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  • Biographies

    Recently updated biographies of Titanic passengers and crew.

    Thomas Cupper Mudd
    2nd Class Passenger

    Edward Parsons
    Victualling Crew

    Thomas Jubilee Mayzes
    Engineering Crew

    Charles John Hurst
    Engineering Crew

    William Charles Lindsay
    Engineering Crew

    Léopold Weisz
    2nd Class Passenger

    Albert Haines
    Deck Crew

  • Stories and Pictures

    JOHN MONTGOMERY SMART, AN ELUSIVE AND SECRETIVE TITANIC PASSENGER.
    Added 6th February 2016
    John Montgomery Smart was born circa 1866 or 1867.  His place of birth is not known, but he was described as being from New York and Boston, Massachusetts in Australian newspaper acc...
     
    BELFAST TITANIC MEMORIAL HAS TOO MANY NAMES!
    Added 31st January 2016
    The Titanic Wall in Belfast contains the names of 1,512 alleged Titanic victims but there are 16 victims too many on the wall. ...
     
    ANNA HOGEBOOM, KORNELIA ANDREWS, AND GRETCHEN LONGLEY
    Added 29th January 2016
    A photograph of Titanic survivors Anna Hogeboom, Kornelia Andrews, and Gretchen Longley together....
    ANNA HOGEBOOM, KORNELIA ANDREWS, AND GRETCHEN LONGLEY 
    TITANIC SURVIVOR'S RASH ACT
    Added 15th January 2016
    There was an echo of the Titanic disaster at a St Pancras inquest to-day on William Arthur Lucas, a seaman. Lucas was on the Leeds to London corridor express on Wednesday night, and on the arrival of the train at King's Cro...
     
    QUEER SINCE TITANIC DISASTER
    Added 15th January 2016
    Death of Titanic survivor by suicide...
     
    THE SOUTHAMPTON WIFE MURDER TRIAL
    Added 15th January 2016
    At the Hampshire assizes yesterday, before Mr Justice Wright. William Mintram, 38, mariner, was indicted for feloniously, wilfully, and of malice aforethought, killing murdering ELIZA May Mintram at Southampton on 18th October....
     
    THE MESABA FILE
    Added 9th September 2015
    US and British Titanic inquiry reports were manipulated for political reasons......
    THE MESABA FILE 
    THE INFAMOUS WATERTIGHT DOOR INDICATOR : MYSTERY SOLVED
    Added 2nd September 2015
    Brad Payne discovers evidence that suggests Titanic was fitted with a visual watertight door indicator......
    THE INFAMOUS WATERTIGHT DOOR INDICATOR : MYSTERY SOLVED 
    BRISTOL WOMAN'S TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE
    Added 10th August 2015
    Bristol lady, Mrs Ware, was one of the Titanic survivors. ...
     
    THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
    Added 7th August 2015
    The only woman in the world who in just a year's time made her debut, got engaged, married, survived the Titanic, became a widow, and then a mother...
    THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH 
  • Comments

      • JEREMY KELLY on 2016-10-31T09:29:54

        I have just visited the SeaCity museum in Southampton. I thought the his pocket watch stopped at 10 minutes to 2am, unless I'm misremebering?
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      • Ann Middlemas on 2016-10-28T17:18:09

        Alice Hill, my grandmother, had three children, Grace, my mother, Molly and Graham.
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      • Mrs Lorna Giboin on 2016-10-22T12:27:14

        Mary Thalia Gibson's surname is incorrect Her married name was in fact "Giboin". Her Father was in fact Danish. This needs to be corrected and this can verified.
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      • Luxi Terna on 2016-10-21T07:45:33

        How thick were the metal plates at the very bottom?
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      • Alex Handyside on 2016-10-09T20:02:24

        It's been known since 2007 that #4, formerly the 18 month old 'Unknown Child,' is not Eino Panula (who was only 13mo), but rather Sidney Leslie Goodwin (who was 18mo). https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/ef38ff1d3b1f5ddb8f7c9d5fadc9bcb69f1282f995cec3e4dc2ff8af171e2b1c.jpg
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      • Marc R on 2016-10-05T11:50:55

        This was my mothers paternal grandfather, her father, (my grandfather), was James' eldest son, Francis Richard Kelly. Grandpa Frank was certainly a one of a kind man, and I only regret not spending more time with him. Mary Conlan, my great grandmother, did in fact return to Ireland, where my grandfather spent his youth and at a very young age, joined Óglaıġ na hÉıreann, the original IRA . He served under Brig. Gen. McKenna's "B" Co. of the 5th Northern Division until 1921, when the Irish Fr...
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      • Marc R on 2016-10-05T03:41:41

        This was my mothers paternal grandfather, her father, (my grandfather), was James' eldest son, Francis Richard Kelly. Grandpa Frank was certainly a one of a kind man, and I only regret not spending more time with him. Mary Conlan, my great grandmother, did in fact return to Ireland, where my grandfather spent his youth and at a very young age, joined Óglaıġ na hÉıreann, the original IRA . He served under Brig. Gen. McKenna's "B" Co. of the 5th Northern Division until 1921, when the Irish...
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      • John perreault on 2016-08-30T15:02:12

        Thank you to Encyclopedia Titanica for providing such comprehensive research. I am a distant relative of Mary Anne and have added her to my family tree. I have credited Titanica with providing me with such helpful information.
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      • Iain Duffy on 2016-08-25T22:13:05

        R.i.p william luke duffy in respect to you for losing your life if and when my wife is pregnant and we have a boy i will name him william luke after your self.r.i.p
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      • Alexandra Franklin on 2016-08-21T15:53:19

        I am Gordon's great granddaughter, Charles' granddaughter. There seems to be a couple of mistakes in this text, (Charles' birthday and Elizabeth Darbyshire returning to Liverpool) was wondering where this information came from? There are losts of unanswered questions I'm keen to find the answer to....
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