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Encyclopedia Titanica tells the stories of the real people that designed, built and sailed on RMS Titanic.

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Sketch of Titanic Sinking

William Thomas Stead: The Biofix Pictures

Cashing in on a Titanic funeral

The rich widows' friend

Survivor Charlotte Collyer and her daughter Marjorie

Killed in a boiler explosion

A portrait of Miss Edith Corse Evans

Who occupied the finest suite on the Titanic?

The only Japanese passenger on the Titanic

The Unfortunate Countess Urbina

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The following people were born
CHAFFEE, Mr Herbert Fuller — 20th November 1865
CLIFFORD, Mr George Quincy — 20th November 1871
WEST, Mr Edwy Arthur — 20th November 1875
PITMAN, Mr Herbert John — 20th November 1877
PEARCE, Mr John — 20th November 1878
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