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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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Titanic Survivor Stories – Lookout Reginald Lee

May 26, 2014

At 11:40 pm, on the night of April 14, 1912, two men were sitting up in the crow’s nest of the RMS Titanic. The weather was freezing cold, and despite the fact they had on thick coats, the freezing cold air cut through them both like knives.  Suddenly, out of the darkness, Frederick Fleet saw […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Second Class Officer Charles Lightoller – Part Two

May 25, 2014

After the RMS Titanic went down, the RMS Carpathia from the Cunard Line came along and picked up the 705 survivors who were floating around in 20 lifeboats. Among the surviving men, women, and children, were a few of the Titanic’s officers, but the one that was of the highest rank was Second Officer Charles […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Second Class Officer Charles Lightoller – Part One

May 18, 2014

When the great ship, the RMS Titanic went down, the captain, Edward Smith, went down with his glorious ship, which is the tradition that is an unspoken rule of the sea. Other than Captain Smith, the First officer, William Murdoch was also dead, and while the circumstances of his death are up in the air […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories – Colonel Archibald Gracie

May 18, 2014

Archibald Gracie was famous for being a RMS Titanic survivor. Gracie was a brave man who actually helped many women and children get into lifeboats, and when the last one left, he was faced with the same difficult choice that many men faced, which was whether to live or die. As luck would have it, […]

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Titanic For Kids – Cartoon Movie About the Disaster

April 26, 2014

The Titanic disaster took place 102 years ago, and it is something that most adults know about, but what about when it comes to talk about this to kids? These days, the sinking of the RMS Titanic is considered to be part of history, and the idea of explaining what happened to someone under a […]

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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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