Titanic Honor and Glory

Mar 22, 2003
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It is interesting that some idiot, who obviously never read much and did not bother to read the book, wrote a review of my co-authored book, Report Into the Loss of the SS Titanic - A Centennial Reappraisal, that started with something like: 'This book cannot fair too well because the authors should have known that the Titanic was referred to as RMS Titanic, not SS Titanic in its title.' That reviewer had no idea as to what he was talking about, but he posted what sounded like it came from someone speaking with authority. Of course, if that reviewer had only done a little research of his own instead of making a stupid pronouncement which was wrong, he would have discovered that most references of the period, including in the two inquiries conducted at the time, referred to the vessel simply as the SS Titanic, the steamship Titanic, or White Star liner Titanic.
 
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It is interesting that some idiot, who obviously never read much and did not bother to read the book, wrote a review of my co-authored book, Report Into the Loss of the SS Titanic - A Centennial Reappraisal, that started with something like: 'This book cannot fair too well because the authors should have known that the Titanic was referred to as RMS Titanic, not SS Titanic in its title.' That reviewer had no idea as to what he was talking about, but he posted what sounded like it came from someone speaking with authority. Of course, if that reviewer had only done a little research of his own instead of making a stupid pronouncement which was wrong, he would have discovered that most references of the period, including in the two inquiries conducted at the time, referred to the vessel simply as the SS Titanic, the steamship Titanic, or White Star liner Titanic.
You tell him Sam!
 

Mike Spooner

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When looks at the photo of the two ships Olympic and Titanic on the H&W slipway. The name plates show. WHITE STAR ROYAL MAIL STEAMER.
One could argue until the ship carries royal mail it remains as SS? Although the Titanic SS is on the head grave stone plaque of Jack Phillips!