On April 10, 1912, the Titanic departed Southampton, England and made its first stop in Cherbourg, France at 6:30 pm. Two tenders carried 281 passengers to the ship, representing 26 nationalities. 532 more words
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Thomas Drake emigrated from England to Pennsylvania in 1829, opened a fabric mill, and began manufacturing denim. Soon, he was making jeans under the trademark, ‘Kentucky Blue Jeans.’ He became the cloth supplier for the Union Army uniforms during the Civil War, and increased his wealth through various investments. 591 more words
The RMS Carpathia is not as well known, nor grand as her sister ship the RMS Titanic.
Upon hearing of the sinking of Tinanic, she put all of her steam power into the rescueing of passengers of her dear sister ship, mind you she knew of the dangers of crossing the Atlantic at full speed with icebergs ahead. 50 more words