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1 Hour and 33 Minutes — A Time Difference Gone Wrong

Discussion in 'ET Research Articles and Features' started by Encyclopedia Titanica, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. Sam -- I agree with you that the "error" you found is connected to the two -- not one -- CQD positions sent by Titanic. My view of it, though, is that the 1:33 time difference was ex post facto and not done on the day of the sinking. In other words, an artifact created in an attempt to show things in the best light possible, which wasn't easy considering a lost ship and 1,500 souls.

    -- David G. Brown
  2. David, Titanic sunk on 15 April 1912. The 1h 33m difference from NY time, or 3h 27m difference from GMT, was born later the say day when Carpathia's Capt. Rostron sent that message to Olympic's Capt. Haddock. No doubt, it came from one of Titanic's surviving officers.
  3. Or ignore it ...
    Jim Currie likes this.