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    Lusitania escort

    When Lusitania was scheduled to arrive in Liverpool on 6 March 1915, Trade Division signalled Lusitania at Cunard’s request, relaying: ,”Owners advise keep well out. Time arrival to cross bar without waiting.” Admiral Henry Oliver also sent two destroyers, HMS Laverock and HMS Louis to...
  2. S

    How long was Titanic venting steam?

    For some period of time during the sinking, Titanic had to vent the excess steam that had built up in her boilers. The sound of the steam being vented was quite loud, so loud that the wireless operators were unable to make out the messages they were receiving. This leads me to ask: how long was...
  3. Sarah S

    Survivors who spread lies?

    Hello everyone, Are there any titanic survivors who intentionally spread lies about the sinking or their survival? I hope this question doesn’t come off disrespectful because I know all of them must have been immensly traumatized, but I have seen so many differing reports or unbelievable...
  4. Jason D. Tiller

    Titanic Sinking Animation in Unreal Engine 5

    Here's a test of Titanic's stern sinking for a new game called Titanic: Echoes of the Deep, which recently came up in my feed: It looks good so far.
  5. drtheglob

    Sinking simulation videos never depict the alleged 'big dip' that occurred a bit before the breakup

    - Second Officer Charles Lightoller So the ship lurched forward/down so dramatically that it was enough to drown many people all at once. Yet it's hardly a noticeable event on virtually all of the sinking simulation videos. Why? I recently asked someone this actual event. Supposedly this was...
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    Sinking incidents before the Titanic and how they may have influenced the Titanic evacuation

    The actions and decisions of the Titanic Captain, Officers and crew that night might be judged in the context of previous sinkings, particularly the SS Arctic in 1854, which sank after a collision with another ship. Coincidentally, the Arctic was the luxury liner of its day which sank in...
  7. Jason D. Tiller

    News James Cameron Admits He Got the Sinking of the Titanic 'Sort of Half Right' in 1997 Blockbuster

    James Cameron has been on a decades-long mission to determine how accurately his 1997 film Titanic depicted the sinking of the actual RMS Titanic — and he's found Titanic was "wrong on one point or the other."...
  8. I'd Hit That

    Question Sinking with boats unlaunched

    If she sank with all lifeboats unlaunched, any chance any would break free, ascend to the surface uncapsized & remain seaworthy like the Andrea Doria? Just wondering overall; perhaps the collapsibles should have been launched first...Understand the Andrea Doria was built about 40 years later...
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    My Titanic break up theory and stern sinking

    My Theory Of Titanic's Break up is that after Titanic lights shut off Began break on the starboard/right side slowly during this process listing to Port a few more degrees it was before titanic broke up then the Third full collapses damage smashing into the boat deck and the fourth funnel does...
  10. Cam Houseman

    Do we know what speeds Bartlett gave for the Port and starboard engines during the sinking?

    Was reading that Capt. Bartlett ordered for the portside engine to be driven at a higher speed than the starboard (due to the list to starboard). But do know what specific speeds they were? Thanks!
  11. N Alison

    Best Books on Sinking that are not Titanic

    I recently read a few other books on sinkings, The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria and two books on the Lusitania: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania and Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy and the End of the Edwardian Age. I was wondering what other good books on famous sinkings are out...
  12. Jason D. Tiller

    Supply ships, Coast Guard help rescue 7 people, 2 dogs from sinking ship

    A team of oil rig supply vessels and Canadian Coast Guard ships and aircraft helped rescue seven people and two dogs from a sinking ship off the coast of Newfoundland early Monday morning...
  13. Jason D. Tiller

    News The 110-year-old Titanic violin that miraculously survived the sinking ship

    Of all the instruments in the world, violins and other string instruments are often renowned for their longevity, with the centuries-old creations of Italian luthiers, Amati and Stradivari, holding hundreds of years’ worth of stories, and selling for millions of pounds today. Few, however, can...
  14. Jason D. Tiller

    News The ‘Titanic Orphans’ Were Abducted By Their Father Before Surviving the Ship’s Sinking

    Two young, curly-haired boys were taken by their father, boarded on the Titanic, and later survived the sinking – unlike their father. Without a parent or guardian, no one could figure out who they were on the other side of the accident...
  15. Jason D. Tiller

    News Titanic Survivor Interviews: What It Was Like to Flee the Sinking Luxury Liner

    Millvinia [sic] Dean, the last surviving passenger of the RMS Titanic, died in 2009. She’d lived a full life of 97 years, but that meant that she’d been only two months old when the famously luxurious and innovative ship hit the iceberg that sent it to the bottom of the Atlantic in the middle of...
  16. Jason D. Tiller

    News Titanic mystery solved: Expert finds what 'really' caused sinking after six-year probe

    The devastating disaster has been the subject of a lot of mystery after the famous ship went down on April 15, 1912, after striking an iceberg, during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK, to New York City. However, many have questioned why no one on the ship had spotted the iceberg until it...
  17. Jason D. Tiller

    News Titanic Fact Check: Did The Band Really Play While The Ship Was Sinking?

    There are many stories from the sinking of the Titanic, of which many were depicted in James Cameron’s movie, including that the band kept playing while the ship was sinking – and here’s the true story behind that famous scene. James Cameron has brought a variety of big-budget productions to the...
  18. Jason D. Tiller

    News Chilling Video Shows What Sinking on the Titanic Would Really Look Like

    A haunting video showing what passengers and crew members aboard the Titanic may have experienced as the doomed luxury liner sank has gone viral on TikTok, amassing more than 3 million views. The clip, which appears to be the second part of a series, was shared by @titanichistory1912, a content...
  19. Jason D. Tiller

    News How did the sinking of the Titanic impact US Jews?

    A partial lunar eclipse occurred during Passover, April 1 to 9, 1912, in England. The preparations for the launching of the Titanic were going full speed ahead for its maiden voyage, to begin on April 12. The noted American Jews Isidor Straus and Benjamin Guggenheim were preparing to return to...
  20. Jason D. Tiller

    News Remembering victims, survivors of Titanic sinking: What passengers were on their way to New Hampshire?

    News of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 14-15, 1912, shocked the world. Passengers included people of all ages and from all over the world. A few passengers were on their way to New Hampshire.