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Mysteries

Loraine Allison – Woman Claims To Be Long Lost Titanic Survivor

February 12, 2014

Helen Loraine Allison was just a two-year-old girl when her parents and her baby brother all stepped onto the RMS Titanic. On the night that Titanic struck the iceberg, the commotion of passengers and crew on deck was what finally woke the Allison family up and sent her father, Hudson Allison, out of the room […]

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The Jane Street Hotel in New York City– Haunted by Titanic Survivors and Victims

February 7, 2014

On the morning of April 15th, 1912, 1503 people that were on board the RMS Titanic died. Within an hour, the rescue ship Carpathia finally made it to the site of the disaster and began the task of picking up the 705 survivors that were in the lifeboats. For the next four days, the Carpathia […]

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A Titanic Mystery – Did A Man Dress Up As A Woman To Escape The Sinking Ship?

January 27, 2014

In 1912, society had very strict rules about how men and women behaved, especially when there was a crisis. The most important people who were to be saved first were women and children, which also included when the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank. There were 1,523 people that died that fateful night, and […]

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A Titanic Mystery – A Question of Fired Shots and Murdered Passengers

January 22, 2014

When it comes to the RMS Titanic, there are some mysteries that will endure forever because the ship itself can never be raised from the bottom of the ocean for a full-on scientific investigation. However, many historians continue to investigate Titanic’s first and only voyage to learn about every moment they can. Like with any […]

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Wallace Hartley’s Titanic Violin Discovered

March 16, 2013

Wallace Hartley, the son of a mill worker, learned to play music as a student at the George St Wesleyan School and later played at a local chapel where his father was choirmaster. Survivors recount seeing the band playing even as water gushed on board, a scene which has been captured and recounted in most […]

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Is Robert Ballard Tired Of Talking About The Titanic?

February 3, 2013

In a recent interview from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, Robert Ballard, the discoverer of the Titanic, touched on a number of interesting subjects, some related to the “unsinkable ship”, others going beyond that.

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