News 'I will be back in 17 days': The rare letter from doomed Titanic's Chief Officer

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Feb 22, 2012
A POIGNANT letter written by the Titanics second most senior officer who wished to show his family the wonderful ship on his return is expected to make 35000 at auction comment on this story 1 comment Chief Officer Henry Wilde was transferred on to the doomed liner at the last minute and wrote to his two nieces with the exciting news on headed stationary He described the vessel as wonderful and the latest thing in shipbuilding and hoped the two young women Norah and Edie woul |


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