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Worcester Telegram
3500 SACKS OF MAIL ON TITANIC
17th 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 few hours that the vessel floated after running int...
THE MAIL SORTING ROOM ABOARD RMS TITANIC
 
THE MAIL SORTING ROOM ABOARD RMS TITANIC
April 1912
Washington Times
WASHINGTON MAN MAIL CLERK ON THE ILL-FATED STEAMER
16th 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. S. March, of the Second division of the Railway ...
Evening Star
MAIL CLERK O. S. WOODY WAS LOYAL TO THE LAST
22nd April 1912
STROVE WITH HIS ASSOCIATES TO SAVE THE MAIL MATTER ON THE TITANIC James M Woody of Roxboro, N.C. reached here Saturday afternoon to make inquiry about the death of his brother, Oscar S. Woody, mail clerk, who was among the victims of t...
Chicago Evening Post
LAPLAND WILL REPLACE TITANIC AS MAIL SHIP
17th 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....
Asbury Park Evening Press
MRS. GWINN IS NOT AT POINT OF DEATH
26th 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 Logan Gwinn, wife of the chief mail clerk of the l...
Newark Evening News
JOHN S. MARCH ONE OF THE HEROES
20th April 1912
Newarker Died with Others Clerks on Titanic, After Effort to Save Mails. ---------- REPORT MADE BY HITCHCOCK ---------- Special Service of the NEWS WASHINGTON, April 20---In a report received by Postmaster-General Hitchcock today, it wa...
La Presse
TWO SURVIVORS
17th April 1912
Two Survivors This 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 to show them a wireless he had just received ...
Newark Evening News
JUST TOLD SEA TOOK HUSBAND
26th April 1912
News that Gwinn Perished on Titanic Long Kept from Asbury Park Woman WAS MAIL CLERK ON LINER Special Service of the NEWS ASBURY PARK, April 26---It was not unti...
Rutherford Republican
MAIL CLERKS DIED BRAVELY
20th 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 Congress complies with a recommendation made this wee...
Washington Times
TITANIC MAIL CLERK'S WIFE ANXIOUSLY WAITS FOR NEWS ABOUT HIM
17th 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 with the wrecked steamer. Woody ...
Brooklyn Daily Times
W L GWYN, FORMER BROOKLYN MAIL CLERK, MAY HAVE BEEN LOST
17th 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 pieces than letters---to one of letters. A bag ...
LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER  - RICHMOND COUNTY CLUB
 
LETTER FROM WILLIAM MELLORS TO HIS MOTHER - RICHMOND COUNTY CLUB
22nd April 1912
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 along much better. ...
Newark Evening News
GOVERNMENT TO SHIP BODY OF MARCH HERE
29th 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 to information received by Miss Antoinette A. Mar...
British Inquiry
BRITISH TITANIC INQUIRY TESTIMONY OF ANNIE ROBINSON, STEWARDESS
20th 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 the iceberg I think you were in bed?...
Asbury Park Evening Press
MAIL CLERK GWINN DIED AT HIS POST
22nd 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 their mail to the last and sank with it w...
New York Times
GAVE LIVES FOR THE MAILS
21st 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 communication to Chairman John A. Moon of the ...
JOHN STARR MARCH HEADSTONE, EVERGREEN CEMETERY
 
JOHN STARR MARCH HEADSTONE, EVERGREEN CEMETERY

memorial marker...
Newark Evening News
SURE BROTHER PERISHED
18th April 1912
EAST RUTHERFORD, April 18---That his brother, William L. Gwinn, has lost his life in the wreck of the Titanic, is the belief of Cass J. Gwinn, of this place. The missing man, who sailed in the ship as an empl...
TITANIC BLUEPRINT
 
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 personal property of W.D. Wilson esq....
Newark Star
AWAIT BODY OF TITANIC VICTIM
6th May 1912
Up to late last night the body of John S. March, of 59 Emmett street, one of the five United States mail clerks who lost their lives in the recent Titanic disaster, had not reached the city and no word has received by the firm of Smith & Smith, 944 B...
Western Mail
SWANSEA VALLEY VICTIMS
20th April 1912
It now transpires that the Titanic has claimed another victim from the Swansea Valley. In addition to Mr. W. J. Rogers, whose name appeared in the list of passengers in the Western mail in the early part of the week, it seems that he was accompanied ...
SEVENTY-FIVE REGISTERED LETTERS WERE SENT (FROM NORWAY) WITH THE TITANIC IN 1912
 
SEVENTY-FIVE REGISTERED LETTERS WERE SENT (FROM NORWAY) WITH THE TITANIC IN 1912
26th August 1998
Arne Mjaland
Top row 5th from left: Jorgen Birkesfol who sent a registered letter with Titanic...
Newark Evening News
FAMILY OF J. S. MARCH MAY RECEIVE $10,000
22nd April 1912
WASHINGTON, April 22---Resolutions authorizing $10,000 appropriations for the families of each of the three postal clerks who lost their lives on the Titanic were introduced in the House today by Representative Reilly, of Conne...
The World Evening Edition (New York)
OLYMPIC NOT LIKELY TO BE HELD FOR BODY OF DEAD FINANCIER
1st April 1913
LONDON, April 1---When word came to-day from Rome that Herbert L. Satterlee was attempting to have the White Star liner Olympic held up to-morrow at Cherbourg to carry J. Pierpont Morgan's body to New York, the officials of...
TITANIC LAUNCH TICKET
 
TITANIC LAUNCH TICKET
31st May 1911
An extremely rare example of a ticket to the launch of the Titanic Launch of t...
Elizabeth Daily Journal
COMPLAIN OF CONDITION OF BODY OF JOHN MARCH
8th May 1912
The body of John S. March, one of the five mail clerks of the steamship Titanic and father of Mrs. John A. Corwin, of 261 Stiles street, reached Newark yesterday from Halifax, Nova Scotia, and was taken charge of immediately by the undertaking firm o...
New York Times
ROUSED BY WHITE STAR LINE
10th January 1907
Liverpool and Queenstown Protest Against Change to Southampton --- LIVERPOOL, Jan. 9---Because of the strong feeling aroused locally by the statement that the White Star Line purposed to divert its steamers to Southampt...
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...
Newspaper
JOHN LAW HUME BIOGRAPHY;RMS TITANIC 'THE FIRST VIOLIN' BY YVONNE HUME
27th March 2011
Donna White
I have just come across this article from the Sunday Mail in Scotland. This seems to be a fascinating book as it is written by a close relative, I can't wait to read the whole book. ...
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Galesburg Mail
IVAN JAALASOVICH WHO ESCAPED FROM TITANIC HOMESICK FOR NATIVE LAND
25th April 1912
TOLD REPORTER OF HIS ESCAPE. Jumped into Same Lifeboat in which Frank Kurun Escaped Accompanied Kurun to Galesburg Ivan Jaalasovich, who was one of the passeng...
Southern Daily Echo
DEATH OF MR EDWARD FLAHERTY
6th February 1940
Survivor of the Titanic Death of Mr Edward Flaherty Half a century at sea The death has taken place at the Royal Hants and Southampton Hospital of Mr Edward Fla...
Dumfries and Galloway Standard and Advertiser
MR. WILLIAM MURDOCH (1)
11th May 1912
Mrs. Murdoch the widow of the late Lieutenant Murdoch, First Officer of the ill-fated liner, has received the following letter: Hotel Continental, Washington, April 24th, 1912. Dear Mrs. Murdoch, - I am writing on behalf of the surviving officers to ...
 
SPECIAL DAY FOR OSCAR SCOTT WOODY
2004
It seems that the heroism of one of Titanic's postal clerks has been a source of inspiration for the governing officials of North Carolina. Oscar Scott Woody was a native of Roxboro, North Carolina. He had been a postal clerk on trains betwee...
Newark Star
WILL BRING TITANIC VICTIM'S BODY HERE
30th April 1912
Body recovered by cable ship at the scene of wreck....
 
LETTER FROM THE DIOCESAN VICAR GENERAL TO WILLIAM BYLES
28th August 1912
Bishop's House My dear Mr. Byles, Last mail brought me the obituary card of your dear Rev. Brother; I have prayed for him, but to tell the truth, I am much more inclined to ask him to pray for me, to get through his inte...
 
MISS EARNSHAW'S MYSTERIOUS SECOND CLASS LIST
1912
A member of the Association Francaise du Titanic owns a very strange document, which he inherited from Miss Earnshaw. At the time she gave him it, he did not thought that it would be the source of many questions and just accepted it. Miss Earn...
New York Times
A PLAN TO FEED ENGLAND
26th 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. M. Smart, who is connected with the Southampton Co...
Chicago Evening Post
DREAD OF LIFEBOATS BY PASSENGERS TOLD
23rd April 1912
DREAD OF LIFEBOATS BY PASSENGERS TOLD Nephew of E. N. Kimball of Chicago Pictures Fear of Seventy-Five Foot Drop From the Titanic Trusted To Safety on Ship...
Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908)
SOUTHAMPTON, PORT OF
1908
Southampton, Port of. The Southampton Docks, now owned and managed by the London and South-Western Railway Co., are situated within a perfectly sheltered harbour, and have the unusual natural advantage of double tides, with pract...
Washington Herald
CLAIMS MRS. GAGE SUFFERS PARANOIA
18th April 1912
Dr. William A. White Testifies Concerning Examination of Defendant in Insanity Case --- Dr. William A. White, Superintendent of the Government Hospital for the Insane, testified yesterday afternoon before Justice Barnard and a jury, giv...
New York Times
PROFILE OF W T STEAD
16th April 1912
English Editor and Author of "If Christ Came to Chicago."...
ROYAL EDWARD
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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...
THE BOXHALL LETTERS
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THE BOXHALL LETTERS
23rd May 2005
Joe Carvalho & Shelley Dziedzic
The following five letters, written to Mr. Joe Carvalho of Massaschusetts by Commander Joseph G. Boxhall span the time period of April 1961 through July of 1962, and reveal the sentiments of the Titanic officer r...
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...
CAPTAIN ROSTRON'S HANDWRITTEN ACCOUNT OF THE DISASTER.
 
CAPTAIN ROSTRON'S HANDWRITTEN ACCOUNT OF THE DISASTER.
27th April 1912
RMS Carpathia Cunard SS Co. Ltd., At Sea April 27th, 1912 At 12.35 am (ship's time) April 15th (Monday), 1912, I was called by the 1st Officer in company with Marconi operator and informed that the White St...
 
JOSEPH GROVES BOXHALL - RADIO INTERVIEW
October 1962
Joseph Boxhall  Radio Interview, October 1962 Transcribed by Capt. Charles B. Weeks and Cathy Akers-Jordan On that Sunday night the, 14th, of April, along with ...
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....
Evening Bulletin
TITANIC SURVIVOR WRITES OF HORROR TO FRIEND HERE
20th April 1912
“Like Scene on Stage," Says Dr. Alice Leeder in Letter to Mrs. Sarah Babcock --- One of the most interesting accounts of the Titanic disaster which has come to light is in a letter written on board the Carpathia by Dr. Alice Leeder, New...
The New York Times
MORGAN MUST REST; SON ADMITS ANXIETY
30th March 1913
Financier Has Overtaxed His Strength and Doctors Force Him to Stay in Seclusion --- ABSOLUTE QUIET ENJOINED --- No Organic Trouble, Say Advices to Firm, but He Has Been Too Active Since Reaching R...
TRAFFIC
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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...
The Times
THE LOSS OF RMS LEINSTER
12th 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 which was announced yesterday, emph...
Newark Evening News
TEN FROM THIS STATE ON TITANIC
16th April 1912
Four of Them Are Reported to Be Saved. ---------- STENGELS RESCUED ---------- Many Others on Liner with Relatives and Friends in This Section. ---------- ARE SEEKING INFORMATION ---------- ...
Newark Evening News
FEAR ANOTHER NEWARKER GONE
17th April 1912
---------- Augustus Smith, Passenger on Titanic, Whose Name Is Not Among Saved. ---------- HAYS ALSO AMONG MISSING ---------- The name of Augustus Smith, twenty-two years old, of 59 Halsey street, was added ...
NOMADIC
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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 ...
CARPATHIA MEDAL TO BE AUCTIONED
 
CARPATHIA MEDAL TO BE AUCTIONED
19th July 2012
Although the Titanic sank 100 years ago, demand for memorabilia from her shows little sign of abating......
New York Times
HAROLD SANDERSON, SHIPPING MAN, DIES
27th February 1932
Former Head of International Merchant Marine Stricken While in North of Italy --- DIRECTED WHITE STAR LINE --- Came From a Family of Leaders in Maritime Matters Both Here and in England --- Special Cable to T...
Daily Mail
MR BARKWORTH’S RETURN
17th 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 Times
LORD PIRRIE DIES ON SHIP BOUND HERE
9th 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 --- Viscount Pirrie, head of the famous firm of...
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 ...
Galesburg Evening Mail
TELLS OF RESCUE FROM TITANIC
23rd April 1912
Frank Kurun of Galesburg Tells How He Saved Himself and Daughter WAS IN A BOAT FIRST PICKED UP Jumped from Lower Deck Into Life Boat As It Was Being Lowered His Brother Drowned Frank Kurun,...
New York Times
FRANK D. MILLET'S CAREER
16th April 1912
Noted Artist Famed as War Correspondent and Traveler --- Frank D. Millet, a noted artist and correspondent, was born at Mattapoisett, Mass., in 1846. His adventurous temperament led him to enlist as a drummer boy at the beginning of the Civ...
Syracuse Herald
COLLETT TO TALK OF SEA DISASTER
28th April 1912
Titanic Survivor to Appear at Auburn Theater. T.M. OSBORNE TO PRESIDE Meeting Will Be a Public Memorial Service for the Victims Auburn, April 27. – The pe...
 
THE STRANGE MYSTERIES OF MOVIE MAKER WILLIAM HARBECK

John Lamoreau
William Harbeck was one of the very first moving picture film makers. In 1911 his film of southern Alaska became the center of a major story. American railroad tycoon J P Morgan and Meyer Guggenheim bought up claims for large tracts of land in Alaska...
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...
 
ERNEST WALDRON KING FAMILY INFO

I believe E. W. King's father, Thomas Waldron King, was my great-great-grandfather John King's brother, and that their parents were Thomas King, who was a Church of Ireland scripture reader in Selerna, County Galway, and Elizabeth. Here's ...
 
KATE PHILLIPS' DAUGHTER'S STORY (CONCEIVED ON TITANIC CLAIM)

Submitted by Senan Molony...
The Times
SURVIVORS OF THE CREW AT PLYMOUTH
29th April 1912
DETENTION FOR THE TAKING OF EVIDENCE A strange welcome awaited the surviving members of the crew of the Titanic on their arrival at Plymouth today. Instead of a popular demonstration of sympathy and b...
Folkestone Herald
ELIZABETH NYE : FOLKESTONE PASSENGER'S GRAPHIC ACCOUNT
4th May 1912
Mrs. Nye's account of the catastrophe Captain Smith and the little girl His last words: 'I must go with the ship'. Mrs. Elizabeth Nye, daughter of Mr. Thomas I. Ramell, coach builder, Dover Road, Folkesto...
The Times
MR. BRUCE ISMAY
18th October 1937
AN ABLE SHIPOWNER --- Mr. Bruce Ismay, who died yesterday at his residence, 15, Hill Street, Mayfair, at the age of 74, was well known, particularly in Liverpool, as an able shipowner. His grandfather, Joseph Ismay, was a...
 
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 ...
CHILDREN OF THE TITANIC AND THE TITANIC STICKER BOOK
Titanic Review
CHILDREN OF THE TITANIC AND THE TITANIC STICKER BOOK
11th June 2012
Randy Bryan Bigham
Randy Bryan Bigham reviews two new children’s titles that are both informative and entertaining...
New York Times
WOMEN WORK HARD FOR RESCUED FOLK
21st April 1912
Kept Busy Helping Survivors on to Their Destinations in Comfort --- FORTY LEAVE ST. VINCENT'S --- Individuals, as Well as Organized Committee, Give Much-Needed Personal Aid --- The task that was shouldered by...
New York Times
GRISCOM IS NO LONGER HEAD OF SHIP COMBINE
24th February 1904
J. Bruce Ismay is Chosen for Its President --- FREE HAND FOR THE NEW MAN --- His Predecessor Remains in the Company as Chairman of the Board of Directors---Ismay to Live in New York --- Clement A. Griscom ...
Camden Post-Telegram
ISMAY PRAISED BY TITANIC SURVIVOR
15th May 1912
Ship's Head Barber Tells Camden Elks of His Thrilling Experience. --- BLAMES DISASTER ON WIRELESS JEALOUSY --- Bruce Ismay was defended last night by Gus Weikman at the home of Camden Lodge of Elks in Mr. Weikman's recital...
STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR OCEAN LINER AUCTION
Swann Galleries
STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR OCEAN LINER AUCTION
15th March 2010
New York—It was standing room only at Swann Galleries on March 4 for the two-part sale of The Christopher Bou Collec...
CANCELED PASSAGES ABOARD TITANIC
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CANCELED PASSAGES ABOARD TITANIC
6th April 2008
John P. Eaton
Who Redeemeth Thy Life From Destruction...
WILLIAM LOGAN GWINN: LETTERS TO FLORENCE
Titanica!
WILLIAM LOGAN GWINN: LETTERS TO FLORENCE
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....
The Times
LORD PIRRIE - DOMINANT FIGURE IN SHIPBUILDING
9th June 1924
PEACE AND WAR SERVICES ...
CLASSIFIED IN DEATH : RECOVERING THE TITANIC'S DEAD
Titanica!
CLASSIFIED IN DEATH : RECOVERING THE TITANIC'S DEAD
31st March 2007
Brian J. Ticehurst
AFTER the Titanic sank in the early hours of the 15th April, 1912 the sea around the site was littered with the flotsam and jetsam of the liner. Among the broken decking, furniture and fittings were hundreds of bodies floating around. Eac...
ROSTRON'S MONSTER
Titanica!
ROSTRON'S MONSTER
16th December 2010
Senan Molony
Sir Arthur Henry Rostron was a lifelong believer in the existence of sea serpents and other forms of cryptozoology......
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...
Titanica!
JOHN MONTGOMERY SMART, AN ELUSIVE AND SECRETIVE TITANIC PASSENGER.
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, Massachusetts in Australian newspaper accoun...
Worcester Telegram
W.C.PORTERS LETTERS TO WIFE AND PARTNER
17th April 1912
W.C.Porters Letters to Wife and Partner Tells of Pleasant and Successful Trip and of His Anxiety to Hurry Home on the Titanic "I have had a fine trip, enjoyed every minute of it, and have found business prospects ...
A CAPTAIN'S CAREER
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A CAPTAIN'S CAREER
23rd August 2005
John P. Eaton
  “When anyone asks me how I can best describe my experience in nearly 40 years at sea, I merely say- uneventful.  Of course there have been winter storms and gales and fog and the like, but in all ...
Monmouth Daily Atlas
COMMON SAILORS HEROES OF TITANIC, SAY SURVIVORS
24th April 1912
Titanic Survivors Say Shrieks of Drowning Hundreds Most Awful Feature of Shipwreck. Saw Ship Slowly Sink After the Explosion of Boilers....
 
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 CAVE LIST
 
THE CAVE LIST
10th April 1912
When the body of...
DEATH OF A PURSER
Titanic Review
DEATH OF A PURSER
5th January 2012
Stanley C. Jenkins
Review of the new biography of Hugh McElroy, the Chief Purser of RMS Titanic:...
MCGOUGH THE KILLER
Titanica!
MCGOUGH THE KILLER
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 seaman. Stoker William Mintra...
 
TWO CASTLEBAR VICTIMS OF THE TITANIC
16th June 2011
Tony McDonald
The story of Francis Young and William Duffy from Castlebar who were crew onboard The Titanic...
THE TITANIC MCCOYS
Titanica!
THE TITANIC MCCOYS
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 mania. Anyone and everyone with Titanic connections was being sought ou...
THE BROWNS PREPARE TO ABANDON SHIP
Titanica!
THE BROWNS PREPARE TO ABANDON SHIP
3rd August 2003
David Haisman
Her father stood in the doorway of their cabin and said, ''There's talk that the ship has hit an iceberg.'' It was those fateful words that were to change their lives forever. Edith, along with her mother Elizabet...
Worcester Evening Post
NO HOPE FOR MORE SURVIVORS
16th 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 the steamers which have been cruising in the vi...
WILLIAM J. MELLORS
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WILLIAM J. MELLORS
26th March 2008
Robert L. Bracken
A survivor emerges from the mists of time....
THE DAY I MET A TITANIC SURVIVOR
Titanica!
THE DAY I MET A TITANIC SURVIVOR
24th March 2011
Gregg Jasper
Liner enthusiast recounts 1968 meeting with Renee Harris Introduction Until the death in 2009 of Millvina Dean, the oldest living Titanic survivor, meeting a passenger who sailed on the legend...
RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ALBERT HORSWILL
 
RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ALBERT HORSWILL
10th May 1934
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TITANIC II
Titanic News
TITANIC II
19th March 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly attended the recent Titanic II press conference and gala dinner and gives his impressions of Clive Palmer's ambitious project to create a Titanic for the 21st century....
OF RATS AND MEN: TITANIC SURVIVOR 'SLEEPING ROUGH'
Titanica!
OF RATS AND MEN: TITANIC SURVIVOR 'SLEEPING ROUGH'
10th June 2004
Senan Molony
YESTERDAY IN PARLIAMENT ...
TITANIC CITATION CATALOG
Titanica!
TITANIC CITATION CATALOG
21st October 2006
Captain Charles B. Weeks
Titanic Citation Catalogby Captain Charles WeeksI 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...
ANTOINETTE FLEGENHEIM - FIRST CLASS PASSENGER ON THE TITANIC
Titanica!
ANTOINETTE FLEGENHEIM - FIRST CLASS PASSENGER ON THE TITANIC
17th June 2012
Gerhard Schmidt-Grillmeier
Research sheds new light on an elusive Titanic survivor......
DEFENDING FLEET AND LEE
Titanica!
DEFENDING FLEET AND LEE
14th January 2009
Richard Krebes
The iceberg that doomed the Titanic and 1,523 people to die left a gash of about 300 feet in the ship’s side from beneath the stem of her bow to the boiler room number 6. The 1997 film that took her name as it’s title go...
THE ICEBERG —- RESURFACED?
Titanica!
THE ICEBERG —- RESURFACED?
9th July 2001
Henning Pfeifer
Icebergs photographed after the sinking bear the hallmarks of a collision....
LOOKOUTS : THE HUMAN PERSPECTIVE
Titanica!
LOOKOUTS : THE HUMAN PERSPECTIVE
30th April 2003
Captain Laurence V. Wade
This paper looks at the role of the lookouts on the Titanic from the eye of an experienced seaman. ...
 
DESCRIPTION OF UNIDENTIFIED BODIES

No. 3 Female - Height, 5 ft. 6 in.; Weight, 150 lbs ...
RHEIMS, LIGHTOLLER, AND THE OFFICER'S SUICIDE ENIGMA
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RHEIMS, LIGHTOLLER, AND THE OFFICER'S SUICIDE ENIGMA
14th October 2008
Richard Krebes
  If the enigma of the "officer’s suicide" had been a work of fiction created by Rex Stout, creator of the legendary fictional sleuth Nero Wolfe, chances are Stout would have called it "Too Many Questions". For the questions are numerous and the a...
12.45AM - A TIME TO GO!
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12.45AM - A TIME TO GO!
10th March 2008
Senan Molony
WHAT time did the first lifeboat depart the Titanic? Many will immediately offer: ‘12.45am.’ But thi...
 
THE TITANIC : OUR STORY
1912
M. E. S. and E. M. E.
SUNDAY morning, April 14, 1912, was a beautiful clear day, high wind and cold. Elizabeth and I wrote letters before service, remarking at the service that they did not sing the hymn "For Those in Peril On the Sea." Then read the chart an...
WHEN DID TITANIC TRY FOR HELP?
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WHEN DID TITANIC TRY FOR HELP?
7th April 2010
Senan Molony
When did the Titanic transmit her distress signal?...
A HOLY GRAIL - THE MISSING DEPOSITIONS
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A HOLY GRAIL - THE MISSING DEPOSITIONS
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 138 crew depositions of the subjective truth of...
NINETY NINE YEARS AND STILL COUNTING
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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. ...
AN ANALYSIS OF TITANIC'S VERTICAL AND LATERAL WATERTIGHT DOORS
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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....
ANNA KATHERINE KELLY 1892 - 1969
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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...
MCGOUGH THE KEY?
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MCGOUGH THE KEY?
5th September 2008
Senan Molony
THERE’S a Titanic seaman named McGough who is claimed to be a human key to understanding the sequence of lifeboat departures. He’s said to have helped lower lifeboat No. 14 – but to have departed in lifeboat No. 9 on the opposit...
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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...
AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
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AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
7th November 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly describes the excitement and tension of the auction of the most valuable Titanic artefact ever sold....
THE MAN WHO SANK TITANIC
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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....
TITANIC'S SUPREME SURVIVOR
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TITANIC'S SUPREME SURVIVOR
13th December 2006
Senan Molony
Sydney Buxton as a new MP SYDNEY BUXTON, President of the ...
MAJOR PEUCHEN'S PREDICAMENT
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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?...
THE TRIALS OF ELOISE HUGHES SMITH
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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...
BRUCE ISMAY AND THE RING'S TAUNT
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BRUCE ISMAY AND THE RING'S TAUNT
13th January 2001
Senan Molony
As Ismay pushed the brute oar, his eye fell on his ring. The ring inscribed:- Be Mindful....
A THOROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE CAVE LIST
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A THOROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE CAVE LIST
1st April 2004
Daniel Klistorner
View the Encyclopedia Titanica transcription of the Cave List This simple incomplete copy of a cabin list for Titanic’s first and only voyage takes its name after...
 
CHARLES HERBERT LIGHTOLLER
13th June 2005
Pat Winship
Lightoller biography...
TITANIC SONGBOOK
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TITANIC SONGBOOK
16th April 2012
Monica Hall
Most people, when thinking about music on the Titanic, immediately recall Nearer My God to Thee, which was allegedly played on deck by Wallace Hartley and his band as the great ship sank.  We do not really know if this is true, a...
RMS TITANIC: A LEGAL UPDATE 1
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RMS TITANIC: A LEGAL UPDATE 1
15th March 2002
Gavin Murphy
Explaining the legal position of the Titanic wreck...
MADAME LUCILE: A LIFE IN STYLE
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MADAME LUCILE: A LIFE IN STYLE
29th April 2003
Randy Bryan Bigham
The following is an excerpt from the prologue of Lucile - Her Life by Design, Randy Bigham's pending biography of Lucy, Lady Duff Gordon (1863-1935), the renowned Edw...
TORONTO'S TITANIC SURVIVORS
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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 LAST LOG OF THE TITANIC
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THE LAST LOG OF THE TITANIC
31st January 2001
David G. Brown
A reevaluation of the fatal collision....
THE MORNING AFTER... WHERE WERE THE BODIES?
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THE MORNING AFTER... WHERE WERE THE BODIES?
20th September 2002
Jan C. Nielsen
What happened to all the Titanic victims' bodies after the sinking?...
FATHER BROWNE: THE MISSING PHOTOGRAPHS
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FATHER BROWNE: THE MISSING PHOTOGRAPHS
19th January 2004
Senan Molony
Defamation, anonymity and some missing photographs?...
 
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...
 
EPITAPH ON GRAVE OF R.N. WILLIAMS II IS FROM "SNOW-BOUND"

Epitaph...
SEALED ORDERS: A TITANIC SURVIVOR'S CLASSIC TALE OF LOVE AND FATE
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SEALED ORDERS: A TITANIC SURVIVOR'S CLASSIC TALE OF LOVE AND FATE
23rd December 2005
Helen Churchill Candee
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DESCRIPTION OF RECOVERED BODIES

NO. 1. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE. - 10-12. - HAIR. ...
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RE-OPENING TITANIC'S CAN OF WORMS
14th September 2017
Jim Currie
Unravelling Titanic Navigation Problems...
ICEBERG AT THE GOLDEN GATE
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ICEBERG AT THE GOLDEN GATE
12th February 2002
A Perspective on the Life of Dr. Washington Dodge...
 
TITANIC
1912
Filson Young
The classic text of Titanic by Filson Young...
PIECING TOGETHER A TITANIC PUZZLE
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PIECING TOGETHER A TITANIC PUZZLE
21st August 2014
Mike Poirier
The Complex case of Mrs. Cassebeer. Court documents reveal tempestuous marriage....
ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES
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ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES
4th March 2010
Samuel Halpern
A FLASH OF LIGHT IN THE SKY  The story of what took place on the tramp steamer Californian the night of April 14, 1912, is one of those tales that cause some people to...
RYAN V. OSNC
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RYAN V. OSNC
15th March 2004
Senan Molony
Transcript of Precis Law Report...
UNLISTED PASSENGERS AND CREW
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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......