Mr Snyder's Account

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Feb 22, 2012
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Most of the people on deck were standing around one of the petty officers who was at the lifeboat and who was ordering them to put on life belts. Then I heard someone say &39;Get into the lifeboat&39; or &39;Everybody into the lifeboat.&39; We were on the outside of the circle but when that order came nearly every one in front of us stepped back or aside. They did not want to get into that boat. It was nearly sixty feet above the water and some of them said they felt safer where they we... Various

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