 1912
Local steamship men do not believe that the Captain Smith, hero of the Titanic disaster mentioned in the cables is Capt. Harry Smith, known here. Word has been received from the former Doric commander within the past month...
  GENERAL INFORMATION

AGED thirty-four years, was born in Manchester. His apprenticeship was served with Messrs. H. H. Hall & Co., of Liverpool after which he was employed by Messrs. Campbell and Isherwood, Ltd., Bootle, Hame Electric Company, Liverpool and the Northern E...
  OLYMPIC

The olympic in profile; At the pier in New York; Pier 59; New York skyline...
The Sun (New York) SMITH THOUGHT HIS SHIP UNSINKABLE
16th April 1912
Titanic's Skipper Was Never in an Accident on High Seas Before This One --- LOVED OCEAN LIKE A BOY --- Grew Up With White Star Line and Had Its Confidence---Junior Officers on Board --- ...
Trenton Evening Times TRENTON MEN ABOARD GIANT TITANIC WHICH MEETS DISASTER IN ICE
16th April 1912
Washington A. Roebling II, and Stephen W. Blackwell among Hundreds of Passengers who are taken Off in Lifeboats when Maiden Voyage Seemed Likely to End in Sinking of World’s Biggest Vessel Returning to their homes in Trenton after a ...
The Times FUNERAL OF THE TITANIC'S BANDMASTER
20th May 1912
The funeral of Mr Wallace Hartley, the bandmaster of the Titanic, took place on Saturday at Colne Cemetery. Thousands of visitors from all parts of the surrounding country were present. The funeral was attended by the Mayor and members of...
The Sun (New York) CUNARD REFUSES REWARD
11th May 1912
But Will Allow Capt. Rostron and Crew to Accept Gifts --- Special Cable Despatch to THE SUN --- The Cunard Steamship Company has refused to accept any remuneration for the rescue of passengers ...
ROYAL STANDARD Voyage ROYAL STANDARD
14th November 2004
John P. Eaton
White Star Line The White Star Line was founded in 1845 by two Liverpool ship brokers, Henry Threlfall Wilson and...
WILLIAM FARR PENNY   WILLIAM FARR PENNY

Tony Evans
My great uncle...
Birkenhead News AN ARGYLE THEATRE'S BANDSMAN AMONG THE TITANIC ORCHESTRA
20th April 1912
One of those on board the Titanic and who it is feared is amongst those who have perished, is Mr. J. F. P. Clarke, formerly a member of the orchestra of the Argyle Theatre of Varieties. Mr. Clarke in his short time he played...
Corriere della Sera STILL MISSING A COMPLETE LIST OF THE ITALIAN'S SHIPWREKED
18th April 1912
Page B07 [Translation] The enrolment of the waiters for the "Titanic" London, 17 April, night Till midnight no one new list of the survivors has reached, so except for Portaluppi and Pera...
Worcester Telegram NAME NOT ON LIST BUT WOMAN IS SAFE
18th April 1912
The Associated Press
Mrs. Edgar Meyer Wires New York That She Is Returning on Carpathia and That Her Husband Is Missing NEW YORK, April 17.- A wireless message was received today by relatives of Mrs Edgar Meyer, daughter of the late Andrew Saks, reporting ...
Manchester Evening News MANCHESTER VICTIMS: CHIEF ELECTRICAL ENGINEER ON THE TITANIC
18th April 1912
Mr. Alfred S. Allsop, the chief electrical engineer of the Titanic, who, it is feared, has gone down in the ill-fated ship, was a Manchester man. He was about 35 years of age, and was born in Brunswick Street, C.-on-M., but he has not lived in the ci...
Hudson Dispatch TWO WEST HOBOKEN MEN WERE AMONG VICTIMS ON TITANIC
17th April 1912
So far as can be learned two of the victims of the Titanic disaster lived in West Hoboken. They are John Ashby, father of Arthur Ashby, of 629 Traphagen street, and Albert Walker, father in law of Charles Robertson, proprietor of the Colonial Theatre...
Newton Abbot Western Guardian UNTITLED
25th April 1912
Captain and Mrs. Hosking of Shaldon have received a telegram from Mr. Bock, Captain Hosking’s cousin in America, who had travelled about 300 miles to meet Mr. George Fox Hosking, the Senior Third Engineer on the ‘Titanic’ who he was hoping would b...
BRITANNIC POSTCARD (IN WHITE STAR COLORS)   BRITANNIC POSTCARD (IN WHITE STAR COLORS)

ARMENIAN Voyage ARMENIAN
27th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Cestrian, sister ship to the Armenian, seen here at Harland and Wolff's Belfast yard following completion. (courtesy Lawrence Dunn, Famous Liner...
Guernsey Evening Press MR. J. DUQUEMIN
1912
c/o Porgos, St. Sampson, Guernsey. Reported Saved. News was received at noon today of the safety of Mr. Joseph Duquemin. Mr. Joseph Duquemin, of Portgrat, Vale, a quarryman, aged about 30. He accompanied M...
Chicago Record-Herald HEARS SISTER IS ALIVE
17th April 1912
Daniel Tobin of Denver, Colo., now in Chicago, passed most of yesterday at the local offices of the White Star line seeking information in regard to his sister, Mrs. J. G. Brown of Denver. Tobin shouted his joy when a report was received i...
Chicago Inter Ocean CONDITION OF TITANIC KNOWN AT OFFICE MONDAY
19th April 1912
CONDITION OF TITANIC KNOWN AT OFFICE MONDAY ___________________ Timothy L. Woodruff Says Typewritte...
Hudson Observer WEST HOBOKEN MAN A PASSENGER ON THE LOST STEAMER
17th April 1912
John Ashby, of Traphagen street, West Hoboken, is on the list of second cabin passengers of the ill-fated Titanic and so far his name has not appeared among those of the rescued. He was returning from England to his son-in-law and two daughters in No...
Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville KY DR. ERNEST MORAWECK NOW COUNTED AMONG THE DEAD
1912
F. Leingruber, manager of Dr. Moraweck's farm near Brandenburg yesterday gave up all hope for the safety of the former Louisville man who was a passenger aboard the Titanic and who is reported as missing. Mr. and Mrs. Leingruber learned through a mut...
ADVERTISEMENT FOR WHITE STAR LINE LIVESTOCK TRANSPORTS Breeder’s Gazette ADVERTISEMENT FOR WHITE STAR LINE LIVESTOCK TRANSPORTS
25th January 1893
White Star  Line! LIVE-STOCK and CARGO STEAMERS. Liverpool and New York, REGULAR WEEKLY SAIL...
Hayle Weekly Mail HAYLE MAN ONE OF THE STEWARDS
18th April 1912
On enquiring at Hayle we find that no passengers from this town have sailed in the ill-fated vessel, but that Mr. Samuel Rule, of Hayle, occupied the position of chief bathroom steward. Mr. Rule, who formerly lived at Clifton-terrace, is a bro...
The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City DECLARES CAPTAIN OF TITANIC IS ALIVE
22nd July 1912
By International News Service --- BALTIMORE, July 21---Still emphatic in his assertion that he saw Captain E. J. Smith, who is supposed to have been drowned in the Titanic disaster, Peter Pryal declared today tha...
The Times £25,000 FOR BRITISH MERCHANTMEN
2nd January 1919
MR. ISMAY'S MUNIFICENT GIFT Mr. J. Bruce Ismay, son of the founder of the White Star Line, has given £25,000 in War Loan stock to the Mercantile Marine Service Associati...
New York Times THE TEUTONIC LAUNCHED
20th January 1889
A WHITE STAR STEAMER THAT IS EXPECTED TO BEAT ALL RECORDS --- BELFAST, Jan. 19---The new White Star steamer Teutonic was launched this morning from the Queens Island yard. The companion ship, Majestic, of ...
New York Times $100,000 GIFT FROM ISMAY
14th May 1912
Thank Offering for His Escape---To Start Fund for Disabled Seamen --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LIVERPOOL, May 13---The Liverpool Journal of Commerce states that J. Bruce Ismay h...
TITANIC : HISTORY ON A PLATE   TITANIC : HISTORY ON A PLATE

To be opened by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall on 18th February 2011 ...
The Argus (Melbourne) NERVIEST MAN IN SERVICE
20th April 1912
Captain E. J. Smith, who is reported by one passenger from the Titanic to have committed suicide, was commodore of the White Star line. He it was who was selected for the initial trips of the Adriati...
Chicago Daily Journal PITIFUL APPEALS FOR NEWS AT OFFICE HERE UNGRATIFIED
17th April 1912
Heartrending appeals for information concerning the dead or rescued from the Titanic poured into the Chicago offices of the White Stair line, throughout the day. Men, Women and children telephoned the offices at LaSalle and Washington stre...
Western Daily Mercury AN EXETER PASSENGER
18th April 1912
It is also stated that Mr. Ralph Giles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Giles of Eaton-place, Exeter, was among the passengers. Mrs. Giles has wired to the Head Office of the White Star Line in London, but has received no reply. Mrs Giles’s sister-in-la...
Cork Examiner ECHO OF DISASTER : BOAT PICKED UP BODIES ON BOARD
16th May 1912
New York, Wednesday The White Star Line has received a marconigram from the Oceanic, dated May 13th, latitude 39.56, longitude 47.01, reporting that she had picked up a collapsible boat of the Titan...
The Sun (New York) WILL APPEAL TO MRS. ASTOR
29th July 1912
Youth Who Says She Saved Him on the Titanic Stranded --- PITTSBURG, July 28---Harry Miller, 17 years old, who says he was rescued by Mrs. John Jacob Astor after the Titanic sank with all the other members of his ...
CAPTAIN ROSTRON'S HANDWRITTEN ACCOUNT OF THE DISASTER.   CAPTAIN ROSTRON'S HANDWRITTEN ACCOUNT OF THE DISASTER.
27th April 1912
RMS Carpathia Cunard SS Co. Ltd., At Sea April 27th, 1912 At 12.35 am (ship's time) April 15th (Monday), 1912, I was called by the 1st Officer in company with Marconi operator and informed that the White St...
New York Times GRISCOM IS NO LONGER HEAD OF SHIP COMBINE
24th February 1904
J. Bruce Ismay is Chosen for Its President --- FREE HAND FOR THE NEW MAN --- His Predecessor Remains in the Company as Chairman of the Board of Directors---Ismay to Live in New York --- Clement A. Griscom ...
The Times LAST VOYAGE OF THE OLYMPIC
12th October 1935
 CIVIC RECEPTION ON BOARD AT JARROW The liner Olympic (45,439 tons gross) sailed from Southampton last evening on her last voyage to Jarrow, where she is to be broken up. Among the hundred people who waved the liner farewell were a ...
The Salt Lake Tribune TITANIC SURVIVOR COMES TO SALT LAKE
27th February 1913
Miss Margaret B. Hayes, who will be remembered as a survivor of the Titanic disaster which occurred on the White Star line April 14 1912, will be in Salt Lake City this evening. She is accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Beckstein of New York. Th...
  HODGE FAMILY INFORMATION

Charles Hodge (Snr. Asst. 3rd Engineer) was born in Plymouth, Devon in 1884. He was the son of Alfred and Emily Hodge. The 1891 census has the family living at 6 Princess Street in Plymouth and it was here that Charles' father ran his bakery ...
The Times FUNERALS---MR. BRUCE ISMAY
22nd October 1937
The funeral service of Mr. Bruce Ismay was held yesterday at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge. The Rev. E. K. C. Hamilton officiated. Members of the family and others present included:---   Mrs. Bruce Ismay, Mr. and Mrs. ...
Cornishman SAFETY OF A HAYLE MAN - MR. SAMUEL RULE
18th April 1912
Capt. Rule of Hayle, has received a telegram from his niece announcing the safety of his brother, Mr. Samuel Rule, chief steward of the Titanic. The telegram reads as follows:- ‘Anfield, Liverpool,-To Rule, Carnsew, Hayle. Fat...
Daily Telegraph TITANIC FOR MONTAUK, LONG ISLAND - 1910 VISION
27th October 1910
Passengers to take railway connection to New York...
Antioch News WIFE CAN'T COLLECT DAMAGES
1st January 1913
Mrs. Elsbury, Wife of Titanic Victim, Unable to Collect Damages for Death VICTIM LIVED AT GURNEE Attorney Finds That Amount for Which Co. is Liable is Insignificant; Will Receive only Fare Paid Mrs. Jam...
Cleveland Plain Dealer MORGAN'S BARBER LOST
19th April 1912
Man Who Always Shaved Financier Was on Titanic By Plain Dealer's Leased Wire New York, April 18--Arthur White, once a rich English barber and known in England as the soap wrapper king, is among those lost on the Titanic. White used to...
The World Evening Edition (New York) OLYMPIC NOT LIKELY TO BE HELD FOR BODY OF DEAD FINANCIER
1st April 1913
LONDON, April 1---When word came to-day from Rome that Herbert L. Satterlee was attempting to have the White Star liner Olympic held up to-morrow at Cherbourg to carry J. Pierpont Morgan's body to New York, the officials of...
The Logan Republican, Logan, Utah MOTHER GETS SAD NEWS
4th May 1912
Telegram announcing Finding of Body Shows W. H. Hyter Went Down on Titanic --- Mrs. Leo Chamberlain, 409 South Fourth East street, yesterday received a telegram from the White Star line stating that the body of her son, ...
The Times COMMANDER C. H. LIGHTOLLER
9th December 1952
Commander C. H. Lightoller died at his home at Twickenham yesterday at the age of 78. He was for many years with the White Star Line and was second officer in the Titanic when on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic in 1912 she struck and iceb...
Chicago Tribune SHIES BOATS UNDER CAPT. SMITH
16th April 1912
F. Harrison Powers of New York and Paris, a guest at the Congress hotel has been a passenger several times on White Star boats commanded by Capt. E. J. Smith of the Titanic. “But I only sailed with him once after the collision of the...
Le Journal de Genève ON PASSENGERS FROM SWITZERLAND
17th April 1912
Newspaper article...
Evanston Daily News LOCAL WOMAN'S KIN SAVED FROM TITANIC
18th April 1912
Spencer V. Silverthorne, a brother of Mrs. H. H. Harris, 820 Foster street, is among the Titanic passengers that were rescued by the Carpathia. Word to this effect was received today. Mr. Silverthorne who lives in St. Louis, is a buyer fo...
North American FEAR BOYERTOWN GIRL, MISSIONARY, WAS LOST
22nd April 1912
READING, Pa., April 21---Mr. and Mrs. James B. Funk, parents of Miss Annie C. Funk, a missionary to Janjgir, Central Province, India, have given up hope of seeing their daughter alive. The mother is seriously ill and the entire family is grief-stric...
The Washington Times TITANIC CAPTAIN "SEEN" ON STREET IN BALTIMORE
21st July 1912
BALTIMORE. Md., July 21---Peter Pryal, formerly quartermaster on the steamship Majestic, of the White Star line, and long since retired, declares that he has seen Captain Smith, commander of the Titanic, on the street ...
New York Times TAFT CONCERNED FOR BUTT
17th April 1912
Chance of Major's Safety a Faint One, but President Holds to It --- WASHINGTON, April 16---The White House was not a cheerful place to-day, for President Taft, most of his Cabinet, and many callers were deeply concerned over the probabl...
North American SEVEN WILKES-BARRE PERSONS ARE MISSING
19th April 1912
Special Dispatch to The North American --- WILKES-BARRE, Pa., April 18---Charles Thomas, a small storekeeper of this city; Mrs. Joseph Thomas and infant son, Anthony Yosbik, Joseph and Peter Simon and Brenton Harry, all of this city,...
  OBITUARY

WAS born on the 31st March, 1880, at Whitehaven, Cumberland. When quite young his parents moved to Blackburn, where he passed his apprenticeship days with the firm of James Davenport, of the Canal Works. From this firm he went to Messrs Howar...
The World Evening Edition (New York) ISMAY TO RESIGN AS PRESIDENT OF THE SHIP TRUST
10th September 1912
Franklin to Succeed Him---Waning of White Star in International Combine --- J. Bruce Ismay, who figured in the news a few months ago by reason of being among the Titanic survivors, is to resign as President of the Intern...
  DOROTHY GIBSON: STAR STYLE
31st January 1913
Model and actress Dorothy Gibson and her mother, Pauline C. Gibson, filed suit against the White Star Line for recovery of property they lost on Titanic. Their damage claims were fairly modest, compared to other female petitioners, amounting to $2,38...
Rahway Daily Record NO TRACE IS FOUND OF KEEFE'S BODY
26th April 1912
Survivor of Titanic Wreck Tells of Being With Him In a Life Boat ---------- It had for several days been hoped that among the bodies recovered from the wreck of the Titanic would be found that of Arthur Keefe. This hope is now ...
LETTER RE: LAROCHE FAMILY   LETTER RE: LAROCHE FAMILY
14th May 1912
  Passenger Department 9 Rue Scribe, Paris. 14th. May, 1912 I the undersigned certify that the Laroche family, consisting of Mr. Joseph Laroche, Mrs. Laroche, Miss Simo...
THE WHITE STAR TENDER TRAFFIC.   THE WHITE STAR TENDER TRAFFIC.

Postcard...
The World Evening Edition (New York) TITANIC WIDOW TO SUE COMPANY FOR $100,000
8th May 1912
Olsen Was on Way Here With Norway Inheritance in His Trunk --- Letters of administration were granted to-day by Surrogate Ketcham of Brooklyn to Mrs. Esther Olsen of No. 400 Suydam Street, Brooklyn, widow of a v...
Newark Evening News TITANIC SURVIVOR TO THE DEFENSE OF ISMAY
23rd April 1912
Special Service of the NEWS PLAINFIELD, April 23---Miss Georgette Alexander Magill, aged sixteen years, who was among the first of those rescued from the Titanic to be put aboard the Carpathia, yesterday at Plainfield defended J. Bruce...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle TITANIC: MORE BODIES FOUND: FIFTEEN IDENTIFIED
23rd April 1912
The White Star Line this morning made public the following wireless communication, giving the names in the additional list of those recovered in the Titanic disaster:...
THE WHITE STAR TENDER NOMADIC   THE WHITE STAR TENDER NOMADIC

Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908) SHAW, SAVILL AND ALBION CO., LTD.

Shaw, Savill and Albion Co., Ltd. Successors to Messrs. Shaw, Savill and Co. and the Albion Co. Established 50 years ago. This company maintain a regular service of passenger and cargo steamers between London and New Zealand, and...
The World Evening Edition (New York) OLYMPIC IS HERE WITH INNER-SKIN AND UNSINKABLE
9th April 1913
White Star Liner Arrives After Six Months Undergoing Alterations for Safety --- NOW ICEBERG PROOF --- Complete New Inside Hull to Keep Her Afloat in Case of Collision --- Bearing no outward eviden...
J. BRUCE ISMAY RETREAT FOR SALE Irish Independent J. BRUCE ISMAY RETREAT FOR SALE
9th July 2004
A Titanophile's Dream for $1.5 million...
THE BOY IN THE PICTURE Titanica! THE BOY IN THE PICTURE
28th March 2002
Gavin Murphy
The story of Ned Parfett: newsboy, soldier and photographic icon....
Worcester Evening Gazette PORTER SANK WITH TITANIC HEROES
19th April 1912
Family and Friends of Worcester Man Now Satisfied He Is Among Those Lost Walter E. Bigelow, business associate and friend of Walter C.Porter, last of the Titanic, who made a special trip to New York yesterday in the hope of securing fa...
Washington Times TITANIC'S CAPTAIN HAD LONG RECORD ON THE HIGH SEAS
17th April 1912
As Captain of Olympic Smith's Vessel Hit British Cruiser Last Fall --- If the twentieth century retained a belief in the power of malignant spirits and the human passions of natural forces, the termination of the career of Capt. E. J. S...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF JOHN STUART WHITE
20th May 1897
DIED *** WHITE---Wednesday, May 19, John Stuart White, beloved husband of Ella Holmes White, and only son of the late William White. Funeral at the residence of his mother, Mrs. William White, 55 West 48th St., Friday mor...
TITANIC'S LAST STOP, COBH   TITANIC'S LAST STOP, COBH
29th October 2011
Titanic Stories
Michael Martin, creator of ‘The Titanic Trail’ takes us on a tour of Cobh, the Titanic’s last port of call. He sets the scene of the day that Titanic left the Ireland, taking in the White Star Line Of...
Chicago Daily Journal GIRL VICTIM OF TITANIC NEAR DEATH; GOT ONLY $25
25th April 1912
Margaret McGowan, in Chicago, Tells How official of Line Gave Her “Recompense” Margaret McGowan, one of the few steerage passengers who started for America on the Titanic and reached here, is at the home...
The Logan Republican, Logan, Utah MOTHER OF VICTIM WILL GET EFFECTS
16th May 1912
Salt Lake City, May 13---Mrs. Lee Hayter Chamberlain, 408 Fourth East street, mother of A. Hayter, one of the victims of the Titanic disaster, thi smorning [sic] received a letter from the White Star Line company announcing...
The Washington Times MISS HAYES' WARDS LIVING IN POVERTY
10th April 1913
NEW YORK, April 10---With the formal filing of a claim against the White Star line for the loss of the husband of Mrs. Marcelle Navratil, who went down with the Titanic, it became known today that "Lolo" and "Momo...
QUEENSTOWN AT THE WHITE STAR WHARF   QUEENSTOWN AT THE WHITE STAR WHARF

Postcard...
New York Times 3,000 ON THE ADRIATIC
10th May 1907
Bruce Ismay, Bourke Cockran, and R. W. Perks Among the Passengers --- QUEENSTOWN, May 9---The White Star Line steamer Adriatic, which left Liverpool yesterday on her maiden voyage sailed from here to-day for New York with nearly 3,00...
STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR OCEAN LINER AUCTION Swann Galleries STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR OCEAN LINER AUCTION
15th March 2010
New York—It was standing room only at Swann Galleries on March 4 for the two-part sale of The Christopher Bou Collec...
  CHICAGO TITANIC BULLETINS

BULLETINS Montreal, April 15—The local office of Horton Davidson, one of the Titanic passengers, has received the following wireless message: “All passengers are safe and Titanic taken in tow by ...
New York Tribune FATHER OF MRS. SMITH’S BOY WENT DOWN WITH SHIP.
1st December 1912
A son was born here last night to Mrs. Eloise Smith, of Huntington, W. Va., a survivor of the Titanic disaster. The father of the boy, Lucien P. Smith, went down with the Titanic......
Southern Evening Echo UNTITLED
14th May 1952
A Former White Star man who was a survivor of the Titanic disaster in April, 1912, 81-years-old Mr. John Hardy, left Southampton for New York last night in U.S. Lines America after his first home visit in 18 years. Mr. Hardy, who is now living...
Cumberland News LOCAL VICTIMS OF THE DISASTER
20th April 1912
Carlisle and Border men among the Crew Mr. Joseph Bell left the district when a youth to serve his apprenticeship as an engineer at the works of Mr. Robert Stephenson, on Tyneside, which were founded by the famous engineer of that name who inv...
  GENERAL INFORMATION

Charles John Joughin, Titanic's chief baker was born in Patten Street, West Float, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, on August 3, 1878, went to sea at age 11, later becoming chief baker on various White Star Line steamships. After surviving ...
New York Times DR. O'LOUGHLIN MEMORIAL
6th February 1914
New Hospital Emergency Ward to Bear Name of Titanic's Surgeon --- An emergency ward in St. Vincent's Hospital containing seventeen beds, with a treatment room adjoining, will be dedicated on Feb. 16 to the memory of Dr. W. F. ...
New York Times WIDOW OF TITANIC'S COMMANDER IS DEAD
30th April 1931
Husband Was Captain E. J. Smith, Who Went Down in Sea Tragedy of 1912 --- Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, April 29---The Titanic disaster was recalled today with the death of Mrs. Sarah Eleanor Smith, widow of C...
  PICTURE STAR GIVEN RECEPTION AT WEBER'S
1912
Dorothy Gibson Introduced, Applauded by "Movie" Crowd A distinct treat was enjoyed by a large audience of devotees of the motion pictures yesterday when Mr. White, manager of Weber’s New York, spied among the evening’s patrons...
Torquay Directory TORQUAY RESIDENT LOSES HER SON
24th April 1912
Mrs. Parsons, of Hardene, Bronshill Road, has lost her son. Mr. Edward Parsons, who was chief storekeeper on the Titanic. He had been in connected with the White Star Line for many years, and had previously served on the Oceanic, Teutonic, and Maje...
OLYMPIC POSTCARD (CIRCA 1934, POST-MERGER)   OLYMPIC POSTCARD (CIRCA 1934, POST-MERGER)

WATERTIGHT DOORS ON BOARD A WHITE STAR LINER La Science et la Vie WATERTIGHT DOORS ON BOARD A WHITE STAR LINER
1913
From 'La Science et la Vie', June 1913...
SUBMARINE SIGNALLING SYSTEM ON A WHITE STAR LINER La Science et la Vie SUBMARINE SIGNALLING SYSTEM ON A WHITE STAR LINER
1915
From 'La Science et la Vie', July 1915...
The Hawaiian Gazette PUNAHOU STUDENT MAY BE AMONG TITANIC LOST
23rd April 1912
Hawaii,Percy White, a brother of Mrs. [sic] James B. Castle of this city, and his son, Percy White Jr., were passengers on the White Star liner Titanic, and it is feared they are among the hundreds wh...
TRAFFIC Voyage TRAFFIC
22nd September 2005
John P. Eaton
On 10 April 1912 Titanic arrived at Cherbourg from Southampton at 6:35 p.m. after a voyage of little more than five hours. After taking aboard mail and pasengers she departed at 8:10 p.m. Boarding were 274 passengers: 142 first class, 30 second...
Brooklyn Daily Times BROTHER OF BROOKLYNITE, A PRIEST, WAS ON TITANIC
17th April 1912
Two of the visitors to the White Star line offices were Laurence M. Byles, Vice President of the W. E. Byles Company, Ltd., of 90 Wall street, Manhattan, and his brother, W. Hunter Byles, of Omaha. They went to inquire as to the safety of another bro...
HORSE TRANSPORTATION   HORSE TRANSPORTATION

Comfortable quarters with feed boxes were a new feature of the White Star livestock carriers....
OLYMPIC POSTCARD (CIRCA 1934, PRE-MERGER)   OLYMPIC POSTCARD (CIRCA 1934, PRE-MERGER)

SOUTHAMPTON DOCKS   SOUTHAMPTON DOCKS

Looking towards the Ocean /White Star Dock c. 1912...
DAVID CHARTERS   DAVID CHARTERS
1909
Irish steerage passenger David Charters on a horse with a white star....
  TITANIC RELIEF FUND

(From the Minute Book of the White Star Company) The White Star Company had a Committee meeting on 23rd July 1912 at 10 Winter Street, Liverpool at 11.55am. Present Mr. J. Bruce Ismay...
  LETTER FROM JACK BUTTERWORTH
1912
Prior to leaving on the Titanic, Jack had been courting his fiancee (a Miss May Hinton of Woolston, Southampton) and they had agreed to become engaged. Jack wrote the following letter (actual letter see next column) which was posted at Queenstown: (n...
A LINER TO ECLIPSE THE OLYMPIC Weekly Irish Times A LINER TO ECLIPSE THE OLYMPIC
21st September 1912
A New Leviathan The new Atlantic liner which Messrs Harland and Wolff Limited are building for the White Star Line will eclipse in size and tonnage the Olympic and the ill-fated Titanic. The new vessel will be called the Britannic in ...
The Sun (New York) MRS. 'WILLIE' CARTER GETS DIVORCE DECREE
16th June 1914
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 ...
North American NORTH WALES PEOPLE NOT AMONG SURVIVORS
23rd April 1912
Messages received yesterday by James W. Van Billiard, burgess of North Wales, indicated that there is little hope for the safety of his son, Austin Van Billiard, and two grandchildren, who were passengers on the Titanic, and who are believed to have ...
Barking Chronicle THE TITANIC DISASTER. EAST HAM RESIDENTS MISSING
19th April 1912
We learn that Mr and Mrs R.J. Rogers, of 11 Southchurch Gardens, East Ham, have a son and a nephew amongst the crew of the Titanic, the deplorable sinking of which has created such widespread consternation...
Chicago Examiner FRIEND TELLS HOW TITANIC COMMANDER MIGHT HAVE ESCAPED
22nd July 1912
INSISTS CAPT. SMITH LIVES Friend Tells How Titanic Commander Might Have Escaped Baltimore, md., July 21---Still emphatic in his assertions that he saw Captain E. J. Smith, who is supposed ...
Washington Times ISMAY CONDEMNED FOR TAKING BOAT
19th April 1912
Daughter of Congressman Hughes Tells of Experience In Sea Disaster --- NEW YORK, April 19---Not only did J. Bruce Ismay, managing director or the White Star line, get into one of the first lifeboats to be launched, but he was escorted a...
The Gazette (Montreal) THOUSANDS VISIT LAURENTIC
10th May 1909
Thousands of interested sight-seers, each provided with a pass of admittance, without which the vessel would without doubt have been packed even beyond her great capacity, yesterday visited the new White Star-Dominion li...
New York Times LORD ROTHES AWAITS WIFE
16th April 1912
Was to Have Met Her at Pier When Titanic Arrived --- An intimate friend of Capt. Smith, a prominent shipping man, who was seen at the Plaza last night, said that Capt. Smith had been informed by the White Star Company that he was to ret...
  MME. AUBART: LUXURY LOST
1st May 1912
After her rescue from Titanic, French singer Leontine Pauline ("Ninette") Aubart, better remembered as the mistress of American millionaire Benjamin Guggenheim, wrote the following letter to the White Star Line, itemizing her lost possessions: ...
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HUGH WALTER MCELROY : CHIEF PURSER OF R.M.S. TITANIC Titanica! THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HUGH WALTER MCELROY : CHIEF PURSER OF R.M.S. TITANIC
19th June 2009
Frank McElroy
Coat of Arms...
New York Times MARRIED IN EARLY DECEMBER
5th December 1888
A brilliant and fashionable assemblage gathered at noon yesterday in the Church of the Heavenly Rest, on Fifth-avenue, to witness the marriage of Miss Florence Schieffelin, a daughter of George R. Schieffelin and a great favorite in New-York society,...
New York Evening Post ISMAY AS BEHR SAW HIM
1912
ISMAY AS BEHR SAW HIM...
POSTCARD: LAUNCH OF THE GIANT WHITE STAR LINER 'OLYMPIC' AT HARLAND & WOLFF'S  SHIPYARD, BELFAST   POSTCARD: LAUNCH OF THE GIANT WHITE STAR LINER 'OLYMPIC' AT HARLAND & WOLFF'S SHIPYARD, BELFAST

Brooklyn Daily Times FRIENDS EXPECT TO HEAR FROM MRS. SWIFT SOON
16th April 1912
The relatives of Mrs. Margaret Swift, the widow of Fred Joel Swift, who lives at 171 Arlington avenue, are expecting momentarily to hear from her. Their hopes are based on the assurances given them at the offices of the White Star Line. ...
  THE MYSTERY OF CHARLES BARNES AND ROBERT BARNHOUSE
9th April 2009
Mike Holgate
In April 1913, an article appeared in the Torquay Times under the headline: Echo Of The Titanic Disaster : The Strange Story Of The Man With Two Names. A hearing at Torquay County Court had established the true identity of a stoke...
Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette CLAIM TITANIC NOT SEAWORTHY
16th January 1914
FIRST TIME SUGGESTION IS MADE SINCE DISASTER Plea Advanced by Injured Employee of Liner Which Went Down After Collision With Iceberg - Assert Negligence Also By Associated P...
New York Times SEAMEN'S STRIKE ABROAD
23rd May 1907
LIVERPOOL, May 22---The projected move of the White Star Line to Southampton is responsible for a dispute between seamen and firemen and the company which threatens to spread. A hundred men belonging to the Oceanic refused to sai...
  DER ROSENKAVALIER
1912
This popular waltz by Strauss appears on repertoires for White Star Line Orchestras (#115). It is one of the pieces that musicians on ships like the Titanic would be expected to know by heart. This recording features bass violins. ...
Staffordshire Advertiser STAFFORDSHIRE VICTIMS OF THE DISASTER
20th April 1912
Captain E. J. Smith, the commander of the ill-fated vessel, was a native of Hanley, the son of Mr. E. J. Smith. He was educated at the British School, then under the mastership of the late Mr....
THE TWO PENNIES :  A TRUE STORY   THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY
15th August 2011
Susie Millar
Told by the great granddaughter of a crew member.....
The Times AUCTION OF OLYMPIC FITTINGS
19th November 1935
SALE CONCLUDED The sale at Jarrow of the fittings of the Olympic concluded today, which was the tenth day, and the last lot offered was No.4,456.. The total realized was not announced, and several lots were not sold. On some days during ...
NOMADIC Voyage NOMADIC
22nd August 2005
John P. Eaton
One of the two tenders built especially to serve the needs of Olympic and Titanic at Cherbourg. Nomadic and Traffic were registered under the French flag and managed by A. Laniece, later by George A. Laniece. On 10 ...
New York Times MARY C. WELLMAN DIES AT 80; WAS A SURVIVOR OF THE TITANIC
26th November 1975
TOPSFIELD, Mass., Nov. 25 (AP)---Mary C. Wellman, a survivor of the liner Titanic, died Sunday at her home. She was 80 years old. When Mrs. Wellamn was 16 and studying in Paris, her father booked passage for her and her mother on the ...
The World Evening Edition (New York) MAURETANIA SLOWS DOWN WHEN WARNED LIKE TITANIC OF ICEBERG IN HER PATH
19th July 1912
Big Cunarder's Speed Reduced to Ten Knots an Hour in Perilous Zone ADRIATIC SENDS WORD White Star Liner Also Reduces Speed While Putting Wireless at Work T...
WARD LINE CIGARETTE LIGHTER   WARD LINE CIGARETTE LIGHTER

A souvenir lighter, engraved with the Ward Line house flag that would have been available to passengers aboard the Morro Castle and Oriente....
Gare Maritime
The Washington Herald THIRD WIDOW, DUE TO TITANIC WRECK, BECOMES A MOTHER
30th November 1912
Memories of the sinking of the ill-fated Titanic were recalled to the minds of a number of Washingtonians last night, when word was received here from Cincinnati of the birth of a baby boy to Mrs Lucien D Smith, daughter of...
  MEMORIAL

There is a new memorial in the Lifeboat House at Scarborough which was unveiled in April 2002 and reads: HMS Conway Trust Memorial James Paul Moody O.C. 6th Officer Titanic Born Scarborough, 21 August 1887...
Unidentified Newspaper WITNESSES PROVE STUMBLING BLOCK
May 1912
Recalcitrant witnesses hinder Senate inquiry; Senator Smith fails to establish facts......
Evening Bulletin MRS. BREWE COLLAPSES
20th April 1912
Widow 0f Physician Lost on Titanic in Serious Condition at Her Home Here --- Crushed under the news of the death of her husband, Dr. Arthur Jackson Brewe, on board the Titanic, Mrs. Brewe is in se...
Evening Times ON THEIR HONEYMOON
17th April 1912
Mr. and Mrs. Lucien Smith rescued from ill-fated liner. ...
  GENERAL INFORMATION

MBE awarded March 1946. Purser SS Mataroa of the Shaw, Savill and Albion Company Ltd. Awarded for long and meritorious service at sea and in dangerous waters during the war. He served as a Purser for the company for 20 years, tr...
Chicago American TITANIC'S COURSE AND SPEED CAUSED DISASTER, SAYS DAHL
24th April 1912
 A picture of a sea dotted with so many icebergs that the Carpathia was forced to steer an zigzag course to leave the field of menacing floes was added to the indictment against officials of the White Star Line to-day by Charles Dahl, a Titan...
New York Times LINER DID NOT SPEED, ISMAY DECLARES
19th April 1912
Not the Custom of the White Star Line to Try to Break Records --- TOOK LAST BOAT, HE SAYS --- Awakened by Crash --- Doesn't Know About Bulkheads --- Ship Sank in 2 Hours and 25 Minutes --- ...
The Washington Post TITANIC CLAIMS $10,000,000
16th January 1913
Mrs Irene Harris Asks $1,000,000 for Loss of Husband New York, Jan 12 – A flood of petitions for damages through the loss of the steamer Titanic, filed today; included one Mrs Irene Wallach Harris, who claims $1,000,00...
The Bathurst Times MRS GOLD IN SYDNEY : THE HEROINE OF THE TITANIC
6th September 1913
The Heroine of the Titanic, MRS. GOLD IN SYDNEY. LAST WOMAN TO LEAVE. SEA TRAGEDY RECALLED. "It was fine and clear, that awful night. All the stars were shining. You would never have ...
Southern Daily Echo PAINFUL STORY AT SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY COURT
5th February 1913
Titanic Compensation Cases There were several applications, under the Workman’s Compensation Act, at the Southampton County Court on Tuesday, before Judge Gye, arising out of the loss of the Titanic. In one of ...
WHITE STAR TENDERS AT QUEENSTOWN   WHITE STAR TENDERS AT QUEENSTOWN
1909
A contemporary postcard showing the Clyde Shipping Co.'s tenders "Ireland" (outboard)and "America" (inboard) at the rear of the Jas Scott & Co shipping agency offices in Queenstown. ...
NEW YORK Voyage NEW YORK
20th July 2005
(American Line) ex-City of New York, Inman Line As Titanic left Southampton 10 April 1912, the suction and wave action of her propellers and huge bulk tore New York loose from her mooring in tandem with Oceanic...
Worcester Telegram BODY OF W.C.PORTER REACHES WORCESTER
1912
Identified at Hallifax by Waldo E. Sessions who will have charge of the funeral which will be saturday. The body of Walter C. Porter, 10 Knox street of S. Porter & Co., last manufacturers, 25 Union street who met his death in the Titan...
Toronto Daily Star A TITANIC SUIT
28th August 1912
newspaper article...
The Gazette (Montreal) LAURENTIC IS HERE
8th May 1909
The Gazette, Montreal, 8 May 1909 Maiden Voyage Upholds the Satisfactory Results Achieved on Trial Trip --- AN EPOCH IN SHIPPING --- P...
Evening Telegram WILLIAM CARTER'S ACCOUNT
22nd April 1912
William E. Carter, when Mr. Ismay's statement was shown to him, corroborated the White Star line official. Mr. Carter said: – "The statements which have been made by many persons regarding Mr. Ismay's conduct are a...
The Times THE LATE MR. ISMAY'S WILL
12th March 1900
THE LATE MR. ISMAY'S WILL---The will of the late Mr. THOMAS HENRY ISMAY, head of the White Star Line, has been proved. The value of the real and personal estate is sworn at £1,297,881 14s. 1d. g...
WHITE STAR LINE OFFICER'S UNIFORM CIRCA 1912 Voyage WHITE STAR LINE OFFICER'S UNIFORM CIRCA 1912
15th February 2005
John Hemmert
By and large the various British steamship company's officer's uniforms of ...
New York Times THE CEDRIC'S PARROT MASCOT
4th May 1903
"Baden-Powell" Won Purser McElroy's Heart by Sighting a "Landlubber off the Starboard Not since the days of Funston the famous Mexican parrot of Castle William on Governors Island, has there been seen in the...
New York Times VINCENT ASTOR'S GRIEF
17th April 1912
Vincent Astor's Grief Pitiable ___________ Son of John Jacob offers a fortune for word of his father ___________ Vincent Astor, son of Col. John Jacob Astor, who is believed to have g...
Chicago Examiner LAKE SHIP FLAGS LOWERED

Placed at Half-Mast in Memory of President J. B. Thayer Duluth, April 20--Flags were placed at half-mast on all ships of the Anchor Line in the harbor here today, out of respect for President J. B. Thayer of that lin...
Staffordshire Advertiser STAFFORDSHIRE VICTIMS OF THE DISASTER
20th April 1912
Mr. Leonard Hodgkinson, the fourth senior engineer, was a Stoke man, and has many relatives and friends in the district. As a boy he received his education at St. Thomas's School, Stoke. He served an apprenticeship with Messrs. Hartley and Arnoux, wh...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle THE FACTS THAT STICK OUT IN THE GREATEST OF MARINE DISASTERS
19th April 1912
Early report summarizing the known facts of the Titanic disaster......
New York Times MISS MARIE YOUNG DIES
29th July 1959
Survivor of Titanic Was 83---Had Been Piano Teacher --- AMSTERDAM, N. Y., July 28 (AP)---Miss Marie C. Young, one of the survivors of the Titanic ship disaster, died yesterday at a rest home near here. Her age was 83. Mis...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR DIES
25th November 1951
Harry Anderson, Commodore of N. Y. A. C. Yacht Unit, Was 87 --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., Nov. 24---Harry Anderson, a survivor of the sinking of the White Star liner Titanic in 1912, died yeste...
ET ANOTHER PLAN TO BUILD TITANIC II ANNOUNCED - BY QUEENSLAND BILLIONAIRE CLIVE PALMER

Queensland billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer has unveiled his plans to build the Titanic II to add to his tourism portfolio. Mr Palmer said his new company Blue Star Line Pty Ltd had commissioned the state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build a near replica of the ill-fated Titanic. The cost is unknown....
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Daily Graphic SOME OF THE SAVED
20th April 1912
LADY DUFF-GORDON, COUNTESS OF ROTHES, WHITE STAR CHAIRMAN. The Titanic's saved include--- Lady Duff-Gordon--who carries on the famous firm of "Madame Lucile"--and her husband, Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon. They sailed incognito as Mr. and Mr...
Hudson Observer JERSEY CITY MAN HEARS FATHER AND SISTER ARE SAFE
17th April 1912
Among the passengers aboard the ill-fated steamer Titanic were MissGertrude Myles, of 266 Grove street, Jersey City, and her father,Thomas F. Myles, of Cambridge, Mass., who was her companion on a trip toLondon. Frederick Myles...
The Times MR. BRUCE ISMAY
18th October 1937
AN ABLE SHIPOWNER --- Mr. Bruce Ismay, who died yesterday at his residence, 15, Hill Street, Mayfair, at the age of 74, was well known, particularly in Liverpool, as an able shipowner. His grandfather, Joseph Ismay, was a...
THOMAS WHITELEY : APPEARING AT THE MERRIMACK SQUARE THEATRE Lowell Sun THOMAS WHITELEY : APPEARING AT THE MERRIMACK SQUARE THEATRE
28th May 1912
The attendance at both perfomances at the Merrimack Square theatre yesterday was extraordinarily large, and the many patrons seemed well satisfied with the bill as presented, for practically each number was received with loud applause.  ...
The Washington Times MORGAN AND ALDRICH SEE POMPEII TOGETHER
23rd January 1913
NAPLES, Jan 23---J. Pierpont Morgan arrived here today aboard the White Star liner Adriatic. Former Senator Aldrich of Rhode Island was a fellow passenger. They motored out to the ruins of Pompeii, where Morgan renewed h...
The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City FORMER SALT LAKER PROBABLY PERISHED
26th April 1912
W. H. Hyter Thought to Have Been Victim of the Titanic Disaster --- That W. H. Hyter, a former Salt Laker, perished when the Titanic sank while on his way to this city to visit his mother, Mrs. L...
The New York Times NEWS SUPPRESSED ON CELTIC
21st April 1912
Loss of Titanic, Reported Monday, Told on Wednesday --- The Celtic, the first vessel of the White Star Line to reach New York from Europe since the sinking of the Titanic, arrived here yesterday. The Celtic ...
Orange County Times-Press TITANIC VICTIMS STARVED
17th May 1912
That several Titanic victims probably starved to death in lifeboats seemed probable when the White Star Liner Oceanic docked today. The Oceanic picked up, last Monday, a lifeboat containing three bodies terribly decomposed. Each vi...
New York Times THOMAS H. ISMAY LEFT £1,297,881
12th March 1900
LONDON, March 11---The will of the late Thomas Henry Ismay, founder of the White Star Steamship Company, who died in Liverpool last November, has been proved, showing a personal estate of £1,297,881. Numerous legacies, in all about £...
Evening Bulletin WILLIAM CROTHERS DULLES NOW IS GIVEN UP AS LOST
19th April 1912
Cousin of Philadelphia Lawyer Says His Absence From Carpathia Shows He Didn't Survive --- On learning that William Crothers Dulles, a lawyer, 316 S. 12th st., was not among the survivors on the rescue ship Carpathia, friends and relativ...
Newark Evening News JOHN HARDY DIES AT 82
8th October 1953
New Providence Resident Survived the Sinking of Liner Titanic --- John Hardy of 71 Gales drive, New Providence, who was chief steward of the second class accommodations aboard the White Star liner Titanic when it sank in 1912, died yest...
Chicago Tribune SAILOR, TITANIC SURVIVOR, DIES
10th August 1913
Reginal Lee, One of Seamen in the Lookout When Steamer Sank, Succumbs in London Reginald Lee, one of the two sailors in the lookout when the White Star liner Titanic met in disastrous collision with an iceberg a year...
The New York Times MORGAN IN LONDON
20th May 1911
Wants to See Titanic Launched---Health Never Better, He Says --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, May 19---By accident THE NEW YORK TIMES correspondent met J. Pierpont Morga...
Beneath This Stone BOOKLET ABOUT CLEWER CHURCHYARD

OWEN GEORGE ALLUM was a passenger on the "unsinkable" White Star Liner, Titanic which struck an ice berg and sank on her maiden voyage. Owen Allum was one of the 1,489 whose lives were lost. He had lived at Gerald Villas, Vansittart Road, Wind...
The Times OBITUARY: MARGARET ISMAY
10th April 1907
MRS. ISMAY, widow of Mr. Thomas Henry Ismay, the founder of the White Star Line, and mother of Mr. Bruce Ismay, head of the International Mercantile Marine Company, died yesterday morning, at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Geoffrey Drage, in Cad...
Chicago Daily News SEEKS NEWS OF BROTHER-IN-LAW
19th April 1912
“Is my brother-in-law alive? His name is C. Joughin, and he was a baker on the Titanic.” This question was asked of The Daily News to-day by G. Woodward, 2520 Washington boulevard. Names of members of the crew of the Tit...
Asbury Park Evening Press LAKEWOOD WOMEN ARE AMONG SAVED
19th April 1912
In the list of survivors of the Titanic this morning, there is no mention of A. J. Compton, jr., one of the largest stockholders of the Laurel House company at Lakewood, and of the Waumbeck Hotel company of Jefferson, N. H. Mr. Compton’s mother, Mrs...
Inverness Courier LINER'S PERIL : TITANIC STRIKES AN ICEBERG AND SINKS
16th April 1912
Early yesterday morning telegrams were received from New York that the Titanic, with passengers and crew, numbering 2358 persons, had on Sunday struck an iceberg in the Atlantic, and was sinking by th...
  ABOUT MARY MCGOVERN AS TOLD BY A RELATIVE

Date of Birth:  April 1890 Place of Birth  Clarbally, Corlough Co. Cavan, Ireland Mary was making the trip to New York alone, traveling by train from Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim to Queenstown to board the Titanic. Her ticket cost 7 ...
Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908) HARLAND AND WOLFF, LTD.
1908
Harland and Wolff, Ltd., Belfast. Shipbuilding in Belfast as a progressive industry is of comparatively recent growth, and yet there is probably no commertial [sic] centre more prominently identified with the trade to-day than th...
MOHAWK BROCHURE 5   MOHAWK BROCHURE 5

Wander where you will, Clyde Line steamers are always inviting. Broad staircases connect the decks and public rooms." "The SS Seneca is a fast and popular coastwise steamer."...
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  LETTER SENT BY JOHN HARPER FROM THE TITANIC
11th April 1912
A letter written on board on company notepaper exists it reads: My Dear Brother Young, I am penning you this line just before we get in to Queenstown to assure you that I have not forgotten you and especially all your kindness while w...
Southampton Times and Hampshire Express MR. C. H. LIGHTOLLER, THE SECOND OFFICER
20th April 1912
Mr. C. H. Lightoller, the second officer on the ill-fated Titanic, who is reported to be among the survivors, lived at Netley Abbey, and on Wednesday one of our representatives called on his wife at their residence at Hound to convey congratula...
Bowman County Pioneer (North Dakota) BAUMAN FARMER ESCAPED SINKING TITANIC IN LAST BOAT
25th April 1912
Oscar Hetman of Bauman Pulls away from Sinking Ship in Last Craft to Leave...
New York Times MRS. JANE L. HERMAN
16th January 1937
She and Two Daughters Titanic Survivors---Husband, Son Lost --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- BEDMINSTER, N. J., Jan. 16---Mrs. Janes Laber [sic] Herman, 75 years old, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, died at her ho...
The Examiner OFFICERS OF THE TITANIC
26th April 1912
PERSONAL DETAILS Interesting sidelights on the character of Captain E. J. Smith and the officers associated with him in his last command, the mammoth liner Titanic, were thrown by the officers of the White Star liner Afric, which arr...
Southampton Times and Hampshire Express TOUCHING MESSAGE FROM CAPTAIN'S WIFE
20th April 1912
Shortly before three on Thursday afternoon the following message from Mrs. E. J. Smith, the wife of the Captain of the lost liner, was posted on the notice-board at the White Star office, Canute Road, Southampton. TO MY POOR FELLOW SUF...
OCEANIC Voyage OCEANIC
11th July 2005
John P. Eaton
White Star Line Not only was Oceanic operated by the same company that operated Titanic, she was also directly associated with Titanic at the beginning of her maiden voyage as well as during the first weeks following...
Chicago Record-Herald RUSE SCENTED TO AVOID CLAIM
25th April 1912
Titanic Survivor Says She Signed Paper Thinking It Railroad Tickets Alleged unfair tactics used by the owners of the steamship Titanic to avoid damage claims from survivors were explained yesterday by Miss Annie Kelly, one of...
Connaught Telegraph WRECK OF THE TITANIC (LAHARDANE PASSENGERS)
20th April 1912
The White Star Liner, Titanic, which sailed from Southampton on Wednesday, after calling at Queenstown for passengers for New York, collided with an iceberg on Monday morning and was wrecked. She had 1,455 passengers and 903 of a crew, was on h...
The Washington Herald CAPT. LORD EXPLAINS
17th August 1912
Liverpool, Aug. 16---In an attempt to vindicate himself, Capt. Lord, of the Leland [sic] liner Californian, who was censured by both the American and British commissions which investigated the Titanic disaster for his failure...
Chicago Tribune CELTIC PASSENGERS IN PANIC
21st April 1912
News of Titanic Disaster Spreads Despite Efforts of the Officers of Vessel New York, April 20--[Special]--The Celtic of the White Star line arrived in port today with the news that she had received the &qu...
WARD LINE BUILDING   WARD LINE BUILDING

Three separate views of the former AGWI building at 545 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The Starbucks Coffee shop in the left hand view was, in 1934, the Ward Line ticketing office....
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Washington Times PRESIDENT AND FRIENDS OF MAJOR BUTT FEAR HE WENT DOWN WITH SHIP
16th April 1912
"The White Stare [sic] Line Company his searched its list of survivors for the name of Major Archibald Butt. We regret to say that his name does not appear up to the present time among those known to be saved.” The above message, in ...
New York Times ISMAY IS TO QUIT
1st January 1913
Will Retire June 30---Harold Sanderson to Take His Place --- by Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, Dec. 31.---J. Bruce Ismay will retire from the Presidency of the International ...
The Times OLYMPIC BERTHED AT JARROW
14th October 1935
FAREWELL SALUTE FROM SIRENS The Olympic, which is to be broken up by Messrs.T.W.Ward and Co at Jarrow to provide employment, was safely berthed alongside Palmers shipyard today. The coming of the liner to the Tyne attracted many thousa...
Jersey Journal MRS. BRIDGET LYNCH; SURVIVOR OF TITANIC
4th November 1959
Was Young Girl on Way to U. S. --- Arrangements were completed today for the funeral of Mrs. Bridget Lynch of Jersey City who, as a girl of 18, survived the iceberg crash of the Cunard White Star liner Titanic in 1912. Mr...
New York Times SMUGGLERS PLAN TO OUTWIT LOEB
17th August 1909
Collector Hears of Attempts to Take Off Dutiable Goods in Small Boats --- STRICT WATCH AT PIERS --- Hold-Up and Search of Steamship Captains Themselves Reveals Thoroughness of New Search --- Now that Collector Lo...
  CAPTAIN SMITH WAS TUSSAUDS EXHIBIT

1919 Madame Tussaud & Sons Catalogue entry 27. Commander Edward J. Smith, R.N.R., born 1853. Commander Smith was Captain of the White Star liner ''Titanic'' which went down in the Atlantic on 14 April, 1912, during her maiden voyage t...
The Times DEATH OF MR. T. H. ISMAY
24th November 1899
We regret to announce that Mr. Ismay died at his residence, Dawpool, near Birkenhead, about 6 o'clock last night, after a long illness. The immediate cause of death was collapse of the heart, following on operations performed for an internal trouble....
The Star, Christchurch, New Zealand [BRUCE ISMAY AND GUSTAV WOLFF ARRIVE IN NEW ZEALAND, 1885]
24th February 1885
SHIPPING TELEGRAMS --- Auckland, Feb. 23. --- The Doric, S.S., Captain Jennings, arrived this evening. Left London Jan. 5 and Plymouth Jan. 8. Had fine weather to Teneriffe, arriving at 8a.m. Jan. ...
Syracuse Herald REMAINS OF REGINALD HALE WILL BE SENT TO ENGLAND
28th April 1912
To Send Hale’s Body to England. The remains of Reginald Hale, the sturdy young Englishman who left his Somersetshire home some nine years ago to come to Auburn and make his home, were picked up at sea this week...
New York Times ADRIATIC TO SAIL TO-DAY
22nd May 1907
Biggest Liner's Cabins Full on Her First Voyage Eastward --- With her saloon apartments filled, the White Star liner Adriatic, biggest and newest of transatlantic liners at present in commission, will sail for Southampton ...
New York Times STRAUS'S SECRETARY WAITS ALL NIGHT
17th April 1912
A representative of the Straus family was at the White Star steamship office continuously yesterday, waiting for news of Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus. Sylvester Byrnes, Mr. Straus's secretary, had remained in the office all night. With ...
MOHAWK BROCHURE 4   MOHAWK BROCHURE 4

"Appetizing menus are just another link in the chain that makes "Clyde Line Service" famous." "The traditional "Ship Shape" of sea-going vessels is well exemplified in these kitchens." "On the highly polished dancing deck where hap...
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Washington Post SOCIETY: MISS MARIE GRICE YOUNG
17th August 1916
Miss Marie Grice Young, of this city, who spends most of her time in New York with Mrs. J. Stuart White, is touring New England with Mrs. White. The ladies have recently been at Bretton Woods in the White Mountains of New Hampshire....
  CONFUSION OVER A NAME: YROIS OR YVOIS

John Lamoreau
Almost since the Titanic sank there has been confusion over the name of a second class passenger. What we know for positive was that her first name was Henriette. She was traveling with film maker William Harbeck. They both lost t...
Newark Evening News TWO TRENTON FAMILIES FEAR FATE OF YOUNG MEN
16th April 1912
Two prominent young Trentonians aboard the Titanic are Washington A. Roebling, second, and Stephen W. Blackwell, who were returning home from an automobile trip through Europe....
Ormskirk Advertiser WALTER JAMES BROWN
5th February 1998
WALTER JAMES BROWN was 39 [sic] years old when he joined the crew of the Titanic as a First Class Saloon Steward. Before joining The White Star Lines, Brown worked for his older brother, William, in his grocery store on Moor Street in Ormskirk. Walte...
The Sun (New York) SWINDLERS AT WORK IN TITANIC LIFEBOATS
26th June 1912
Mr. Stengel Thinks They Were on the Job Before Reaching the Carpathia --- ONE OF THEM A WOMAN --- Met Afterward as Survivors, and They Tried to Bleed Him in a Racetrack Game --- A story of how thr...
New York Times THE GERMANIC AGAIN IN PORT
16th June 1899
The White Star steamer Germanic, from Liverpool, arrived at this port late yesterday afternoon. This is the first trip the vessel has made since she sank alongside her pier on the North River last Winter from the weight of sno...
Evening Ledger (Philadelphia) PHILADELPHIANS WILL BRAVE OCEAN TRIP
8th May 1915
Lusitania sinking fails to deter passengers from Philadelphia...
WARD LINE POSTER  - 1920S   WARD LINE POSTER - 1920S

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STAR DENIES SHE'S QUITTING Record Eagle STAR DENIES SHE'S QUITTING
15th May 1953
newspaper photo...
New York Times GIRL SURVIVOR HAS PRAISE FOR ISMAY
23rd April 1912
Miss Rosenbaum Declares She Owes Her Life to White Star Head --- FORCED HER INTO LIFEBOAT --- Declares He Was Among Last to Leave Sinking Titanic, Calling "Any More Women?" --- Out of al...
ALFRED NOURNEY : TITANIC TELEGRAM   ALFRED NOURNEY : TITANIC TELEGRAM

Wolff Cöln Sachsenring Titanic gesunken! Gerettet an Bord von Carpathia. Cunard Line. Vollständig mittel und kleiderlos. Alfred (Titanic sunk! Saved on board Cunard Line Carpathia. Completely dest...
Chicago American FOUR TITANIC SURVIVORS SCORE SHIP'S OFFICIALS
22nd April 1912
Four women who were rescued from the Titanic passed through this city on their way to their Western homes.  They were: Mrs. H. F. Chaffee of Amenia, N. D.; whose husband was drowned; Mrs. Walter Clark of Los Angeles, who also lost her husban...
Chicago Daily Journal TITANIC WAS UNSAFE
16th January 1914
 SAYS TITANIC WAS UNSAFE Steward, Suing for Injury in Wreck Says Precautions Were Disregarded [Associated Press Cablegram] London, Jan. 16—The plea that the Titanic was unseaworthy when she l...
Worcester Telegram TWO OF THE ASPLUND CHILDREN ARE LOST
19th April 1912
Charles and Selma and Three of their Little Ones, Lillian, Clarence and Felix, are Safe. Charles and Selma Asplund and their children, Lillian, Clarence and Felix Asplund, survive the Titanic disaster. Philip and Carl, the other childr...
  SONGE D'AUTOMNE
1912
Songe d'Autmone (Dream of Autumn) was composed by Archibald Joyce (25 May 1873 to 22 March 1963). Joyce, popularly known as the "English Waltz King", had considerable success in England with this piece which was included in the re...
Elizabeth Daily Journal ELIZABETHANS ON BOARD BIG LINER TITANIC
16th April 1912
[Links to the earlier parts of this article can be found on the summary pages for the members of the Renouf/Jefferys family and the Carter family.] Among those who visited the White Star steamship offices in New York to-day in an endea...
The Toronto World SOUTHAMPTON TOWN OF MOURNING
17th April 1912
SOUTHAMPTON, April 16.---Distressing scenes have been witnessed thruout the morning at the White Star offices here, which have been thronged by the relatives of the crew of the Titanic.  The town is absolutely stunned by the news of ...
The Washington Herald STILL INSISTS HE SAW CAPT. SMITH

Baltimore Man Tells How It Would Have Been Possible to Have Been Rescued --- Special to The Washington Herald --- Baltimore. Md., July 23---Still emphatic in his assertions that he saw Capt. E. J. Smith, ...
New York Times MINOR SPORTS NEWS
18th June 1895
The cricketeers from the White Star liner Majestic played against the Summer eleven of the Staten Island Cricket Club at Livingston yesterday afternoon. Dr. O'Loughlin and H. Todd...
ORIZABA AND SIBONEY   ORIZABA AND SIBONEY

Steamships "ORIZABA and SIBONEY" 14,000 Tons — Length 443 Feet — Beam 60 Feet — Depth 35 Feet. The Ward Line Flagships from 1920 through 1930, 0rizaba and Siboney were larger and more comfortable than anything else on the New York to Havana run until the threatened introduction of the Caronia to that route....
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The Sun (New York) ISMAY OUT OF MARINE CO.
30th June 1913
Interesting Detail of Formation of Pool Are Given --- Special Cable Despatch to The Sun --- London, June 30. With the retirement of J. Bruce Ismay to-day from the presidency of the International ...
RMS OLYMPIC BY BRIAN HAWLEY Titanic Review RMS OLYMPIC BY BRIAN HAWLEY
5th September 2012
Mike Poirier and Stuart Kelly
Mike Poirier and Stuart Kelly review Brian Hawley's book on Titanic's sister ship RMS Olympic...
The Advertiser, Adelaide TITANIC SURVIVORS
4th November 1912
Memories of that sad event, the loss of the Titanic, were revived on Saturday by the arrival of Mrs. James, daughter of Mrs. W. H. Marsden of Hoyleton, South Australia, by the White Star steamer Irishman. Mrs James (then Miss Marsden) w...
Worcester Telegram 3500 SACKS OF MAIL ON TITANIC
17th April 1912
NEW YORK, April 16- Postmaster Edward M. Morgan stated today that the White Star liner Titanic had on board 3500 sacks of mail. It is not likely, he said that the mails were saved because during the few hours that the vessel floated after running int...
WALTER BELFORD L'Illustr, revue Hebdomadaire Suisse WALTER BELFORD
20th September 1956
Walter Belford did not appear on the Titanic's crew lists. In fact, he never was a Titanic crewman, he just told Walter Lord he was, and became famous as a "fake" Titanic survivor. At the time when this picture was published in Switzerland, in Septem...