Toronto Titanic passenger Arthur Godrey Peuchen had qualms about Captain Smith

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Feb 22, 2012
RMS Titanic left Southampton England at noon on April 10 1912 and it wasnt long before the fears of Torontos Maj Arthur Godfrey Peuchen started to seem like prophecy An experienced yachtsman himself Peuchen thought Capt Edward John Smith was at 62 too old and his career too starcrossed to be guiding such a mammoth vessel on her maiden voyage Sure enough Titanic was barely underway when disaster loomed As she churned out a narrow channel past two ships moored togethe |


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