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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. 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 the disaster were the now widows of some of the wealthiest […]

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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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Titanic Survivor Stories – Jack Thayer

July 21, 2014

“In my mind, the world of today awoke April 15, 1912,” is a very famous quote that was said by 17-year-old Titanic survivor, Jack Thayer. The quote that he said over 100 years ago seemed particularly significant because the young man was saying a lot, not only about the age he came from, but how […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Lawrence Beesley

July 15, 2014

Among the 705 Titanic survivors, there was a science teacher named Lawrence Beesley. The fact that Beesley had survived the disaster as a man was surprising, but he was not branded a coward because of the circumstances of his being saved. As the number 13 lifeboat was being lowered, the crew member in charge of […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Fourth Officer Joseph Boxhall – Part Two

June 30, 2014

On April 15, 1912, the biggest ship in the world, the RMS Titanic sank into the waters of the North Atlantic.  Up until the Titanic sank, it had been hailed as being the biggest ship in the world, was called practically unsinkable, and the richest men and women in the world were traveling aboard the […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Fourth Officer Joseph Boxhall – Part One

June 22, 2014

Anyone that has seen the movie, A Night To Remember saw a paragraph that talked about the fact that Joseph Boxhall, along with many of the survivors, that spoke to Walter Lord, and helped him write what is considered to be one of the best books ever about the RMS Titanic. After the book was […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Marconi Radio Operator Harold Sydney Bride

June 8, 2014

The night of April 14th, 1912, is one of the most memorable nights in all of history, and everyone in the world knows what the date means. The mighty ship, the RMS Titanic, was considered to be the biggest in the world, and at 11:40 PM, the big ship tried to turn out of the […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – First Officer William Murdoch

June 2, 2014

One of the most famous nights ever was the night that the RMS Titanic struck and iceberg and sank. The death toll for the Titanic sinking was over 1500 people, and when the 705 survivors got back to New York City, everyone wanted to know what happened and why such a tragedy had taken place.  […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Lookout Frederick Fleet

May 31, 2014

The job of a lookout is to sit up in the crow’s nest of a ship and look out for and danger that the ship may encounter during both the day and night.  If something happens, like an object is not seen, then the blame for the accident may fall on the two men up […]

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