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The SS Californian: Avoiding Titanic Icebergs

SS Califonian

by David Dyer Excerpt taken from The Midnight Watch: A Novel of the Titanic and the SS Californian Stone walked back to the SS Californian’s rail and looked again towards the south. The three icebergs had drifted astern but he could

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Lessons from the Sinking of the Lusitania

NYT Lusitania Headline

by Greg King As epic human tragedy the story has everything: a great ocean liner; a glittering cast of millionaires, actresses, suffragettes and scandalous lovers; and a terrible disaster played out over eighteen brutal minutes. On the afternoon of May

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Posted in Military History, Modern History
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