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UNDERSTANDING AND RESTORING CORRECT RUSSIAN NAMES
10th November 2018
Nikolay Ganzha
What do we need to know when talking about the Titanic? Our compatriots were there, there were a lot of them and most of them died. Most - drove in the third and in the second grade, whic...
TITANIC: THE DISAPPEARED
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TITANIC: THE DISAPPEARED
20th October 2018
Which Titanic survivors have never been found?...
THE SS CALIFORNIAN AND DUNDEE: SCOTLAND’S FORGOTTEN LEVIATHAN
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THE SS CALIFORNIAN AND DUNDEE: SCOTLAND’S FORGOTTEN LEVIATHAN
19th October 2018
Harland Duzen
Genesis of the ship that 'stood still'...
THE LAST BOAT BUT ONE
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THE LAST BOAT BUT ONE
2nd October 2018
Peter Engberg
How did Bruce Ismay and William Carter escape in Collapsible C and who else was aboard?...
SIBLINGS' LOVE SURVIVES FATEFUL NIGHT
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SIBLINGS' LOVE SURVIVES FATEFUL NIGHT
8th September 2018
Mike Poirier
The story of brother and sister Emma Schabert and Philipp Mock...
TITANIC : THE LAST BOAT
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TITANIC : THE LAST BOAT
8th September 2018
Peter Engberg
Collapsible Lifeboat D, the last boat to be lowered....
ALIEN PASSENGERS: SYRIANS ABOARD THE TITANIC
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ALIEN PASSENGERS: SYRIANS ABOARD THE TITANIC
7th September 2018
Leila Salloum Elias
The story the Syrian Titanic passengers has been largely neglected......
THE MYSTERIOUS STORY OF HAMMAD HASSAB
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THE MYSTERIOUS STORY OF HAMMAD HASSAB
29th August 2018
Yasmeen Saad
The only Egyptian Titanic survivor...
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TWINS ON THE TITANIC
1st April 2018
How many sets of twins were on the Titanic...
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1 HOUR AND 33 MINUTES — A TIME DIFFERENCE GONE WRONG
28th March 2018
Samuel Halpern
Samual Halpern explains a Titanic time conundrum...
THE FORGOTTEN DRILLS ABOARD TITANIC
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THE FORGOTTEN DRILLS ABOARD TITANIC
30th January 2018
Ioannis Georgiou
Were the Titanic's lifeboats ever tested and her crew properly trained to lower them?...
RELATED TITANIC CREW MEMBERS
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RELATED TITANIC CREW MEMBERS
28th January 2018
Gavin Bell
Titanic Crew members with relatives on board...
CARLISLE'S RETIREMENT – SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION
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CARLISLE'S RETIREMENT – SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION
22nd January 2018
Ioannis Georgiou
Why did the esteemed naval architect retire so suddenly...
COLD STARTING THE TITANIC
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COLD STARTING THE TITANIC
13th January 2018
Stephen Carey
How to start the engines on an ocean liner...
VICTIM NO. 26: AN IDENTITY
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VICTIM NO. 26: AN IDENTITY
8th January 2018
Brian Rose and Graham Dyke
New Research reveals the identify of a victim of the Titanic Disaster...
LOST LADIES : 12 SECOND CLASS WOMEN LOST ON THE TITANIC
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LOST LADIES : 12 SECOND CLASS WOMEN LOST ON THE TITANIC
6th January 2018
Peter Engberg
Who were they and why did they die?...
THE NEW YORK INCIDENT
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THE NEW YORK INCIDENT
5th January 2018
Near collision for world's largest ship....
TITANIC CREW LAND IN PLYMOUTH
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TITANIC CREW LAND IN PLYMOUTH
4th January 2018
Titanic Survivors arrive home aboard the SS Lapland...
HELL-RAISING THE TITANIC
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HELL-RAISING THE TITANIC
29th September 2017
Titanic murderers, spies, smugglers, bigamists and drunkards......
TITANIC SURVIVORS' UNTIMELY DEATHS
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TITANIC SURVIVORS' UNTIMELY DEATHS
26th September 2017
45 Titanic survivors who died young or in tragic circumstances......
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SHIPWRECKED AGAIN
19th September 2017
Passengers Ramon Artagaveytia In 1871 Ramon survived the fire and sinking of the Ame...
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A TITANIC WHO WAS WHO?
16th September 2017
People that boarded Titanic under assumed names...
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RE-OPENING TITANIC'S CAN OF WORMS
14th September 2017
Jim Currie
Unravelling Titanic Navigation Problems...
MY GRANDFATHER MODELLED FOR TITANIC MEMORIAL
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MY GRANDFATHER MODELLED FOR TITANIC MEMORIAL
1st July 2017
Wayne Ranger
Wayne Ranger's grandfather modelled as one of the engineers on the famous Titanic memorial in East Park, Southampton....
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....
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FURTHER ON THE TRAIL OF MRS FLEGENHEIM
15th April 2016
Gerhard Schmidt-Grillmeier
Further research on Antoinette Flegenheim(er) first class passenger on the Titanic....
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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 Bo...
THE MESABA FILE
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THE MESABA FILE
9th September 2015
Jim Currie
US and British Titanic inquiry reports were manipulated for political reasons......
THE INFAMOUS WATERTIGHT DOOR INDICATOR : MYSTERY SOLVED
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THE INFAMOUS WATERTIGHT DOOR INDICATOR : MYSTERY SOLVED
2nd September 2015
Brad Payne
Brad Payne discovers evidence that suggests Titanic was fitted with a visual watertight door indicator......
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...
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BIG NECK NICHOLS?
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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BIG NECK NICHOLS?
10th July 2015
Brad Payne
Was Titanic's Quartermaster sent below never to return? ...
BASTION OF MASCULINITY
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BASTION OF MASCULINITY
23rd June 2015
Stijn Bammens
The Last Enjoyable Hours in the Titanic's First-Class Smoking Room...
IDENTIFYING TITANIC STEWARDESSES
 
IDENTIFYING TITANIC STEWARDESSES
19th June 2015
Finding the names of the Titanic stewardesses photographed at Plymouth after their rescue in 1912....
TITANIC AND THE BEDA: FR THOMAS BYLES
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TITANIC AND THE BEDA: FR THOMAS BYLES
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...
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HARD A STARBOARD
31st January 2015
Jim Currie
Another look at that hard right turn......
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TITANIC: FREEBOARD CONTACT WITH THE BERG
14th December 2014
Eugene Nesmeyanov
Shedding new light on how the collision with the iceberg occurred...
TITANIC LEGACY OF A PARIS MAID
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TITANIC LEGACY OF A PARIS MAID
3rd October 2014
Stuart Kelly
At about 1.10am on the morning of 15 April 1912, lifeboat number 6 was launched from the port side of the RMS Titanic. The passengers and crew escapin...
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....
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LUCKY 13
27th April 2014
Peter Engberg
Why did only 13 second class men passengers survive the sinking of the Titanic?...
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....
CLASS AND GENDER IN SHAPING THE MEMORY OF THE TITANIC DISASTER SINCE 1912
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CLASS AND GENDER IN SHAPING THE MEMORY OF THE TITANIC DISASTER SINCE 1912
30th October 2013
Joe Woolley
Joe Woolley explores how the way we see Titanic has been shaped in films such as A Night to Remember and Titanic......
AUTHENTICATING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
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AUTHENTICATING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
23rd October 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly examines how painstaking research led to the authentication of Wallace Hartley's Titanic violin...
ACQUITTING THE ICEBERG
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ACQUITTING THE ICEBERG
15th October 2013
Peter Elverhøi
When most of the facts everyone knows about the Unsinkable Ship are scrutinized, it is quickly discovered that many of them are not facts at all......
THE UNBORN BABIES OF THE TITANIC
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THE UNBORN BABIES OF THE TITANIC
12th September 2013
Pregnant Titanic passengers and posthumous fathers......
R.M.S. TITANIC: FROM A DRAWING TO A SINKING
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R.M.S. TITANIC: FROM A DRAWING TO A SINKING
10th September 2013
Luca Marzano
Luca Marzano proposes a hypothetical sinking sequence inspired by the recollection of a young passenger, 17-year-old Jack Thayer....
TITANIC AND CALIFORNIAN
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TITANIC AND CALIFORNIAN
10th September 2013
Gavin Don
Gavin Don asks if the SS Californian, under the command of Stanley Lord, was close enough to have assisted the sinking Titanic....
THE HIGHEST EXAMPLE LIFE CAN FURNISH
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THE HIGHEST EXAMPLE LIFE CAN FURNISH
8th June 2013
Michele Albion
Richard Frazar White, Bowdoin College, and the Titanic...
ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE
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ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE
23rd May 2013
Art Braunschweiger
Author’s note: The story of Titanic’s sinking revolves around what took place on the navigation bridge, yet many people are not entirely clear on how it functioned, what the duti...
TITANIC'S BULGARIAN LINKS
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TITANIC'S BULGARIAN LINKS
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...
HILDA SLAYTER'S DIARY
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HILDA SLAYTER'S DIARY
17th May 2013
Alan Hustak
Slayter was not superstitious, but she too became uneasy about the voyage, because as she writes in the diary...
A TITANIC DINNER IN AN OLYMPIC HOUSE
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A TITANIC DINNER IN AN OLYMPIC HOUSE
21st November 2012
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly recalls an unexpected invitation and a memorable... and extensive Titanic themed meal in an newly discovered RMS Olympic panelled room....
GEORGE ALEXANDER LUCIEN RHEIMS
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GEORGE ALEXANDER LUCIEN RHEIMS
12th October 2012
Homer Thiel
Updated biographical information on Titanic survivor George Rheims....
TITANIC: THE HINGLEY ANCHORS
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TITANIC: THE HINGLEY ANCHORS
11th September 2012
Jonathan Smith
Titanic's centre anchor was at the time and for some time to follow, the world's largest anchor ever forged by hand. Jonathan Smith explores the construction of the anchor and the company that created it....
THE UNFORTUNATE TALE OF LITTLE WALTEE
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THE UNFORTUNATE TALE OF LITTLE WALTEE
4th August 2012
Dave Fredericks
Dave Fredericks explores the tragic story of Little Waltee, the four-year-old son of Titanic Trimmer Walter Fredericks....
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...
RMS CARPATHIA : OUT OF THE DARK OF THE DAWN
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RMS CARPATHIA : OUT OF THE DARK OF THE DAWN
11th July 2012
Craig Stringer
When the Carpathia came to the rescue of the survivors of the Titanic, her passengers did all they could to relieve suffering and distress......
ANTOINETTE FLEGENHEIM - FIRST CLASS PASSENGER ON THE TITANIC
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ANTOINETTE FLEGENHEIM - FIRST CLASS PASSENGER ON THE TITANIC
17th June 2012
Gerhard Schmidt-Grillmeier
Research sheds new light on an elusive Titanic survivor......
THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF JAMES DOBBIN: SHIPWRIGHT
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THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF JAMES DOBBIN: SHIPWRIGHT
23rd May 2012
In a second extract from In Titanic Times Frank Cox considers another of Titanic's early victims....
THE TITANIC'S FIRST VICTIM
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THE TITANIC'S FIRST VICTIM
14th May 2012
Frank Cox
Samuel Scott a 15 year old catch boy fell to his death: The first victim of RMS Titanic....
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?...
TITANIC AT 100: A PERSONAL JOURNEY
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TITANIC AT 100: A PERSONAL JOURNEY
22nd April 2012
Malcolm Bowen Niedner, Jr.
As Malcolm Niedner looked through a set of family negatives he discovered a new image of a four-funneled ocean liner... Titanic!...
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 sh...
RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON
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RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON
15th April 2012
Philip Hind
As the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster approaches Philip Hind explores why the sinking has etched itself into our consciousness and how Oxfordshire was touched by the tragedy....
EDITH CORSE EVANS
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EDITH CORSE EVANS
7th April 2012
Michael Poirier
Portrait of an elusive heroine...
WILLIAM LOGAN GWINN: LETTERS TO FLORENCE
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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 NORWEGIAN SAILOR ALBERT MOSS SURVIVED THE TITANIC TRAGEDY AS WELL AS WW1 AND WW2.
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THE NORWEGIAN SAILOR ALBERT MOSS SURVIVED THE TITANIC TRAGEDY AS WELL AS WW1 AND WW2.
26th March 2012
Dag Bertelsen
The Norwegian sailor Albert Moss survived both the Titanic disaster and a number of other crucial experiences at sea. The story of his life is now documented in the book Tit...
FACE TO BAREFACE LIAR!
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FACE TO BAREFACE LIAR!
16th January 2012
Senan Molony
A steerage Titanic survivor confronted his own impostor in 1912...
SIX SECONDS TO DISASTER - THE DEATH OF TITANIC
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SIX SECONDS TO DISASTER - THE DEATH OF TITANIC
30th December 2011
Jim Currie
As a professional mariner and Marine Accident Investigator, I was irresistibly drawn to the detailed information available concerning the few minutes before Titanic began her death throwes....
LIFEBOATS EXTINGUISHED THEIR LIGHTS!
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LIFEBOATS EXTINGUISHED THEIR LIGHTS!
6th December 2011
Senan Molony
Lifeboats from the Titanic extinguished their lights in order not to become attractive beacons for swimmers after the sinking....
WE HAVE NO LOOK-OUT GLASSES IN THE CROW'S NEST.
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WE HAVE NO LOOK-OUT GLASSES IN THE CROW'S NEST.
19th November 2011
Art Braunschweiger
Art Braunschweiger explores one of the the most famous 'what if' stories in Titanic history....
THE ODELL TITANIC ALBUM
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THE ODELL TITANIC ALBUM
13th September 2011
Brian Odell
Lily Odell, Kate Odell, Jack Odell, Richard May and Stanley May were all travelling together. Jack was eleven at the time and he and Kate brought along their cameras. Kate took a large number of...
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 Ma...
THE FINAL IDENTIFICATION OF THE UNKNOWN CHILD
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THE FINAL IDENTIFICATION OF THE UNKNOWN CHILD
9th September 2011
Alan Ruffman
The Final Identification of the Unknown Child of the TITANIC buried as Body No. 4 on May 4, 1912 in the Fairview Lawn Cemetery of Halifax, Nova Scotia...
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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...
NIGHT AND A TITAN
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NIGHT AND A TITAN
10th August 2011
Senan Molony
What did Titanic look like at night?...
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THE TITANIC'S STOKERS PROVIDE THE KEY TO LAUNCH TIMES OF THE MIDDLE BOATS
18th July 2011
George Jacub
The timing of the middle boats : the Mount Everest of challenges for Titanic researchers....
MYSTERIOUS WAIF OF THE WAVES.. MGU?
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MYSTERIOUS WAIF OF THE WAVES.. MGU?
12th July 2011
Jim Currie
Unresolved questions regarding the April 1912 voyage of the SS Campanello and the possibility of her involvement in the Titanic disaster. ...
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. ...
VIOLET'S BARREN WHITE STAR WEDDING
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VIOLET'S BARREN WHITE STAR WEDDING
27th April 2011
Senan Molony
The story of Titanic survivor Violet Jessop's short-lived marriage revealed for the first time....
THE DAY I MET A TITANIC SURVIVOR
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THE DAY I MET A TITANIC SURVIVOR
24th March 2011
Gregg Jasper
Liner enthusiast recounts his 1968 meeting with Renee Harris...
ROSTRON'S MONSTER
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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......
I WAS SAVED FROM THE TITANIC
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I WAS SAVED FROM THE TITANIC
15th November 2010
Lady Duff Gordon
A vivid eyewitness account of the legendary shipwreck and its aftermath. Edited by Randy Bryan Bigham...
THE HART OF THE MATTER
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THE HART OF THE MATTER
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 dieÂ…...
 
CAPTAIN LORD 1961 INTERVIEWS TRANSCRIPT
11th September 2010
Senan Molony
Captain Stanley Lord master of the SS Californian, interviewed by Leslie Harrison...
GROVES' INAPPROPRIATE JOKE
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GROVES' INAPPROPRIATE JOKE
11th September 2010
Senan Molony
The maturity of Charles Victor Groves, third officer of the ss Californian, is called sha...
MASTER AND COMMANDER
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MASTER AND COMMANDER
5th September 2010
Senan Molony
Titanic's Surviving Master-at-Arms Revealed...
ROSTRON'S LOST REPORT
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ROSTRON'S LOST REPORT
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 treatme...
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TITANIC : TIME ALTERED
2nd June 2010
David G. Brown
Nothing is more confusing about Titanic than understanding the time at which events took place....
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?...
WHO TALKED TO TITANIC?
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WHO TALKED TO TITANIC?
11th March 2010
Senan Molony
Marconi chart offers insight into Titanic interlocutors...
ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES
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ROCKETS, LIFEBOATS, AND TIME CHANGES
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 ...
LAST LAP OF THE LARGEST
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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. T...
THE TURN OF A CARD
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THE TURN OF A CARD
25th November 2009
Senan Molony
HERE is the Two of Hearts… signed by three survivors of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. This picture appeared in the New York Sun on Sunday April 21, 1912. It ...
MOUNT TEMPLE TEMP'S MEMORIES
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MOUNT TEMPLE TEMP'S MEMORIES
8th October 2009
Senan Molony
THE replacement Fourth Officer of the Mount Temple...
WALTER FRANCIS FREDERICKS : A BIOGRAPHY
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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 wa...
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ERNEST GILL IN AUSTRALIA
29th July 2009
Senan Molony
Judiciously, Ernest Gill journeyed to Australia. The former Californian crewman, a profiteer from the Titanic disaster, plied his seafaring trade D...
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HUGH WALTER MCELROY : CHIEF PURSER OF R.M.S. TITANIC
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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HUGH WALTER MCELROY : CHIEF PURSER OF R.M.S. TITANIC
19th June 2009
Frank McElroy
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THE SINKING OF S.S. TITANIC :  A CHRONOLOGY
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THE SINKING OF S.S. TITANIC : A CHRONOLOGY
13th June 2009
David G. Brown
Titanic : Timeline of Events...
THE INFORMATIVE 'MORNING NEWS'
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THE INFORMATIVE 'MORNING NEWS'
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 – impo...
WAS THERE REALLY A CURRENT THAT NIGHT?
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WAS THERE REALLY A CURRENT THAT NIGHT?
21st January 2009
Jim Currie
Before the days when ships began polluting Earth’s atmosphere with the fumes from burning carbon fuels - before the days when her seas became polluted with the noise of a million propellers ;...
DEFENDING FLEET AND LEE
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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 1...
IT'S A CQD OLD MAN: 41.46 NORTH, 50.14 WEST
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IT'S A CQD OLD MAN: 41.46 NORTH, 50.14 WEST
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 ERNEST GILL
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DEFENDING ERNEST GILL
15th November 2008
Richard Krebes
One night in 1994, at the tender age of 14, I sat glued to the TV watching the superb A&E documentary about the Titanic disaster. Having read and heard little of the Lordite claims...
WHY A LOW ANGLE BREAK?
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WHY A LOW ANGLE BREAK?
23rd October 2008
Samuel Halpern
In the James Cameron film "Titanic," we all saw the stern of the ship rise up in the air and take on a relatively steep angle as the bow of the ship sank deeper and deeper into the water. Suddenly,...
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
Did one of the Titanic Officers commit suicide?...
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...
MCGOUGH THE KILLER
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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 bo...
THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX
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THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX
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 ...
LOADING THE REAR BOATS
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LOADING THE REAR BOATS
29th May 2008
George Jacub
While working on a major project involving the Titanic, I ran into a snag. I thought I could unravel the problem by examining the order the rear boats were loaded and lowered. The answer he...
THE MYSTERY OF TITANIC'S CENTRAL PROPELLER
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THE MYSTERY OF TITANIC'S CENTRAL PROPELLER
5th May 2008
Mark Chirnside
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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 J. MELLORS
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WILLIAM J. MELLORS
26th March 2008
Robert L. Bracken
A survivor emerges from the mists of time....
12.45AM - A TIME TO GO!
Titanica!
12.45AM - A TIME TO GO!
10th March 2008
Senan Molony
WHAT time did the first lifeboat depart the Titanic? Many will...
COULD YOU MAKE IT TO EXTRA MASTER?
Titanica!
COULD YOU MAKE IT TO EXTRA MASTER?
28th February 2008
Dave Gittins
If I doubted my reckoning after a long time at sea I verified it by reading the clock aloft made by the Great Architect, and it was right. Captain Jo...
DETERIORATION OF THE RMS TITANIC
Titanica!
DETERIORATION OF THE RMS TITANIC
11th January 2008
Stephanie Clements
The RMS. Titanic has laid 2.5 miles below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean since her sinking, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York on April 14, 1912. Many questions were rais...
THE WIDENERS: AN AMERICAN FAMILY
Titanica!
THE WIDENERS: AN AMERICAN FAMILY
11th January 2008
David Whitmire
A Biographical Sketch of one of America's richest families...
ICE:  CLEAR AND ABSENT DANGER
Titanica!
ICE: CLEAR AND ABSENT DANGER
14th October 2007
Senan Molony
This is an argument hewn from ice… a substance that offers solidity and occasional clarity. But it is also an argument about the absence of ice – meaning nothing less than clea...
SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS
Titanica!
SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS
18th September 2007
Samuel Halpern
"We were working out a slip table, and we had not quite finished when she went down. All of us were on, working out a slip table, how many turns of the engine it would require to do so many knots; ...
HONOUR & GLORY: CROWING TIME!
Titanica!
HONOUR & GLORY: CROWING TIME!
20th August 2007
Senan Molony
What did Titanic's famous grand staircase clock symbolise?...
TITANIC'S PRIME MOVER
Titanica!
TITANIC'S PRIME MOVER
9th July 2007
Samuel Halpern
An Examination of Propulsion and Power...
CSI TITANIC : WHO DIED HOW?
Titanica!
CSI TITANIC : WHO DIED HOW?
26th June 2007
Luke Owens
One of the iconic images many of us carry from the sinking of Titanic is of the 705 people in lifeboats listening to the death cries of 1,500-plus people drowning in the North Atlantic aft...
THE UNKNOWN ADULT
Titanica!
THE UNKNOWN ADULT
26th June 2007
Senan Molony
COUNTERFOIL number 30887 lay on the wooden surface. Money joined it for a few minutes, and then money took wing and parted from the ticket. A moment later the ticket itself was tak...
OLYMPIC AND TITANIC : MAIDEN VOYAGE MYSTERIES
Voyage
OLYMPIC AND TITANIC : MAIDEN VOYAGE MYSTERIES
29th April 2007
Mark Chirnside and Sam Halpern
ROUTES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC The new White Star liner Olympic, the first of three gigantic liners ordered by the White Star Line for the highly competitive transatlantic serv...
TRUE SURVIVORS : MILLVINA DEAN AND BARBARA WEST
Titanica!
TRUE SURVIVORS : MILLVINA DEAN AND BARBARA WEST
14th April 2007
Brian J. Ticehurst
An update on the last two British Titanic survivors......
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 fit...
RMS TITANIC: THE FUNERALS, MEMORIALS AND LEGACY OF THE LOST PASSENGERS AND HER CREW
Titanica!
RMS TITANIC: THE FUNERALS, MEMORIALS AND LEGACY OF THE LOST PASSENGERS AND HER CREW
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...
KEEPING TRACK OF A MAIDEN VOYAGE
Titanica!
KEEPING TRACK OF A MAIDEN VOYAGE
20th February 2007
Samuel Halpern
What was the route the Titanic took on her maiden voyage?...
THE FLEECING OF HUGH WOOLNER
Titanica!
THE FLEECING OF HUGH WOOLNER
4th February 2007
Senan Molony
...
BIRMA'S WIRELESS BEARS WITNESS!
Titanica!
BIRMA'S WIRELESS BEARS WITNESS!
28th December 2006
Senan Molony
Birma from a contempor...
TITANIC'S SUPREME SURVIVOR
Titanica!
TITANIC'S SUPREME SURVIVOR
13th December 2006
Senan Molony
Sydney Buxton as a new MP ...
WHEN ANIMALS TRAVELLED FIRST CLASS
Voyage
WHEN ANIMALS TRAVELLED FIRST CLASS
10th November 2006
Charles A. Haas
Today’s newscasts often feature airline passengers discussing their “being treated just like cattle.” In the late 19th Century, Britain’s White Star Line took the meaning...
TITANIC CITATION CATALOG
Titanica!
TITANIC CITATION CATALOG
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 ...
A PV SOLVES A PUZZLE
Titanica!
A PV SOLVES A PUZZLE
13th October 2006
Senan Molony
THE devil is in the detail... and nowhere is that phrase more true than in particular areas of Titanic study. There has been controversy, for instance, over an impression given -...
A MATTER OF COURSE
Titanica!
A MATTER OF COURSE
22nd September 2006
Randy Bryan Bigham
There was more to Great Britain's fashionable Countess of Rothes than banquets and garden parties. She proved that the night Titanic went down. ...
Voyage
WILLIAM MACQUITTY AS I KNEW HIM
8th July 2006
David F. Hutchings
Bill MacQuitty was almost a part of my youth.  After seeing A Night to Remember at my local cinemas several times (about a year after having read Walter Lord’s book after it ha...
LOADED AND THE TRAMP
Titanica!
LOADED AND THE TRAMP
15th June 2006
Senan Molony
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GEORGES KRINS - THE LOST MEMORIAL
Titanica!
GEORGES KRINS - THE LOST MEMORIAL
25th May 2006
Philippe Delaunoy
...
ICEBERG RIGHT AHEAD
Titanica!
ICEBERG RIGHT AHEAD
29th April 2006
Samuel Halpern
We all know the story how lookout Frederick Fleet had sighted an iceberg at about 11:40 PM on April 14th 1912, went to the lookout bell and struck it 3 times to indicate that something w...
Titanica!
TITANIC RELIEF FUND – CREW MASTER LIST CASE NUMBERS
29th April 2006
Lester Mitcham
The assignment of Case Numbers has I understand always proved to be frustratingly difficult owing to the loss of so much of the original documentation including i...
A PEN TO SINK A THOUSAND SHIPS
Titanica!
A PEN TO SINK A THOUSAND SHIPS
7th March 2006
Lee Kendall
THE BRITISH TITANIC INQUIRY AND THE ART OF FORTUNINO MATANIA Fortunino Matania (1881-1963) was, without doubt,...
SEARCHING FOR KIRKLAND
Voyage
SEARCHING FOR KIRKLAND
15th February 2006
Robert L. Bracken
...
THE PORTRUSH LETTER
Titanica!
THE PORTRUSH LETTER
31st January 2006
Senan Molony
THE LETTER fell onto the hall floor in the house at Main Street, Portrush, Co Antrim, in late April 1912. Hugh Smith, descending the st...
LIFE'S DECOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF HELEN CHURCHILL CANDEE
Titanica!
LIFE'S DECOR: A BIOGRAPHY OF HELEN CHURCHILL CANDEE
23rd December 2005
Randy Bryan Bigham
“When beauty assails, reason has no part.” –– HELEN CHURCHILL CANDEE ...
SEALED ORDERS: A TITANIC SURVIVOR'S CLASSIC TALE OF LOVE AND FATE
Titanica!
SEALED ORDERS: A TITANIC SURVIVOR'S CLASSIC TALE OF LOVE AND FATE
23rd December 2005
Helen Churchill Candee
...
LIFEBOATS DON'T LIE!
Titanica!
LIFEBOATS DON'T LIE!
13th November 2005
Senan Molony
FEWER and fewer revisionists of the Titanic disaster are now making the overt claim that the Mystery Ship seen off the port bow at the time of the sinking was (as the American and Briti...
Voyage
TUNISIAN
12th November 2005
John P. Eaton
Eastbound, St. John, New Brunswick to Liverpool. On 10 April reported heavy ice in the vicinity of an area that was later the disaster site. ...
A BIRTHPLACE REBORN : THE TITANIC QUARTER
Titanica!
A BIRTHPLACE REBORN : THE TITANIC QUARTER
21st October 2005
Senan Molony
PLANS for the development of 185 acres of dockland in Belfast that include the cradle of the Olympic and Titanic have just been formally announced. Most of the Queen...
TRAFFIC
Voyage
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. Boardin...
TITANIC TEXT : DEMYSTIFYING HISTORICAL STUDY
Titanica!
TITANIC TEXT : DEMYSTIFYING HISTORICAL STUDY
20th September 2005
Randy Bryan Bigham
Internet research tips for beginners From biographies and cultural essays to technical papers and scientific analyses, ET Research at Encyclopedia-Titanica.org is the lea...
RITZ RESTAURANT  STAFF ON THE TITANIC
Titanica!
RITZ RESTAURANT STAFF ON THE TITANIC
19th September 2005
Brian J. Ticehurst
ON BOARD the Titanic was what must have been the finest Restaurant in the world. The Ritz Restaurant (as it was called) was situated on B deck and was for th...
ALBERT BRIANT - A SHORT BIOGRAPHY
Titanica!
ALBERT BRIANT - A SHORT BIOGRAPHY
14th September 2005
Bryan and Hilary Popple
Albert Briant c 1900...
ALL THE HORRORS SEEM TO HAPPEN AT NIGHT
Titanica!
ALL THE HORRORS SEEM TO HAPPEN AT NIGHT
31st August 2005
Inger Sheil
James Moody’s First Atlantic Crossing Spectators agreed the fire that raged through the New Jersey shore on May 29, 1904 was second in ferocity only to the catastrophe of...
THE HERMAN FAMILY
Voyage
THE HERMAN FAMILY
25th 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 ...
A CAPTAIN'S CAREER
Voyage
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 ...
NOMADIC
Voyage
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....
NEW YORK (1)
Voyage
NEW YORK (1)
20th July 2005
(American Line) ex-City of New York, Inman Line As Titanic left Southampton 10 April 1912, the suction and wave action of her propellers and huge bulk tore New York...
OCEANIC (1)
Voyage
OCEANIC (1)
11th July 2005
John P. Eaton
White Star Line Not only was Oceanic operated by the same company that operated Titanic, she was also directly associated with Titanic at the beginning of her maiden ...
A CAPTAIN ACCUSED
Titanica!
A CAPTAIN ACCUSED
1st July 2005
Samuel Halpern
...
BULGARIA
Voyage
BULGARIA
24th June 2005
John P. Eaton
(aka Canada, Hercules, Philippines,Drachtenstein) Hamburg-Amerika Line On Tuesday, April 9, while traveling westbound Hamburg-Southampton-Baltimore, recei...
CALEDONIA
Voyage
CALEDONIA
11th June 2005
John P. Eaton
Anchor Line On 9 April at 2:55 p.m. Caledonia, eastbound New York-Glasgow, relayed to Bulgaria an ice warning received earlier from Cassandra. ...
CASSANDRA
Voyage
CASSANDRA
23rd May 2005
John P. Eaton
(Donaldson Brothers) On 9 April, while eastbound St. John, New Brunswick to Glasgow, Cassandra transmitted a warning of ice at 43 degrees 38’ N. by 49 degrees 16’ W. which was relayed ...
THE BOXHALL LETTERS
Voyage
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...
ROYAL EDWARD
Voyage
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’...
Voyage
ANNIE
24th April 2005
John P. Eaton
West Hartlepool Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. Port of Registry:  West Hartlepool Flag of Registry:  British ...
Voyage
RIO PIRAHY
12th April 2005
John P. Eaton
European and Brazilian Steam Ship Cp., Ltd. (Petersen and Co., Ltd. Managers) Westbound, Narvik, Norway to Philadelphia via Halifax. Arrived Philadelphia 22 April and reported that on 8 A...
TITANIC'S HIDDEN DECK
Titanica!
TITANIC'S HIDDEN DECK
8th April 2005
Samuel Halpern
An examination of Titanic's double bottom...
ARMENIAN
Voyage
ARMENIAN
27th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Cestrian, sister ship to the Armenian, seen here at Harland and Wolff's Belfast yard following complet...
ARGENTINE TRANSPORT
Voyage
ARGENTINE TRANSPORT
20th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Empire Transport Co., Ltd. (Houlder Brothers, Managers) Westbound, Narvik, Norway to Philadelphia. Left Narvik 3 April 1912 with a cargo of iron ore. On arrival at the intermediate s...
TITANIC AS METAPHOR
Titanica!
TITANIC AS METAPHOR
20th March 2005
Monica Hall
WORLD'S LARGEST METAPHOR HITS ICEBERG . . . . So ...
Voyage
HECTOR
13th March 2005
Port of Registry: Southampton Flag of Registry: British Funnel: Red, black top Company flag: Divi...
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 ...
Voyage
NEPTUNE
6th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Port of Registry: Southampton Flag of Registry: British Funnel: Red, black top Company flag:...
Voyage
AJAX
27th February 2005
John P. Eaton
Call letters: S P G B Port of Registry: Southampton Flag of Registry: British Funnel:...
Voyage
HERCULES
20th February 2005
John P. Eaton
One of the tugs that got lines aboard New York and kept her from striking Titanic as the latter was leaving her Southampton dock. ...
WHITE STAR LINE OFFICER'S UNIFORM CIRCA 1912
Voyage
WHITE STAR LINE OFFICER'S UNIFORM CIRCA 1912
15th February 2005
John Hemmert
By and large the various British ...
IDENTIFYING STEWARDS
Titanica!
IDENTIFYING STEWARDS
13th February 2005
Senan Molony
WHAT ARE the chances of identifying Titanic bodies more than 90 years after they were buried at sea? Better than impossible - fair, in some cases. O...
VULCAN
Voyage
VULCAN
13th February 2005
John P. Eaton
Vulcan struggling to pull the stern of the New York (left) away from Titanic's port side (Eaton-Haas Collection)...
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...
Voyage
SAMARA
23rd January 2005
John P. Eaton
Samara Steam Ship Samara Co., Ltd. (Maclay & MacIntyre, Managers) Westbound Cardiff to Philadelphia on April 1st at 43 degrees 12’ N. by 45 degrees 14”W. s...
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. ...
Voyage
UNITED STEAMSHIP CO. : ALEXANDRA
16th January 2005
John P. Eaton
Det Forenede Dampskibs Selsk (United Steamship Co.) Departed Emden, Germany for Boston, 13 March. On 3 April at 45 degrees 04'N. by 56 degrees 38'W. saw drifting ice ...
TITANIC'S CARGO GEAR
Titanica!
TITANIC'S CARGO GEAR
11th January 2005
Captain Charles B. Weeks
Because of my experience on cargo ships and the fact that I teach Dry Cargo Operations to students at Maine Maritime Academy, I have long been fascinated with Titanic...
Voyage
LORD CROMER
9th January 2005
John P. Eaton
Departed Stockton-on Tees, England 14 March, 1912 on her maiden voyage bound for Louisburg, Nova Scotia, in ballast. During her crossing she was badly damaged by ice and after ...
Voyage
LUCIGEN
2nd January 2005
John P. Eaton
Lucigen – Lucigen Steamship Co., (H.E. Moss & Co.) Departed Bremen, Germany 8 March for New York. On 24 March at 46 degrees N, 46 degrees We...
MAGGIE MADIGAN - AN IRISH IMMIGRANT'S DREAMS UNFULFILLED
Voyage
MAGGIE MADIGAN - AN IRISH IMMIGRANT'S DREAMS UNFULFILLED
1st January 2005
Robert L. Bracken
...
Voyage
KURA
19th December 2004
John P. Eaton
Kura Steamship Co., Ltd. (Stephens, Sutton & Stephens, Managers.) (Westbound, Bremerhaven to New York via St. John’s Newfoundland) On 18 ...
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 th...
Voyage
MUSGRAVE
12th December 2004
John P. Eaton
On October 1911, when Titanic was moved from the deep water wharf to the Alexandra Wharf to clear a convenient mooring for the incoming Olympic, the move ...
HORNBY - TUG THAT ASSISTED TITANIC AT BELFAST
Voyage
HORNBY - TUG THAT ASSISTED TITANIC AT BELFAST
5th December 2004
John P. Eaton
May 31, 1911 Assisted following the launch of Titanic April 2, 1912 Assisted Titanic on her sea trials Port of Registry Liverp...
JACKAL
Voyage
JACKAL
5th December 2004
John P. Eaton
While Titanic was outfitting, Jackal served as an auxiliary vessel moored alongside, her generator providing light and power aboard the ship for the outfitting workers. Als...
Voyage
COLLINGWOOD
28th November 2004
John P. Eaton
(Akties Collingwood) (Zernichow & O. Gotaas) Arrived at Belfast ( Musgrave Channel) 16 October 1908 from Bangkok via the Azores carrying a c...
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...
Voyage
ALEXANDRA TOWING CO. : ALEXANDRA
14th November 2004
John P. Eaton
Alexandra Towing Co., Ltd. Alexandra assisted during Titanic’s launch on 31 May, 1911 and during her sea trails...
ROYAL STANDARD
Voyage
ROYAL STANDARD
14th November 2004
John P. Eaton
White Star Line The White Star Line was founded in 1845 by two Live...
Voyage
HERCULANEUM
2nd November 2004
John P. Eaton
In addition to maneuvering Titanic after launch, Herculaneum also assisted during Titanic’s sea trials out of Belfast on 2 April 1912. ...
DUKE OF ALBANY
Voyage
DUKE OF ALBANY
31st October 2004
John P. Eaton
(F. Kemp & Company) The center anchor of the Titanic weighs 15 ½ tons and was fabricated by Messrs. N. Hingley & Sons, Ltd. Of Netherton, Dudley, Wo...
Voyage
WALLASEY
30th October 2004
John P. Eaton
Wallasey assisted during Titanic’s sea trials and launch on May 31, 1911 and stood by on her sea trials out of Belfast on 2 April, 1912. Port of Registry...
Voyage
GLENDUN
26th October 2004
John P. Eaton
GLENDUN (Antrim Iron Ore Co., LTD.) On Sunday, December 10th, 1909, the immense stern framing of Titanic was transported from Darlington Forge Company’...
STAR TURN: THE PICTURES AND PASSIONS OF DOROTHY GIBSON
Titanica!
STAR TURN: THE PICTURES AND PASSIONS OF DOROTHY GIBSON
26th October 2004
Randy Bryan Bigham
The following article is an excerpt from the introduction of Randy Bigham’s forthcoming biography, Finding Dorothy: An Appreciation of the Life and Career of Dorothy Gibson Brulatour, wh...
RUBáIYáT REFLECTIONS ON TITANIC
Titanica!
RUBáIYáT REFLECTIONS ON TITANIC
14th October 2004
Senan Molony
AWAKE! For morning in the bowl of night Has flung the stone that puts the stars to flight… ...
THE MIDDLE WATCH
Titanica!
THE MIDDLE WATCH
16th September 2004
Senan Molony
...
IMPACT OF TITANIC UPON INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW
Titanica!
IMPACT OF TITANIC UPON INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW
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 st...
A LAST BRIGHT SHINING LIE
Titanica!
A LAST BRIGHT SHINING LIE
24th August 2004
Senan Molony
THEY died, to a man, at their posts; fighting to give the opportunity of life to others until walls of water overcame them. Bunkum. ...
TITANIC SISTERS: THE NEWELL GIRLS
Voyage
TITANIC SISTERS: THE NEWELL GIRLS
20th August 2004
Shelley Dziedzic
...
PITMAN'S OWN PRIVATE ICEBERG
Titanica!
PITMAN'S OWN PRIVATE ICEBERG
19th July 2004
Senan Molony
...
BERTHE LEROY: TITANIC SURVIVOR
Titanica!
BERTHE LEROY: TITANIC SURVIVOR
12th July 2004
Olivier Mendez & Michel Leroy
Berthe Leroy, a short biography...
ASQUITH AND THE CONSPIRACY TO SINK TITANIC
Titanica!
ASQUITH AND THE CONSPIRACY TO SINK TITANIC
9th July 2004
Senan Molony
“The architect, the owner, and the Captain were partners in an infamous conspiracy to repair their desperate fortunes by sinking the ship and sh...
STAND UP AND WAVE!
Voyage
STAND UP AND WAVE!
2nd July 2004
Shelley Dziedzic
Ellen Mockler's Story...
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 ...
THE MYSTERY OF RHODA ABBOTT REVEALED
Voyage
THE MYSTERY OF RHODA ABBOTT REVEALED
7th June 2004
Robert L. Bracken
Unravelling a Titanic enigma...
THE CHEEK OF WILLIAM WELLER
Titanica!
THE CHEEK OF WILLIAM WELLER
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......
A HOLY GRAIL - THE MISSING DEPOSITIONS
Titanica!
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 ...
WHY DID WHITE STAR SETTLE WITH WHITELEY?
Titanica!
WHY DID WHITE STAR SETTLE WITH WHITELEY?
26th April 2004
Senan Molony
Steward's sensational claims were never tested in court....
TITANIC: THE LAST PHOTOGRAPH?
Titanica!
TITANIC: THE LAST PHOTOGRAPH?
23rd April 2004
Senan Molony
THIS photograph is the last known picture of RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage. It was taken at Crosshaven, Co Cork, Ireland, just after the vessel departed Queenstown. In Sep...
THE LEFEBVRE FAMILY
Titanica!
THE LEFEBVRE FAMILY
5th April 2004
Olivier Mendez
A tribute to a French family who were all lost in the Titanic....
A THOROUGH ANALYSIS OF THE CAVE LIST
Titanica!
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...
TITANIC'S VIOLINIST AND A VILLAINOUS MURDER
Titanica!
TITANIC'S VIOLINIST AND A VILLAINOUS MURDER
26th March 2004
Senan Molony
How Jock Hume's family met further tragedy amidst the chaos of war....
RYAN V. OSNC
Titanica!
RYAN V. OSNC
15th March 2004
Senan Molony
Transcript of Precis Law Report...
RYAN'S SON
Titanica!
RYAN'S SON
15th March 2004
Senan Molony
A Commentary on Ryan v. OSNC...
External Site
A RACE THROUGH A NIGHTMARE
Titanica!
A RACE THROUGH A NIGHTMARE
27th February 2004
Senan Molony
How a shipwreck a suffragette and a scandal settled the 1913 Derby...
MYSTERY SHIP MADE SIMPLE
Titanica!
MYSTERY SHIP MADE SIMPLE
17th February 2004
Senan Molony
Case-closed on the Californian?...
TITANIC'S BAND: KILLING THEM SOFTLY.
Titanica!
TITANIC'S BAND: KILLING THEM SOFTLY.
17th February 2004
Senan Molony
Just how many people did the ship's orchestra kill?...
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....
SUN YAT SEN – WILL EAT AGAIN
Titanica!
SUN YAT SEN – WILL EAT AGAIN
2nd February 2004
Senan Molony
A PEKINGESE named after a Chinese nationalist statesman… the height of buffoonery or the peak of good taste?...
External Site
FATHER BROWNE: THE MISSING PHOTOGRAPHS
Titanica!
FATHER BROWNE: THE MISSING PHOTOGRAPHS
19th January 2004
Senan Molony
Defamation, anonymity and some missing photographs?...
TITANIC'S SILENT DISTRESS SIGNALS
Titanica!
TITANIC'S SILENT DISTRESS SIGNALS
5th January 2004
Paul Wilkinson
A new look at a minor mystery...
External Site
TRUE COURSE
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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...
ANATOMY OF A BOAT DECK PORTRAIT
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ANATOMY OF A BOAT DECK PORTRAIT
3rd December 2003
Senan Molony
Mawkish sentimentality or inspired reconstruction, the Titanic art of Fortunino Matania...
THE LAST OF THE LAST
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THE LAST OF THE LAST
25th November 2003
Margaret Mehl
How Masabumi Hosono's Night was Forgotten...
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DEATHS OF SHIPYARD WORKERS
28th August 2003
Eight Harland and Wolff workers were killed during the construction of the Titanic five of whom have been identified. In addition to the fatalities there were 28 serious accidents and 218 minor ...
WHAT DID THE SURVIVORS SEE OF THE BREAK-UP OF THE TITANIC?
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WHAT DID THE SURVIVORS SEE OF THE BREAK-UP OF THE TITANIC?
15th August 2003
Bill Wormstedt
How many survivors claimed to see the ship break up?...
THE BROWNS PREPARE TO ABANDON SHIP
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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...
LOOKOUTS : THE HUMAN PERSPECTIVE
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LOOKOUTS : THE HUMAN PERSPECTIVE
30th April 2003
Captain Laurence V. Wade
The role of the lookouts on the Titanic from the eye of an experienced seaman. ...
WHY THE TITANIC DID NOT LIST
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WHY THE TITANIC DID NOT LIST
30th April 2003
Eqab S. Al-Otaibi
Eqab S Al-Otaibi NS 415 Titanic Supervised by Captain C. Weeks The list of any ship is due to either a negative initial stability (GM, metacentric height) or off center weight. So the ...
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 Lu...
WHATEVER HAPPENED TO ROBERT HICHENS
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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO ROBERT HICHENS
9th April 2003
Phillip Gowan and Brian Meister
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TITANIC'S TIME ENIGMAS
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TITANIC'S TIME ENIGMAS
16th February 2003
Markus Philipp
One of the thorniest questions about the Titanic disaster is, how her clock was changed during the journey. Several events observed by differing observers at different locations add t...
TITANIC'S FINAL MANOEUVRE
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TITANIC'S FINAL MANOEUVRE
8th February 2003
Captain Lewis Marmaduke Collins
She never was under a port helm? - She did not come on the port helm, Sir - on the starboard helm. ------Titanic’s QM Robert Hitchens to the British enquiry At both inquiri...
TITANIC PASSENGER TICKET REVENUES
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TITANIC PASSENGER TICKET REVENUES
18th November 2002
Captain Charles B. Weeks
On (p. 58) of The Great Liners Melvin Maddocks says with regard to Steerage passengers ”… they represented one third of the revenues of the shipping companies, and accounted ...
NAVIGATIONAL CONFIRMATION OF TITANIC'S CQD POSITION
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NAVIGATIONAL CONFIRMATION OF TITANIC'S CQD POSITION
7th November 2002
Captain Lewis Marmaduke Collins
On September 1, 1985, an expedition led by Dr. Robert Ballard located the wreckage of the Titanic on the ocean floor in position 41° 43.9’ N., 49° 56.8’ W., some thirteen miles east of where she ha...
THE SAGA OF THE GIBSON WOMEN
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THE SAGA OF THE GIBSON WOMEN
29th September 2002
Phillip Gowan and Brian Meister
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WAS THE TITANIC'S RUDDER LARGE ENOUGH?
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WAS THE TITANIC'S RUDDER LARGE ENOUGH?
29th September 2002
Captain Charles B. Weeks
There have been several times when the question has been raised about whether the Titanic's rudder was large enough. It has been suggested that if the rudder had been larger she would have t...
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?...
THE LAST OF THE LOST
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THE LAST OF THE LOST
3rd August 2002
Alan Ruffman & Ryan Parr
A preliminary report on the Palaeo-DNA Project and the unidentified Titanic victims in the Halifax, Nova Scotia, cemeteries...
MOLLY BROWN: MYSTERY UNRAVELLED
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MOLLY BROWN: MYSTERY UNRAVELLED
21st July 2002
Daniel Klistorner
The evidence challenges some assumptions on where Molly Brown's stateroom was situated....
ELSIE BOWERMAN: FEMINIST AND BARRISTER
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ELSIE BOWERMAN: FEMINIST AND BARRISTER
18th July 2002
Helena Wojtczak
One of the Titanic's survivors was also a key participant in the movement for womens' suffrage....
A TITANIC COINCIDENCE
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A TITANIC COINCIDENCE
9th July 2002
Gavin Murphy
How the gala opening of two hotels was disrupted two maritime disasters....
THE BREAK-UP OF THE TITANIC: VIEWPOINTS AND EVIDENCE
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THE BREAK-UP OF THE TITANIC: VIEWPOINTS AND EVIDENCE
9th July 2002
David Gleicher
A detailed discussion of structural failure as the Titanic sank....
ON ROOTING ABOUT IN A SWEDISH TITANIC FAMILY TREE
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ON ROOTING ABOUT IN A SWEDISH TITANIC FAMILY TREE
10th May 2002
Alan Ruffman
The search for geneaological data relating to the Palaeo-DNA Project...
RMS TITANIC: A LEGAL UPDATE 2
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RMS TITANIC: A LEGAL UPDATE 2
19th April 2002
Gavin Murphy
The Artifacts Appeal Decision...
THE BOY IN THE PICTURE
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THE BOY IN THE PICTURE
28th March 2002
Gavin Murphy
The story of Ned Parfett: newsboy, soldier and photographic icon...
EXCUSE SENDING ... AM HALF ASLEEP
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EXCUSE SENDING ... AM HALF ASLEEP
17th March 2002
Jemma Hyder
The experience of Carpathia Wireless Operator Harold Cottam...
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...
TITANIC'S ROCKETS
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TITANIC'S ROCKETS
15th March 2002
Senan Molony
HOW MANY rockets were fired by the Titanic? "Eight!" It’s one of those facts we have unquestioningly received; a...
HARD A-STARBOARD
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HARD A-STARBOARD
12th February 2002
Nathan Robison
Reconsidering TitanicÂ’s Encounter with the Iceberg...
ICE ON DECK
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ICE ON DECK
12th February 2002
Henning Pfeifer
Further analysis of the iceberg impact....
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...
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A QUIET LIFE: REMEMBERING WINNIFRED VAN TONGERLOO
2002
Floyd Andrick
Winnifred Quick VanTongerloo died on July 4, 2002 at the age of 98 years. She was one of only four remaining Titanic survivors and the only one who could ...
MY TITANIC DIVE
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MY TITANIC DIVE
30th November 2001
Brigitte Saar
Brigitte Saar's dive to Titanic was won in a competition yet it sparked an enduring interest in the ship and her story....
THE CALIFORNIAN INCIDENT, A REALITY CHECK
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THE CALIFORNIAN INCIDENT, A REALITY CHECK
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....
GUNSHOTS ON THE TITANIC
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GUNSHOTS ON THE TITANIC
30th July 2001
Earl Chapman
Were shots fired as the Titanic went down? If so whom and toward whom?...
THE ICEBERG —- RESURFACED?
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THE ICEBERG —- RESURFACED?
9th July 2001
Henning Pfeifer
Icebergs photographed after the sinking bear the hallmarks of a collision....
THE FATAL JOURNEY OF THIRD CLASS MEN ON THE TITANIC
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THE FATAL JOURNEY OF THIRD CLASS MEN ON THE TITANIC
3rd July 2001
David Gleicher
Was survival or loss determined the Titanic's design?...
AN 'OLYMPIC' CLASS PROPULSION SYSTEM
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AN 'OLYMPIC' CLASS PROPULSION SYSTEM
25th June 2001
Mark Chirnside
How the White Star Line's greatest ships were propelled....
THE GROUNDING OF TITANIC
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THE GROUNDING OF TITANIC
6th June 2001
David G. Brown and Parks E. Stephenson
Explores the hypothesis that that Titanic grounded on an underwater shelf of the iceberg....
THE REAL JACK DAWSON
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THE REAL JACK DAWSON
11th March 2001
Senan Molony
Was the character of Jack Dawson based on a real person?...
THE STATISTICS OF THE DISASTER
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THE STATISTICS OF THE DISASTER
14th February 2001
Lester Mitcham
An in-depth analysis of the number of Titanic passengers lost and saved....
A TENDER NAMED AMERICA
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A TENDER NAMED AMERICA
13th February 2001
Senan Molony
A tale of the ship that brought Irish immigrants to the Titanic....
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....
BIODETERIORATION OF THE RMS TITANIC
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BIODETERIORATION OF THE RMS TITANIC
28th January 2001
Roy Cullimore & Lori Johnston
How marine organism activity will lead to the eventual destruction of the Titanic...
GEORGE A. BRERETON - MYSTERY MAN
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GEORGE A. BRERETON - MYSTERY MAN
28th January 2001
Mike Herbold
New research reveals the tragic fate of one of the Titanic's notorious gamblers....
THE ILLEGITIMATE DAUGHTER OF ARCHIBALD BUTT
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THE ILLEGITIMATE DAUGHTER OF ARCHIBALD BUTT
28th January 2001
Phillip Gowan
Scrutinising a sensational claim by Dorothy Eells...
THE TITANIC MCCOYS
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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 eve...
LAWRENCE BEESLEY AND MACPHAIRSON CLONGLOCKETTY ANGUS
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LAWRENCE BEESLEY AND MACPHAIRSON CLONGLOCKETTY ANGUS
27th January 2001
Pat Cook
A progress report on the long awaited Annotated Beesley....
THE RICH LADY'S MAID
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THE RICH LADY'S MAID
27th January 2001
Phillip Gowan
The life and times of Rosalie Bidois, maid to Mrs. John Jacob Astor....
JOHN EDWARD HART: DUBIOUS HERO
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JOHN EDWARD HART: DUBIOUS HERO
26th January 2001
David Gleicher
Was Hart really a hero?...
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 TRAGIC FRIENDSHIP
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A TRAGIC FRIENDSHIP
15th January 2000
Dave and Barb Shuttle
How documents recovered from the wreck of the Titanic reveal a friendship which ended in disaster....
NOTES ON LIFEBOAT LISTS
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NOTES ON LIFEBOAT LISTS
11th July 1999
Peter Engberg
Explore the difficulties in producing a credible list of lifeboat placements....
PLUCKED FROM THE SEA?
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PLUCKED FROM THE SEA?
11th July 1999
Peter Engberg and Tad Fitch
Survivors' Claims Reconsidered...
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......
 
FINDING ALFRED THEISSINGER

Michael Poirier
Alfred Theissinger is a surviving steward that seemed to have disappeared shortly after the disaster. New research found by Michael Poirier and Gavin Cameron Bell leads to his being found. ...
LIFEBOAT SPECIFICATIONS
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LIFEBOAT SPECIFICATIONS

Description of the design and construction of Titanic's lifeboats...
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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 t...
EXPERIENCES OF THE TITANIC DISASTER
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EXPERIENCES OF THE TITANIC DISASTER

Evocative account of the Titanic disaster by Mrs Becker...