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Education

Titanic Captain – The Biography of Edward J. Smith

April 21, 2014

On April 10th, 1912, Captain Edward J. Smith was at the helm of what was considered to be the biggest, most luxurious, and safest ship in the world, when she slowly made her way from her dock in Southampton out to open sea.  At the time, Captain Smith had a reputation for being the best […]

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Titanic Survivors Stories – Letter from Rose Amélie Icard Makes Headlines

March 28, 2014

The handwritten letter penned by a then-83 year old woman nine years before her death in 1964. The letter is owned by a US Marine named Mike Delgado, who first caught Titanic fever at the age of 13 when his father took him to a Titanic exhibit. Delgado bought the letter in 2012 at a […]

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Inside the Titanic – Ghosts of the Abyss Review

March 26, 2014

When James Cameron filmed his blockbuster Titanic in 1997, he went down to the actual Titanic wreck site because he wanted to include the actual grand old lady in his movie. While the ocean at 12,000 feet down definitely presented a challenge, Cameron was able to incorporate actual Titanic footage into his amazing movie about […]

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Titanic Sinking Video – The Sinking Recreated With CGI

March 22, 2014

In 1912, when the RMS Titanic sank beneath the still waters of the North Atlantic, there were 705 people safe and sound in 19 lifeboats watching everything happen.  When the Titanic inquiries took place in both America and England, some of the survivors had to testify as to what they saw, but no two accounts […]

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The Titanic – Facts You Have Never Heard Of

March 7, 2014

There are some things that everyone knows about when it comes to the Titanic. Everyone knows it was a really big ship that sank on its maiden voyage, and a lot of people ended up dying in the middle of the night. Here is a list of facts about the Titanic that few people know […]

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Titanic Facts: Statistics about The Sinking of the Ship

March 4, 2014

When people hear that on the night of April 15, 1912, over 1523 people died that horrible and freezing cold night, the idea that 1523 can really seem so big a number that the number itself actually becomes meaningless. People can see the number 1523 and not understand just how many that truly is until […]

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Voices of RMS Titanic Survivors

February 24, 2014

The survivors of the RMS Titanic disaster had to see a terrible thing, the sinking of the world’s great ship, and also the aftermath of Titanic finally slipping into the water. Once the ship was gone, it was just all of them in lifeboats watching the chaos continue. There were hundreds of people in the […]

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Thomas Andrews – A Talented Designer That Met With A Tragic Fate

January 15, 2014

The RMS Titanic was more than just a ship, and to many people, she represented things like hope, dreams, and the start of a new life. One such man that saw the Titanic as the start of a new and better life was her designer, Thomas Andrews.  On the night that the Titanic struck an […]

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Bruce Ismay: Coward, Villain, or A Man Who was Judged Unfairly?

January 12, 2014

On October 17th, 1937, Joseph Bruce Ismay had a stroke and died at the age of 74.  Ismay had been living in a house in Wirral, which is close to Liverpool.  He had only been in living in England for about three months after having lived for over a decade in Ireland.  After living in […]

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Titanic: The Complete Story DVD Volume 1 Review – “She was the largest ship in the world…”

November 28, 2013

The Complete Story Volume 1 was first released in 1994 and is divided into two sections: Titanic: Death of a Dream and Titanic: The Legend Lives On. For any Titanic historian, this documentary starts at the beginning, going all the way back to when the Titanic was just an idea in the mind of J. […]

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Titanic Quarter

March 2, 2013

The Titanic Quarter (TQ) in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been labeled one of the world’s largest urban-waterfront regeneration projects.  Created on the site where the “unsinkable ship” was designed and built, TQ will eventually cover 185 acres.  A 30-year project, it combines residential, commercial, retail, educational and tourism space.  The first phase opened in March, […]

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