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1912 – The Titanic, the world’s largest ship built at Belfast’s Harland and Wolfe, hits an iceberg.

Just before midnight in the North Atlantic, the RMS Titanic fails to divert its course from an iceberg, ruptures its hull, and begins to sink. 119 more words

Irish History

1912 – The RMS Titanic leaves port in Southampton, England for her first and only voyage.

At 7.30am, Captain Edward J. Smith boards Titanic with full crew. Third class passengers embarked at 9.30, followed by second and first class. Titanic sets sail from Southampton at noon heading for Cherbourg. 86 more words

Irish History

passepartout's third year and final year in the Mediterranean

Doug & Jan’s journey through the Mediterranean is about to begin its third and final year heading west from Ayvalik in Turkey, to Cherbourg in northern France.   593 more words

Cruising

A glimpse of Normandy & Meeting the crew - Ep. 6

I avsnitt 6 får du veta mer om våra seglingserfarenheter och se klipp från Johans segling till Antarktis och Sydgeorgien. Efter en vecka i Dieppe i Frankrike seglar vi vidare västerut till Cherbourg. 124 more words

Sailing

"My WWII Nurses"

It has been wonderful to hear from 3 of the nurses from my book, No Time For Fear, this month. All in their 90s now, they are still good at recalling the WWII days they served overseas. 533 more words

World War II

Back to the UK

It was a wonderful few weeks in Brittany – walking and exploring. I loved the churches, the Enclos Paroissials, and the comfortable gîte was positively luxurious – we are returning next year! 117 more words

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Wanderlusty Wednesday

I wish I was on a beach somewhere, anywhere, instead of in the office today. That is all.

Image taken by me on a beach near Cherbourg, France, March 2007.

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