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When Did the Last Titanic Survivor Die?

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Millvina Dean was only a baby during the sinking of the Titanic. Lowered into a lifeboat on the cold morning of April 15, 1912, she was one of the youngest people on the Titanic and the last Titanic survivor to die. She passed away at age 97 and died in Southampton, England where she had […]

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Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop

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One of the most amazing stories of any Titanic survivors, Violet Constance Jessop was an ocean liner stewardess and a nurse who survived the sinking of both the RMS Titanic and the HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916. Even more amazingly, she had been aboard the Britannic’s other sister ship the RMS Olympic when it […]

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Titanic Survivor Edward Beane

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Born on November 19th in England in 1879, Edward Beane was the son of George Beane and Mary A. Cox. He moved to New York where he worked as a bricklayer and he had returned to his home town of Norwich to get married to Ethel Clarke. The ceremony took place before the Titanic would […]

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Titanic Survivor Eleanor Shuman

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When Titanic survivor Eleanor Shuman was aboard the sinking ship, she was too young to remember little more than the sense of chaos aboard the vessel. She recalled the screams vividly for 85 years before she died on March 11th 1998. She was one of the last six Titanic survivors, now all of which have […]

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Titanic: The Unsinkable Ship

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Unsinkable Titanic A modern marvel of construction, the Titanic was the largest and most luxurious passenger vessel of its time. Thought to be unsinkable, the Titanic was equipped with eight watertight compartments on the hull of the boat that would close if water entered them allowing the Titanic to stay afloat. The sheer size and […]

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The Amazing Story of Titanic Survivor Charles Joughin

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One of the most famous Titanic survivor stories is that of Charles Joughin. The man who somehow drank his way though the Titanic disaster and lived to tell the tale. Here is an account of this Titanic survivor and his bizarre story that some still find hard to swallow. Like any cruise ship of current […]

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When Did the Titanic Sink?

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The Titanic was a modern marvel of engineering for its time. The massive cruise liner was built with all the amenities of a luxury ocean liner, the vessel was built in just over two years. Run by the White Star ocean liner and constructed by the Harland Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Ireland, Titanic construction was […]

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How Many People Survived the Titanic Disaster?

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Of the 2,223 passengers on the legendary Titanic, only 706 survived. Titanic survivors are a very interesting concept because of the large population of men who were lost during the sinking of the Titanic. Most everyone has heard of the idea of ‘women and children first’, and this was strictly enforced during the Titanic tragedy. […]

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How Many People Died on the Titanic?

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The Titanic was carrying 2,223 passengers on board when it sank, and out of those 1,517 died. The guests were split into first, second, and third class, and the higher classes had an advantage when it came to boarding lifeboats and being closer to the top of the deck where the lifeboats were being deployed. […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories Video, Accounts of the Titanic Wreck as Told by Survivors

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The sinking of the Titanic was an event that impacted many different lives from around the world. Losing 1,517 people during the disaster is enough to send chills down one’s spine of anyone who experienced the vent as well as Titanic enthusiasts looking to find out what it may have been like being a passenger […]

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The Oldest Surviving Titanic Member (Sort Of)

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The 1997 James Cameron movie Titanic has once again been the subject of many Hollywood headlines as it was recently the birthday of actress Gloria Stuart. Stuart, who played the older version of Rose in the Titanic movie is about to celebrate her 100th birthday which makes her the oldest member of the cast. The […]

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