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David Blair could thank White Star line corporate red tape for saving his life. He had been appointed as second officer of the Titanic, sailing with her during her sea trials, and making the trip from Belfast to Southampton. But he was not on board when the Titanic set sail for America. It is thought that the White Star line wanted Chief Officer Henry Wilde to have experience aboard a ship (the Titanic) he might someday captain, so Wilde was transferred from the Olympic to the Titanic, and…

David Blair was transferred at the last minute to the Olympic. He left with the key to the crow's nest telephone and had left his binoculars in his room on the Titanic.

Titanic Underwater Bodies | The "Big Piece" Which They Raised From The Ocean. It Was Over 20 Feet ...

The "Big Piece" which they raised from the ocean. It is over 20 Feet & is in the exhibit for people to touch (I did, weird feeling).

Diary of a sailor who retrieved bodies of Titanic victims from the ocean. Fine weather started to pick up bodies at six a.m. and continued all day till five thirty P.M. Recovered fifty one bodies, forty six men four women and one baby. Burried twenty four men at sea at eight fifteen P.M. Rev Canon Hinds in attendance also Ships Company. Bodies in good state but badly bruised by being knocked about in the water.

Diary of a sailor who retrieved bodies of Titanic victims from the ocean: "Fine…

Titanic: A heavy brass wall telephone on display at "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition" at Atlantic Station in Atlanta Thursday, April 5, 2012. Telephones like this were used to connect the crow's nest, engine room and stern docking bridge with the forward bridge on the Titanic.

A heavy brass wall telephone, artifact from Titanic. Telephones like this were used to connect the crow's nest, engine room and stern docking bridge with the forward bridge on the Titanic. White Star Line

Life jackets were one of the leading causes of death on the Titanic. If a person jumped overboard from 10 feet up or higher, their necks would be broken upon impact with the water. (They may have been the lucky ones). This life jacket was cut from a body after being in the ocean for many days. Recovery workers did not want to touch the bodies, so the life jackets were removed by cutting the straps. The bodies were then weighted and the unidentifiable were returned to the sea.

Life jackets were one of the leading causes of death on the Titanic. If a person jumped overboard from 10 feet up or higher, their necks would be broken upon impact with the water.

Titanic...Lady Duff Gordon asked the sailors who rowed them to safety to sign her lifejacket

In one of the worst public relations moves ever Lady Duff Gordon asked the sailors who rowed them to safety to sign her lifejacket and pose for pictures.

The six-year-old John Jacob Astor VI, born four months after his father perished on the Titanic.

6 year old John Jacob Astor VI, born four months after his father, John Jacob Astor perished on the Titanic.

The Titanic sank 100 years ago this year. Its last survivor died in 2009.

Last Titanic survivor, a baby put in a lifeboat, dies at 97

When I went to the Titanic exhibit with my mom, I got her ticket. The Last Titanic Survivor Dies At Millvina Dean was the last person to pass away from the Titanic.

Second class passengers boarding RMS Titanic from the tender Ireland April-10th-1912. Photo: Father Frank Browne

Second class passengers boarding RMS Titanic from the tender Ireland Photo: Father Frank Browne

Passengers who died and those who survived on  ship Titanic when it sank. All dead  were the Goodwin and Rice children.   Survivors Titanic 1st, 2nd, 3rd class passengers.

Stories of Passengers on The Titanic Who Died

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Titanic victim Jeremiah Burke, from Glanmire in Cork was given a Holy Water…

Memorial to Edith Corse Evans at Grace Church in New York City via Scouting NY. Another plaque honoring Edith Corse Evans can be found at Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church in Sayville, New York.

Memorial to Edith Corse Evans at Grace Church in New York City via Scouting NY. Another plaque honoring Edith Corse Evans can be found at Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church in Sayville, New York.

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