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Almost 100 years after the Titanic ocean liner was sunk by an iceberg on her maiden voyage to New York artefacts retrieved from the ship are about to go on auction | bbc.co.uk

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Journalist WT Stead one of the best known victims of the Titanic disaster exactly 100 years ago in April this year was also one of Wimbledons most famous residentsWilliam Thomas Stead 18491912 lived at Cambridge House Wimbledon Park Road South now part of Church Road At 220am 15 April 1912 he was on the worlds most famous ship as it sank into the North Atlantic after striking an iceberg | wimbledonguardian.co.uk

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ONE HUNDRED and twentythree flares were released from Spike Island in Co Cork to commemorate the individuals who boarded the illfated Titanic from nearby Cobh on April 11th 1912 When the Titanic struck an iceberg in the north Atlantic four days later it sank with the loss of over 1500 lives including 79 of those who boarded in Cobh Among those who died was a Cobh native able seaman Lionel Leonard who travelled as a thirdclass passenger | irishtimes.com

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There is little doubt that we are all going to be engulfed with Titanic fever over the next few months as the centenary of the liners sinking approaches Memorial cruises films and exhibitions are all being prepared for the great event which will capture our attention before the arrival of distractions such as The Queens Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics | mirror.co.uk

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The tale of the Titanic will be recreated through a documentary and music event at Belfasts Waterfront Hall to commemorate the centenary of the boats sinking The event on 14 April will be broadcast live on BBC Two from Belfasts waterside venue near the site where the ship was launched in 1911 Organisers say they are in talks with all the major international broadcasters to show the event globally | eventmagazine.co.uk

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People in Huddersfield recall the heroism of Titanic bandleader Wallace Hartley Hartley was born and raised in Colne Lancashire and initially made his living playing in caf orchestras across Yorkshire He moved with his family to Dewsbury and then Almondbury in 1893 and joined Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra in which he played until 1901 when he moved to another orchestra in Bridlington | examiner.co.uk

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Almost 100 years on the Titanic disaster still tugs at the heartstrings The events of that dramatic night in April 1912 are well known but constant retelling of the tale only seems to add more lustre to the legend The hosting of 100th anniversary events in 2012 will introduce a new generation to the Titanic story in a similar way that interest was renewed by James Camerons Oscarwinning film in 1997 | thisissomerset.co.uk

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The owner of the largest trove of artefacts salvaged from the Titanic is putting the vast collection up for auction as a single lot in 2012 the 100th anniversary of the worlds most famous shipwreck | feedsportal.com

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THIRTY volunteers are needed to help staff a Titanic display in Maryport from March to May Joe Kewin of Maryport Maritime Museum said the exhibition at The Wave Centre would be one of the key events around the country and the world marking the 100th anniversary of the loss of the ship which sank on its maiden voyage | timesandstar.co.uk

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Thousands of artifacts from the Titanic will be auctioned next year the artifacts owner Premier Exhibitions Inc said today Premier has hired Guernseys Auctioneers to sell the artifacts The results of the auction will be announced on April 15 in New York City Premiers collection includes over five thousand artifacts recovered in expeditions to the wreck site in 1987 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 and 2004 | bizjournals.com

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Nearly 35000 Titanic enthusiasts have already preordered tickets to tour a new 90 million visitor attraction dedicated to the doomed liner The interest in Titanic Belfast 400000 are expected to pay a visit in its first year emerged as its operators marked 100 days until Northern Irelands largest ever tourism project opens its doors The eyecatching building which is made up of 3000 aluminium panels shaped like the vessels hull has been built on the spot where the liner was f | dailymail.co.uk

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Tickets are already selling well as there appears to be no dip in the publics enthusiasm for the story of the illfated luxury liner Louise Patten granddaughter of the ships second officer Charles Lightoller told the BBC why she believes the story still exerts such a powerful pull 100 years on | bbc.co.uk

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A SON of Dalbeattie could have prevented the worlds worst maritime disaster William Murdoch first officer on the illfated Titanic might have saved the unsinkable passenger liner had he taken immediate action when an iceberg was spotted Instead according to a new book Murdoch delayed for 30 seconds analysing information coming his way And that delay the researchers who wrote Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic A Centennial Reappraisal claim meant the ship was unable t | Dumfries and Galloway Standard

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A PHOTOGRAPH of a Co Westmeath woman and her five sons who perished in the Titanic disaster was sold at auction in Dublin yesterday for 2200 Margaret Rice 39 a widow and her sons Albert 10 George 8 Eric 7 Arthur 4 and Eugene 2 from Athlone all died when the ship sank on April 15th 1912 The photograph was sold by two of her descendants and was bought by a telephone bidder | irishtimes.com

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