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Roger-Viollet: Il y a 100 ans, Le Titanic

Roger-Viollet: Il y a 100 ans, Le Titanic

11 Facts About Titanic Nobody Knows RMS Titanic

11 Facts About Titanic Nobody Knows RMS Titanic

*TITANIC ~ just prior to being launched into River Lagan for towing to fitting-out berth where her engines, funnels and interiors would be installed

*TITANIC ~ just prior to being launched into River Lagan for towing to fitting-out berth where her engines, funnels and interiors would be installed

*CHARLES JOUGHIN:   Titanic’s chief baker. After forcibly throwing reluctant women and children into lifeboats (thereby saving their lives), he rode down on the stern of the ship like an elevator as it sank, stepping off the railing into the below-freezing water and surviving for over two hours (reportedly barely feeling the cold thanks to the alcohol he had been drinking) before being taken into a lifeboat. He survived the disaster with swollen feet but otherwise unscathed.

*CHARLES JOUGHIN: Titanic’s chief baker. After forcibly throwing reluctant women and children into lifeboats (thereby saving their lives), he rode down on the stern of the ship like an elevator as it sank, stepping off the railing into the below-freezing water and surviving for over two hours (reportedly barely feeling the cold thanks to the alcohol he had been drinking) before being taken into a lifeboat. He survived the disaster with swollen feet but otherwise unscathed.

Titanic Survivors Charlotte Collyer and her 8-year-old daughter Marjorie after they finally made it to America. She has a White Star Line blanket on her lap

Titanic Survivors Charlotte Collyer and her 8-year-old daughter Marjorie after they finally made it to America. She has a White Star Line blanket on her lap

"I could see the lights of the ship starting to go under water, then soundlessly, perhaps a mile away, it just went down. It was gone. Oh yes, the sky was very black and the stars were very bright. They told me the people in the water were singing, but I knew they were screaming."  Madeleine Mellinger in a Toronto Star interview, April 15, 1974, Titanic survivor

"I could see the lights of the ship starting to go under water, then soundlessly, perhaps a mile away, it just went down. It was gone. Oh yes, the sky was very black and the stars were very bright. They told me the people in the water were singing, but I knew they were screaming." Madeleine Mellinger in a Toronto Star interview, April 15, 1974, Titanic survivor

Gallant: Wallace Hartley and his band played on as Titanic sank

Gallant: Wallace Hartley and his band played on as Titanic sank

Titanic Grand Staircase Cherub Underwater! The real reason the Titanic sank; Weeping Angels. I believe it.

Titanic Grand Staircase Cherub Underwater! The real reason the Titanic sank; Weeping Angels. I believe it.

Colorized photograph of first class cabin B-59 on the RMS Titanic (1912).

Colorized photograph of first class cabin B-59 on the RMS Titanic (1912).

Titanic's Interior

Titanic's Interior

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