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Sinking

Titanic Hero Robert Hopkins Honored with Tombstone – Part Two

May 30, 2016

The world’s most famous ship, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank on the night of April 14th, 1912. The ship contained 20 lifeboats, which would have been enough for at least half of the 2228 people on board, but not even that many were saved. A total of 705 survivors were taken aboard the RMS […]

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Titanic Hero Robert Hopkins Honored with Tombstone – Part One

May 30, 2016

The night that the RMS Titanic struck and iceberg, and began to sink, not a whole lot of people knew what was going on. The senior officers on the bridge knew the Titanic was sinking, and some of them had been right there on the bridge when the rivets and metal plates scraped against the iceberg. As the ship […]

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Titanic Pigeon Forge Museum Honors Titanic Musicians with Special Gallery

May 30, 2016

The RMS Titanic sank into the frigid waters of the North Atlantic over 104 years ago. While everyone focuses on the victims of the disaster, and rightly so with over 1500 of them, but there was a lot of things that happened that night that deserve as much as attention. One important aspect of the sinking […]

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104th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking: Facts You May Not Know- Part Three

April 30, 2016

On the morning of April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic ocean. The ship was on her way from Southampton, England to New York City, and she carried a total of 2,228 people consisting of both passengers and crew.  While on the long journey, the passengers had the time […]

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104th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking: Facts You May Not Know- Part Two

April 30, 2016

On April 15th, 1912, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg, sank below the waves, and took over 1500 people to the bottom of the ocean. Every April 15th, the world remembers the once beatufiul ship, that only sailed for a total of four days. However, the ship itself is legendary, and even though Titanic was only around […]

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104th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking: Facts You May Not Know- Part One

April 17, 2016

On April 10th, 1912, the finest, and most luxurious ship in the world left Southampton, England heading for New York City. The ship was named the RMS Titanic, and she set said with 2,228 people on board. There were three classes of on board, the First Class, the Second Class, and Third Class, and each one had […]

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9 Titanic Drawings That Inspire Fear – Part Two

February 29, 2016

There is no more powerful way for anyone to express themselves then through the power of art. The old saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words, was absolutely right, and those words may go beyond a thousand when it involves something tragic, like the sinking of what was deemed an unsinkable ship, and over […]

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9 Titanic Drawings That Inspire Fear – Part One

February 22, 2016

Back in 1912, there was no such thing as social media. These days, whenever something happens, people armed with their camera phones are quick to whip them out and record video or take photos of the incident.  In the days before social media, people who were witnesses to disaster, often spoke to the media, who […]

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Portrait of Titanic Survivor and Suffragette Elsie Bowerman Goes To Auction

January 31, 2016

On the night of April 14, 1912, a young man named Robert Hitchens was on the bridge steering the gigantic ship. At 1140, there was the sound of three bells, and suddenly the bridge on the phone started to ring. The call was from the crow’s nest, it was answered, and what was said was […]

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The Titanic Telegram Part Two of Two

November 29, 2015

The morning of April 15, 1912, the Royal Mail Steam ship, Titanic was in trouble. At approximately 11:40 pm, there were two men in the crow’s nest, Frederick Fleet and Reginald Lee. The two young men were ordered to keep a sharp eye out for icebergs, growlers, and field ice. However, the night was an unusual […]

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Titanic Cracker Goes Up for Auction and Sells

October 31, 2015

When the RMS Titanic sailed in 1912, the ship carried enough provisions for the 2200 people to be onboard the ship for a period of up to seven days. The cargo list for the ship was quite impressive, and only the best foods and drinks were available to accommodate the gourmet palates of even the richest […]

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