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WILLIAM LOGAN GWINN: LETTERS TO FLORENCE
Titanica!29th March 2012
Ted Robinson
A unique collection of letters and postcards sheds light on the domestic life of one the RMS Titanic's Sea Post Clerk William Logan Gwinn....
Asbury Park Evening Press22nd April 1912
MAIL CLERK GWINN DIED AT HIS POST Continued to Work Till Explosion Rent Titanic---Wife is Critically Ill Among the five postal clerks who stuck to t...
British Inquiry20th May 1912
Examined by Mr. RAYMOND ASQUITH.13272. You were a First class Stewardess on the "Titanic," were you not?- Yes.13273. And at the time the ship struck t...
SEVENTY-FIVE REGISTERED LETTERS WERE SENT (FROM NORWAY) WITH THE TITANIC IN 1912 Arne Mjaland
Top row 5th from left: Jorgen Birkesfol who sent a registered letter with Titanic...
LIGHTOLLER'S TITANIC ACCOUNT Charles Herbert Lightoller
Extract from 'The Titanic and Other Ships'...
Evening Star22nd April 1912
STROVE WITH HIS ASSOCIATES TO SAVE THE MAIL MATTER ON THE TITANICJames M Woody of Roxboro, N.C. reached here Saturday afternoon to make inquiry about the death of his brother, Oscar S. Woo...
Newark Evening News26th April 1912
News that Gwinn Perished on Titanic Long Kept from Asbury Park Woman WAS MAIL CLERK ON LINER Special Service of the NEWS ASB...
Worcester Telegram17th April 1912
NEW YORK, April 16- Postmaster Edward M. Morgan stated today that the White Star liner Titanic had on board 3500 sacks of mail. It is not likely, he said that the mails were saved because during the f...
Asbury Park Evening Press26th April 1912
Wife of Titanic’'s Mail Chief Feels Loss Keenly but is Not Ill ---------- Metropolitan newspapers this morning all published stories to the effect that Mrs. William Log...
The Times12th October 1918
THE SUNK IRISH PACKET DEATH ROLL 451 STERN PROTEST BY MR BALFOUR Further details of the loss of the Royal Mail steamer Leinster, the torpedoing of ...
BBC Radio22nd October 1962
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CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC RESCUE
Titanica!6th July 2021
Sir James Bisset
Second Officer of the Carpathia recalls a dramatic night...
Filson Young
The classic text of Titanic by Filson Young...
Washington Times16th April 1912
O. S. Woody, a former Washingtonian, and two other postoffice clerks, composed the mail crew of the Titanic. Their names were received today by the office of the Second Assistant Postmaster General. J...
Chicago Evening Post17th April 1912
The Post office Department has made arrangements for the substitution of the steamer Lapland for the Titanic, in carrying mails to Europe from New York City....
Newark Evening News20th April 1912
Newarker Died with Others Clerks on Titanic, After Effort to Save Mails.----------REPORT MADE BY HITCHCOCK----------Special Service of the NEWSWASHINGTON, April 20---In a report received by Postm...
Rutherford Republican20th April 1912
Worked in Two Feet of Water to Save Registered Mail on Titanic----------The families of the three sea postal clerks who died like heroes on the Titanic will each received $2,000 if Congres...
THE BOXHALL LETTERS
Voyage23rd May 2005
Joe Carvalho & Shelley Dziedzic
The following five letters, written to Mr. Joe Carvalho ofMassaschusetts by Commander Joseph G. Boxhall span the time period ofApril 1961 through July of 1962, and reveal the s...
12.45AM - A TIME TO GO!
Titanica!10th March 2008
Senan Molony
What time did the first lifeboat depart the Titanic?...
CANCELLED PASSAGES ABOARD TITANIC
Voyage6th April 2008
John P. Eaton
Passengers that cancelled their tickets for the Titanic...
John Bernard Walker
In our eagerness to make the ocean liner fast and luxurious, we have forgotten to make her safe...
Southampton, Port of. The Southampton Docks, now owned and managed bythe London and South-Western Railway Co., are situated within aperfectly sheltered harbour, and have the unusual natura...
La Presse17th April 1912
Two SurvivorsThis afternoon, the Daily Mail welcomed in their Parisian offices, rue des Capucines, the American doctor Joseph Leidy.Mr. Leidy was visiting the Daily Mail reporters in order...
Brooklyn Daily Times17th April 1912
Postmaster Edward M. Morgan said yesterday that the Titanic was carrying 3,423 sacks of mail and added:"There are generally about four bags of prints---a postal term applied to all other p...
THE LAST LOG OF THE TITANIC
Titanica!31st January 2001
David G. Brown
A reevaluation of the fatal collision....
THE TUGS AT TITANIC'S DEPARTURE
Titanica!6th February 2005
John P. Eaton
Albert Edward, Hercules, Vulcan, Ajax, Hector Neptune...
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...
WILLIAM J. MELLORS
Voyage26th March 2008
Robert L. Bracken
A survivor emerges from the mists of time....
WALTER FRANCIS FREDERICKS : A BIOGRAPHY
Titanica!25th September 2009
David William Fredericks
Personal profile of the Titanic survivor by his great-grandson...
Titanica!6th February 2016
J. Homer Thiel
John Montgomery Smart was born circa 1866 or 1867. His place of birth is not known, but he was described as being from New York and Boston, ...
CARLISLE'S RETIREMENT – SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION
Titanica!22nd January 2018
Ioannis Georgiou
Why did the esteemed naval architect retire so suddenly...
THE MAIL SORTING ROOM ABOARD RMS TITANIC
TITANIC BLUEPRINT R.M.S.Titanic Harland & Wolff design dept schematic scale blueprint of "Titanic's" plumbing & water systems.Approx 9ft x 20ins.This drawing was the pers...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : THE ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
The Shipbuilder
Description of electrical arrangements on the Olympic and Titanic...
New York Times26th May 1901
Cold Storage and Shipping Company's Plants in English Cities---They Will Contain Products Worth Hundreds of Millions---Americans Conceive the Scheme---J...
New York Times7th 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 toLiverpool to Stay....
Newark Evening News16th April 1912
Out of the ten New Jersey passengers on the doomed Titanic, four are reported to be among those saved......
Washington Times17th April 1912
Mrs. Lelia Woody, wife of O. S. Woody, United States mail clerk aboard the Titanic, is in Clifton, Va., today, anxiously awaiting news of the disaster, and hoping against hope he did not go down w...
Washington Herald19th April 1912
Great Loss of Life Was Due to Their Absence...
New York Times21st April 1912
Postal Clerks Worked in Two Feet of Water---Hitchcock Aids Kinsmen---Special to The New York Times---WASHINGTON, April 20---Postmaster General Hitchcock to-day addressed a comm...
GRAPHIC STORY OF TITANIC SURVIVORS' RESCUE
Pittsburgh Press21st April 1912
Pittsburg Architect, passenger on the Carpathia...
LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER  - RICHMOND COUNTY CLUB New York Monday 22/4/12 c/o Mr. Hale Richmond County Club Dongan Hills Staten Island N.Y. Dear Mother, Just a line to let you know I am getting al...
Chicago Evening Post23rd April 1912
DREAD OF LIFEBOATS BY PASSENGERS TOLDNephew of E. N. Kimball of Chicago Pictures Fear of Seventy-Five Foot Drop From the Titanic...
Newark Evening News29th April 1912
The government authorities are making arrangements to bring the body of John S. March, one of the three United States mail clerks who lost their lives on the Titanic, from Halifax to Newark, according...
The Times29th April 1912
DETENTION FOR THE TAKING OF EVIDENCEA strange welcome awaited the surviving members of the crew of the Titanic on their arrival at Plymouth today. Inst...
Daily Mail17th May 1912
Mr. A. H. Barkworth, J.P., of Tranby House, Hessle, has returned to his home after his miraculous escape from death in the foundering of the Titanic....
New York Times9th June 1924
Head of Harland & Wolff, Shipbuilders, Stricken With Pneumonia---ON TOUR OF SOUTH AMERICA---A Leader in the Formation of the International Mercantile Marine---Visco...
INTERVIEWS WITH SURVIVORS
BBC Television27th November 1956
First Hand: 2: The Sinking of the 'Titanic'...
The Tribune15th April 1972
Bob Considine
Sixty years on, Washington Dodge recalls the night he survived the sinking of the Titanic....
THE TITANIC MCCOYS
Titanica!28th January 2001
Robert L. Bracken
My story of the Titanic McCoys begins in the aftermath of James Cameron's blockbuster movie, Titanic, in February of 1998. The media was covered with Titanic...
A HOLY GRAIL - THE MISSING DEPOSITIONS
Titanica!6th May 2004
Senan Molony
THERE is an undiscovered Titanic out there… one that may hold greater meaning than relocated rust at the bottom of the North Atlantic.The lost Titanic arguably resides in 1...
Pat Winship
Lightoller biography...
TITANIC CITATION CATALOG
Titanica!21st October 2006
Captain Charles B. Weeks
I created this document to assist Titanic researchers. I have found it maddening to have to thumb through numerous books to find a particular citation on a certain subject. Using this document you ...
MCGOUGH THE KILLER
Titanica!5th September 2008
Senan Molony
TWO killers roamed the RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage…Not the stuff of lurid pulp adventure, instead actual fact.The two wrongdoers were a fireman and an able-bodied...
IT'S A CQD OLD MAN: 41.46 NORTH, 50.14 WEST
Titanica!9th January 2009
Samuel Halpern
This two-part article is primarily concerned with how the Titanic’s reported distress positions came about, and why they were so far west of the now known position of the ...
DEFENDING FLEET AND LEE
Titanica!14th January 2009
Richard Krebes
Film depicted them as irresponsible youths who let their attention wander......
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......
DEATH OF A PURSER
Titanic Review5th January 2012
Stanley C. Jenkins
Review of the new biography of Hugh McElroy, the Chief Purser of RMS Titanic:...
MAJOR PEUCHEN'S PREDICAMENT
Titanica!26th April 2012
Hugh Brewster
The inaction of a man of action...
ANTOINETTE FLEGENHEIM - FIRST CLASS PASSENGER ON THE TITANIC
Titanica!17th June 2012
Gerhard Schmidt-Grillmeier
Research sheds new light on an elusive Titanic survivor......
THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
Titanica!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...
AN ANALYSIS OF TITANIC'S VERTICAL AND LATERAL WATERTIGHT DOORS
Titanica!30th June 2017
Brad Payne
A detailed description of the design and operation of Titanic's watertight doors....
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?...
SURVIVABILITY STUDY OF THE 1912 RMS TITANIC DISASTER
Titanica!5th September 2020
Peter Carpenter
A Statistical and Machine Learning Analysis...
OLYMPIC, TITANIC & BRITANNIC: AN ISSUE OF FINANCE
Titanica!13th January 2021
Mark Chirnside
One remarkable statistic is that the cost of building the three Olympic class ships was more, in cash terms, than the value of the entire White Star Line fleet....
THE TITANIC BREAK-UP
Titanica!15th April 2022
Accounts of the Titanic break not found in inquiries or testimony...