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A Titanic task: Motor specialists Haynes produce a manual for the “unsinkable ship”

A Titanic task: Motor specialists Haynes produce a manual for the “unsinkable ship” RMS TITANIC was 882ft long, weighed 46,328 tons, and was capable of carrying 3,300 passengers What if they had this book when the Titanic hit the ice-berg… who knows how it might have all turned out? Nearly a century after the ill-fated luxury liner sank on its ... Read More »

Titanic letter sells for a record £55,000

Titanic History Made Again – A letter from a first-class passenger on board the ill-fated Titanic has been sold at auction for £55,000. It fetched a record price for a piece of written correspondence from the ship, which sailed from Southampton in April 1912. The letter, written on three sides of stationery, is penned by Adolphe Saafeld and is addressed ... Read More »

Titanic History – TITANIC the movie vs. TITANIC the sinking.

TITANIC THE MOVIE vs RMS TITANIC THE SINKING. Titanic ( released – 1997) – Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Bill Paxton, Billy Zane based a screenplay by director James Cameron, whose fictional love story is intertwined with a chronicle of the April 1912 Titanic sinking. CLICK HERE to check out this excellent website to view the comparisons between Ttitanic the ... Read More »