Brian J. Ticehurst

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    E.J. THE STORY OF EDWARD J. SMITH. CAPTAIN OF THE TITANIC
    THIS is Gary Coopers second book on the RMS Titanic's Captain. His first book The Man Wh...
    E.J. THE STORY OF EDWARD J. SMITH. CAPTAIN OF THE TITANIC 
    TRUE SURVIVORS : MILLVINA DEAN AND BARBARA WEST
    An update on the last two British Titanic survivors......
    TRUE SURVIVORS : MILLVINA DEAN AND BARBARA WEST 
    CLASSIFIED IN DEATH : RECOVERING THE TITANIC'S DEAD
    AFTER the Titanic sank in the early hours of the 15th April, 1912 the sea around the site was littered with the flotsam and jetsam of the liner. Among the broken decking, furniture and fittings were hundreds of bodies floating around. Eac...
    CLASSIFIED IN DEATH : RECOVERING THE TITANIC'S DEAD 
    JOHN FREDERICK PRESTON CLARKE
    Clarke, John Frederick Preston. 22 Tunstall Street, Smithdown Road, Liverpool. Orchestra (Bass). (From: Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklet, March 1913) ...
     
    SOS : TITANIC NOT THE FIRST USER
    OVER the years many myths and fallacies have grown up around the Titanic. Not least the myth that the Titanic was the first vessel to use the International Distress Call 'SOS'. This is not so - the facts are these:- ...
     
    RITZ RESTAURANT STAFF ON THE TITANIC
    ON BOARD the Titanic was what must have been the finest Restaurant in the world. The Ritz Restaurant (as it was called) was situated on B deck and was for the exclusive use of First Class passengers only. Th...
    RITZ RESTAURANT  STAFF ON THE TITANIC 
    THE STORY OF TITANIC SURVIVOR MR. THOMAS KNOWLES
    SOME of you who were on the Titanic's re-enactment voyage on the Waterfront Ferry Hotspur VI, out of Southampton docks back at the Convention in April, may remember that the Captain of the Ferry we were aboard passed me a note sa...
     
    WILLIAM LAHTINEN : BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
    Mr. William Lahtinen a minister of religion aged 30 years lived in Minneapolis USA. He was returning from a visit to relatives in Kemi, Finland with his wife and Lyyli Silven whose father was Reverend Lahtinens cousin. During t...
     
    JACK BUTTERWORTH
    Butterworth, Jack. Lived at 270 Priory Road, St Denys, Southampton. Was 23 years old. Occupation on board the Titanic - Saloon Steward. (Born in Manchester). (From: Mansion House Titanic Relief Fund Booklet, March 1913). Number 326. Butterwort...