Frederick Fleet sights an Iceberg

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The ship is steaming at 22 1/2 knots. Lookout Frederick Fleet sights an iceberg. He rings the bridge. "What did you see", is the response. He replies "Iceberg right ahead"! It is estimated that 37 seconds pass between the sighting and the collision.

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  1. Jenny Liaw said:

    The ship is steaming at 22 1/2 knots. Lookout Frederick Fleet sights an iceberg. He rings the bridge. "What did you see", is the response. He replies "Iceberg right ahead"! It is estimated that 37 seconds pass between the sighting and the collision.

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2003) Frederick Fleet sights an Iceberg (Titanic Timeline, Sunday 14th April 1912, ref: #1551, published 28 August 2003, generated 24th September 2021 11:48:56 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/frederick-fleet-sights-an-iceberg.html