SIZE COMPARISON

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  Journal Title  
TITANIC COMPARISON Le Soir TITANIC COMPARISON
5th May 1912
The Titanic compared with various Belgian monuments and the Eiffel Tower....
TITANIC COMPARED WITH NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS Le Petit Journal TITANIC COMPARED WITH NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS
17th April 1912
In order to give an idea of the size of the Titanic, French papers compared her with famous monuments. Here, Notre-Dame cathedral...
TITANIC COMPARED WITH THE RUE ROYALE IN PARIS   TITANIC COMPARED WITH THE RUE ROYALE IN PARIS
1912
This drawing showed French readers how huge the liner was...
New York Times OBITUARY OF MARGARET ISMAY
10th April 1907
DEATH LIST OF A DAY --- *** Mrs. T. H. Ismay --- ...
  MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE (3)
14th February 1912
Page 77 (Coat of Arms) Certificate...
Bucks Free Press A CURIOUS COINCIDENCE IN WYCOMBE
19th April 1912
It is a curious coincidence that at the time the first news of the disaster to the Titanic was received at Wycombe some local gentlemen who were interested in the dimensions of the huge vessel were taking measurements in Wycombe High-street wit...
New York Times BIGGER THAN THE LUSITANIA
12th September 1907
White Star Line Decides to Build Vessel---Speed to be 22 Knots --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Sept. 11---A Belfast correspondent telegraphs that Harland & Wolff have officially admitted that the...
Hartford Courant MRS. STEWART DID NOT SAIL ON TITANIC
18th April 1912
(Special to The Courant) Winsted, April 17 Spencer C. Coe received a message this morning advising him that his cousin, Mrs. Florence A. Stewart, wife of Albert A. Stewart,...
  DEATHS OF SHIPYARD WORKERS

Eight Harland and Wolff workers were killed during the construction of the Titanic five of whom have been identified. In addition to the fatalities there were 28 serious accidents and 218 minor accidents recorded by the firm. Compensation pa...
LUSITANIA ICEBERG Brooklyn Daily Eagle LUSITANIA ICEBERG
11th May 1915
Original Caption:...
  MEMORIALS TO CAPTAIN SMITH

At Beacon Park, Lichfield, Staffordshire there is a fine statue to Captain Smith. The statue was sculptured by Kathleen, Lady Scott, C.V.O and unveiled by the Captain's daughter Helen on 29th July 1914.There is a stained glass window to ...
FILM OF TITANIC ENTERING THE THOMPSON GRAVING DOCK   FILM OF TITANIC ENTERING THE THOMPSON GRAVING DOCK
3rd February 1912
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  TITANIC VICTIMS BURIED AT MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY

The Titanic plot at the Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia was intended for Catholic victims of the Titanic. Row 1 ...
EDWINA TROUTT PETERSEN AND HER HUSBAND ALFRED T PETERSEN.   EDWINA TROUTT PETERSEN AND HER HUSBAND ALFRED T PETERSEN.

Photographed in 1923...
MEMORIAL CARD: HULDA CLASéN   MEMORIAL CARD: HULDA CLASéN
27th April 1912
That my unforgettable daughter Hulda Kristina Eugenia Clasén, born Löfqvist, died in the sadly notorious Titanic collision on the Atlantic, intimately and ...
  WILLIAM GREENFIELDS ACCOUNT

William was involved in his Father's fur business and sailed to Russia once a year to purchase pelts. Blanche went with him this time to buy silk in Paris for the linings of the coats. William met his ...
  TITANIC VICTIMS BURIED AT FAIRVIEW LAWN CEMETERY

Row 1 ...
ST BART'S CHURCH IN DAWPOOL (THURSTASTON)   ST BART'S CHURCH IN DAWPOOL (THURSTASTON)

A picture of St Bartholomew's Church in the Village of Thurstaston Wirral (Diocese of Chester), where my Wife and I where married many years ago. The Lychgate was erected in m...
  NEARER MY GOD TO THEE (ARCHIVE RECORDING)
1902
An early cylinder recording of Nearer My God to Thee...
THE CAVE LIST   THE CAVE LIST

When the...
STAND TO YOUR POST / BE BRITISH   STAND TO YOUR POST / BE BRITISH
June 1912
Recorded in London May or June 1912 ...
The Times A COMPARISON WITH THE TITANIC
10th June 1914
Much the most interesting of the personal statements given in answer to questions was made to me by William Clarke, a fireman of Liverpool - actually a survivor of the Titanic disaster - a quiet, matter-of-fact old man with a grey moustache and...
The Times OBITUARY : THE REV E.C. & MRS CARTER
20th April 1912
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New York Times BIG SHIPS EASY TO BUILD
11th July 1910
BIG SHIPS EASY TO BUILD --- Only Limited by Docks and Channel, Says English Yard Manager --- Among the passengers who arrived yesterday on the White Star steamship Celtic was the Right Hon. Alexander M. Carlisle...
ROGER BRICOUX   ROGER BRICOUX

Roger Bricoux, later a cellist on the Titanic, reading the newspaper L'Eclaireur de Nice....
ANNIE MCGOWAN - SCHOOL REGISTER ENTRY   ANNIE MCGOWAN - SCHOOL REGISTER ENTRY

Annie McGowan attended ...
ADDERGOOLE TITANIC MEMORIAL   ADDERGOOLE TITANIC MEMORIAL

The Addergoole Titanic Society erected this memorial in St Patrick’s Church, Lahardane, Addergoole, Co Mayo, Irish Republic on...
The Sun (New York) BERGS NOT ALL MELTED
18th July 1912
Oceanic Sights Them on Old Route Titanic Took --- The White Star liner Oceanic arrived yesterday from...
THE SINKING TITANIC   THE SINKING TITANIC
1912
By Marcellus O. Ruch Published 1912 by M. O. Ruch, Canton, Ohio, USA [Midi] ...
New York Times STEAM PUMP HAS GOOD YEAR
12th May 1910
Two-thirds of the Business Was Done in Last Half of the Period --- President Benjamin Guggenheim of the International Steam Pump Company in his annual report to the stockholders says that abou...
STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR OCEAN LINER AUCTION Swann Galleries STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR OCEAN LINER AUCTION
15th March 2010
New York—It was standing room only at Swann Galleries on March 4 for the two-part sale of The Christopher Bou Collec...
  THE ROAST BEEF OF OLD ENGLAND

Word and Music by Leveridge The Roast Beef of Old England was the tune played by the Bugler, P.W. Fletcher, to call first class passengers to meals. ...
MARY BOURKE - SCHOOL REGISTER ENTRY   MARY BOURKE - SCHOOL REGISTER ENTRY
29th May 1879
Mary Bourke attended Rathkell School in the Parish of Addergoole. She was one of fourteen people from the parish who boarded RMS Titanic in Steerage...
The Times THE TITANIC BAND MEMORIAL CONCERT
25th May 1912
THE TITANIC BAND MEMORIAL CONCERT Under the auspices of the Orchestral Association a concert was given yesterday at the Albert Hall in honour of the musicians who peris...
JOHN BOURKE - SCHOOL REGISTER ENTRY   JOHN BOURKE - SCHOOL REGISTER ENTRY
24th September 1878
John Bourke attended Rathkell School in Addergoole Parish. He was one of fourteen people from the parish who boarded RMS Titanic in Steerage...
The Times OTHER STATEMENTS BY SURVIVORS
20th April 1912
NEW YORK APRIL 19 The following further statements have been made by survivors:- Mr A.H.Barkworth, of Tranby House, East Yorkshire, sai...
New York Times MARY C. WELLMAN DIES AT 80; WAS A SURVIVOR OF THE TITANIC
26th November 1975
TOPSFIELD, Mass., Nov. 25 (AP)---Mary C. Wellman, a survivor of the liner Titanic, died Sunday at her home. She was 80 years old. When Mrs. Wellamn was 16 and studying in Paris, her father booked passage for her and her mother on the ...
  INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS
17th November 1911
Norman Harrison (1873-1912) AMIMechE Elected: Associate Member of the Inst...
The Times ALEXANDER CARLISLE OBITUARY
6th March 1926
ALEXANDER CARLISLE  The Right Hon Alexander Montgomery Carlisle, who died yesterday in London at the age of 71, was a ...
  1976 LETTER FROM MRS. SNYDER ABOUT HER EXPERIENCE ON TITANIC

Dennis Foley
By letter postmarked 11/22/76, Mrs. Rawley Miller (Mrs. Snyder's daughter) was so wonderful as to send me the following typewritten letter, signed by Mrs. Snyder, with a handwritten note from Mrs. Miller. ...
BBC LUSITANIA REMEMBERED AT MERSEYSIDE MARITIME MUSEUM
7th May 2011
A memorial service to mark the 96th anniversary of the sinking of the Liverpool liner, Lusitania, has taken place at Merseyside Maritime Museum. A German submarine torpedo sank the Cunard vessel off Kinsale, Ireland, on 7 May 1915, killing 1,200 people....
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  TITANIC DISCHARGED CREW

Crew members, most of whom had "signed-on" but, for one reason or another, failed to board the ship or were not aboard when the accident occurred. ...
The Times LORD PIRRIE - DOMINANT FIGURE IN SHIPBUILDING
9th June 1924
PEACE AND WAR SERVICES ...
THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC BY WILLIAM BALTZELL   THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC BY WILLIAM BALTZELL
1912
William Baltzell
A Descriptive Composition for Piano Solo By William Baltzell Published 1912 by Aubrey Stauffer & Co., Chicago, USA Listen to this Piece [Midi]...
TITANIC FASHION, AN EDWARDIAN MAKEOVER Titanic Stories TITANIC FASHION, AN EDWARDIAN MAKEOVER
26th August 2011
Titanic Stories
For first class passengers on board Titanic, status was everything....
LOLA STERN : WILLIAM GREENFIELDS MOTHER IN LAW   LOLA STERN : WILLIAM GREENFIELDS MOTHER IN LAW

Lola Stern was born in Belgium c. 1878 to the largest diamond distributors in the world at the time. She married William Greenfields father-inlaw after his wife died - shortly after the ...
IN MEMORY OF THE TITANIC CATASTROPHE   IN MEMORY OF THE TITANIC CATASTROPHE
1912
Henry Tiedemann
Grand Memorial Fantasie Words and Music by Henry Tiedemann Published 1912 by the Southern Music Company, Dallas, Texas Listen to this Piece...
MY SWEETHEART WENT DOWN WITH THE SHIP   MY SWEETHEART WENT DOWN WITH THE SHIP
1912
Words by Roger Lewis Music by F. Henri Klickmann Published 1912 by Frank K. Root & Co. Chicago and New York, USA [Midi / Recording]...
THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC BY JEANETTE FORREST   THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC BY JEANETTE FORREST
1912
Jeanette Forrest
A Descriptive Piano Composition Word and Music by Jeanette Forrest Published 1912 by Frank K. Root & Co. Chicago : New York Listen to this Piece [...
  RADIOS FROM NOTABLE PASSENGERS
1926
Charles Spedding
"The next day, which was Sunday, we passed the Titanic, receiving many friendly radios from our friends on board. Personally, I exchanged messages with Mr. Isadore Strauss ( sp ) and Mr. John Jacob Astor. Captain Barr received a wirele...
THE BAND PLAYED NEARER MY GOD TO THEE AS THE SHIP WENT DOWN   THE BAND PLAYED NEARER MY GOD TO THEE AS THE SHIP WENT DOWN
1912
In Memory of the Heroes of the Ill-Fated Titanic Words by Mark Bean Music by Harold Jones Published 1912 by Joe Morris Music Co., New York, USA ...
  GEORGE PELHAM FAMILY RESEARCH

Marion James
George Pelham (Titanic survivor) 28yrs old born Bethnal Green Occupation Potman Wife ...
Voyage MUSGRAVE
12th December 2004
John P. Eaton
On October 1911, when Titanic was moved from the deep water wharf to the Alexandra Wharf to clear a convenient mooring for the incoming Olympic, the move was accomplished with the assistance of the ...
Voyage COLLINGWOOD
28th November 2004
John P. Eaton
(Akties Collingwood) (Zernichow & O. Gotaas) Arrived at Belfast ( Musgrave Channel) 16 October 1908 from Bangkok via the Azores carrying a cargo of teak wood logs which in a finished sta...
Voyage AJAX
27th February 2005
John P. Eaton
Call letters: S P G B Port of Registry: Southampton Flag of Registry: British Funnel: Red, black top Company flag:...
Inverness Courier THE ESCAPE OF THE TITANIC
16th April 1912
There will be widespread relief that we have not today to chronicle what would probably have been the greatest ocean disaster in history. ...
  REMINISCENCES OF TRANSATLANTIC TRAVELLERS
1926
Charles Spedding
There are a great many fallacies in connection with the loss of the Titanic, the chief one being that she was trying to break the record. As a matter of fact, she had not averaged twenty-one knots up to the time she struck, three knots le...
JUST AS THE SHIP WENT DOWN - A SONG OF THE SEA   JUST AS THE SHIP WENT DOWN - A SONG OF THE SEA
1912
1912 Titanic Song by Edith Maida Lessing, sheet music and recording....
TITANICA EXHIBITION - THE ULSTER FOLK & TRANSPORT, NORTHERN IRELAND Titanic Stories TITANICA EXHIBITION - THE ULSTER FOLK & TRANSPORT, NORTHERN IRELAND

The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is launching TITANICa: The Exhibition and TITANICa: The Peoples Story to mark the centenary of Titanics launch on the 31st May, running until 31 August 2011....
  LETTER FROM F.D. MILLET AND THE NEW BEDFORD LIBRARY
6th February 1912
John Lamoreau
A letter written by F.D. Millet shortly before he left on a trip to Rome early in 1912. In the letter he discusses his plans for painting murals for the New Bedford Public Library in Massachusetts that was being remodeled. In the letter he mention...
  LIFEBOAT SPECIFICATIONS

The design of Titanic's lifeboats was supervised by Chief Ships Draughtsman Roderick Chisholm and the bopats were constructed at the Harland and Wo...
LE CHICAGO A RAMENé HIER AU HAVRE DES SURVIVANTS DU TITANIC Excelsior LE CHICAGO A RAMENé HIER AU HAVRE DES SURVIVANTS DU TITANIC
2nd May 1912
Mme Laroche, survivante du terrible naufrage du Titanic, est arrivée, hier, au Havre, à bord du Chicago. Elle était sur le paquebot géant au moment de la catastrophe, ainsi que son mari, qui, malheureusement, disparu...
  GOODWIN FAMILY UPDATED BIOGRAPHIES

Goodwin, Mr. Charles Frederick. (40). Missing. Watson's Court, High Street, Melksham, Wiltshire. Ticket number CA2144 cost £46 18s 0d. There is a memorial to the whole fami...
  E. J. SMITH, COPTIC AGROUND AND RIO---TWO OUT OF THREE AIN'T BAD?

Mark Baber
E. J. Smith, Coptic Aground and Rio---Two out of three ain’t bad? There are several standard White Star history volumes which associate E. J. Smith...
ARTEMIS OF VERSAILLES   ARTEMIS OF VERSAILLES

The Artemis of Versailles, a small copy of the classical statue, lay on the mantle piece above the fireplace in the Titanic's first class lounge. The statue was one of the artefacts photographed when Dr Robert Ballard and ...
  BIRTH RECORD OF JOSEPH BENEDIKT PERUSCHITZ

Joseph Benedikt Peruschitz Transcription and translation of Entry in Parish Register: St. Laurentius, Dingharting ...
The Gazette (Montreal) LAURENTIC IS HERE
8th May 1909
The Gazette, Montreal, 8 May 1909 Maiden Voyage Upholds the Satisfactory Results Achieved on Trial Trip --- AN EPOCH IN SHIPPING --- P...
  MACKIE FAMILY INFORMATION

The birth of George William Mackie was registered at Lambeth, London in the 1st quarter of 1878. He was the son of William and Mary Mackie. George married Mary Broomfield, the daughter of James and Martha Broomfield. James was a Devon dairy far...
Chicago Tribune SKIPPER PREDICTS FATE OF TITANIC
18th April 1912
SKIPPER PREDICTS FATE OF TITANIC Wreck of Liner Fulfills Prophecy Made by a Veteran Steamship Captain ...
The London Gazette LEGAL NOTICE OF THE RETIREMENT OF THOMAS ISMAY
8th January 1892
The London Gazette, Issue 26243, 8 January 1892.  NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Thomas Henry Ismay, William Imrie, William Samuel Graves,...
Voyage HERCULES
20th February 2005
John P. Eaton
One of the tugs that got lines aboard New York and kept her from striking Titanic as the latter was leaving her Southampton dock. Port of Registry: South...
New York Times ORIGIN OF NAMES OF HOTELS HERE
9th March 1930
Named for Interested Families or After Well-Known European Hostelries --- ST. REGIS CALLED FOR LAKE --- Suggested to the Late John Jacob Astor by Mrs. Theodore Douglas Robinson --- So numerous are the hotels of New Yo...
JACKAL Voyage JACKAL
5th December 2004
John P. Eaton
While Titanic was outfitting, Jackal served as an auxiliary vessel moored alongside, her generator providing light and power aboard the ship for the outfitting workers. Also used as a yard tug. ...
HORNBY - TUG THAT ASSISTED TITANIC AT BELFAST Voyage HORNBY - TUG THAT ASSISTED TITANIC AT BELFAST
5th December 2004
John P. Eaton
May 31, 1911 Assisted following the launch of Titanic April 2, 1912 Assisted Titanic on her sea trials Port of Registry Liverpool Flag of Registry British Fun...
ICE ON DECK Titanica! ICE ON DECK
12th February 2002
Henning Pfeifer
Further analysis of the iceberg impact....
THE OLYMPIC CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC Titanic Review THE OLYMPIC CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC
6th December 2004
Michael Tennaro
In this new book, Chirnside has done the triplets proud, with a thoroughly researched history of each of these vessels. ...
  NEAR TRAGEDY ON THE SEAS FOR STRAUS FAMILY
1926
Charles Spedding
The following year both Captain Barr and myself were transferred to the Caronia for a voyage down to Alexandria from New York.  Mr. and Mrs. Isadore Strauss ( sp ) were on board, and occupying one of the suites on the upper deck. ...
Chicago Tribune OAK PARK WOMAN TITANIC SURVIVOR
21st April 1912
LETTER SENT BY TITANIC SURVIVOR WHILE ABOARD THE CARPATHIA SENT TO SISTER IN OAK PARK A letter written on board the Carpathi...
Titanica! TITANIC : TIME ALTERED
2nd June 2010
David G. Brown
Nothing is more confusing about Titanic than understanding the time at which events took place....
  LETTER HOME BY TITANIC SURVIVOR ERNST PERSSON

I can't find words to describe how dreadful everything was......
  ON THE RESURRECTION MORNING

The Hymn "On the Resurrection Morning" was one of those sung at the hymn service lead by Revd. Ernest Courtenay Carter. The words were written by Sabine Baring-Gould (1834-1924) and the music "Resurrection Morn" by Ira David Sanke...
New York Times TV: LAST HOURS OF TITANIC
29th March 1956
Review...
Voyage WALLASEY
30th October 2004
John P. Eaton
Wallasey assisted during Titanic’s sea trials and launch on May 31, 1911 and stood by on her sea trials out of Belfast on 2 April, 1912. Port of Registry: Liverpool Flag of Regi...
ISMAY YACHT TORPEDOED! Daily Telegraph ISMAY YACHT TORPEDOED!
1908
(Photo: HM Torpedo Boat Hunter) Action against a Naval Officer The hearing was begun on Saturday before His Honour Judge Percy Gye and a jury, at the Isle of Wight County Court, of an action broug...
NOTES ON LIFEBOAT LISTS Titanica! NOTES ON LIFEBOAT LISTS
11th July 1999
Peter Engberg
Explore the difficulties in producing a credible list of lifeboat placements....
  THE MOTIVES OF HEROISM
15th February 2008
Jason Lewis
Heroes are iconic in past and present societies....
  LAST CONTACT WITH TITANIC?

Pete Morrall
Was Jack Mew the last man to have contact with Titanic before she left Southampton?...
UNLISTED PASSENGERS AND CREW Titanica! UNLISTED PASSENGERS AND CREW
10th November 1998
Numerous stories are told of people who were booked on the Titanic but, for one reason or other, failed to travel on her......
  PRONUNCIATION OF "ROTHES"

DEBRETT’S PEERAGE, 1915   ROTHES, EARL OF (Leslie) [Title pronounced “Roth-ez.”]   Norman Evelyn Leslie, 19th Earl and a Represen...
VULCAN Voyage VULCAN
13th February 2005
John P. Eaton
Vulcan struggling to pull the stern of the New York (left) away from Titanic's port side (Eaton-Haas Collection)...
Voyage ALEXANDRA TOWING CO. : ALEXANDRA
14th November 2004
John P. Eaton
Alexandra Towing Co., Ltd. Alexandra assisted during Titanic’s launch on 31 May, 1911 and during her sea trails Port o...
  BIOGRAPHY - FROM INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS MAGAZINE 1912
1912
THE Commander of the Titanic Captain Edward J. Smith, Royal Naval Reserve, (widely know as E.J. by all passengers and crew) was very well known and was one of the most popular masters in the Atlantic service. He was in command of the Olympic, and her...
  THE WRECK OF THE TITANIC SOUND RECORDING
1927
The Titanic was a common subject for folk and blues singers in the 1920s and '30s. Artistes such as Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Ernest V. Stoneham and Vernon Dalhart all recorded Titanic numbers. Most had a common theme and deri...
A LINER TO ECLIPSE THE OLYMPIC Weekly Irish Times A LINER TO ECLIPSE THE OLYMPIC
21st September 1912
A New Leviathan The new Atlantic liner which Messrs Harland and Wolff Limited are building for the White Star Line will eclipse in size and tonnage the Olympic and the ill-fated Titanic. The new vessel will be called the Britannic in ...
Outlook THE RACE FOR OCEAN SUPREMACY
24th June 1911
Earl Mayo
A little more than ten years ago I crossed the Atlantic on the first trip of what was then the largest ocean liner in the world. A distinguished ship-builder who made the voyage at the same time expressed the opinion that this steamship marked the...
Voyage SAMARA
23rd January 2005
John P. Eaton
Samara Steam Ship Samara Co., Ltd. (Maclay & MacIntyre, Managers) Westbound Cardiff to Philadelphia on April 1st at 43 degrees 12’ N. by 45 degrees 14”W. southeast off Newfoundland’s Grand Banks, rescue...
Voyage LUCIGEN
2nd January 2005
John P. Eaton
Lucigen – Lucigen Steamship Co., (H.E. Moss & Co.) Departed Bremen, Germany 8 March for New York. On 24 March at 46 degrees N, 46 degrees West, encountered heavy pack ice with numerous bergs...
  NOW THE DAY IS OVER

The Hymn "Now the Day is Over" was one of those sung at the hymn service lead by Revd. Ernest Courtenay Carter. Sabine Baring-Gould (1825-1878) wrote the lyrics, in 1865, and the tune “Merrial” was composed by Sir Joseph Barnby (1838-189...
  OUR GOD, OUR HELP IN AGES PAST

(O God, Our Help in Ages Past) The Hymn "Our God, our help in ages past" was recalled by Colonel Archibald Gracie, as the last to be sung at the morning service, presided over by Ca...
THE ICEBERG —- RESURFACED? Titanica! THE ICEBERG —- RESURFACED?
9th July 2001
Henning Pfeifer
Icebergs photographed after the sinking bear the hallmarks of a collision....