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1340 PERISH AS TITANIC SINKS; ONLY 886, MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN, RESCUED
Library of Congress ^ | April 16, 1912 | NY Tribune

Posted on 04/16/2018 7:14:32 AM PDT by NRx

SURVIVORS EIGHT HOURS IN BOATS- CROWDS BESIEGE WHITE STAR OFFICE- Wireless From Olympic's Captain Gives News and Weeping Women gather at White Star Offices to Learn Fate of Relatives- Vincent Astor Seeks News- On Early Bulletin Two of Straus Family Started for Halifax to Meet Mr. And Mrs. Isidor Straus. Line Officials Only Able to Tell Inquirers That but 675 of 2200 Were Saved- No Word From Virginian or Parisian Which Vice-President Franklin Hopes Saved Others- Disaster Greatest in History if Hope is Unfounded- Captain Believed to Have Gone Down at His Post of Duty

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: anniversary; maritime; titanic
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The paper from the day after, when the full enormity of the disaster began to dawn on everyone.
1 posted on 04/16/2018 7:14:32 AM PDT by NRx
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The lone disaster in history where women and children were NOT “hit hardest”...


2 posted on 04/16/2018 7:16:49 AM PDT by WayneS (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. - Winston Churchill.)
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To: NRx

Don’t be fooled. This is a 1912 headline.


3 posted on 04/16/2018 7:17:44 AM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: NRx

NOT AGAIN!


4 posted on 04/16/2018 7:22:03 AM PDT by rey
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To: NRx

Today the headline would read “Global warming causes iceberg to strike ocean liner”.


5 posted on 04/16/2018 7:22:57 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder
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Many captains of industry aboard that ship. I wonder what would be different today had they survived.


6 posted on 04/16/2018 7:23:31 AM PDT by bk1000 (I stand with Trump)
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To: NRx

Man this ship sinks more than any ship in history.


7 posted on 04/16/2018 7:25:10 AM PDT by commish (Freedom tastes Sweetest to those who have fought to preserve it!)
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To: NRx

There’s that famous “male privilege” exemplified in the headline.


8 posted on 04/16/2018 7:25:21 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Leftism is an elaborate system for hiding shame behind a cheap mash of virtue. -Klavan.)
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The Sinking of the Great Titanic--Vernon Dalhart (1928)
9 posted on 04/16/2018 7:29:20 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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The arrogance of British command going full speed ahead in icy waters and the utter stupidity of the Californian who could have saved so many lives. It all adds up to an incredible true-life story - a thumbnail sketch of how man falls short.


10 posted on 04/16/2018 7:31:13 AM PDT by Jim 0216
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“Global warming causes iceberg to strike ocean liner- Killing 12 polar bears”.
11 posted on 04/16/2018 7:33:07 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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Polar bears hardest hit.


12 posted on 04/16/2018 7:39:01 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder
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I recently read that one of the few men who survived was the chairman of the White Star line, the company that built and operated the Titanic. He lived under a cloud of accusations of cowardice for the rest of his life. I suppose nowadays he could just say he identified as a woman and everyone would be outraged that he didn’t get the first seat on a lifeboat.


13 posted on 04/16/2018 7:53:02 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Russians couldnt have done a better job destroying sacred American institutions than Democrats have)
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I suppose nowadays he could just say he identified as a woman and everyone would be outraged that he didn’t get the first seat on a lifeboat.

Sinking Ship (Cyanide and Happiness)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLKnp5mjaSI


14 posted on 04/16/2018 7:57:08 AM PDT by dfwgator
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If mussies had been on board all the women and children would have died...after they were raped. No apologies!


15 posted on 04/16/2018 8:06:42 AM PDT by rrrod (just an old guy with a gun in his pocket)
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If you just got that newspaper then you need to update your internet speed! You must have a really slow modem.


16 posted on 04/16/2018 8:13:35 AM PDT by seawolf101 (Member LES DEPLORABLES)
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If mussies had been on board all the women and children would have died...after they were raped. No apologies!

And then when they were told an iceberg sank the Titanic, they would say, "See, it's always the Jews' fault. Iceberg, Goldberg, Greenberg....what's the difference?"
17 posted on 04/16/2018 8:16:36 AM PDT by dfwgator
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LOL....excellent!


18 posted on 04/16/2018 8:21:36 AM PDT by rrrod (just an old guy with a gun in his pocket)
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I sat and watched a real-time YouTube last night of the 2 hours and 40 minutes including when they hit the iceberg til it went under. I will never get on a cruise ship. :-)


19 posted on 04/16/2018 8:22:53 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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Today it would read, “HUNDREDS DEAD, EXPERTS CITE TRUMP INACTION.”


20 posted on 04/16/2018 8:29:54 AM PDT by dinodino
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