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    News from 1895: Suicide of Capt. Hallett

    The Otago Witness, Dunedin, New Zealand, 25 July 1895 Retrieved from the National Library of New Zealand web site, ANGLO-COLONIAL NOTES --- (From Our Own Correspondent) *** London, *** June 14 *** Many New Zealanders who...
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    Rheims Lightoller and the Officer's Suicide Enigma

    I noted with dismay a clip from Cameron's film was used in the banner for my new E-T research article which does not mention so much as a word about the film although it deals with the suicide theory which was used in the film. Just a disclaimer saying that it was A. not my idea to put it...
  3. Stanley C Jenkins

    Officer Suicides & Related Issues

    I have been giving the matter of the supposed officer suicides some thought. This question has been discussed many times before, but there seem to be one or two issues that might be worth raising. For clarity, the questions might be set out as follows: 1. Has anyone yet considered how suicide...
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    Survivors' Suicide Attempts

    Hi Can someone please help me. During a conversation I was told of some Titanic survivors committing suicide. After months of trying to find out anything about this I have been unable to find any information on this.This started me thinking about the...
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    Possible Captain Smith Suicide

    could captain smith of hit into an iceburg on purpose because he new he had to retire after sailing the titanic?? (i just thought of it )
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    Jack Thayer suicide or

    Dear all, I am keen to find any information or links to past discussions on this subject. I have only read briefly on a past discussions, some references made regarding Jack Thayer's death being ruled a suicide. From what I understand it has been suggested that it may have been a...
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    My opinion on the officer suicides

    Hello, this is my first post since my suspinsion so I would like to apologize to the wrong doing that I was accussed of. I am writing on my opinion on the officer suicides which are very controversial much like the Californian that could cause firey debates and even hurt feelings. Thats NOT my...
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    Survivors' untimely deaths

    Morning everyone, This subject has more than likely been brought up in another thread so I apologise beforehand if I'm going over old ground. I recently read a book about a British passenger ship which was torpedoed during WW2 and the survivors were eventually rescued from their lifeboats...
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    Oscar Palmquist

    Oscar Palmquist The following announcement appeared in the New York Times, 19th April 1925 TITANIC DISASTER SURVIVOR DROWNS IN A SHALLOW POND Bridgeport, Conn, April 18. - Surviving the Titanic Disaster April 14, 1912, by swimming for hours in the icy waters until picked up by a rescue ship...
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    Dr Washington Dodge

    As is probably obvious by now, one of my favorite passengers aboard Titanic is Dr. Washington Dodge, the former city assessor for San Francisco. Here's an early picture of him from before he entered into politics, and still practiced medicine.
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    Officer shot himself

    Just wondering which officer if any the group believes killed himself the night the Titanic sank. We all know that Cameron showed it as being Murdoch but that's just a guess. Some people say it was him others say it was Smith and Lord seems to think if anyone did it was Wilde. I'd be more...
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    Did Murdoch shoot himself?

    Hi all! I'm researching William McMaster Murdoch bio and I'll be glad to help some of you with your questions. Unfortunately I can access i-net only once a week- so type it here (or email me at [email protected] or [email protected] ) and I'll try to help ya! Best regards to all...
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    Survivors' post traumatic stress syndrome/suicides

    It strikes me that a fair number of survivors of the Titanic's sinking committed suicide, in years later. Other surivors seemed to have developed a psychosis about it. I've read accounts of several survivors who never talked about the Titanic for the rest of their lives (persons, in addition...
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    Master at Arms T. W. King

    Has anyone any real information on Master-At-Arms Thomas W. King, killed in the sinking? Chris Dohany and I have added him to our list of officers who could very well have commited suicide the night the ship went down. He not only worked on the starboard side of the ship, but according to a...
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    Survivors' suicides

    As did George Brereton, who shot himself and Juha Niskanen, who set fire to his cabin and then shot himself. Their death certificates verify that.