Rare Photographs of Titanic Survivors in 1912
On the night of 14 April 1912 at around at 11:40 pm, while the Titanic was sailing about 400 miles (640 km) south of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, the ship struck an iceberg and began to sink. Shortly before midnight, Captain Edward Smith ordered the ship's lifeboats to be readied and a distress call was sent out. The closest ship to respond was Cunard Line's Carpathia 58 miles (93 km) away, which would arrive in an estimated four hours—too late to rescue all of Titanic's passengers…
33 Things You Didn't Know About The Movie "Titanic"
In celebration of Titanic's return to theaters next Wednesday (!!!!), here's a collection of facts about the movie you probably didn't know.
How I was saved from the Titanic: A Titanic survivor's story (1912)
Charlotte Collyer lived through the tragic disaster the world remembers more than 100 years later. Here, read about what happened in this dramatic and compelling first-person account from a Titanic survivor.
Titanic search a cover for submarine mission
A mission to discover the wreck of the Titanic was actually a cover a story for examining the remains of two Cold War nuclear submarines, the man who located the liner has revealed.
Fr. Frank Brown, S.J. (1880-1960) - photographer on the Titanic
He photographed the first legs of the voyage of the Titanic which took him from Liverpool, Cherbourg and Southampton before he was ordered to return by his superior and not stay on board for the completion of the maiden voyage. This order saved him from the ordeal of the disaster and quite possibly saved his life. His departure from the ship also saved the historic photographs. He was ordained a priest two years after the tragedy. Wikipedia Browne travelled to Southampton via Liverpool and…
A heavy brass wall telephone, artifact from Titanic. Telephones like this were used to connect the crow's nest, engine room and stern docking bridge with the forward bridge on the Titanic.
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Titanic Silver Certificate - This artifact, recovered from Titanic, is a form of currency known as a “Silver Certificate”. Silver Certificates were common during the Victorian Era.