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A NEWSPAPER found in the loft of a Worcester News reader reveals how the sinking of the Titanic was reported almost 100 years ago The Tuesday April 16 1912 edition of The Daily Mirror which was advertised with a cover price of one halfpenny gave extensive coverage to the disaster The famously unsinkable ocean liner struck an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean off Newfoundland at 1140pm on Sunday April 14 1912 during her maiden voyage Two hours and 40 minutes later she had plunged to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean taking more than two thirds of her passengers and crew to their deaths | worcesternews.co.uk

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