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Book about Jack Phillips
Did any of you read the book "The Man Who Sent The SOS" ? If so,what do you believe? Read more... - Mimi
Benjamin Laventall Forman
Benjamin Forman had been in Europe on business and was now returning to New York, but lost his life in the sinking.
Jean travelled on the Titanic with her mother Ida... no stranger to tragedy, in 1903 she had lost two brothers in the fire that engulfed Chicago's Iroquois Theatre.
On 26 May 1910, the French liner Pas-de-Calais steamed out of Calais harbour, where Samuel Goldenberg lived and worked, and rammed the Pluviôse a submarine that was just about to emerge, killing 27 submariners. Goldenberg was a passenger on board the Pas-de-Calais, when the disaster occurred. The sinking of the Pluviôse was felt as a national loss in France. It was some weeks before the submarine was raised and the bodies recovered.
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Titanic photo mystery
The identity of the passenger photographed by Fr Browne standing by the first-class gymnasium is often given as Jacques Futrelle, but comparison with images of Percival White may suggest otherwise.
Bertha and her brother Daniel had returned to Ireland to settle affairs and bring back an inheritance after the death of their father...
Did a coal bunker fire contribute to the diaster?
One of the popular topics for discussion is whether a fire in a coal bunker led to a weakening of the bulkhead, and if this contributed to the sinking...
Annie May Stengel
The stress of the disaster written on her face, an exhausted Annie Stengel steps off the Carpathia in New York, after her rescue from the Titanic disaster.
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