Encyclopedia Titanica

WHITE STAR LINE

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WHEN ANIMALS TRAVELLED FIRST CLASS
Voyage10th November 2006
Charles A. Haas
White Star was a serious player in the world of cargo, and the carriage of livestock...
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....
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 ...
CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC RESCUE
Titanica!6th July 2021
Sir James Bisset
Second Officer of the Carpathia recalls a dramatic night...
NO. 1. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE. - 10-12. - HAIR. LIGHT. CLOTHING - Overcoat, grey; one grey coat; one blue coat...
WE HAVE NO LOOK-OUT GLASSES IN THE CROW'S NEST.
Titanica!19th November 2011
Art Braunschweiger
Perhaps the most catastrophic lapse of memory in history...
Mark Baber
E. J. Smith, Coptic Aground and Rio---Two out of three ain’t bad?There are several standard White Star h...
A THOROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE CAVE LIST
Titanica!1st April 2004
Daniel Klistorner
View the Encyclopedia Titanica transcription of the Cave ListThis simple incomplete copy of a cabin list fo...
STANDING ROOM ONLY FOR OCEAN LINER AUCTION
Swann Galleries15th March 2010
New York—It was standing room only at Swann Galleries on March 4 for t...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : THE WHITE STAR LINE
The Shipbuilder
THE completion of the immense liner Olympic, to be followed very shortly by the sister ship Titanic, the largest ships in the world, adds yet another triumph of shipbuilding and e...
Pat Winship
Lightoller biography...
Titanica!14th September 2017
Jim Currie
Unravelling Titanic Navigation Problems...
OLYMPIC AND TITANIC : MAIDEN VOYAGE MYSTERIES
Voyage29th April 2007
Mark Chirnside and Sam Halpern
Charting the maiden voyage route...
ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES
Titanica!4th March 2010
Samuel Halpern
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 argue and fight, and ...
George Henry Preble
THE WHITE STAR LINE, 1870.-The White Star Line was originally composed of a fleet of fast-sailing American clipper-ships, by the "Champion of the Seas," ...
Filson Young
The classic text of Titanic by Filson Young...
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?...
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...
'THE SHIPBUILDER' SPECIAL EDITION - TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Shipbuilder
Table of contents and illustrations for the special edition, Olympic and Titanic issue, June 1911...
THE HIGHEST EXAMPLE LIFE CAN FURNISH
Titanica!8th June 2013
Michele Albion
Richard Frazar White, Bowdoin College, and the Titanic...
Senan Molony
Captain Stanley Lord master of the SS Californian, interviewed by Leslie Harrison...
New York Times24th 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 Y...
New York Times8th 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 BeDelayed by Thi...
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......
The Times1st January 1913
IMPENDING RESIGNATION OF THE CHAIRMANSHIP --- It is now officially announced that Mr. J. Bruce Ismay will retire from the presidency of the International Mercantile Marine...
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....
WHO TALKED TO TITANIC?
Titanica!11th March 2010
Senan Molony
Marconi chart offers insight into Titanic interlocutors...
TITANIC'S VOYAGE FROM BELFAST TO SOUTHAMPTON APRIL 2ND
Titanica!1st November 2021
Brad Payne
Sea Trials and Delivery to Southampton...
A MATTER OF COURSE
Titanica!22nd September 2006
Randy Bryan Bigham
Titanic's Plucky Countess...
TITANIC SONGBOOK
Titanica!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 sh...
New York Times16th April 1912
Joseph Bruce Ismay has been considered one of the most prominent ship owners in the world. As chairman and managing director of the White Star line he took passage on the Titanic on her maiden voyage....
Titanica!2nd June 2010
David G. Brown
Nothing is more confusing about Titanic than understanding the time at which events took place....
THE SS CALIFORNIAN AND DUNDEE: SCOTLAND’S FORGOTTEN LEVIATHAN
Titanica!19th October 2018
Harland Duzen
Genesis of the ship that 'stood still'...
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....
LIGHTOLLER'S TITANIC ACCOUNT Charles Herbert Lightoller
Extract from 'The Titanic and Other Ships'...
Harland and Wolff, Ltd., Belfast. Shipbuilding in Belfast as aprogressive industry is of comparatively recent growth, and yet there isprobably no commertial [sic] centre more prominently i...
Town and Country19th April 1902
A. I. M.
The Personal Side of Some of the Popular Captains of Atlantic Liners"I suppose Captain V— is still in command of the A?" asked a woman, as she was about to e...
RMS TITANIC: THE FUNERALS, MEMORIALS AND LEGACY OF THE LOST PASSENGERS AND HER CREW
Titanica!9th March 2007
Brandon C. Holm
Titanic, a word that conveys a history and numerous amounts of thoughts, ideas. The American Heritage Dictionary, Fourth Edition defines titanic as, “of enormous scope, power, or inf...
THE FEARLESS MRS. GIVENS
Titanica!17th February 2022
Sam Brannigan
Purser accused of discrimination, overuled by Captain Smith...
BRUCE ISMAY AND THE RING'S TAUNT
Titanica!13th January 2001
Senan Molony
As Ismay pushed the brute oar, his eye fell on his ring. The ring inscribed:- Be Mindful....
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......
THE THIRD TITANIC INQUIRY - RYAN V. OSNC
Titanica!15th March 2004
Senan Molony
Transcript of Precis Law Report...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle23rd April 1912
The White Star Line this morning made public the following wireless communication, giving the names in the additional list of those recovered in the Titanic disaster:...
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 ...
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:...
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...
THE LAYING OF TITANIC’S KEEL
Titanica!6th November 2020
Brad Payne
March 22nd vs. March 31st...
SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS
Titanica!18th September 2007
Samuel Halpern
Propelling the ship of dreams...
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...
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...
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 ...
The Times22nd July 1899
BELFAST, July 20---Mr. Thomas H. Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line, was to-day presented with the freedom of the city...
TITANIC'S STOCKHOLM CONNECTIONS
Titanica!27th August 2020
Peter Engberg-Klarström
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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...
ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE Art Braunschweiger
Who did what on Titanic's Navigating Bridge?...
WHAT DID THE SURVIVORS SEE OF THE BREAK-UP OF THE TITANIC?
Titanica!15th August 2003
Bill Wormstedt
How many survivors claimed to see the ship break up?...
WHY DID WHITE STAR SETTLE WITH WHITELEY?
Titanica!26th April 2004
Senan Molony
Steward's sensational claims were never tested in court....
WALTER FRANCIS FREDERICKS : A BIOGRAPHY
Titanica!25th September 2009
David William Fredericks
Personal profile of the Titanic survivor by his great-grandson...
Titanica!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. T...
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, ...
WHITE STAR LINE LIVERPOOL OFFICES TO BE LUXURY HOTEL
Titanic News30th August 2013
Philip Hind
Albion House, former headquarters of the White Star Line is to be converted into a luxury Titanic-themed Hotel....
KEEPING TRACK OF A MAIDEN VOYAGE
Titanica!20th February 2007
Samuel Halpern
What was the route the Titanic took on her maiden voyage?...
THE LAST LOG OF THE TITANIC
Titanica!31st January 2001
David G. Brown
A reevaluation of the fatal collision....
HARD A-STARBOARD
Titanica!12th February 2002
Nathan Robison
Reconsidering Titanic's Encounter with the Iceberg...
New York Times22nd April 1912
Smith is determined that the Director-Manager of the White Star Line shall be held in this country until the investigation is closed...
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...
LAST LAP OF THE LARGEST
Titanica!12th February 2010
Senan Molony
10 April 1912 marked Olympic's last arrival as the largest liner in the world...
THE STATISTICS OF THE DISASTER
Titanica!14th February 2001
Lester Mitcham
An in-depth analysis of the number of Titanic passengers lost and saved....
AN 'OLYMPIC' CLASS PROPULSION SYSTEM
Titanica!25th June 2001
Mark Chirnside
How the White Star Line's greatest ships were propelled....
The Times24th November 1899
We regret to announce that Mr. Ismay died at his residence, Dawpool, near Birkenhead, about 6 o'clock last night, after a long illness. The immediate cause of death was collapse of the heart, followin...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : PASSENGER ACCOMMODATION
The Shipbuilder
Olympic and Titanic to provide passenger accommodation of unrivalled extent and magnificence......
NOMADIC RETURNS
Titanica!3rd January 2007
Kathleen Neill
How the Nomadic was saved and returned to Belfast...
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...
BASTION OF MASCULINITY
Titanica!23rd June 2015
Stijn Bammens
The Last Enjoyable Hours in the Titanic's First-Class Smoking Room...
Titanica!
Alec Bagot
Memoirs of a Marconi operator...
THE BOY IN THE PICTURE
Titanica!28th March 2002
Gavin Murphy
The story of Ned Parfett: newsboy, soldier and photographic icon...
ANTOINETTE FLEGENHEIM - FIRST CLASS PASSENGER ON THE TITANIC
Titanica!17th June 2012
Gerhard Schmidt-Grillmeier
Research sheds new light on an elusive Titanic survivor......
New York Times24th November 1899
Founder and Chairman of Board of Directors of White Star Line---Gave £20,000 for Poor Sailors---LIVERPOOL, Nov. 23---Thomas Henry Ismay, the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors ...
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...
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...
THE WHITE STAR POLKA - MARCH J.T. Gardner
The White Star is a Polka March, written by John Twiname Gardner between 1880 and 1897....
GUNSHOTS ON THE TITANIC
Titanica!30th July 2001
Earl Chapman
Were shots fired as the Titanic went down? If so whom and toward whom?...
WHITE STAR LINE OFFICER'S UNIFORM CIRCA 1912
Voyage15th February 2005
John Hemmert
By and large the various British st...
ON ROOTING ABOUT IN A SWEDISH TITANIC FAMILY TREE
Titanica!10th May 2002
Alan Ruffman
The search for geneaological data relating to the Palaeo-DNA Project...
MAJOR PEUCHEN'S PREDICAMENT
Titanica!26th April 2012
Hugh Brewster
The inaction of a man of action...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : EVOLUTION OF THE DESIGN
The Shipbuilder
THE evolution of the Atlantic liner of to-day has been one of the most remarkable achievements in the scientific progress and commercial activity of modern times. It is difficult to realize that on...
NIGHT AND A TITAN
Titanica!10th August 2011
Senan Molony
What did Titanic look like at night?...
PITMAN'S OWN PRIVATE ICEBERG
Titanica!19th July 2004
Senan Molony
...
TITANIC AT 100: A PERSONAL JOURNEY
Titanica!22nd April 2012
Malcolm Bowen Niedner, Jr.
Rare glass plate lantern slides of Titanic and Captain Smith...
The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City4th May 1912
Says Steamship Line Must Send Her Son's Body Home --- VICTIM OF THE TITANIC --- Mother Objects to Burial in Halifax, Announced Purpose of Company --- Unless...
New York Times19th October 1937
Ex-Head of White Star Line Who Retired After Sea Tragedy Dies in London---LONDON, Oct. 18 (AP)---Joseph Bruce Ismay, former chairman of the White Star Line and a survivor of the Titanic di...
New York Times19th October 1937
Ex-Head of White Star Line Who Retired After Sea Tragedy Dies in London LONDON, Oct. 18 Joseph Bruce Ismay, former chairman of the White Star Line and a survivor of the Titanic disaster ...
LORD MERSEY — OBITER DICTA
Titanica!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 affo...
Frank Blackmarr
Dr Frank Blackmarr's account...
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...
Prof. Sir John Knox Laughton, Litt.D.
ISMAY, THOMAS HENRY (1837-1899), shipowner, eldest son of Joseph Ismay,of Marypoint, [sic; should be "Maryport], Cumberland, was born there on7 Jan. 1837. At the age of sixteen he was...
THE REAL JACK DAWSON
Titanica!11th March 2001
Senan Molony
Was the character of Jack Dawson based on a real person?...
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 ...
SURVIVABILITY STUDY OF THE 1912 RMS TITANIC DISASTER
Titanica!5th September 2020
Peter Carpenter
A Statistical and Machine Learning Analysis...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : TRIALS OF THE OLYMPIC, AND DEPARTURE FROM BELFAST
The Shipbuilder
31st May 1911 saw both the launch of the Titanic and the departure from Belfast of the Olympic...
Trenton Evening Times16th April 1912
Washington A. Roebling II, and Stephen W. Blackwell among Hundreds of Passengers who are taken Off in Lifeboats when Maiden Voyage Seemed Likely to End in Sinking of World’s Biggest Vessel ...
Chicago Inter Ocean19th April 1912
Special Dispatch to the Inter Ocean New York, April 18—Late this afternoon John Gillespie of Chicago, accompanied by a friend, entered the offices of the White Star line. His voice ran...
New-York Tribune20th July 1912
Gives Boost to Line Whose Titanic Went to the Bottom --- J. P. Morgan, who organized the International Mercantile Marine Company, is giving a moral boost to the White Star Line...
TITANIC'S BULGARIAN LINKS
Titanica!18th May 2013
Brian Hartig
The Story of the Bulgarians on Titanic; how they emigrated and the Bulgarian emigration environment existent around the turn of the 19th Century...
SURVIVORS GIVE THEIR IMPRESSIONS OF TITANIC MOVIES
Titanica!13th October 2021
Mike Poirier
Reactions of those survivors who decided to revisit the Titanic...
BULLETINSMontreal, April 15—The local office of Horton Davidson, one of the Titanic passengers, has received the following wireless message:“All pass...
New York Times20th January 1889
A WHITE STAR STEAMER THAT IS EXPECTED TO BEAT ALL RECORDS---BELFAST, Jan. 19---The new White Star steamer Teutonic was launched thismorning from the Queens Island ya...
HONOUR & GLORY: CROWING TIME!
Titanica!20th August 2007
Senan Molony
What did Titanic's famous grand staircase clock symbolise?...
LOOKOUTS : THE HUMAN PERSPECTIVE
Titanica!30th April 2003
Captain Laurence V. Wade
The role of the lookouts on the Titanic from the eye of an experienced seaman....
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : THE PROPELLING MACHINERY
The Shipbuilder
A detailed description of the Titanic's engines, propellers and other equipment, with illustrations....
Inverness Courier16th April 1912
Early yesterday morning telegrams were received from New York that the Titanic, with passengers and crew, numbering 2358 persons, had on Sunday struck an iceberg in the Atlantic, and was sinking by th...
ROYAL STANDARD
Voyage14th November 2004
John P. Eaton
The story of a White Star liner that struck an iceberg 47 years before the Titanic......
A CAPTAIN'S CAREER
Voyage23rd 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 a...
TITANIC II
Titanic News19th 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....
VICTIMS RECOVERED BY THE MACKAY-BENNETT ARE LAID TO REST David Lean
May 4th 1912 - In Halifax, the body of the baby boy recovered on the first day of Mackay-Bennett's search for Titanic victims is laid to rest. Using money that they received as a reward from Vi...
New York Times27th 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 En...
THE INFORMATIVE 'MORNING NEWS'
Titanica!12th February 2009
Senan Molony
TWO years after the Titanic, and Captain Lord of the Californian was still pleading his case.There follows a freshly resurrected article – important for the histori...
Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping
Ismay, James [sic] Bruce (b. Liverpool, 1862). President and Managing Director of the International Mercantile Marine Co. Educated Harrow, and on leaving school entered the office of Messrs. Ismay,...
R.M.S. TITANIC: UNIQUE ORIGINAL PLAN USED THROUGHOUT THE BRITISH TITANIC ENQUIRY. A large scales plan of the Titanic used during the Titanic enquiry is offered for sale......
New York Times6th June 1911
Capt. Haddock to Head White Star Line at Increased Pay...
L'Eclaireur de Nice et du Sud-Ouest18th April 1912
FROM NICEOn board the Titanic were Mrs. Paul Schabert (American) and Mr. Phil E. Mock, who bought their tickets from the White Star Line agency in Nice and Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Smith who boo...
Torquay Directory23rd April 1913
Claim For Loss on the “Titanic”At Torquay County Court on Saturday Judge Lush-Wilson arbitrated in an action under the Workman’s Compensation Act by G...
RADIO INTERVIEW WITH ALBERT HORSWILL ...
The Times22nd October 1937
The funeral service of Mr. Bruce Ismay was held yesterday at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge. The Rev. E. K. C. Hamilton officiated. Members of the family and others present included:---Mr...
RMS TITANIC AUCTION ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 2010
Henry Aldridge and Son16th March 2010
Titanic and White Star Line specialists Henry Aldrige and Son have announced their next auction of Titanic, White Star Line and Ocean Liner Memorabilia. Selected lots will be available to view at the Titanic Made in Belfast Exhibition in Belfast April 3rd to April 11th....
THE TITANIC & THE BATTLE FOR THE HIGH SEAS: CUNARD V. WHITE STAR LINE
Titanic Stories16th May 2011
White Star Line and Cunard compete for passenger trade across the Atlantic....
I SURVIVED THE TITANIC
Titanica!10th May 2020
Edith L. Rosenbaum
Edith Rosenbaum's Detailed Account of the Titanic Disaster...
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....
San Francisco Chronicle29th May 1912
Senate Committee Also Scores [sic] Captain of the Steamer Californian. COULD HAVE SAVED ALL. Praise for Carpathia Crew and Gold Medal for her Captain. WASHINGTON. M...
New York Times11th June 1912
White Star Line Makes Gifts---Cunard to Claim No Damages---By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times---LONDON, June 10---The White Star Line has announc...
A PEN TO SINK A THOUSAND SHIPS
Titanica!7th March 2006
Lee Kendall
The British Titanic Inquiry and the Art of Fortunino Matania...
THE MYSTERY OF MARCH 22, 1909 AND TITANIC’S KEEL-BLOCKS
Titanica!16th January 2010
Brad Payne
When were Titanic's keel blocks laid....
OFFICERS' LUNCHEON MENU Rare menu comes up for auction...
LIFE'S DECOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF HELEN CHURCHILL CANDEE
Titanica!23rd December 2005
Randy Bryan Bigham
A woman of extraordinary vision, talent and resolve...
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...
TITANIC'S PRIME MOVER
Titanica!9th July 2007
Samuel Halpern
An Examination of Propulsion and Power...
Worcester Telegram17th April 1912
W.C.Porters Letters to Wife and PartnerTells of Pleasant and Successful Trip and of HisAnxiety to Hurry Home on the Titanic"I have had a fine trip, enjoyed every minute o...
Waukegan Daily Sun20th April 1912
Occupied Stateroom in Stern...
Hampshire Independent17th August 1912
SOUTHAMPTON CROWN COURTThere was a further batch of Titanic cases at the Southampton County Court on Tuesday, before His Honour Judge Gye, but they possessed no feature of s...
The Times4th April 1913
Article...
The Times18th 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....
ICEBERG AT THE GOLDEN GATE
Titanica!12th February 2002
Jan C. Nielsen
A Perspective on the Life of Dr. Washington Dodge...
THE WHITE STAR White Star Line cast brass five-pointed star removed from the White Star office in Liverpool. 26ins....
RMS OLYMPIC: THE EARLY YEARS
Titanica!7th February 2011
Michael Poirier
It's easy to start the story of Olympic by talking about a limousine pulling up in front of Downshire House. However this has been over-used in many...
CARLISLE'S RETIREMENT – SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION
Titanica!22nd January 2018
Ioannis Georgiou
Why did the esteemed naval architect retire so suddenly...
Chicago Daily Journal17th April 1912
Heartrending appeals for information concerning the dead or rescued from the Titanic poured into the Chicago offices of the White Stair line, throughout the day.Men, Women and children telep...
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....
SHIPBUILDING IN IRELAND.-Whatever may be said of other branches of Irishindustry, its shipbuilding may, it would appear, compare notunfavourably with that of any other part of the kingdom....
New York Times19th September 1901
J. Bruce Ismay, one of the owners of the White Star Line of steamships, and Hon. W. J. Pirrie of the shipbuilding firm of Harland & Wolff of Belfast, the builders of the White Star steamers, wh...
Washington Herald19th April 1912
Head of White Star Line, Under Guard, Makes First Statement---New York, April 18---Mr. J. Bruce Ismay left the ship at about 11:15 o’clock to-night and went to the rear of the dock where t...
The New York Times21st April 1912
Detained Sailors Are Herded on the Celtic Under Close Guard of Detectives. --- HAVE ORDERS NOT TO TALK --- Men Forget Instructions, However, Long Enough to Defend Escape of...
New York Herald22nd April 1912
In accounts printed about the Titanic and the bravery of her officers little has been said of one who probably was the most widely known and best beloved of all classes....
ALIEN PASSENGERS: SYRIANS ABOARD THE TITANIC
Titanica!7th September 2018
Leila Salloum Elias
The story the Syrian Titanic passengers has been largely neglected......
TITANIC: WHY SHE COLLIDED, WHY SHE SANK, WHY SHE SHOULD NEVER HAVE SAILED
Titanic Review11th April 2019
Geoff Whitfield
A fascinating insight into White Star Line’s conduct following the loss of their prize vessel “Titanic”...
John Bull6th July 1912
We have no hesitation in characterising the conduct of Messrs. Ismay, Imrie and Co. as brutal and heartless....
The allocation of cabins on the Titanic is a source of continuing interest and endless speculation. Apart from the recollections of survivors and a few tickets and boarding cards, the only auth...
PLUCKED FROM THE SEA?
Titanica!11th July 1999
Peter Engberg-Klarström and Tad Fitch
Survivors' Claims Reconsidered...
THE LEFEBVRE FAMILY
Titanica!5th April 2004
Olivier Mendez
A tribute to a French family who were all lost in the Titanic....
New York Times4th May 1912
Ship Returning to Halifax---Patrick O'Keefe's Story of Rescue...
MAURETANIA SLOWS DOWN WHEN WARNED LIKE TITANIC OF ICEBERG IN HER PATH...
New-York Tribune1st January 1913
Long Expected Action Officially Announcd, [sic] but Will Not Go Into Effect...
The Times9th June 1924
PEACE AND WAR SERV...
New York Times6th February 1939
Retired Skipper of Olympic Served in the British Navy During the WorldWar---SPENT 45 YEARS AT SEA---Commander of Leviathan and Majestic on Last Voyages They Ever Made...
TRAFFIC
Voyage22nd September 2005
John P. Eaton
On 10 April 1912 Titanic arrived at Cherbourg from Southampton at6:35 p.m. after a voyage of little more than five hours. After takingaboard mail and pasengers she departed at 8:10 p.m. Boarding we...
ROSTRON'S LOST REPORT
Titanica!13th June 2010
Senan Molony
Titanic survivors could have been marooned in the Azores! Captain Rostron of the Carpathia considered landing them in the mid-Atlantic island chain for their treatment ...
New York Times16th April 1912
Wires White Star Line for News of Major Butt---Special to The New York Times---WASHINGTON, April 15---President Taft did not know of the sinking of the Titanic or of the danger...
Harold Bride's recollection of "Autumn" playing as the Titanic foundered has led to speculation that he was in fact referring to Songe d'Automne......
WHITE STAR LINE, LIVERPOOL Postcard of the White Star Line Office...
THE WRECK OF THE TAYLEUR
London Evening Standard25th January 1854
The Titanic was not the first ship lost by White Star on its maiden voyage......
WHITE STAR LINE OFFICES IN PARIS 9, rue Scribe...
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...
New York Times19th April 1912
Not the Custom of the White Star Line to Try to Break Records --- TOOK LAST BOAT, HE SAYS --- Awakened by Crash---Doesn't Know About Bulkheads---Ship Sank in 2 Hours...
Le Petit Journal20th April 1912
Melle Leroy, a maid from Bouvigny-Boyefles (Pas-de-Calais), recently received from her sister who is a chambermaid to the Douglases, a postcard telling her that she was sailing with her employers for ...
THE HERMAN FAMILY
Voyage25th August 2005
Michael A. Findlay
In recent years much has been written about those who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic. Stories of heroism, selflessness and cowardice on that fateful night have emerged through ...
TITANIC TEXT : DEMYSTIFYING HISTORICAL STUDY
Titanica!20th September 2005
Randy Bryan Bigham
Internet research tips for beginnersFrom biographies and cultural essays to technical papers and scientific analyses, ET Research at Encyclopedia-Titanica.org is the leading...
Mike Holgate
In April 1913, an article appeared in the Torquay Times under the headline: Echo Of The Titanic Disaster : The Strange Story Of The Man With Two Names.A hearing at Torquay County Co...
EARLY FINNISH FICTIONAL TEXTS AND WORKS ABOUT THE TITANIC
Titanica!7th April 2020
Silja Vuorikuru
The first Finnish fictional texts and literary works about the Titanic were written in 1912; this article provides an overview of them. What literary texts did Finnish authors write about the Titanic? How do fictional works treat this world-famous maritime accident?...
Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette18th December 1915
The White Star line has agreed to pay $664,000 in settlement of all claims arising for the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912, when more than 1,5000 persons were drowned......
Titanica!28th August 2003
Information on the eight Chinese passengers aboard Titanic...
New-York Tribune10th December 1912
--- White Star Line Announces Decision---Combustible To Be Carried Between Shells --- (By Cable to The Tribune) --- London, Dec. 10---The White Star comp...
Unidentified Newspaper9th April 1913
White Star Liner Arrives After Six Months Undergoing Alterations for Safety...
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...
THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX
Titanica!1st June 2008
Senan Molony
WHAT goes on four legs, then two legs, then three?The Riddle of the Sphinx, from Greek mythology, denotes the eternal voyage of man… from crawling on all fours, to walking pr...
Brooklyn Daily Eagle23rd April 1912
Baron Alfred von Drachstedt Contemplates Action to Recover for Wardrobe....
THE TURN OF A CARD
Titanica!25th November 2009
Senan Molony
When Captain Smith gave the alarm, three gentlemen were in the Café Parisien playing bridge. One of them gathered up the cards and put them in his pocket, expecting to resume the game. Later the survivors autographed them and sent them to their friends in France......
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 ...
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...
Unknown
''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.''...
Voyage
Michael A. Findlay
Mrs. Winnifred Quick VanTongerloo on 4 July 2002, at the Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Michigan. Mrs. VanTongerloo, aged 98, was one of four remaining survivors of the 1912 Titanic sinking,...
TITANIC : HISTORY ON A PLATE To be opened by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall on 18th February 2011 ...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : THE BUILDERS OF THE “OLYMPIC” AND “TITANIC.”
The Shipbuilder
Description of Harland & Wolff's Queen's Island Works...
PHOTOGRAPH POSSIBLY OF CAPTAIN SMITH AT A SHIP LAUNCH A rare picture which may depict Titanic Captain Edward John Smith at a ship launch in c.1909....
Nottingham Evening Post11th February 1889
Accident aboard a White Star ship commanded by Edward John Smith in 1889...
New York Times8th September 1901
[Note: U.S. President William McKinley was shot by an assassin on 6September 1901, and died on 14 September.]Heard with Amazement About the Shooting of the President-------...
New York Times10th January 1907
Liverpool and Queenstown Protest Against Change to Southampton---LIVERPOOL, Jan. 9---Because of the strong feeling aroused locally by thestatement that the White Star Line purpose...
New York Times8th March 1907
Want White Star Liners to Continue Calling at Queenstown---LONDON, March 7---The Postmaster General, Mr. Buxton, to-day received aninfluential deputation of Irish members of Parli...
Capt. Haddock to Have the Olympic and Hears of It by Wireless --- The White Star liner Majestic in on Wednesday night, swapped wireless sentiments at sea on Wednesday afternoon w...
The Daily Banner19th April 1912
Nephew of Mrs. Brining Of This CityA Telegram Received Here from White Star LineThe following telegram was received fro...
Elizabeth Daily Journal19th April 1912
THRILLING STORIES BY TITANIC'S SAVED; TEN ON WAY TO ELIZABETH LOSE LIVES...
Boston Daily Globe20th April 1912
Titanic's Chief Steward Well Known in BostonPrince of Entertainers and a Most Competent OfficerAndrew Lattimer, senior chief steward of the Titanic, w...
Birkenhead News20th April 1912
Mr. William Faulkner Reported safe.Probably among the best known of the Birkenhead members of the crew of the Titanic is Mr. William Faulkner, who was a steward on board the ship. Mr. Faul...
British Inquiry16th May 1912
Examined by Mr. ASPINALL.10498. Were you serving as a first class steward on the "Titanic" on the occasion of this casualty?- Yes.10499. Have you serv...
New-York Tribune8th January 1913
It Takes the Adriatic Four Hours to Pull Free in Upper Bay After Having Grounded in Dense Fog --- WARNING FROM BANKER --- He Called Attention to Danger Before Startin...
Southern Daily Echo5th February 1913
Titanic Compensation Cases There were several applications, under the Workman’s Compensation Act, at the Southampton County Court on Tuesday, before Judge Gye, arisin...
The Barrier Miner4th May 1934
Annie Caton's 1934 Account...
News Tribune12th April 2001
Bart Ripp
CURTIS, Lewis County – Come spring in the Boistfort Valley, hops pop up, green and fragrant, in the hay fields.Boistfort Elementary School sits next to a big hay field where hops sprout, s...
NOMADIC
Voyage22nd August 2005
John P. Eaton
The Titanic's tender at Cherbourg...
THE HART OF THE MATTER
Titanica!11th October 2010
Senan Molony
FIREMAN Hart stands on the deck of the Titanic, knowing he has no entitlement to a lifeboat place, and prepares to die…...
RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON
Titanica!15th April 2012
Philip Hind
Why the sinking of the Titanic has etched itself into our consciousness......
THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY FROM THE TITANIC
Titanic Review21st May 2012
Ed Coghlan
Thomas Millar helped to construct the Titanic ...
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, ...
National Magazine
Marie G. Young
A survivors's account of the Titanic Disaster...
Springfield Union20th April 1912
To a reporter for The Union, Fred M. Hoyt of this city [New York], brother of Treasurer Willard Evans Hoyt of Williams College and a survivor of the Titanic, this morning told the thrilling story o...
LIFEBOATS EXTINGUISHED THEIR LIGHTS!
Titanica!6th December 2011
Senan Molony
Lifeboats from Titanic doused their lights to avoid dying swimmers after the sinking....
OLYMPIC'S MAIDEN STOP IN CHERBOURG Note handwritten date: 14 June 1911 (1st stop)...
New York Times17th April 1912
Many inquiries were made at the (White Star Line)office during the day about Benjamin Guggenheim, but no hopeful reply could be given as Mr. Guggenheim's name was not included in any of the lists of s...
Chicago Inter Ocean25th April 1912
Rescued Chicagoan Declares When She Was Dazed in New YorkHospital, Line’s Agents Made Her Attest Exonerating Document That agents for the White Star l...
Washington Post18th October 1937
London, Oct. 18 (Monday).—Joseph Bruce Ismay, 74 years old, former owner of the White Star Line and former president of the International Mercantile Marine Co...
TITANIC AND THE BEDA: FR THOMAS BYLES
Titanica!21st April 2015
Fergus Mulligan
In James Cameron's film Titanic a Catholic priest is seen praying with his fellow passengers and reciting from the Book of Revelation. This man was not a figment of Cameron's imagination: his name was Fr Thomas Byles...
WHITE STAR LINE REPERTOIRE The White Star Line Repertoire is a list of 341 waltzes, marches and other selections played by orchestras on White Star Line ships including the Titanic....
New York Times17th May 1907
President of Mercantile Marine Says His Company Will Not Advance Pay---SAILORS DELAY A LINER---Refuse to Sail on La Touraine Until Paid Full Wages for Loading andUnloa...
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...
Nord-Matin
Gerard COUCKE
Picture by Jean HEMERY On Sunday evening(a), an American movie by Jean Negulesco opened on the 1st channel; it was dedicated to the dramatic sinking of the Titanic which, in the night...
CANCELLED PASSAGES ABOARD TITANIC
Voyage6th April 2008
John P. Eaton
Passengers that cancelled their tickets for the Titanic...