Skip to comments.Rowing for their lives: The poignant photographs of the aftermath of the sinking of the Titanic
Posted on 10/19/2011 12:04:29 PM PDT by alexmai
Astonishing unseen photographs of the aftermath of the Titanic disaster have emerged after 99 years. The black and white pictures show an iceberg at the site of the tragedy - and may even be the one that sunk the luxury liner. Another image shows two lifeboats packed full of survivors rowing for safety following the 1912 disaster in which 1,517 people died.
Survivors from the Titanic are pictured here rowing towards rescue ship the Carpathia in what appear to be relatively calm seas
Danger ahead: Taken from a rescue vessel, this photograph shows an iceberg in the distance - perhaps even the one that sank the luxury liner
The archive of letters and photographs are owned by the family of survivors John and Nelle Snyder, who were returning from their honeymoon when the tragedy struck. The pair are pictured here in the clothes they escaped in The remarkable archive includes a survivor's letter containing a moving first hand account of the sinking, which tells how the rows of portholes 'disappeared one by one'. It was written by first class passenger John Snyder who was returning to America on the doomed liner with his new bride Nelle from their honeymoon. He described how they were woken following the 'bump' and that he owed his life to his wife who made him see what was going on even though he wanted to go back to bed. He explained how they were almost the first people in the life boat because others thought it safer to stay on the 'big boat'.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
OK, the first person to post a link to “That Song” gets a big ZOT from the rest of us.
Titanic in Five Seconds
“OK, the first person to post a link to That Song gets a big ZOT from the rest of us.”
And also, a signed picture of Obama.
Fascinating details of some of the passengers’ stories in the article. A very good read.
They definately filled both of those boats. Thank God the sea was calm.
The “say” it was an accident but the truth can be found here.
As of this writing, there are only two living survivors of the Titanic, and both of them claim to have been babies and too young to remember what happened.
Even though some of the world’s richest and most famous passengers were on the ship, not a single video was made of the Titanic sinking.
Abraham Lincoln dies the exact same day the Titanic sinks, except 47 years prior! The Titanic had the capacity to carry 3,547 passengers aboard! They both have 47!!!!
If the sea hadn't been so calm, they would have seen the waves breaking against the iceberg soon enough to have been able to avoid it.
The Titanic was doomed as soon as they stated it was unsinkable. No way the Powers That Be were going to let that one pass.
Ok, put down the http://www.coasttocoastam.com with George Nooory.
I heard the Jews sank the Titanic.
No, it was an iceberg.
Iceberg, Goldberg, Greenberg, what’s the difference?
Notice how only a small number of fatalities were ever recovered from the sea?
What happened to the rest of them?! All the evidence points to abduction by extraterrestrials!
Well everybody knows that metal is stronger than ice. LOL
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