Titanic survivor Maj. Arthur Peuchen was scorned back home

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Feb 22, 2012
Maj Arthur Peuchen was barely installed in his suite at the Waldorf Astoria when he began regaling newspaper reporters with vivid tales of his escape and scathing denunciations of Titanics captain Edward John Smith and of the White Star Lines managing director J Bruce Ismay whom he accused of criminal negligence I cannot repeat too strongly that J Bruce Ismay knew of the presence of icebergs but deliberately took a chance for reasons which he can best explain Peuchen became | thespec.com


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