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Titanic collapsible lifeboat D approaching the rescue ship RMS Carpathia; April 15th 1912

By the time Collapsible Boat D was launched at 2:05 a.m., there were still 1,500 people on board Titanic and only 47 seats in the lifeboat. 390 more words


Republicans Abandon Sinking Ship

Some Republicans know when to abandon ship. Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the latest to head for the lifeboats, understands that the ship of state may be taking on too much water to remain afloat. 295 more words

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106th Anniversary Of Titanic Departing On Maiden Voyage

Wednesday 10th April 1912 and just after 12 noon, the newest and largest liner in the world, RMS Titanic departed from her berth in Southampton for the start of her maiden voyage.  340 more words

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Chatham Historic Dockyard: RNLI Historic Lifeboat Collection

The RNLI houses its collection of Lifeboats within one of the sheds at Chatham Dockyard. The collection contains an example of many of the different classes and types of lifeboat used since the RNLI’s foundation in the late 19th century. 175 more words


The Scarborough lifeboats set sail

Sunday 12th November 2017, 11.25am (day 2,271)

If one will decide to spend the weekend on England’s North Sea coast in November, one should expect some heavy weather; but today really took the biscuit. 97 more words

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