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Sinking

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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Titanic Facts That Will Blow You Away- Part One

August 23, 2015

The RMS Titanic struck an iceberg, and sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic, on the night of April 14, 1912. Even though she has been gone for 103 years, there are still news stories that are coning out about the great ship every single day.  Despite the amount of time that has passed since Titanic went […]

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RMS Carpathia: The Ship That Saved 700 Titanic Survivors

June 7, 2013

Many are familiar with the RMS Titanic, a British transatlantic cruise line that struck an iceberg and sunk on its way to America. However, fewer people are aware of the story’s main hero — the RMS Carpathia. This cruise liner saved a large portion of the people who had escaped from the ship as she […]

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Where did the Titanic Sink?

April 5, 2012

The sinking of the Titanic is a historical event full of facts and shrouded in a great deal of mystery. Many tell of captain Smith receiving an iceberg warning before tragedy struck and some even believe that if the ship had met the berg head on it could have avoided sinking. Unfortunately, the truth is […]

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The Titanic Vs. The Costa Concordia Disaster

January 22, 2012

Jan 13 marked the sinking of a vessel by the name of the Costa Concordia and comparisons between it and the sinking of the Titanic have been widely publicized. The Costa Concordia sank just recently with the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on the near horizon and people from around the world […]

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