Titanic Research Articles

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THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH Titanica! THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
25th July 2015
Brandon Whited
The only woman in the world who in just a year's time made her debut, got engaged, married, survived the Titanic, became a widow, and then a mother...
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BIG NECK NICHOLS? Titanica! WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BIG NECK NICHOLS?
10th July 2015
Brad Payne
Was Titanic's Quartermaster sent below never to return? ...
BASTION OF MASCULINITY Titanica! BASTION OF MASCULINITY
23rd June 2015
Stijn Bammens
The Last Enjoyable Hours in the Titanic's First-Class Smoking Room...
IDENTIFYING TITANIC STEWARDESSES   IDENTIFYING TITANIC STEWARDESSES
19th June 2015
Finding the names of the Titanic stewardesses photographed at Plymouth after their rescue in 1912....
ANTIQUES DEALER AND FAMILY LOST IN DISASTER Gare Maritime ANTIQUES DEALER AND FAMILY LOST IN DISASTER
7th May 2015
Cliff Barry and Peter Kelly
Lusitania victim Edward Booth-Jones his wife and two children....
TITANIC AND THE BEDA: FR THOMAS BYLES Titanica! TITANIC AND THE BEDA: FR THOMAS BYLES
21st April 2015
Fergus Mulligan
In James Cameron’s film Titanic a Catholic priest is seen praying with his fellow passengers and reciting from the Book of Revelation. This man was not a figment of Cameron’s imagination: his name was Fr Thomas Byles...
THE VOYAGER'S DREAM Gare Maritime THE VOYAGER'S DREAM
18th March 2015
William Henry Helm Brown was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, at 2am on the morning of the 28th April 1881; he was not destined to grow up there. His father, Alexander Brown moved the whole family over to the US and settled down in Erie, ...
Titanica! HARD A STARBOARD
31st January 2015
Jim Currie
Another look at that hard right turn......
THE CHAMPAGNE KING, THE PLAYWRIGHT AND THE SAVOY HOTEL Gare Maritime THE CHAMPAGNE KING, THE PLAYWRIGHT AND THE SAVOY HOTEL
24th October 2014
Cliff Barry
In 1889, the Savoy Hotel was the most modern hotel London had ever seen. Built by R...
PIECING TOGETHER A TITANIC PUZZLE Titanica! PIECING TOGETHER A TITANIC PUZZLE
21st August 2014
Mike Poirier
The Complex case of Mrs. Cassebeer. Court documents reveal tempestuous marriage....
Titanica! LUCKY 13
27th April 2014
Peter Engberg
Why did only 13 second class men passengers survive the sinking of the Titanic?...
WILLIAM MERIHEINA : AN INVENTIVE SURVIVOR Gare Maritime WILLIAM MERIHEINA : AN INVENTIVE SURVIVOR
29th March 2014
Jim Kalafus and Michael Poirier
The story of William Meriheina, Lusitania survivor and inventor of the car radio....
AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN Titanica! AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
7th November 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly describes the excitement and tension of the auction of the most valuable Titanic artefact ever sold....
CLASS AND GENDER IN SHAPING THE MEMORY OF THE TITANIC DISASTER SINCE 1912 Titanica! CLASS AND GENDER IN SHAPING THE MEMORY OF THE TITANIC DISASTER SINCE 1912
30th October 2013
Joe Woolley
Joe Woolley explores how the way we see Titanic has been shaped in films such as A Night to Remember and Titanic......
AUTHENTICATING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN Titanica! AUTHENTICATING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
23rd October 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly examines how painstaking research led to the authentication of Wallace Hartley's Titanic violin...
ACQUITTING THE ICEBERG Titanica! ACQUITTING THE ICEBERG
15th October 2013
Peter Elverhøi
When most of the facts everyone knows about the Unsinkable Ship are scrutinized, it is quickly discovered that many of them are not facts at all......
THE UNBORN BABIES OF THE TITANIC Titanica! THE UNBORN BABIES OF THE TITANIC
12th September 2013
A list of Titanic passengers who were known or likely to be pregnant at the time of the sinking and a list of male passengers and crew who became fathers posthumously. Titanic passengers that were pregnant on the Ti...
R.M.S. TITANIC: FROM A DRAWING TO A SINKING Titanica! R.M.S. TITANIC: FROM A DRAWING TO A SINKING
10th September 2013
Luca Marzano
Luca Marzano proposes a hypothetical sinking sequence inspired by the recollection of a young passenger, 17-year-old Jack Thayer....
TITANIC AND CALIFORNIAN Titanica! TITANIC AND CALIFORNIAN
10th September 2013
Gavin Don
Gavin Don asks if the SS Californian, under the command of Stanley Lord, was close enough to have assisted the sinking Titanic....
THE HIGHEST EXAMPLE LIFE CAN FURNISH Titanica! THE HIGHEST EXAMPLE LIFE CAN FURNISH
8th June 2013
Michele Albion
Richard Frazar White, Bowdoin College, and the Titanic...
ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE Voyage ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE
23rd May 2013
Art Braunschweiger
Author’s note: The story of Titanic’s sinking revolves around what took place on the navigation bridge, yet many people are not entirely clear on how it functioned, what the duties of the officers and crew were, and exactly who ...
TITANIC'S BULGARIAN LINKS Titanica! TITANIC'S BULGARIAN LINKS
18th May 2013
Brian Hartig
The Story of the Bulgarians on Titanic; how they emigrated and the Bulgarian emigration environment existent around the turn of the 19th Century...
HILDA SLAYTER'S DIARY Titanica! HILDA SLAYTER'S DIARY
17th May 2013
Alan Hustak
Hilda Mary Slayter...
LEST WE FORGET :  THE LUSITANIA Gare Maritime LEST WE FORGET : THE LUSITANIA
7th May 2013
Jim Kalafus, Michael Poirier, Cliff Barry and Peter Kelly
Gare Maritime
A TITANIC DINNER IN AN OLYMPIC HOUSE Titanica! A TITANIC DINNER IN AN OLYMPIC HOUSE
21st November 2012
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly recalls an unexpected invitation and a memorable... and extensive Titanic themed meal in an newly discovered RMS Olympic panelled room....