HMS HAWKE

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THE CHEEK OF WILLIAM WELLER
Titanica!3rd June 2004
Senan Molony
After the Hawke collision Able Seaman William Clifford Weller was annoyed that he would lose out on wages for the voyage......
ROSTRON'S MONSTER
Titanica!16th December 2010
Senan Molony
Sir Arthur Henry Rostron was a lifelong believer in the existence of sea serpents and other forms of cryptozoology......
HMS HECATE'S ROLE IN DISCOVERY OF TITANIC WRECK John Bibby
I read with interest on this site regarding HMS Hecate's apparent role in the discovery of Titanic in 1977. Actually this is a mistake. I served on board HM...
MASTER AND COMMANDER
Titanica!5th September 2010
Senan Molony
Titanic's Surviving Master-at-Arms Revealed...
Roger L. Williams
I have recently seen a new film about the sinking of the Titanic on the TV and have been reading about Titanic lifeboats on. http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org It seems there is no real r...
Titanica!19th September 2017
Titanic passengers and crew that experienced shipwrecks either before or after the Titanic disaster....
There is a new memorial in the Lifeboat House at Scarborough which was unveiled in April 2002 and reads:HMS Conway TrustMemorialJames Paul Moody O.C.6th Officer Titanic...
TROUBLE ON SOUTH AFRICAN VESSEL'Mutiny' on Titanic Rescue ShipThe Admiralty was informed last night that a wireless message had been received by HMS Resolution from the Sherard Osbor...
THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
Titanic Review2nd 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....
OLYMPIC / HAWKE COLLISION From 'The Sinking of the Titanic and Great Sea Disasters'...
Chicago Examiner20th December 1911
BLAMES WRECK ON PILOTAdmiralty Court Renders Decision in Olympic Collision CaseSpecial Cable to the ExaminerSir Samuel Evans,...
SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS
Titanica!18th September 2007
Samuel Halpern
Propelling the ship of dreams...
CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC RESCUE
Titanica!6th July 2021
Sir James Bisset
Second Officer of the Carpathia recalls a dramatic night...
OLYMPIC AND TITANIC RMS Titanic and RMS Olympic meet for the last time in Belfast in March 1912....
DAMAGE TO THE OLYMPIC FOLLOWING COLLISION WITH HMS HAWKE
DAMAGE TO THE OLYMPIC FOLLOWING COLLISION WITH HMS HAWKE (1)
Oxford Illustrated24th April 1912
MR WOODWARD was the youngest son of Mrs Woodward of Headington, and a brother of Mr. T. W. Woodward, the well-known tenor singer of Magdalen College Choir, living in Oakthorpe Road, Oxford. Mr. Wesley...
Titanica!
Alec Bagot
Memoirs of a Marconi operator...
OLYMPIC AFTER HAWKE ACCIDENT The hull of the Olympic after the Hawke rammed it (Sept. 20, 1911)...
New York Times16th 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 S...
from Porthoustock in the parish of St Keverne...
Grimsby Evening News
As a lad Mr. Moody served two years in HMS Conway a sail training vessel moored on the river Mersey, after that time he gained the Extra Certificate showing that he was bright. He joined the saili...
Mr William Taggart was born in Belfast in 1889 and began work with the Harland & Wolff yard as an apprentice. He was one of the workers who helped to build Titanic from day one. He had also bee...
Officer Moody served on the Royal Navy training ship HMS Conway in the River Mersey for two years from 1902 to 1903.After the disaster his parents presented a cup which became known as the...
On July 19, 1918, HMS Garry, Lieut Cmmdr C.H. Lightoller DSC, was cruising in the North Sea and was in Latitude 54.39 N. and Longitude 0.55 W., when an enemy submarine, which proved to be the UB-11...
TITANIC SURVIVORS' UNTIMELY DEATHS
Titanica!26th September 2017
The tragic stories of Titanic survivors who died prematurely......
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 ...
The Scotsman17th April 1912
Frank Maybery believed to be missing...
Hampshire Post19th April 1912
Also on board is Mrs. Coghlan, of Beach Road, and who is on board as a First Class Stewardess. Mrs. Coghlan who is engaged under the name of Miss Annie Martin is among the official list of ...
Eastbourne Gazette24th April 1912
One of the best known among the hero musicians of the Titanic was Mr. J. Wesley Woodward, son of Mrs. Woodward, of The Firs, Windmill Road, Headington, Oxford, who was one of the violoncelle players o...
Southend Standard16th May 1912
Pathetic Ceremony at Liverpool. Impressive Scenes at the Funeral of Steward Lawrence.A funeral unique in the history of Liverpool was solemnised at the West Derby Cemetery, on ...
RMS OLYMPIC BY BRIAN HAWLEY
Titanic Review5th September 2012
Mike Poirier and Stuart Kelly
Mike Poirier and Stuart Kelly review Brian Hawley's book on Titanic's sister ship RMS Olympic...
H.M.S. HAWKE
Washington Times16th 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 Evening Telegram16th April 1912
BROTHER STEWARD ON TITANIC : Charles Lydiatt Had Been Steward on Every Boat on White Star Line : Brother Waiting for News...
Titanic's Skipper Was Never in an Accident on High Seas Before This One --- LOVED OCEAN LIKE A BOY --- Grew Up With White Star Line and Had Its Confidence---Junior Offi...
Southport Guardian20th April 1912
SOUTHPORT AND BIRKDALE MEN. Yesterday the list of the names of members of the crew of the Titanic who have been rescued were published, and as they did not include those of...
Stratford Express20th April 1912
Mr William Dixon Mackie, fifth engineer on the steamship Titanic, who, it is feared has perished in the wreck of that ill-fated vessel. ...
SURVIVOR FROM 'TITANIC'
Hampshire Chronicle27th April 1912
A Newhaven A.B. Who Has Faced ManyPerils of the DeepMr Will Clifford Weller, who w...
The Daily Banner16th May 1912
By A Nephew Of A Mt. Vernon Man Who Was Rescued In One Of The Life Boats Charles Burgess Arriv...
RACING THROUGH THE NIGHT : OLYMPIC'S ATTEMPT TO REACH TITANIC
Titanic Review17th November 2011
Michael Poirier
The story of Olympic's abortive 350 mile dash to save Titanic....
RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON
Titanica!15th April 2012
Philip Hind
Why the sinking of the Titanic has etched itself into our consciousness......
George Charles Dodd lost in RMS Titanic 15th April 1912 aged 45 years.George Dodd died 16th Jan 1915 aged 77 years.Richard Firman ...
ISMAY YACHT TORPEDOED!
Daily Telegraph
(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 o...
''I was only two years old at the time and my brother six weeks old, my mother died at the age of forty-nine. When war was declared my brother James choose to serve in the Navy. After a short train...
Don Mullan Talks to Millvina Dean "I first met Millvina Dean at a HMS Titanic Convention in Southampton in 1997 with my children. It was my eldest daughter Therese's fascination with the James Cameron's movie 'Titanic' that brought us there. From the moment we met Millvina, there was an instant friendship....
Atlantic Daily Bulletin
Brian J. Ticehurst
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 Capta...
Worcester Journal27th April 1912
HENRY JOHN SPINNER Spinner was raised and schooled in Worcester. He served in the Royal Marines during the Russo-Japanese War; he was stationed on the HMS Orion in the China seas. He then worked...
The Cadet13th June 1914
The Cup presented by Mrs Day and other relatives of J P Moody, who was lost in the "Titanic", to perpetuate his memory on board, reached the Ship during the Easter holidays, and is a grea...
ALL THE HORRORS SEEM TO HAPPEN AT NIGHT
Titanica!31st August 2005
Inger Sheil
James Moody’s First Atlantic CrossingSpectators agreed the fire that raged through the New Jersey shore on May 29, 1904 was second in ferocity only to the catastrophe ...
THE 'OLYMPIC' CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC (REVISED EDITION)
Titanic Review3rd January 2012
Art Braunschweiger
Review of Mark Chirnside's ‘Olympic’ Class Ships: Olympic – Titanic – Britannic...
HELL-RAISING THE TITANIC
Titanica!29th September 2017
Titanic murderers, spies, smugglers, bigamists and drunkards......
THE SS CALIFORNIAN AND DUNDEE: SCOTLAND’S FORGOTTEN LEVIATHAN
Titanica!19th October 2018
Harland Duzen
Genesis of the ship that 'stood still'...
Prior to leaving on the Titanic, Jack had been courting his fiancee (a Miss May Hinton of Woolston, Southampton) and they had agreed to become engaged. Jack wrote the following letter (actual letter s...
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''THE appalling disaster to the Titanic has taken away, in the person of Lieut, H. T. Wilde, RNR, one of the most promising officers serving with the White Star Line.''...
Filson Young
The classic text of Titanic by Filson Young...
New-York Tribune
Big White Star Boat Going Into Drydock at Belfast --- When the White Star steamship Olympic sailed yesterday morning it was announced that she would land her passengers at Plymou...
OLYMPIC ENTERING THOMPSON GRAVING DOCK
The Sphere30th September 1911
Takes 23,000,000 gallons to fill...
Worcester Evening Post16th April 1912
ST. JOHNS, N.F. April 16.- All hope that any of the passengers or members of the crew of the Titanic, other than those on the Carpathia, are alive was abandoned this afternoon. All t...
Southport Visitor16th April 1912
We understand that among the crew of the Titanic is Mr. James Walpole, elder brother of Mr. H. Walpole, a prominent local bowler. This is the second shipping disaster Mr. Jas. Walpole has b...
Brighton Argus17th April 1912
Article about Titanic survivor Isaac Maynard from Shoreham, Sussex...
Washington Times17th April 1912
As Captain of Olympic Smith's Vessel Hit British Cruiser Last Fall---If the twentieth century retained a belief in the power of malignant spirits and the human passions of natural forces, ...
Southport Visitor18th April 1912
As stated in Tuesdays Visitor among the crew of the ill fated liner was Mr. James Walpole, brother of Mr. Horace Walpole, of 17 Line-street, Southport and brother-in-law of th...
Cambridge Independent Press19th April 1912
Mr. Arthur William Barringer, son of Mr. William Barringer, of 15 Thoday Street, Cambridge, was a Steward on the Titanic. It is hoped that he may be among those of the crew who were rescued, but his n...
New York Post19th April 1912
Many of the lifeboats which bore the survivors of the Titanic to safety were only half-filled according to a Pennsylvania business man, who stood at the rail of the Carpathia and saw every one of the ...
Gloucester Citizen19th April 1912
Relatives overjoyed at escape from death...
Sheffield Daily Telegraph20th April 1912
Miss Evelyn Marsden, who was a nurse-stewardess in the first caloon on the Titanic, is among the rescued. ...
Western Morning News20th April 1912
Captain and Mrs. T. Hoskings (sic), 17, The Green, Shaldon, received a telegram yesterday from Mr. Bock (the former’s cousin), now in America, to the effect that he had travelled down to New Y...
Daily Enterprise20th April 1912
August H. Weikman, of Palmyra, ship's barber on the Titanic, who was among those rescued, graphically described at his home yesterday the wrecking and sinking of the Titanic....
Surrey Advertiser and County Times20th April 1912
Among others on board the vessel, and who, it is feared, has been drowned, was Mr. E. W. Hamblyn, of Southampton, elder brother of Mrs. H. A. Jamieson, of Portesbury Road, Camberley, Surrey. He was a ...
Staffordshire Advertiser20th April 1912
Captain E. J. Smith, the commander of the ill-fated vessel, was a native of Hanley, the son of Mr. E. J. Smith. He was educated at the British Schoo...
The New York Times21st April 1912
Friends of the Titanic's Bandmaster Say He Believed In Music's Power to Prevent Panic...
JAMES JOHNSTONE
Liverpool Echo22nd April 1912
Newspaper reports that steward James Johnston is saved...
Royal Cornwall Gazette25th April 1912
The most impressive gathering was that at the Baptist Sunday School, with which the family of the late Mr. W. H. Nancarrow, one of the Mount Charles victims, was connected. As the children were being ...
BRISBANE, April 24For some time past there has been in Brisbane Captain Anning, who at one time was commander of the White Star liner Persic, trad...
The Examiner26th April 1912
PERSONAL DETAILS Interesting sidelights on the character of Captain E. J. Smith and the officers associated with him in his last command, the mammoth liner Titanic, were thrown by the offic...
Somerset County Gazette27th April 1912
Among the large number of souls who perished with the Titanic recently we regret to report that among that number was a young man named Richard Parsons, aged 18, a native of Ashbrittle, and whose r...
Whitehaven News2nd May 1912
The Blackburn Times of the 20th inst. contains the following account of an interview with Mr. James Shepherd, son of the late Mr. Jonathan Shepherd, formerly of Whitehaven, and now residing at Blackbu...
Birkenhead News4th May 1912
MISS STAP'S GRAPHIC ACCOUNT OF THE DISASTER...
Warwick Examiner and Times15th September 1913
Mrs Gold was a stewardess of the vessel, and had been in the White Star service for 10 years. Previous to being on the Titanic, Mrs Gold was on the Olympic and experienced the collision between the li...
The Times23rd April 1917
The remarkable adventures of a young fireman have been brought to light through the sinking of the "Donegal." John Priest, who lives in Southampton, is only 29 years of age. He has been on the...
SWITCH THEORY FOUNDERS IN A SEA OF EVIDENCE
Titanic Review12th July 2004
Monica Hall
OLYMPIC & TITANIC - The Truth Behind The Conspiracy by Steve Hall and Bruce Beveridge...
THE OLYMPIC CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC
Titanic Review6th December 2004
Michael Tennaro
In this new book, Chirnside has done the triplets proud, with a thoroughly researched history of each of these vessels. ...
THE TUGS AT TITANIC'S DEPARTURE
Titanica!6th February 2005
John P. Eaton
Albert Edward, Hercules, Vulcan, Ajax, Hector Neptune...
VULCAN
Voyage13th 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)...
TITANIC'S PRIME MOVER
Titanica!9th July 2007
Samuel Halpern
An Examination of Propulsion and Power...
THE MYSTERY OF TITANIC'S CENTRAL PROPELLER
Voyage5th May 2008
Mark Chirnside
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VIOLET'S BARREN WHITE STAR WEDDING
Titanica!27th April 2011
Senan Molony
The story of Titanic survivor Violet Jessop's short-lived marriage revealed for the first time....
THE NEW YORK INCIDENT
Titanica!5th January 2018
Near collision for world's largest ship....
Titanica!10th October 2020
Brad Payne
IntroductionThe issue of time on Titanic is not a new topic, and many articles, chapters, and books have tried to tackle it. But what is it about Titanic’s time tha...