Friday, April 13, 2012

One Hundred Years Ago .....

100 Years Ago, on the same date as my birthday .......
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At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the “unsinkable” R.M.S. Titanic disappeared beneath the waves, taking with her 1,500 souls. One hundred years later, new technologies have revealed the most complete—and most intimate—images of the famous wreck.


Found in the wreckage of the Titanic  

Survivor ~ The Unsinkable Molly Brown ~ Margaret Brown

Michel and Edmond Navratil, ages 4 and 2, were traveling with their father to America aboard the Titanic. Their father did not make it off the sinking vessel, leaving the two young boys without a guardian or way to be identified. (Yahoo News)
Lost at Sea
Benjamin Guggenheim

Of the 12 dogs on board the Titanic, only 3 survived.  All dogs belonged to First Class PassengersBenjamin Guggenheim: Alsas the heir to a mining fortune, and member of one of New York

by: Danske Dandridge (1854-1914) 
"And many a time when the sea was calm 
And the moon was lying there, 
I have caught the gleam of a snowy arm, 
And the glimmer of flowing hair"
For more RMS Titanic Facts ~
And a for fascinating story of the crew who kept the Titanic afloat for as long as they could ~

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