Titanic Meets Iceberg - Titanic Commutator - 2Q 2012
FRONT COVER The cold North Atlantic is the background of memorial wreath design commemorating Titanic’s centennial.
49 Years of continuous publication
MEMOIRS OF A TITANIC SURVIVOR
By Barbara Chronowski
TITANIC MEETS ICEBERG, THE EVIDENCE REVISITED
By Patrick Stenson
But, did it really happen in that way through those critical moments immediately before the accident? In part it undoubtedly did but a re-evaluation of the evidence after the passing of a century (during which time it’s always been there for everyone to see) strongly lays claim to one very distinct and vital difference to shed a significant new light on the circumstances leading up to the instant when the ice was struck.
MAJOR ARTHUR PEUCHEN - TITANIC’S CONTROVERSAL CANADIAN SURVIVOR
By Michael Dupuis
TITANIC SURVIVOR GERTRUDE WAYNE YANKE
By Don Lynch
A LINK TO TITANIC FOUND IN A DENVER BACKYARD
By Phill Kleppen
TITANIC HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S 50th BIRTHDAY
Was there a kosher kitchen onboard Titanic and White Star ships? Titanic Memorials Undiscovered and Rediscovered: St. Peter the Apostle, Libertytown, Maryland; the Rosenshine Family in Bayside Cemetery, New York and Broken Hill Titanic Memorial, NSW, Australia.
Titanic Voyager: The Odyssey of C.H. Lightoller by Patrick Stenson reviewed by Paul Louden-Brown; Transcending the Titanic: Beyond Death's Door by Michael Tymm reviewed by George Behe; On a Sea of Class by Tad FitchJ. Kent Layton and Bill Wormstedt reviewed by Mark Chirnside.
BACK COVER A magnificent granite arch is the entrance to the Rosenshine family plot in Bayside Cemetery, Ozone Park, New York. Contrary to popular myth, only family members are buried here.
Photo: Anthony Pisciotta
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