Headlines of the World April 1016 1912


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THE NEW YORK HERALD (Paris), April 10:

"The Titanic to Leave Southampton To-day on
Her Maiden Trip Across the Atlantic"

...New White Star Liner Is Model of Comfort,
Beauty, and Attractiveness...

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THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10:

"The Giant Titanic Starts To-day
On Maiden Voyage to America"

...New 46,000 Ton Steamship of the White
Star Line Will Bring More Than 300
Saloon Passengers from Southampton
to New York...

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THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15:

"The New Titanic Hit by an Iceberg,
Appeals for Aid, Says Wireless Report"

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THE DAILY SKETCH (London) April 16:

"Disaster to the Titanic on her Maiden Voyage"

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THE NEW YORK HERLALD, April 16:

"The Titanic Sinks With 1800 Persons Aboard;
Only 675 Of Her Passengers Saved"

...Most Appalling Disaster in Marine History
Occurs When World's Largest Steamship Strikes
Gigantic Iceberg at Night...

...Scores of World's Most Widely Known Persons
Are Among Those Whose Fate Is In Doubt...

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THE BOSTON AMERICAN, April 16:

"Worst Sea Tragedy in History"

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THE NEW YORK HERALD (Paris), April 16:

"Anxious Throng Besieges Herald's Office in Paris"

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UNITED PRESS release, April 16:

"London Greatly Stirred"

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UNITED PRESS release, April 16:

"Sea Swallows Titanic and 1500 Men Aboard"

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ASSOCIATED PRESS release, April 16:

"Profound Grief Felt Over Paris"
 

Sam Brannigan

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Here's a nice wee site with headlines and coverage of the disaster in Belfast. Check out the "then and now" photos too, one of them shows the current view of the famous photo of the shipyard workers going home at the end of the day with the Titanic in the background.....nice 360 degree effects!

http://www.irelandseye.com/titanic/times.html

Regards

Sam
 
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