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The Titanic

Titanic Sinking: A New Theory

Titanic Sinking: A New Theory

By now the story of the sinking of the Titanic is well-known and well-worn: Man creates an “unsinkable ship” and, in his hubris, brings along too few lifeboats. An iceberg cures his of his arrogance by tearing a hole in the side of the ship, sending it and thousands...
R.M.S Titanic

R.M.S Titanic

White Star Line Triple Screw Royal Mail Steamship Titanic The Crow’s Nest The Crow’s nest was used by the ship’s lookouts. It was from here, at 11.40 pm on April 15 1912, that lookouts Frederick Fleet and Reginald Lee first spotted the iceberg that...

Titanic – Bibliography

 Titanic and other White Star Line Ships – Mark M Nichol  Titanic’s Mail – James H Bruns  Titanic Facts and Figures – Jim Sadur  The Unsinkable Molly Brown – Danuta Bois  The Grave of the Titanic – Gulf of...
Titanic – Timeline

Titanic – Timeline

For more information on the 20th century maritime history of the North Atlantic, see The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship © 2015 by Patrick Bishop. It is available now from Amazon or Barnes & Noble.   Date Time Details 29th July...

The Titanic – Futility

Robertson’s novel features a ship, the Titan, ‘..which was the largest craft afloat and the greatest of the works of men’. No expense was spared on making the ship luxurious and the steward’s cabin is described as being ‘equal to that of...
The Titanic – The Californian

The Titanic – The Californian

So near but yet so far away…. The Titanic was not the only ship in the North Atlantic ice field on the night of 14th April 1912.  At around 10.30pm the liner Californian had stopped at the edge of the ice field for the night. They had turned off their radio...
The Titanic – Lifeboats

The Titanic – Lifeboats

One of the factors that makes the sinking of the Titanic so memorable is the fact that lives were needlessly lost. There were not enough lifeboats on board to hold all the passengers and crew and when the lifeboats were launched they were not filled to capacity....

The Titanic – Why Did People Believe Titanic Was Unsinkable?

For more information on the 20th century maritime history of the North Atlantic, see The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship © 2015 by Patrick Bishop. It is available now from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. It seems incredible to us today that...

The Titanic – Why did the Titanic sink?

For more information on the 20th century maritime history of the North Atlantic, see The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship © 2015 by Patrick Bishop. It is available now from Amazon or Barnes & Noble.   “We have struck iceberg...

The Titanic – Crew

In all, the crew of the Titanic comprised some 885 people:  Deck Crew – Officers, Masters at arms, Storemasters and able bodied seamen.  Engineering Department – Engineers, Boilermen, Firemen and Electricians.  Victualling...
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