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Titanic Iceberg – Information About the Iceberg that Sank the Titanic

December 1, 2014

On April 14,1912, the world was shook to its very core when news reached New York City that something completely unthinkable had happened.  The news came in via telegraph that the biggest ship in the world, the unsinkable ship, the RMS Titanic had struck an iceberg, had sunk, and over 1500 out of 2200 passengers […]

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Titanic Survivors Stories Part Two – Dorothy Gibson

November 16, 2014

When the RMS Titanic sank in 1912, there were only 705 people that actually survived the terrible tragedy, got rescued by the Carpathia, and eventually made it to New York City after a long dismal voyage at sea on the “Ship of Widows.” While some people were able to put the pieces back together of their […]

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Titanic Survivors Stories Part One – Dorothy Gibson

October 24, 2014

Back in 1912, the mighty unsinkable ship, the RMS Titanic was on its maiden voyage taking both the richest and poorest people in the world from England to New York City.  Four days into the maiden voyage, the worst thing in the world happened, and the Titanic brushed up against an iceberg, popped the metal […]

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Titanic Survivors Stories Part Two – Helen Churchill Candee

October 22, 2014

Helen Churchill Candee was on board the RMS Titanic on its one and only voyage. On the memorable night of April 14, 1912, the mighty Titanic rubbed its side along a massive iceberg, and the damage was severe enough that the ship was doomed to sink in a matter of hours. Though most of the […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories Part One – Helen Churchill Candee

October 12, 2014

Whether people are the survivors of a terrible disaster, like the sinking of the RMS Titanic, or some other disaster, it takes an incredible amount of courage to be able to face certain death, and then pick the pieces up of their life, in order to go on.  Once the 705 survivors of the RMS […]

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Titanic Survivors Story – Elsie Edith Bowerman

October 12, 2014

On April 15, 1912, the great ship, the RMS Titanic went down with over 1500 people still on deck.  Even though the ship went down in 1912, people still did not understand that they were in the 20th century.  The sinking of the RMS Titanic was such a shock that it sent ripples through the […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Mrs. Catherine Elizabeth Crosby

September 21, 2014

When the great ship, the RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on April 10, 1912, no one who saw her leave, or who was on board her, would have any idea that they were literally watching history unfold before their very eyes. The passengers that were on the biggest ship in the world were […]

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Titanic Survivors Stories – Miss Gladys Cherry

September 14, 2014

There were 705 survivors that escaped the sinking RMS Titanic on the night of April 14, 1912 (you can read more about survivors of this great tragedy here). The sixteen regulation lifeboats, and two canvas boats, got as many people as possible off of the doomed liner, and some of the most famous survivors of […]

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Titanic Survivors Stories – Frank Goldsmith – Part Two

September 1, 2014

There were 705 survivors floating in the North Atlantic after the great ship, the RMS Titanic sank into the freezing cold waters of the ocean.  The survivors consisted of men, women, and children, and among them were 10-year-old Frankie Goldsmith and his mother.  Goldsmith’s father, Frank Senior, had placed his wife and son in one […]

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Titanic Survivors Stories – Frank Goldsmith – Part One

August 10, 2014

On April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank into the freezing cold waters of the North Atlantic with over 1500 people still swarming its decks. The only survivors were 705 people that were in 20 lifeboats, and those poor souls watched in horror as the most beautiful ship in the world […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Charlotte Lamson Appleton

July 29, 2014

The night of April 15, 1912 was the night that the world’s biggest and most famous ship, the RMS Titanic sank beneath the cold dark waters of the North Atlantic. When rescue ships finally made it to the Titanic’s last reported position, all they wound was debris, bodies, and the rescue ship Carpathia that was […]

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