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    Titanic's Port List

    They did take coal from 3 other vessels in the White Star Dock from RMS Majestic (1889), St louis (1894) and Philadelphia (1888) which were all still laid off due to the coal strike. The controversial show ''Titanic: The New Evidence'' gave the SUGGESTION that they made Titanic go faster to New...
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    Titanic: The New Evidence

    I've been a lurker here for a long time. Currently watching this documentary on Channel 4 here in the U.K. I don't know what to make of this at all. Anyone else watching or planning to watch this?
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    The Titanic had smoke detectors

    Hi all, I was reading over the technical posts and noticed no one had posted, or perhaps knew of this feature. As we all know the Titanic was fitted with the most up to date safety features of her day, including a unique fire detection system. Near the Bridge was the Master Fire Station. A...
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    Fire down below

    hello again - another titbit, this one hidden in this months BBC History magazine (well, if you think 75% of page 6 is hidden....)(honest, I do do other things apart from hunt out Titanic stuff in publications) It's an article entitled 'Did hidden fire fatally weaken Titanic?' UK members can...
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    Diamond Princess gutted by fire

    Picture story in Metro, 3rd October 2002: £210 million, 113,000-ton British cruise ship P & O Diamond Princess gutted by fire during construction in Nagasaki, Japan, finally put out a day after it started.
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    The Queen Elizabeth wreck still exists or part of it

    When the poor Queen Elizabeth was burned to a crisp in 1972 under the new name Seawise University, her burned out hulk sat in Hong Kong harbor for a few years. In fact, I think it was in the James Bond film Man With the Golden Gun ,that the charred wreck was used as the hideout for Bond and his...
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    Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

    The History channel offered an anniversary tribute to this dreadful disaster which happened on March 25th, 1911. 145 young women perished in a ninth floor blaze in New York. The management had locked the doors on these girls as they sat at their sewing machines-not wanting them to get off to...