Encyclopedia Titanica

LIFEBOATS

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JOHN EDWARD HART: DUBIOUS HERO
Titanica!26th January 2001
David Gleicher
Was Hart really a hero?...
THE CALIFORNIAN INCIDENT, A REALITY CHECK
Titanica!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....
LIFEBOATS EXTINGUISHED THEIR LIGHTS!
Titanica!6th December 2011
Senan Molony
Lifeboats from Titanic doused their lights to avoid dying swimmers after the sinking....
CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC RESCUE
Titanica!6th July 2021
Sir James Bisset
Second Officer of the Carpathia recalls a dramatic night...
THE FATAL JOURNEY OF THIRD CLASS MEN ON THE TITANIC
Titanica!3rd July 2001
David Gleicher
Was survival or loss determined the Titanic's design?...
LIFEBOATS DON'T LIE!
Titanica!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 ...
UNLISTED PASSENGERS AND CREW
Titanica!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......
I SURVIVED THE TITANIC
Titanica!10th May 2020
Edith L. Rosenbaum
Edith Rosenbaum's Detailed Account of the Titanic Disaster...
THE LAST LOG OF THE TITANIC
Titanica!31st January 2001
David G. Brown
A reevaluation of the fatal collision....
I WAS SAVED FROM THE TITANIC
Titanica!15th November 2010
Lady Duff Gordon
A vivid eyewitness account of the legendary shipwreck and its aftermath. Edited by Randy Bryan Bigham...
TITANIC'S SUPREME SURVIVOR
Titanica!13th December 2006
Senan Molony
How the President of the Board of Trade misled parliament and got away with it...
GRAPHIC STORY OF TITANIC SURVIVORS' RESCUE
Pittsburgh Press21st April 1912
Pittsburg Architect, passenger on the Carpathia...
IMPACT OF TITANIC UPON INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW
Titanica!31st August 2004
Allison Lane
No other shipwreck in history has left such an indelible imprint upon the public consciousness as that of the RMS Titanic. Ninety-two years after her loss, the story of that great liner co...
12.45AM - A TIME TO GO!
Titanica!10th March 2008
Senan Molony
What time did the first lifeboat depart the Titanic?...
LIFEBOAT SPECIFICATIONS
Titanica!
Description of the design and construction of Titanic's lifeboats...
A MATTER OF COURSE
Titanica!22nd September 2006
Randy Bryan Bigham
Titanic's Plucky Countess...
RHEIMS, LIGHTOLLER, AND THE OFFICER'S SUICIDE ENIGMA
Titanica!14th October 2008
Richard Krebes
Did a Titanic Officer Commit Suicide?...
Titanica!18th July 2011
George Jacub
The timing of the middle boats : the Mount Everest of challenges for Titanic researchers....
A TITANIC MYSTERY: EXPLORING THE ESCAPE OF ROBERT W. DANIEL
Titanica!15th April 2021
Randy Bryan Bigham, Richard Edwards and Brandon Whited
The rescue of one of the Titanic disaster's most prominent first-class survivors ...
EXPERIENCES OF THE TITANIC DISASTER
Lutheran Woman’s Work
Evocative account of the Titanic disaster by Mrs Becker...
THE AVERAGE LIFEBOAT
Titanica!17th December 2004
Senan Molony
Updated! “THERE are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics.” - Mark Twain, AutobiographyBu...
THE FORGOTTEN DRILLS ABOARD TITANIC
Titanica!30th January 2018
Ioannis Georgiou
Were the Titanic's lifeboats ever tested and her crew properly trained to lower them?...
ALIEN PASSENGERS: SYRIANS ABOARD THE TITANIC
Titanica!7th September 2018
Leila Salloum Elias
The story the Syrian Titanic passengers has been largely neglected......
Frank Blackmarr
Dr Frank Blackmarr's account...
Washington Times19th April 1912
MISS CAROLINE BONNELL
Passengers Came on Deck to Get View of Big Berg---TERRIBLE SUFFERING IN THE LIFEBOATS---Carpathia Gave Tenderest Care To the Rescued---Four Buried At Sea---BY MISS ...
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 ...
The Toronto World20th April 1912
Loss of Titanic, He Says, Was Due to Criminal Carelessness in Running at Full Speed Thru the Ice With a New Crew--Capt. Smith Was Having His Dinner When Crash Came--Major Peuchen Left in T...
Jason Lewis
Heroes are ...
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...
CARLISLE'S RETIREMENT – SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION
Titanica!22nd January 2018
Ioannis Georgiou
Why did the esteemed naval architect retire so suddenly...
John Bernard Walker
In our eagerness to make the ocean liner fast and luxurious, we have forgotten to make her safe...
LIGHTOLLER'S TITANIC ACCOUNT Charles Herbert Lightoller
Extract from 'The Titanic and Other Ships'...
Hanford Sentinel
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 occupatio...
New York Post19th April 1912
Earliest In The Boats Missed The More Terrible Scenes...
Hudson Observer23rd April 1912
Thomas Percy Oxenham Tells of His Escape from TitanicCRASH SO GREAT HE IS THROWN FROM BERTH...
The Reporter12th April 1968
Stan Gores
Dr Minahan stayed on Titanic...
Awake
Elias Nicola-Yarred
IT BEGAN while I was visiting my elderly parents and uncle in , Florida. This was shortly before my uncle died a few months ago. As usual, we w...
Uusi Aura
At about 10 o'clock, most people in third class had gone to bed. At a quarter to twelve, Mrs. Backstrom was woken up by a big bang. She woke her husband up. He went on deck to ask wha...
New York Times19th April 1912
The story of the manner in which the rescue of the survivors was accomplished by the Carpathia was related in the graphic style by J.W. Barker, one of the stewards of the Cunard liner....
San Francisco Bulletin19th April 1912
From Which He Escapes After Thrilling Experience NEW YORK, April 19.-Dr. Washington Dodge of San Francisco, at the Hotel Wolcott here, gave the following account of the wreck: ...
ROCHESTER WOMAN TELLS OF TITANIC SINKING IN 1912
Democrat and Chronicle15th April 1931
Mrs. John Black Barely Reached Last Boat To Leave Ship, And Tiny Cr...
The Times10th September 1934
FIRE DISASTER AT SEAAMERICAN LINER OVERWHELMED - 180 LIVES LOSTAbout 180 people are believed to have lost their lives when the SS Morro Castle, bound...
La Voix du Nord9th May 1965
André Pelletier
Mme Bourlard, 80, now lives peaceful days in Béthune...
Daily Herald15th April 1984
Kris Kopp
Titanic passenger Annie McGowan relates the story of her escape in a newspaper article from 1984....
THE MORNING AFTER... WHERE WERE THE BODIES?
Titanica!20th September 2002
Jan C. Nielsen
What happened to the bodies from the Titanic...
SEALED ORDERS
Titanica!23rd December 2005
Helen Churchill Candee
A Titanic survivor's classic tale of love and fate...
SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT
ET Comment5th December 2006
Tad Fitch, Sam Halpern and Bill Wormstedt
In Senan Molony's article of 6 November 2006, entitled: "Hugh Woolner's US Evidence is Highly Unreliable," the author attempts to discredit the evidence presented by Wooln...
George Jacub15th July 2011
I didn't know whether to cheer or to cringe. Having completed my research into the timing of the first lifeboats to leave the s...
RMS CARPATHIA : OUT OF THE DARK OF THE DAWN
Titanica!11th July 2012
Craig Stringer
When the Carpathia came to the rescue of the survivors of the Titanic, her passengers did all they could to relieve suffering and distress......
THE MYSTERIOUS STORY OF HAMMAD HASSAB
Titanica!29th August 2018
Yasmeen Saad
The only Egyptian Titanic survivor...
Newark Star19th April 1912
Mr. and Mrs. Stengel are one of three couples to be reunited after being separated on the ship. Mrs. Stengel was lowered in a lifeboat soon after the first crash and Mr. Stengel was permitted to take his seat in a lifeboat some time later. Mr. Stengel, however, was the first to reach the Carpathia....
GRAPHIC STORIES OF TITANIC'S SINKING TOLD BY EYEWITNESSES
Brooklyn Daily Eagle19th April 1912
Steward Walter H. Nichols of the Titanic details for The Eagle the Scenes Following the Collision and the Launching of the Lifeboats....
The Greenwich News19th April 1912
MRS. WILLIAM T. GRAHAM AND MISS MARGARET AMONG RESCUED FROM TITANIC.RELATIVES OF OTHER GREENWICH PEOPLE ON STRICKEN SHIP ALL REACH PORT - TALES OF THE D...
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....
Atlantic City Daily Press20th April 1912
E. Z. Taylor, of London, Gives Graphic Story of Shipwreck and Rescue ---------- E. Z. Taylor, of Philadelphia and London, and stockholder in the American Mono- Service Co., told h...
Amsterdam Evening Recorder and Daily Democrat23rd April 1912
Mrs. Frederick M. Hoyt Returns to Home of Parents and Gives the Recorder a Description of Her Experiences Following the Crashing of the Titanic Into the Iceberg, Which Meant the Loss of Hundreds of Lives....
Burlington Daily Gazette25th 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...
Binghamton Press29th April 1912
Mrs. Henry Arthur Casebeer, Jr., of New York City, who is one of the survivors of the ill-fated Titanic, was in Binghamton this morning visiting her mother, Mrs. L.V. Fosdick at the House of the Go...
RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ALBERT HORSWILL ...
ANNA KATHERINE KELLY 1892 - 1969
Titanica!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,...
MAJOR PEUCHEN'S PREDICAMENT
Titanica!26th April 2012
Hugh Brewster
The inaction of a man of action...
TITANIC : THE LAST BOAT
Titanica!8th September 2018
Peter Engberg-Klarström
Collapsible Lifeboat D, the last boat to be lowered....