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  1. Conor H

    When did the ensign move from the stern to the gaff?

    Hello all, I have noticed that after WW1 (it seems) it became much more common for liners to fly their ensign from a gaff on the mainmast, rather than the stern exclusively, as with most liners pre-war, such as Oceanic 2, Lusitania and Mauretania, and the Olympic trio. Those that survived the...
  2. A

    Survivor deaths from 1918 flu pandemic and WWII

    I know several passengers and/or crew were killed during World War I. However, I'd like to know if there was any death related to the 1918 flu pandemic. And also, WWII casualties. I only know of a trimmer who was killed during the heavy bombing of Southampton in 1940. I can't remember his...
  3. M

    Titanic passengers who served or may have served in the American Civil War?

    I only know of Isidor Strauss who served for the Confederates. Thank you. ;)