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The White Widow - Titanic Honeymoons Part VIII

The daughter of a Congressman, eighteen-year-old Eloise Hughes met Lucian Smith, 24, at her society debut in January 1912. One month later, they were married in the bride’s hometown of Huntington, West Virginia. 533 more words


Lifejackets: Useless unless worn

As you can probably imagine, my Dad was a bit of a stickler for lifejackets. If you are on the water, was his view, then you should be wearing a lifejacket. 462 more words


DEBORAH HOPKINSON: Titanic -- 103 years later, Passenger Stories Continue to Haunt Us

Biography: The sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912 was a defining event of the first half of the 20th century, and the nearly 1,500 souls that were lost continues to fascinate us. 313 more words


Titanic Remembrance Day - April 15 2015

At 11:40 PM the night of April 14, 1912 the ‘unsinkable’ RMS Titanic, while on its maiden voyage from Southhampton, England to New York City, hit an iceberg causing the ship to sink on April 15th at 2:20 AM 400 miles from the coast of Newfoundland, Canada.  277 more words


The little guys hit Newquay

The Crew are big fans of the beach, so it was with great excitement that we headed down to Newquay, perhaps the nation’s most popular surfing destination. 646 more words


L is for Lifeboat/Liferaft

When I hear the word ‘lifeboat’ my first thought is a lifeboat of the Titanic variety. Of course these lifeboats are much larger than my primary boat (they had three different kinds, the largest at 30’ long that had a capacity of 65 people). 522 more words


Interview with the Crew: Mechanic Dave

In the latest of our series of interviews with the Crew, we take a few minutes to catch up with Mechanic Dave.

So, Dave. What is the mechanic’s role at the station? 735 more words