LUSITANIA

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LINEN KEEPER ON THE LUSITANIA
 
LINEN KEEPER ON THE LUSITANIA

Lusitania Postcard...
LUSITANIA ICEBERG
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
LUSITANIA ICEBERG
11th May 1915
Original Caption:...
 
SAILED ON LUSITANIA

William Greenfield sailed to England on the Lusitania in March. Henry Blank was also on this voyage and this is where they most likely met, unless they were acquainted earlier....
New York Times
CHANGE FATAL TO GUGGENHEIM
19th April 1912
Had Booked Passage on the Lusitania, Whose Sailing Was Canceled --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, April 18---A business friend of Benjamin Guggenheim says that had the Lusitania sailed as arranged on Apri...
LETTER POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE LUSITANIA
 
LETTER POSTED BY BERTHE LEROY FROM THE LUSITANIA

One of Berthe's 19 transatlantic voyages was on the Lusitania sometime between 1912 and 1915. She wrote to her brother Samuel: "Another couple of days on board this ship. It is not too bad a trip but I cannot help feel...
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...
Chicago Examiner
HE SURVIVED TITANIC : ON THE EMPRESS OF IRELAND, TOO
10th May 1915
Among more than 300 survivors from the Lusitania arrived in Dublin last night on their way to England was a Dublin man named Toner, who was on the Titanic when it sank and the Empress of Ireland when ...
Chicago Tribune
DEATHS ELSEWHERE
23rd December 1969
Deaths Elsewhere __________ Oscar R. Houston, 86, the principal counsel in the Titanic, Lusitania, Morro Castle, Normandie, and Andrea Doria sea disasters and the man who planned t...
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 ...
New York Times
LOVE FOR SEA PREVAILS
6th August 1912
--- Chief Barber on the Titanic Obtains Post on the Lusitania --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5---Unable to resist traveling over the sea, August F. Weikman of Palmyra, N. J., who...
CHELSEA PIERS
 
CHELSEA PIERS

The ship shown on this card is Luistania....
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....
External Site
PARSONS STEAM TURBINE INVENTOR
 
PARSONS STEAM TURBINE INVENTOR
1915
From 'La Science et la Vie', July 1915...
New York Times
LORD MERSEY DIES IN HIS 90TH YEAR
4th September 1929
Regarded as the Grand Old Man of the English Legal Profession --- HEADED SHIPPING INQUIRIES --- Presided at Investigation into the Lusitania, Titanic and Other Disasters --- Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES...
Pittsburgh Press
JOHN IRWIN FLYNN'S ACCOUNT
4th August 1935
Although the torpedoing of the Lusitania is one of the most thrilling tragedies of maritime history, now being revived by the search for its lost treasure, there is one Pittsburgher who wouldn’t want to talk with any of the survivors....
DESIGN FOR AMERICAN TITANIC MEMORIAL
 
DESIGN FOR AMERICAN TITANIC MEMORIAL

Rejected submission by Dana Gibson...
Philadelphia Record
OTHERS SAIL FOR EUROPE
9th May 1915
Philadelphians Leave on American and French liners. Confidence in the American flag gave courage to Mr. and Mrs. ...
New York Times
LADY DUFF-GORDON SAILS
27th February 1910
Coming to Open an American Branch of Her London Costume Shop --- SpeciaI Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Feb. 26---Lady Duff-Gordon sailed on the Lusitania to-day to put the finishing touch...
The Times
LORD MERSEY - NEW VISCOUNT
1st January 1916
His Majesty has been pleased to confer the dignity of a viscounty of the United Kingdom upon:--- THE RIGHT HON. LORD MERSEY Lord Mersey's reputation as a Judge and as an authority on inte...
Surrey Advertiser and County Times
THE HEROIC WIRELESS OPERATOR
April 1912
The wireless operator who flashed out the terrible signal SOS, and gave the first intimation to the world of the appalling disaster to the Titanic, belongs to Farncombe, where he is well known and popular. He is Mr. John George Phillips, and his pare...
 
THE MOODY CUP

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 Moody Cup and was dedicated to his memory....
Evening Ledger (Philadelphia)
PHILADELPHIANS WILL BRAVE OCEAN TRIP
8th May 1915
Lusitania sinking fails to deter passengers from Philadelphia...
INTO THE DANGER ZONE: SEA CROSSINGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Titanic Review
INTO THE DANGER ZONE: SEA CROSSINGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
6th March 2015
Anthony Cunningham
This book (by Tad Fitch and Michael Poirier) is a reve...
The Greenwich News
MOORE-GRAHAM
14th June 1914
SUMMER RESIDENTS IN LARGE NUMBERS ATTEND SOCIETY AFFAIR The wedding of Miss Margaret, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Graham of New York and Belle Haven, and Eugene Maxwell Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Moore...
New York Times
J. P. MORGAN DUG INTO EGYPT'S PAST
16th March 1912
Financier Superintended the Search for Early Christian Cemetery at Khargeh. --- BUILT A HOUSE IN DESERT --- Had Force of Man at Work Under Egyptian Engineers, and Enjoyed Himself in Flannels ---...
New York Times
SIR ARTHUR ROSTRON TO RETIRE FROM SEA
1st November 1930
Commodore of Cunard Fleet and Captain of Berengaria 35 Years in Line's Service --- SAVED 706 FROM TITANIC --- Rescue by Carpathia Won for Him American Decoration and Plaudits of World --- Wireless to THE NEW ...
TITANIC CONNECTIONS WITH LIVERPOOL
 
TITANIC CONNECTIONS WITH LIVERPOOL

Titanic, Carpathia, Californian were all Liverpool registered ships. The Titanic was scheduled to visit the port on the voyage from Belfast to Southampton but this was cancelled almost at the last minute....
Titanica!
SHIPWRECKED AGAIN
19th September 2017
Passengers Ramon Artagaveytia In 1871 Ramon survived the fire and sinking of the America, close to the shore of Punta Espi...
 
LUNCH WITH MARCONI'S DAUGHTER REVEALS TITANIC ANECDOTE

On April 11, 1989, after attending a Church near the Vatican, my wife and I were invited by Degna Marconi to have lunch with her at her home in Rome. Degna was the first child of Guglielmo Marconi and Beatrice O’Brien, the daughter of the...
Montreal Herald
MONTREAL PASSENGER RECOUNTS TRAGIC SINKING OF TITANIC
14th April 1932
To Mrs. E. L. Wren, Belgian born singer, April 14 is an anniversary which brings back ineffaccable memories. ...
OLYMPIC'S MAIDEN STOP IN CHERBOURG
 
OLYMPIC'S MAIDEN STOP IN CHERBOURG
14th June 1911
Note handwritten date: 14 June 1911 (1st stop)...
TRUE COURSE
Titanica!
TRUE COURSE
9th December 2003
Cathy Akers-Jordan and Captain Charles B. Weeks
An explanation of the use of magnetic compasses, how to plot courses and how these procedures on the Titanic compared to their use other ships in 1912...
New York Times
SIR ARTHUR ROSTRON SAILS AS COMMODORE
29th July 1928
Senior Cunard Captain Heads Fleet, Succeeding Late Sir James Charles --- HERO OF TITANIC DISASTER --- Wears Many Honors for Rescue and War Service---Berengaria Is His 13th Command --- Captain Sir Arthur Rostr...
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...
New York Times
CAPTAIN ROSTRON, TITANIC RESCUER
6th November 1940
Raced Carpathia Through Icy Waters to Save 700 Persons---Dies in England at 71 --- WITH CUNARD 36 YEARS --- Commodore of Line, 1928-31, Commanded Mauretania and Berengaria During Career --- By Cable to The NE...
A TITANIC COINCIDENCE
Titanica!
A TITANIC COINCIDENCE
9th July 2002
Gavin Murphy
How the gala opening of two hotels was disrupted two maritime disasters....
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...
 
TITANIC PASSENGERS THAT CANCELLED OR MISSED THE CROSSING

This page contains the names of several people that planned to travel on the Titanic but for one reason failed to do so.   Some had actually booked cabins and these are confirmed by their presence in an ...
THE 'OLYMPIC' CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC (REVISED EDITION)
Titanic Review
THE 'OLYMPIC' CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC (REVISED EDITION)
3rd January 2012
Art Braunschweiger
Review of Mark Chirnside's ‘Olympic’ Class Ships: Olympic – Titanic – Britannic...
The Sun (New York)
SMITH THOUGHT HIS SHIP UNSINKABLE
16th April 1912
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 Officers on Board --- ...
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...
THE MARITIME PAINTINGS OF SIMON FISHER
Titanic Review
THE MARITIME PAINTINGS OF SIMON FISHER
17th April 2012
Stanley C. Jenkins
Stanley Jenkins reviews a lavish volume of maritime art by painter Simon Fisher ...
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....
The Tribune
60 YEARS AGO THE TITANIC WENT DOWN
15th April 1972
Bob Considine
Sixty years on, Washington Dodge recalls the night he survived the sinking of the Titanic....
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...
COMPELLING TITANIC THOUGHTS FROM THE ROCK
Titanic Review
COMPELLING TITANIC THOUGHTS FROM THE ROCK
29th September 2002
Gavin Murphy
It is often not an easy task, nor a popular enterprise, to be a revisionist of ocean liner history. Proof of this is found, for example, in Coli...
THE AVERAGE LIFEBOAT
Titanica!
THE AVERAGE LIFEBOAT
17th December 2004
Senan Molony
Updated! “THERE are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics.” - Mark Twain, Autobiography But there are also, when dealing with statistics, some d...
ANATOMY OF A BOAT DECK PORTRAIT
Titanica!
ANATOMY OF A BOAT DECK PORTRAIT
3rd December 2003
Senan Molony
Mawkish sentimentality or inspired reconstruction, the Titanic art of Fortunino Matania...
New York Times
STATEMENT BY HAROLD BRIDE
19th April 1912
The following thrilling statement was dictated today by Mr. Bride, the assistant Marconi operator on board the Titanic, to the New York Times representative, in the presence of Mr. Marconi, who is now staying in Ne...
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. ...
The Times
OBITUARY---LORD MERSEY
4th September 1929
COMMERCIAL LAW --- Lord Mersey, whose death, at the age of 89, is announced on another page, had played over two generations a prominent part in the administration of justice. If he cannot justly be placed among the greatest Judges of h...
NIGHT AND A TITAN
Titanica!
NIGHT AND A TITAN
10th August 2011
Senan Molony
What did Titanic look like at night?...
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....
A TALE OF HOFFMAN
Titanica!
A TALE OF HOFFMAN
18th January 2005
Senan Molony
A boy wakes, and he is on a train. The world is wriggling past the window. Papa looks, but does not say anything. Nor does he try to smile. ...
SEARCHING FOR KIRKLAND
Voyage
SEARCHING FOR KIRKLAND
15th February 2006
Robert L. Bracken
Charles Leonard Kirkl...
TITANIC'S PRIME MOVER
Titanica!
TITANIC'S PRIME MOVER
9th July 2007
Samuel Halpern
An Examination of Propulsion and Power...
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...
LAST LAP OF THE LARGEST
Titanica!
LAST LAP OF THE LARGEST
12th February 2010
Senan Molony
APRIL tenth, 1912 – A day tinged with sadness for the RMS Olympic. She put in to New York for the last time as the Ship of Superlatives, or so she thought. The next White Star Line leviathan to dock here wou...
EUGENE DALY - BY HIS DAUGHTER
 
EUGENE DALY - BY HIS DAUGHTER

Marion K. Joyce
Eugene Daly with his wife Lil and their only child Marion (Mary) in 1929. Mary is now a widow, living in Missouri....
BERTHE LEROY: TITANIC SURVIVOR
Titanica!
BERTHE LEROY: TITANIC SURVIVOR
12th July 2004
Olivier Mendez & Michel Leroy
Berthe Leroy, a short biography...
 
ROAMING AROUND: MEMOIRS OF A MARCONI OPERATOR

Alec Bagot
Extract The next year went past for me in many experiences of life and places. I was a fully fledged Marconi operator, had visited my Australia of loving memories, Norway, with its North Cape, where I had taken photographs...
WHO TALKED TO TITANIC?
Titanica!
WHO TALKED TO TITANIC?
11th March 2010
Senan Molony
Marconi chart offers insight into Titanic interlocutors...
CANCELED PASSAGES ABOARD TITANIC
Voyage
CANCELED PASSAGES ABOARD TITANIC
6th April 2008
John P. Eaton
Who Redeemeth Thy Life From Destruction...
LORD MERSEY -— OBITER DICTA
Titanica!
LORD MERSEY -— OBITER DICTA
13th March 2005
Senan Molony
HERBERT Henry Asquith, British Prime Minister, told the House of Commons at the beginning of May 1912 that the Court of Inquiry to be presided over by Lord Mersey would afford “the best means of arriving at a conclusion...
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...
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......
TORONTO'S TITANIC SURVIVORS
Titanica!
TORONTO'S TITANIC SURVIVORS
28th July 2012
Jason D. Tiller
We all know that the R.M.S. Titanic set sail on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England on April 10th, 1912 bound for New York via Cherbourg, France and Queenstown (now Cobh), Ireland, and that she struck an iceberg on Apri...
THE MORNING AFTER... WHERE WERE THE BODIES?
Titanica!
THE MORNING AFTER... WHERE WERE THE BODIES?
20th September 2002
Jan C. Nielsen
What happened to all the Titanic victims' bodies after the sinking?...
 
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...
Titanica!
HARLAND & WOLFF AND THE PARTITION OF ULSTER
3rd September 2011
Glenn Simpson
Harland and Wolff is at the symbolic forefront of Ulster's identity, its economic importance pivotal in explaining what gave Ulster Unionists political leverage during the Home rule question. To accurately portray Harland & Wolff’...
MAJOR PEUCHEN'S PREDICAMENT
Titanica!
MAJOR PEUCHEN'S PREDICAMENT
26th April 2012
Hugh Brewster
Why did this self-made millionaire and leader of men become such a passive figure in a Titanic lifeboat?...
RYAN V. OSNC
Titanica!
RYAN V. OSNC
15th March 2004
Senan Molony
Transcript of Precis Law Report...