ENGINES

169 items found relating to : Engines

  Title  
OLYMPIC ENGINES
La Science et la Vie
OLYMPIC ENGINES
1913
From 'La Science et la Vie', June 1913...
 
THE LAURENTIC / MEGANTIC EXPERIMENT

The Olympic-class liners were fitted with two triple expansion engines, which powered the port and starboard propellers, and a low-pressure turbine, which powered the center propeller. This propulsion system was first tested on the White...
Cumberland News
LOCAL VICTIMS OF THE DISASTER
20th April 1912
Carlisle and Border men among the Crew Mr. Joseph Bell left the district when a youth to serve his apprenticeship as an engineer at the works of Mr. Robert Stephenson, on Tyneside, which were founded by the famous engineer of that name who inv...
Chicago Tribune
JUST MISSED TITANIC'S FATE: TEUTONIC VEERS OFF ICEBERG
28th October 1913
JUST MISSED TITANIC'S FATE: TEUTONIC VEERS OFF ICEBRG By Quick Reversal of Engines and with Helm Hard Aport Liner Grazes Huge...
TITANIC'S FINAL MANOEUVRE
Titanica!
TITANIC'S FINAL MANOEUVRE
8th February 2003
Captain Lewis Marmaduke Collins
She never was under a port helm? - She did not come on the port helm, Sir - on the starboard helm. ------Titanic’s QM Robert Hitchens to the British enquiry At both inquiries it was adduced that, at the time of the lookout...
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...
Voyage
NEPTUNE
6th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Port of Registry: Southampton Flag of Registry: British Funnel: Red, black top Company flag: Divided by crossed lines into four equal...
Voyage
HECTOR
13th March 2005
Port of Registry: Southampton Flag of Registry: British Funnel: Red, black top Company flag: Divided by crossed lines into four equal triangles...
OLYMPIC ENTERING THOMPSON GRAVING DOCK
The Sphere
OLYMPIC ENTERING THOMPSON GRAVING DOCK
30th September 1911
Takes 23,000,000 gallons to fill...
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...
WHAT REALLY SANK THE LUSITANIA
 
WHAT REALLY SANK THE LUSITANIA
30th August 2011
NYI, the following lot is among the highlights in Swann's Sept 15 auction of the Eric C. Caren Collection: Sale 2253 Lot 309 WHAT REALLY SANK THE LUSITANIA? (STEAMSHIPS.) John Brown ...
Western Morning News
TITANIC DISASTER, WESTCOUNTRY PASSENGERS AND CREW (8)
17th April 1912
From Queenstown, Mr James Hocking, of Fore Street, Devonport, who was one of the Titanic’s second class passengers, wrote to his wife, and in the course of his letter spoke of the splendid accommodation in the great vessel, and mentioned that except ...
New York Times
INSIST TORPEDO SANK HER
28th January 1917
Hospital Ship Britannic Survivors Say Propellers Killed 45 Men --- Several survivors of the hospital ship Britannic, which was sunk in the Aegean Sea, were among the crew of the Adriatic, which arrived here...
Voyage
UNITED STEAMSHIP CO. : ALEXANDRA
16th January 2005
John P. Eaton
Det Forenede Dampskibs Selsk (United Steamship Co.) Departed Emden, Germany for Boston, 13 March. On 3 April at 45 degrees 04'N. by 56 degrees 38'W. saw drifting ice and ice fields. Arrived at Boston 7 April. ...
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...
New York Times
THE TEUTONIC LAUNCHED
20th January 1889
A WHITE STAR STEAMER THAT IS EXPECTED TO BEAT ALL RECORDS --- BELFAST, Jan. 19---The new White Star steamer Teutonic was launched this morning from the Queens Island yard. The companion ship, Majestic, of ...
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
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:...
New York Times
ADRIATIC GOT ON A MUD BANK
5th November 1909
White Star Liner Stuck Fast Five Hours Till a Tug Hauled Her Off --- The big White Star Line steamship Adriatic, incoming with many cabin passengers, spent five hours early yesterday morning on a mud bank on the ...
Washington Times
CAPTAIN SMITH BELIEVED TITANIC TO BE UNSINKABLE
16th April 1912
That Captain Smith believed the Titanic and the Olympic to be absolutely unsinkable is recalled by a man who had a conversation with the veteran commander on a recent voyage of the Olympic. The talk was concerning the accident in whi...
NEW YORK (1)
Voyage
NEW YORK (1)
20th July 2005
(American Line) ex-City of New York, Inman Line As Titanic left Southampton 10 April 1912, the suction and wave action of her propellers and huge bulk tore New York loose from her mooring in tandem with Oceanic...
 
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE TITANIC
8th December 2005
Dimensions and Statistics: • Length - 882 feet 6 inches. • Beam - 92 feet 6 inches. • Draft - 34 feet 6 inches. • Height - 175 feet from keel to stack (the boat deck was 60 feet above the waterline)....
AN 'OLYMPIC' CLASS PROPULSION SYSTEM
Titanica!
AN 'OLYMPIC' CLASS PROPULSION SYSTEM
25th June 2001
Mark Chirnside
How the White Star Line's greatest ships were propelled....
St Ives Times
HAYLE MAN'S NARRATIVE

TRIBUTE TO A KIND HEARTED CAPTAIN...
CALEDONIA
Voyage
CALEDONIA
11th June 2005
John P. Eaton
Anchor Line On 9 April at 2:55 p.m. Caledonia, eastbound New York-Glasgow, relayed to Bulgaria an ice warning received earlier from Cassandra. Port of Registry: Glasgow Flag of ...
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...
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...
CASSANDRA
Voyage
CASSANDRA
23rd May 2005
John P. Eaton
(Donaldson Brothers) On 9 April, while eastbound St. John, New Brunswick to Glasgow, Cassandra transmitted a warning of ice at 43 degrees 38’ N. by 49 degrees 16’ W. which was relayed at 2:55 p.m. by the Caledonia to the Bul...
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...
New York Times
DRESSMAKERS' QUICK FLIGHT
17th February 1912
Patrons, Too, Leave Without Ceremony When Fire Threatens --- A small but spectacular fire at 19 and 21 West Thirty-sixth Street shortly after 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon caused considerable excitement on Fifth Avenue among...
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...
Chicago American
FOUR TITANIC SURVIVORS SCORE SHIP'S OFFICIALS
22nd April 1912
Four women who were rescued from the Titanic passed through this city on their way to their Western homes.  They were: Mrs. H. F. Chaffee of Amenia, N. D.; whose husband was drowned; Mrs. Walter Clark of Los Angeles, who also lost her husban...
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, rescued t...
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...
Voyage
RIO PIRAHY
12th April 2005
John P. Eaton
European and Brazilian Steam Ship Cp., Ltd. (Petersen and Co., Ltd. Managers) Westbound, Narvik, Norway to Philadelphia via Halifax. Arrived Philadelphia 22 April and reported that on 8 April, in the vicinity of 42 degrees 44 ‘ N. by 49 ...
THE GROUNDING OF TITANIC
Titanica!
THE GROUNDING OF TITANIC
6th June 2001
David G. Brown and Parks E. Stephenson
Explores the hypothesis that that Titanic grounded on an underwater shelf of the iceberg....
Unidentified Newspaper
OLDEST SURVIVOR OF TITANIC DEAD AT 100
22nd January 1997
SOUTHAMPTON, England -- Edith Haisman, the oldest survivor from the sinking of the Titanic, has died at 100. Mrs. Haisman died Monday at a nursing home in Southampton, 80 miles southwest of London, her family said. Mrs. Haisman r...
New York Times
STEAM YACHT ELEANOR SOLD
26th June 1900
J. J. Hill Is the Purchaser of Mrs. Cardeza's Famous Pleasure Craft --- The rumored purchase of Mrs. James W. Martinez-Cardeza'a steam yacht Eleanor by President J. J. Hill of the Great Northern Railroad has been confirme...
New York Times
THE BIGGEST LINER IS NOW IN PORT
17th May 1907
Adriatic Arrives After a Very Successful Maiden Voyage --- NO JARS ON THE TRIP --- Passengers Give Praise for Smoothness of Voyage on New White Star Liner --- The Adriatic, the biggest of transatlantic ...
Voyage
ANNIE
24th April 2005
John P. Eaton
West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. Port of Registry:  West Hartlepool Flag of Registry:  British Signal letters:  P  Q  N&...
New York Times
EDGAR J. MEYER ANOTHER HERO
23rd April 1912
Helped Mrs. Harris Into a Boat and Died with Her Husband --- Edgar J. Meyer is a name to be added to the list of those who perished nobly on the Titanic. His wife was saved. It has been impossible to interview her, but through ...
ARGENTINE TRANSPORT
Voyage
ARGENTINE TRANSPORT
20th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Empire Transport Co., Ltd. (Houlder Brothers, Managers) Westbound, Narvik, Norway to Philadelphia. Left Narvik 3 April 1912 with a cargo of iron ore. On arrival at the intermediate stop of Louisburg, Nova Scotia, her captain reporte...
The Times
THE CUNARD STEAMER CARPATHIA
27th April 1903
From Wednesday morning until that of Saturday of last week a party of visitors, which included Sir William White (late Director of Naval Construction), Messrs Moorhouse and Maxwell (General Manager and a director of the Cunard Company), were carri...
Utica Herald-Dispatch
MRS THORNEYCROFT'S ACCOUNT
20th April 1912
'Mrs. Thorneycroft was in the tenth life boat which carried 55 survivors, the number later increased by six men who were picked up from bits of wreckage and who were nearly exhausted when found. The boat was manned by three oarsmen. They, w...
Voyage
TUNISIAN
12th November 2005
John P. Eaton
Eastbound, St. John, New Brunswick to Liverpool. On 10 April reported heavy ice in the vicinity of an area that was later the disaster site. Port of Registry: Glasgow ...
Jersey Journal
FEAR JERSEY CITY GIRL'S FIANCÀ WENT DOWN WITH THE TITANIC
23rd April 1912
A few hours after the Titanic with hundreds of her passengers and crew went down to their ocean grave a letter was received in this city by Miss Sarah Weir of 173 Clendenny Avenue, from her sweetheart, Peter Sloan, chief electrician of the ill-...
Voyage
HERCULANEUM
2nd November 2004
John P. Eaton
In addition to maneuvering Titanic after launch, Herculaneum also assisted during Titanic’s sea trials out of Belfast on 2 April 1912. Alexandra Towing Co.,...
ROYAL EDWARD
Voyage
ROYAL EDWARD
10th May 2005
John P. Eaton
Canadian Northern Steamships, Ltd. Westbound Avonmouth to Halifax. On 8 April encountered and reported an ice field in the vicinity of the subsequent Titanic disaster site : 42 degrees 50’N, 49 degrees 30’W to 42 degrees 30’N 50 degrees 1...
Voyage
GLENDUN
26th October 2004
John P. Eaton
GLENDUN (Antrim Iron Ore Co., LTD.) On Sunday, December 10th, 1909, the immense stern framing of Titanic was transported from Darlington Forge Company’s works at Darlington by the North Eastern Railway...
New York Times
WHITE STAR LINE AFTER CONTINENTAL TRAFFIC
8th January 1907
Service to Channel Ports Also to be Installed by Cunard Line --- WILL RIVAL GERMAN BOATS --- Mails to Two-thirds of England and All Scotland and Ireland Will Be Delayed by This Action --- The announcem...
ARMENIAN
Voyage
ARMENIAN
27th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Cestrian, sister ship to the Armenian, seen here at Harland and Wolff's Belfast yard following completion. (courtesy Lawrence Dunn, Famous Liner...
WAS THE TITANIC'S RUDDER LARGE ENOUGH?
Titanica!
WAS THE TITANIC'S RUDDER LARGE ENOUGH?
29th September 2002
Captain Charles B. Weeks
There have been several times when the question has been raised about whether the Titanic's rudder was large enough. It has been suggested that if the rudder had been larger she would have turned more quickly and thus missed the iceberg....
THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY FROM THE TITANIC
Titanic Review
THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY FROM THE TITANIC
21st May 2012
Ed Coghlan
Thomas Millar helped to construct the Titanic ...
 
BARKWORTH'S ACCOUNT
1912
Dictated to Mrs. Francis because his hands had been frozen. I was sitting in the smoking room with my friends when we heard a grinding sound which caused the ship to tremble . . . Engines seemed to stop. Walking out on deck, through th...
Kenosha Telegraph-Courier
MRS. HANSON IS HOME

MRS. HANSON IS HOME _____________________   ...
BULGARIA
Voyage
BULGARIA
24th June 2005
John P. Eaton
(aka Canada, Hercules, Philippines,Drachtenstein) Hamburg-Amerika Line On Tuesday, April 9, while traveling westbound Hamburg-Southampton-Baltimore, received a wireless message from the Caledonia ...
Voyage
ROSALIND

John P. Eaton
New York, Newfoundland and Halifax Steam Ship Co., Ltd. (C.T. Bowring & Co., Ltd. Managers) Departed St. John’s, Newfoundland 6 April for New York.   On 7 April at 45 degrees 10 ‘ N. by 56 degrees 40&r...
TRAFFIC
Voyage
TRAFFIC
22nd September 2005
John P. Eaton
On 10 April 1912 Titanic arrived at Cherbourg from Southampton at 6:35 p.m. after a voyage of little more than five hours. After taking aboard mail and pasengers she departed at 8:10 p.m. Boarding were 274 passengers: 142 first class, 30 second...
Voyage
KURA
19th December 2004
John P. Eaton
Kura Steamship Co., Ltd. (Stephens, Sutton & Stephens, Managers.) (Westbound, Bremerhaven to New York via St. John’s Newfoundland) On 18 March encountered ice at 42 degrees N. 47 degrees ...
Voyage
LORD CROMER
9th January 2005
John P. Eaton
Departed Stockton-on Tees, England 14 March, 1912 on her maiden voyage bound for Louisburg, Nova Scotia, in ballast. During her crossing she was badly damaged by ice and after 19 days of a voyage which should have taken no mor...
Titanica!
HARD A STARBOARD
31st January 2015
Jim Currie
Another look at that hard right turn......
Western Times
ALICE PHILLIPS LETTER DESCRIBES SINKING OF TITANIC
7th May 1912
Vivid word picture of the Titanic wreck by an Ilfracombe survivor....
New York Times
BENJAMIN GUGGENHEIM ELECTED PRESIDENT
16th April 1912
Elected President of International Steam Pump Co. in 1909 --- Benjamin Guggenheim was born in Philadelphia, Oct. 26, 1865, the fifth of the seven sons of Meyer Guggenheim, founder of the famous house of M. Guggenheim & Sons,...
OCEANIC (1)
Voyage
OCEANIC (1)
11th July 2005
John P. Eaton
White Star Line Not only was Oceanic operated by the same company that operated Titanic, she was also directly associated with Titanic at the beginning of her maiden voyage as well as during the first weeks following...
Western Times
DEVON LADY TELLS HER STORY OF TITANIC DISASTER
13th May 1912
EXCITING TIME Miss Susie Webber, second cabin passenger, who was rescued from the “Titanic” send us the following account of her experiences:          &n...
New York Times
LEAPED FROM LINER AT SEA TO SAVE MAN
9th May 1913
Majestic's First Officer Dived Overboard after Coal Trimmer Who Attempted Suicide --- BUT LIFEBOAT MADE RESCUE --- Gift from Passengers for Officer's Deed--Another of Crew who Sought Death Successful --- The ...
Dowagiac Daily News
BISHOP'S ARRIVE HOME AND RELATE MANY THINGS ABOUT TITANIC NOT BEFORE TOLD
10th May 1912
Waited Over to Take Passage on This Ship From Cherbourg DETAILS RESCUE Ship Slowly Sank to Watery Grave While They Watched One Mile Away - Did Not Break In Two Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Bishop, who were among ...
The Times
THE FINDING OF A TITANIC LIFE RAFT
30th May 1912
BODIES RECOVERED BY THE OCEANIC A letter has been received in Birmingham from Mr Harry C.Church, of Moseley, who was on board the Oceanic on May 16, in which he describes the finding of one ...
NOMADIC
Voyage
NOMADIC
22nd August 2005
John P. Eaton
One of the two tenders built especially to serve the needs of Olympic and Titanic at Cherbourg. Nomadic and Traffic were registered under the French flag and managed by A. Laniece, later by George A. Laniece. On 10 ...
DUKE OF ALBANY
Voyage
DUKE OF ALBANY
31st October 2004
John P. Eaton
(F. Kemp & Company) The center anchor of the Titanic weighs 15 ½ tons and was fabricated by Messrs. N. Hingley & Sons, Ltd. Of Netherton, Dudley, Worcestershire. Typical of the manner by which the m...
New York Times
BUILDING OF GIANT LINERS
10th July 1910
Work on the White Star's Olympic and Titanic Proceeds Rapidly The rise and progress of the leviathan liners now building is an absorbing topic of conversation at Belfast, where the rapid advance in their constructio...
Unidentified Newspaper
MISS WILLARD RELATES HER RESCUE FROM THE SEA
April 1912
Was Reading in Berth When Crash Came....
New York Times
BUILDING OF GIANT LINERS (1)
10th July 1910
BUILDING OF GIANT LINERS --- Work on the White Star's Olympic and Titanic Proceeds Rapidly --- Special Correspondence THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, July 2---The rise and progress of the leviathan liners n...
SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS
Titanica!
SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS
18th September 2007
Samuel Halpern
"We were working out a slip table, and we had not quite finished when she went down. All of us were on, working out a slip table, how many turns of the engine it would require to do so many knots; and all this, and it tapered down." - Titanic's 5t...
Connaught Telegraph
LOSS OF THE TITANIC.
25th May 1912
Flower of Mayo's Youth Sank with Hands Joined on The Titanic Of Fifteen Merry Lads and Colleens Seeking Fortune only Two Arrive The Chicago "Evening World" says:- Of twelve young Irishwomen and girls, two young men and a boy c...
THE NEW YORK INCIDENT
Titanica!
THE NEW YORK INCIDENT
5th January 2018
Near collision for world's largest ship....
New-York Tribune
MAJESTIC IN WITH CHIEF OFFICER A HERO
9th May 1913
Passengers Cheer David Blair, Who Risked Life in Fog to Save Fireman --- DIVED IN MIDOCEAN --- Women Weep as Gallant Sailor and Man for Whom He Jumped Are Helped Over Side ---...
Evanston Daily News
MARY HEWLETT - SURVIVOR OF TITANIC HERE
25th April 1912
Mrs. Mary Hewlitt, of Lucknow, India, Was Rescued From the Disabled Craft, Gives Description of Disaster Was Traveling Alone Woman Stops Here At Home of J. L. Hebblet...
New York Times
DISASTER AT LAST BEFALLS CAPT. SMITH
16th April 1912
Veteran Commander of Titanic Went Forty Years Without Accident of Any Kind --- WHITE STAR'S BEST OFFICER --- Declared Only Recently That He Did Not Believe Modern Ships Could Be Sunk --- Capt. E. J. Smith, i...
A PV SOLVES A PUZZLE
Titanica!
A PV SOLVES A PUZZLE
13th October 2006
Senan Molony
THE devil is in the detail... and nowhere is that phrase more true than in particular areas of Titanic study. There has been controversy, for instance, over an impression given - to some - by remarks made by Captain James...
RECOLLECTIONS OF TITANIC SURVIVOR EDMOND RYAN
Atlantic Daily Bulletin
RECOLLECTIONS OF TITANIC SURVIVOR EDMOND RYAN
9th July 2002
Edward Ryan
Notes by survivor Edward Ryan recently found and transcribed...
 
CITY'S UNSUNG TITANIC HERO
26th February 1987
Fred Leigh
Article Frederick Barrett...
Hudson Observer
LEAVES SINKING SHIP IN BOAT 13 AND STILL LIVES
23rd April 1912
Thomas Percy Oxenham Tells of His Escape from Titanic---------------CRASH SO GREAT HE IS THROWN FROM BERTHAnother of the survivors of the ill-fated Titanic, who is slowlyrecovering from the harrowing experiences suf...
R.M.S. TITANIC: FROM A DRAWING TO A SINKING
Titanica!
R.M.S. TITANIC: FROM A DRAWING TO A SINKING
10th September 2013
Luca Marzano
Luca Marzano proposes a hypothetical sinking sequence inspired by the recollection of a young passenger, 17-year-old Jack Thayer....
SIX SECONDS TO DISASTER - THE DEATH OF TITANIC
Titanica!
SIX SECONDS TO DISASTER - THE DEATH OF TITANIC
30th December 2011
Jim Currie
As a professional mariner and Marine Accident Investigator, I was irresistibly drawn to the detailed information available concerning the few minutes before Titanic began her death throwes....
The Washington Herald
DEATH OF GRACIE SHOCKS CAPITAL
5th December 1912
Titanic Survivor, in Ill Health for Some Time, Expires in New York --- HELPED MANY WOMEN INTO SHIP'S LIFEBOATS --- His Book on "The Truth About the Titanic" Was Soon to Have Been Issued ---...
North Devon Journal
THE TRAGEDY OF THE TITANIC
25th April 1912
The battlefields of history offer no more shining episode than the last hours of the Titanic....
 
THE WHITE STAR LINE

George Henry Preble
THE WHITE STAR LINE, 1870.-The White Star Line was originally composed of a fleet of fast-sailing American clipper-ships, by the "Champion of the Seas," "Blue Jacket," "White Star,"...
1914: MURDOCH SAVES LINER FROM ICEBERG
Titanica!
1914: MURDOCH SAVES LINER FROM ICEBERG
6th February 2004
Senan Molony
Murdoch, in death, re-wrote the seamanship manual for best practice....
TITANIC'S PRIME MOVER
Titanica!
TITANIC'S PRIME MOVER
9th July 2007
Samuel Halpern
An Examination of Propulsion and Power...
Washington Herald
CAPT. ROSTRON TELLS OF RESCUE
19th April 1912
CAPT. R. [sic] H. ROSTRON
The Chief Officer of Carpathia Relates His Thrilling Experiences --- SIGHTED AT DAYLIGHT --- By CAPT. R. [sic] H. ROSTRON --- Statement by the captain of the Cunard steamship Carpathia, rescuer of the Titanic...
New York Times
CARPATHIA SUNK; 5 OF CREW KILLED
20th July 1918
215 Saved from Cunard Liner, Which Is Sent Down Off the Coast of Ireland --- HIT BY THREE TORPEDOES --- Was Bound for an American Port to Take Some More Soldiers to the Other Side --- Copyight, 1918, by The N...
Voyage
THE TUGS AT TITANIC'S DEPARTURE
6th February 2005
John P. Eaton
Albert Edward, Hercules, Vulcan, Ajax, Hector Neptune Registered 10 September 1861, the Southampton, Isle of Wight and South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Limited Company was known during its early years...
NOMADIC : THE BELFAST CHILD
Titanic Review
NOMADIC : THE BELFAST CHILD
25th June 2008
Philip Hind
1987, on the l...
THE MYSTERY OF TITANIC'S CENTRAL PROPELLER
Voyage
THE MYSTERY OF TITANIC'S CENTRAL PROPELLER
5th May 2008
Mark Chirnside
...
New York Times
NEW WHITE STAR SERVICE TO TAP CHERBOURG TRADE
7th January 1907
Adriatic, Biggest Ship Yet Built, to Start It in May --- SHE WILL CARRY 3,000 SOULS --- And Have a Turkish Bath, Plunge, and Orchestra Aboard---Line to Liverpool to Stay. --- With the putting in commis...
TITANIC'S CARGO GEAR
Titanica!
TITANIC'S CARGO GEAR
11th January 2005
Captain Charles B. Weeks
Because of my experience on cargo ships and the fact that I teach Dry Cargo Operations to students at Maine Maritime Academy, I have long been fascinated with Titanic’s cargo gear. Chronologically she came d...
THE INFORMATIVE 'MORNING NEWS'
Titanica!
THE INFORMATIVE 'MORNING NEWS'
12th February 2009
Senan Molony
TWO years after the Titanic, and Captain Lord of the Californian was still pleading his case.   There follows a freshly resurrected article – important for the historical record – published ...
The World Evening Edition (New York)
YOU CAN BUILD A SHIP BIGGER THAN OLYMPIC, BUT YOU CAN'T BUILD A BIGGER BRAIN TO RUN IT
12th April 1913
Capt. Haddock Undergoes Five-Day Ordeal Which Would Wreck Most Men's Nerves --- Five Years Is the Outside Limit That Human Endurance Can Resist Such Strain --- At $5,000 a Year, or Less, He Assumes Respons...
GIANT SHIPS SOON TO JOIN THE ATLANTIC FLEET
New York Times
GIANT SHIPS SOON TO JOIN THE ATLANTIC FLEET
12th December 1909
Olympic and Titanic, Carrying 5,000 People---12,000 Tons Heavier, 50 Feet Longer Than Any Ship Afloat VISITORS to the commercial capital of Ireland by way of the Victoria Channel through Belfast Lough for the first time ca...
 
LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO DOROTHY OCKENDEN
9th May 1912
Richmond County Country Club, N.Y.: ''Dear Dorothy (Ockenden), I was so pleased to receive your letter and to find you had not forgotten me. I had intended writing to you before but I was ashamed of my writing. You see ...
Burlington Daily Gazette
GUNNAR TENGLIN
25th April 1912
"It was not a hard shock," said Tenglin, "but my friend and myself, finding the engines stopped, thought, we would go up and investigate. I put on all my clothes but my shoes and we went to the forward deck. The deck was covered ...
The World Evening Edition (New York)
MADMAN LEAPS FROM BIG LINER; RESCUED IN A FOG
8th May 1913
First Officer Blair of Majestic Narrowly Escapes Death in Saving Drowning Man --- LOST TO SIGHT IN MIST --- Shouts Directions From the Water to the Crew of a Lifeboat --- The sound of the ...
New York Herald
TITANIC : THE COUNTESS OF ROTHES AND THE PHANTOM LIGHT
21st April 1912
LADY ROTHES DESCRIBES THE HORROR OF SURVIVORS' CHASE OF PHANTOM LIGHT ...
The Living Age
THE FLOATING ISLANDS
18th February 1911
Today, a floating city; tomorrow, a floating island. No other word is spacious enough for the gigantic ships now coming into existence. Next midsummer the largest ship in the World will be ploughing the Atlantic under the flag of th...
Coshocton Tribune
SURVIVOR OF TITANIC'S SINKING 50 YEARS AGO TELLS STORY OF TRAGEDY
19th April 1962
Jack V. Fox
Across the span of 50 years, a handsome old lady turned her memory back to the sinking of the great ocean liner Titanic...
RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON
Titanica!
RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON
15th April 2012
Philip Hind
As the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster approaches Philip Hind explores why the sinking has etched itself into our consciousness and how Oxfordshire was touched by the tragedy....
Inverness Courier
LINER'S PERIL : TITANIC STRIKES AN ICEBERG AND SINKS
16th April 1912
Early yesterday morning telegrams were received from New York that the Titanic, with passengers and crew, numbering 2358 persons, had on Sunday struck an iceberg in the Atlantic, and was sinking by th...
COLD STARTING THE TITANIC
Titanica!
COLD STARTING THE TITANIC
13th January 2018
Stephen Carey
How to start the engines on an ocean liner...
RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ALBERT HORSWILL
 
RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ALBERT HORSWILL
10th May 1934
...
Nord-Matin
SINKING OF THE TITANIC:
1966
Gerard COUCKE
Picture by Jean HEMERY On Sunday evening(a), an American movie by Jean Negulesco opened on the 1st channel; it was dedicated to the dramatic sinking of the Titanic which, in the night of April 14th/15th, 1912, caused the death ...
AN ACCOUNT OF THE TITANIC DISASTER BY A SURVIVOR
The Sphere
AN ACCOUNT OF THE TITANIC DISASTER BY A SURVIVOR
1912
Joseph Scarrott
"The night of April 14, 1912, will never be forgotten. It was a beautiful starlight night, no wind, and the sea was as calm as a lake, but the air was very cold." "Everybody was in good spirits and everything throughout the ship ...
The Toronto Daily Star
LAST MAN TO LEAVE TITANIC WAS COLONEL GRACIE, U.S.A.
19th April 1912
------------------- Was in That Last Awful Swirl That Followed When Monster Sank------Came to Surface Aft...
Maidenhead Advertiser
AN ACCOUNT OF MY JOURNEY ON THE TITANIC
29th April 1912
Nellie Walcroft
Sir, I am sending the account of my journey on the Titanic thinking that it will interest those at Maidenhead whom I know. I left Maidenhead on April 9th., stayed in London and caught 'the special train to Southampton at...
Washington Times
WASHINGTON MAN TELLS HARROWING DETAILS OF WRECK
19th April 1912
Col. Gracie Describes Scenes on Titanic After the Accident --- Last of the survivors to leave the sinking Titanic, Col. Archibald Gracie, of Washington, tells a story of horrible hardship in the icy waters after he was swept, clinging t...
LIFEBOATS DON'T LIE!
Titanica!
LIFEBOATS DON'T LIE!
13th November 2005
Senan Molony
FEWER and fewer revisionists of the Titanic disaster are now making the overt claim that the Mystery Ship seen off the port bow at the time of the sinking was (as the American and British Inquiries stated in 1912) the Leyland Liner ...
OLYMPIC'S MAIDEN STOP IN CHERBOURG
 
OLYMPIC'S MAIDEN STOP IN CHERBOURG
14th June 1911
Note handwritten date: 14 June 1911 (1st stop)...
Cleveland Plain Dealer
REMAINS IN HOPE HUSBAND IS SAVED
20th April 1912
Mrs. Geo. D. Wick, Denies All Evidence That Youngstown Man is Lost First of Rescued From Titanic Pass Through Cleveland Holding onto what is more than a forlorn hope, when hope in all other breasts is dead, Mrs. George...
Washington Herald
LIFEBOATS WOULD HAVE SAVED MORE
19th April 1912
Titanic's Steward, in Giving Story, Says Great Loss of Life Was Due to Their Absence --- SHIP'S ENGINEER, CAUGHT IN DOOR, BEGS TO BE SHOT TO END AGONY --- New York, April 18---The following statement made to-day by Alfred ...
ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE
Voyage
ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE
23rd May 2013
Art Braunschweiger
Author’s note: The story of Titanic’s sinking revolves around what took place on the navigation bridge, yet many people are not entirely clear on how it functioned, what the duties of the officers and crew were, and exactly who ...
LOOKOUTS : THE HUMAN PERSPECTIVE
Titanica!
LOOKOUTS : THE HUMAN PERSPECTIVE
30th April 2003
Captain Laurence V. Wade
The role of the lookouts on the Titanic from the eye of an experienced seaman. ...
Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908)
HARLAND AND WOLFF, LTD.
1908
Harland and Wolff, Ltd., Belfast. Shipbuilding in Belfast as a progressive industry is of comparatively recent growth, and yet there is probably no commertial [sic] centre more prominently identified with the trade to-day than th...
Hanford Sentinel
RELIVING A TRAGIC NIGHT ON THE SEA

Doris Robertson Polley
Searching for one's roots has become a national pastime. What use to take years to research has become much simpler with the use of computers. Genealogy is no longer the sole intellectual occupation of a few scholars. Anybody can tract the history...
TITANIC : THE SHIP MAGNIFICENT
Titanic Review
TITANIC : THE SHIP MAGNIFICENT
3rd April 2008
Dave Gittins
Dave Gittins reviews Titanic: The Ship Magnificent, the ambitious two-volume edition that describes the achievement that was "Titanic" in detail as never before. ...
SAFEGUARDING LIFE AT SEA
People's Journal
SAFEGUARDING LIFE AT SEA
27th April 1912
Hundreds of correspondents have responded to our request for ideas of inventions for safeguarding life at sea. ...
Boston Daily Globe
GIRL WENT DOWN TO SAVE ANOTHER
21st April 1912
Miss Evans Gave Up Place in Boat That a Mother Could Live --- Mrs Brown of Acton Tells of Her Rescue Due to Other's Sacrifice --- Saved through the heroic generosity of a young and b...
 
MRS ADA E BALL (BALLS) NEE HALL

Marion James
Mrs Ada E BALL (BALLS) nee HALL Ada E HALL married Martin...
 
LIGHTOLLER OF THE THE FORTY NINTH
22nd October 2010
Jim Currie
Recent revelations by the grand daughter of Herbert Lightoller, the most senior surviving officer of the Titanic have...
Hudson Dispatch
HARROWING TALE OF SCENES ON TITANIC BY MISS DOWDELL
20th April 1912
--------------- Many Men Sacrificed Their Lives in Forming Human Ladder to Help Women and Children to the Lifeboats---To Prevent Frantic Women from Hearing the Shrieks of Their Loved Ones, Those in the Boats Sank [sic], "We Parted on the Shor...
United States Senate Hearings
IMANITA SHELLEY AFFADAVIT
15th May 1912
Enclosed herewith find sworn statement of Imanita Shelley (Mrs. William Shelley) in regard to the Titanic disaster. ...
TITANIC (3D)
Titanic Review
TITANIC (3D)
21st September 2012
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly reviews the rereleased 3d 'Titanic' by James Cameron....
HARD A-STARBOARD
Titanica!
HARD A-STARBOARD
12th February 2002
Nathan Robison
Reconsidering TitanicÂ’s Encounter with the Iceberg...
THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
Titanic Review
THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
2nd November 2011
Stanley C. Jenkins
Sally Nilsson, Hichen's great-granddaughter, attempts to set the record straight and reveal the true character of the man her family knew....
THE LAST LOG OF THE TITANIC
Titanica!
THE LAST LOG OF THE TITANIC
31st January 2001
David G. Brown
A reevaluation of the fatal collision....
Newark Evening News
STENGEL TELLS TRAGEDY STORY
19th April 1912
Home with Wife, Depicts Wreck Scenes and Perils of Survivors. ---------- DEATH NEAR, VICTIMS JOKED ---------- Days of suspense had been borne by the family and friends of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Henry Stengel, of 1075 Broad str...
TITANIC: THE HINGLEY ANCHORS
Titanica!
TITANIC: THE HINGLEY ANCHORS
11th September 2012
Jonathan Smith
Titanic's centre anchor was at the time and for some time to follow, the world's largest anchor ever forged by hand. Jonathan Smith explores the construction of the anchor and the company that created it....
ICE:  CLEAR AND ABSENT DANGER
Titanica!
ICE: CLEAR AND ABSENT DANGER
14th October 2007
Senan Molony
This is an argument hewn from ice… a substance that offers solidity and occasional clarity. But it is also an argument about the absence of ice – meaning nothing less than clear water, with all the plain sailing that implies....
ASQUITH AND THE CONSPIRACY TO SINK TITANIC
Titanica!
ASQUITH AND THE CONSPIRACY TO SINK TITANIC
9th July 2004
Senan Molony
“The architect, the owner, and the Captain were partners in an infamous conspiracy to repair their desperate fortunes by sinking the ship and sharing the insurance money.” ...
 
AN UNSINKABLE TITANIC
1912
John Bernard Walker
In our eagerness to make the ocean liner fast and luxurious, we have forgotten to make her safe...
A LAST BRIGHT SHINING LIE
Titanica!
A LAST BRIGHT SHINING LIE
24th August 2004
Senan Molony
THEY died, to a man, at their posts; fighting to give the opportunity of life to others until walls of water overcame them. Bunkum. The last lie of Titanic's extensiv...
WAS THERE REALLY A CURRENT THAT NIGHT?
Titanica!
WAS THERE REALLY A CURRENT THAT NIGHT?
21st January 2009
Jim Currie
Before the days when ships began polluting Earth’s atmosphere with the fumes from burning carbon fuels - before the days when her seas became polluted with the noise of a million propellers ; seafarers exclusively used the physics of nature ...
NINETY NINE YEARS AND STILL COUNTING
Titanica!
NINETY NINE YEARS AND STILL COUNTING
28th April 2011
Jim Currie
Article, using new evidence, re-examines the work of Titanic's navigating oficers in arriving at the erroneous CQD positions and the consequences of the results. ...
THE FATAL JOURNEY OF THIRD CLASS MEN ON THE TITANIC
Titanica!
THE FATAL JOURNEY OF THIRD CLASS MEN ON THE TITANIC
3rd July 2001
David Gleicher
Was survival or loss determined the Titanic's design?...
SEALED ORDERS: A TITANIC SURVIVOR'S CLASSIC TALE OF LOVE AND FATE
Titanica!
SEALED ORDERS: A TITANIC SURVIVOR'S CLASSIC TALE OF LOVE AND FATE
23rd December 2005
Helen Churchill Candee
...
THE BREAK-UP OF THE TITANIC: VIEWPOINTS AND EVIDENCE
Titanica!
THE BREAK-UP OF THE TITANIC: VIEWPOINTS AND EVIDENCE
9th July 2002
David Gleicher
A detailed discussion of structural failure as the Titanic sank....
WALTER FRANCIS FREDERICKS : A BIOGRAPHY
Titanica!
WALTER FRANCIS FREDERICKS : A BIOGRAPHY
25th September 2009
David William Fredericks
A brief biography of Walter Francis Fredericks (14 Apr 1891 – 30 Jun 1960) with a focus on the events of April 1912 Walter Francis Fredericks’ grandfather was Francis Fredericks – a Naturalised British...
ANNA KATHERINE KELLY 1892 - 1969
Titanica!
ANNA KATHERINE KELLY 1892 - 1969
9th September 2011
John Kelly
Anna Katherine Kelly, “Annie Kate,” later to become also known as Sister Patrick Joseph, was born on January 14, 1892 in Cuilmullagh, Lahardane, in Addergoole civil parish, County Mayo, Ireland. Her parents, John Kelly and Ellen Fla...
DEFENDING ERNEST GILL
Titanica!
DEFENDING ERNEST GILL
15th November 2008
Richard Krebes
One night in 1994, at the tender age of 14, I sat glued to the TV watching the superb A&E documentary about the Titanic disaster. Having read and heard little of the Lordite claims about the SS Californian, however, save fo...
Titanica!
RE-OPENING TITANIC'S CAN OF WORMS
14th September 2017
Jim Currie
Unravelling Titanic Navigation Problems...
WHEN ANIMALS TRAVELLED FIRST CLASS
Voyage
WHEN ANIMALS TRAVELLED FIRST CLASS
10th November 2006
Charles A. Haas
Today’s newscasts often feature airline passengers discussing their “being treated just like cattle.” In the late 19th Century, Britain’s White Star Line took the meaning of that phrase to new heights. While we recall th...
BIRMA'S WIRELESS BEARS WITNESS!
Titanica!
BIRMA'S WIRELESS BEARS WITNESS!
28th December 2006
Senan Molony
Birma from a contemporary postcard (Courtesy of Senan...
 
THE TITANIC

Frank Blackmarr
The story of the most awful shipwreck of modern times may not be a pleasant subject for either the relator or the hearers but there is an interest in the details of the loss of the Titanic which warrents me in telling the story. And having been on...
 
TITANIC
1912
Filson Young
The classic text of Titanic by Filson Young...
WILLIAM J. MELLORS
Voyage
WILLIAM J. MELLORS
26th March 2008
Robert L. Bracken
A survivor emerges from the mists of time....
ON THE TRAIL OF 'LUCKY' TOWER
Titanica!
ON THE TRAIL OF 'LUCKY' TOWER
16th November 2004
Senan Molony
Is this the face of Titanic legend’s most elusive man? ’Lucky Tower’ is the moniker gi...
FATHER BROWNE: THE MISSING PHOTOGRAPHS
Titanica!
FATHER BROWNE: THE MISSING PHOTOGRAPHS
19th January 2004
Senan Molony
Defamation, anonymity and some missing photographs?...
THE MIDDLE WATCH
Titanica!
THE MIDDLE WATCH
16th September 2004
Senan Molony
WHAT follows is the complete ...
ELSIE BOWERMAN: FEMINIST AND BARRISTER
Titanica!
ELSIE BOWERMAN: FEMINIST AND BARRISTER
18th July 2002
Helena Wojtczak
One of the Titanic's survivors was also a key participant in the movement for womens' suffrage....
RMS TITANIC: THE FUNERALS, MEMORIALS AND LEGACY OF THE LOST PASSENGERS AND HER CREW
Titanica!
RMS TITANIC: THE FUNERALS, MEMORIALS AND LEGACY OF THE LOST PASSENGERS AND HER CREW
9th March 2007
Brandon C. Holm
Titanic, a word that conveys a history and numerous amounts of thoughts, ideas. The American Heritage Dictionary, Fourth Edition defines titanic as, “of enormous scope, power, or influence.”1 The origin of the word ...
AN ANALYSIS OF TITANIC'S VERTICAL AND LATERAL WATERTIGHT DOORS
Titanica!
AN ANALYSIS OF TITANIC'S VERTICAL AND LATERAL WATERTIGHT DOORS
30th June 2017
Brad Payne
A detailed description of the design and operation of Titanic's watertight doors....
THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
Titanica!
THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
25th July 2015
Brandon Whited
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 CALIFORNIAN INCIDENT, A REALITY CHECK
Titanica!
THE CALIFORNIAN INCIDENT, A REALITY CHECK
8th November 2001
Tracy Smith, Michael H. Standart & Captain Erik D. Wood
Could Captain Lord and the Californian have done more to save the passengers and crew of the Titanic....
 
CHARLES HERBERT LIGHTOLLER
13th June 2005
Pat Winship
Lightoller biography...
PIECING TOGETHER A TITANIC PUZZLE
Titanica!
PIECING TOGETHER A TITANIC PUZZLE
21st August 2014
Mike Poirier
The Complex case of Mrs. Cassebeer. Court documents reveal tempestuous marriage....
RYAN V. OSNC
Titanica!
RYAN V. OSNC
15th March 2004
Senan Molony
Transcript of Precis Law Report...
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......
A MATTER OF COURSE
Titanica!
A MATTER OF COURSE
22nd September 2006
Randy Bryan Bigham
There was more to Great Britain's fashionable Countess of Rothes than banquets and garden parties. She proved that the night Titanic went down. ...