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  1. Mike Spooner replied to the thread How Far Apart were Titanic and Californian?.

    Hi, I thought the question was: How Far Apart were Titanic and Californian? No doubt this has be discussed many times over the years....

    Dec 18, 2018 at 10:47 PM
  2. Samuel Halpern replied to the thread Boxhall's reworking of the CQD position.

    Lightoller: "The standard course is on a board and the steering compass course is also on a board. Therefore, the quartermaster uses the...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 10:09 PM
  3. Jim Currie replied to the thread Boxhall's reworking of the CQD position.

    You are being too pedantic, Sam. When crossing the Atlantic or any other vast stretch of ocean (which I have done many times), you had...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 9:40 PM
  4. Platnmz replied to the thread SS United States: What's the latest news?.

    I will agree that no ship is fire PROOF, but fire resistant is quite different. If you go to "Specifications of the SS UNITED STATES...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 9:01 PM
  5. Robert T. Paige replied to the thread Paying homage to Mr Thomas J Crapper.

    There is a scene in the ca.1939 movie "The Grapes Of Wrath" where a little "Okie" boy and girl go exploring in what must have been a...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 6:55 PM
  6. Mark Baber replied to the thread 1st voyage (I think) west after refurbishing -- arriving 28 July 1920.

    I don't know why there are no contemporary news reports cited in my item; I'll have to correct that next year. In the meantime, John,...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 6:51 PM
  7. Robert T. Paige replied to the thread Paying homage to Mr Thomas J Crapper.

    Most likely it was just discharged at sea . How was this done while the ship was in Port ? I found a source for some infornation on the...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 6:45 PM
  8. John Mancini replied to the thread 1st voyage (I think) west after refurbishing -- arriving 28 July 1920.

    Thanks so much for this Mark - I really appreciate it.

    Dec 18, 2018 at 6:42 PM
  9. Samuel Halpern liked Rob Lawes's post in the thread How Far Apart were Titanic and Californian?.

    No, they didn't work like that. To illuminate something the lense in the lamp needs to focus the light. The mast head lamps would have...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 6:31 PM
  10. Robert T. Paige replied to the thread Drinking water.

    Most likely from the sea water by distilling it by heat. I had a curious incident on the ship on which I served. I was getting a drink...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 6:09 PM
  11. Itsstillthinking replied to the thread How the break-up occurred.

    From a book i read most of the wood on Britannics staircase was never installed, and just severed as a simple staircase during war time....

    Dec 18, 2018 at 5:50 PM
  12. Itsstillthinking liked uly's post in the thread Titanic Cutaway Project.

    Here's a few off topic art I thought everyone would enjoy. It's too late for signals [ATTACH] On a sea of glass [ATTACH]

    dcupuqg-c1683cf3-b056-48d8-bd16-c4aa67bef242.png dcupvcm-e540b72f-7bee-482e-8358-6078318ec884.png Dec 18, 2018 at 5:44 PM
  13. Kyle Naber replied to the thread How the break-up occurred.

    Frederick Barrett "We saw her head sink until her stern was right out of the water with the propellers in the air. Then she broke in...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 5:15 PM
  14. Kyle Naber attached a file to the thread Vertical stern or heavy list to port?.

    Here's some more accounts that support the port list: (These are all from http://www.paullee.com/titanic/sinking.php) [ATTACH] Even...

    IMG_1588.jpg IMG_1590.jpg IMG_1593.jpg IMG_1595.jpg Dec 18, 2018 at 5:09 PM
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