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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. 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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