The Titanic Commutator, 4th Quarter 2011, Official Journal of The Titanic Historical Society, Inc.
This issue features an article about four newspaperwomen who reported on the Titanic disaster. Other articles included a commentary on the Responsibility for the Titanic Disaster, The Oceanic HOuse of the White Star Line and information about the 2012 Titanic Historical Society Convention next April.
A Quarterly Journal Devoted to Original Research into the White Star Line and Notable Vessels of History
THE TITANIC COMMUTATOR
THE JOURNAL OF RECORD OF THE TITANIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.®
48 YEARS OF CONTINUOUS PUBLICATION
Membership Year 2011 4th Quarter • February 2012 through April 2012
FRONT COVER (at right) A striking illustration of Olympic steaming along near the end of her transatlantic voyage as a pilot boat stands by. The painting is by the noted maritime artist Charles Dixon.
CONTENT IN THIS ISSUE
- OCEANIC HOUSE—WHITE STAR'S LONDON WEST END OFFICES
By Paul Louden Brown
- WOMEN REPORTERS AND THE TITANIC STORY
By Michael Dupuis
- KATHERINE HURD WRITES ABOUT THE TITANIC DISASTER AFTERMATH
With thanks to Frances (Hurd) Stadler
- TITANIC CENTENNIAL MEMORIAL DONORS AND DEDICATION WEEKEND CONVENTION
- THE WHITE STAR LINE, S.S. OLYMPIC AND THE PANAMA CANAL
San Francisco Call Archives
- TICHNOR BROTHERS AND SELLING THE TITANIC DISASTER IN 1912
By Karen Kamuda
- TITANIC PIGEON FORGE REMEMBERS THE 100th ANNIVERSARY WITH A ROSE PETAL CEREMONY
By Karen Kamuda
- RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TITANIC DISASTER
From the Literary Digest May 4, 1912
- SEA POSTE
A couple of letters correcting the glass slide as Mauretania was Aquitania; what happened to Edith [Russell] Rosenbaum's pig?, what was it made of?; a rivet from the Titanic?; information on the final identification of the unknown child in Fairview Lawn Cemetery is available; questions on original findings of unknown child in same cemetery; questions about a deck chair purchased many years ago in South Australia.
- How to Survive the Titanic, or the Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay
by Frances Wilson
reviewed by Paul Louden-Brown;
- RMS Titanic, Owners' Workshop Manual
by David E Hutchings and Richard de Kerbrecht
by John Maxtone-Graham
reviewed by Tim Trower
Content Page Photos
Top (Not Shown): At Oceanic House, the basement full, the main booking hall overflows with passengers baggage as staff try to cope with high season demands.
Middle Right (Not Shown): Katherine Hurd scratched out "Saxonia" on the stationery heading while aboard Carpathia describing the Titanic disaster.
Bottom Right (Not Shown): Labeled "Titanic" the, Kaiser Wilhelm deGrosse postcard postmarked May 14, 1912 was the wrong ship, wrong company, and departure: 'Departure at Liverpool."
BACK COVER (Not Shown) A postcard of Oceanic House, published by the Company in 1905.The printing, like all White Star's postcards, was by the Liverpool Printing & Stationery Company. (Paul Louden-Brown collection)
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