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Titanic's Last Stop, Cobh

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Michael Martin, creator of ‘The Titanic Trail’ takes us on a tour of Cobh, the Titanic’s last port of call. He sets the scene of the day that Titanic left the Ireland, taking in the White Star Line Office and the docks area.

In particular, we follow Irish steerage passenger Margaret Rice and her family, who were returning to America following a short stay in Cobh – their sad story representing the biggest Irish family tragedy on board the ship.

Courtesy of Titanic Stories.

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    William Murphy said:

    My great-grandfather John Cotter was a harbor pilot who guided the Titanic through the waters of Cork Harbor on its stop here in Cobh, then known as Queenstown. This is a photo of him taken in 1911.

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