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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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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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