Titanic Second Officer Charles Lightoller said he knew the real reason why Titanic hit the iceberg and sank. He protected White Star and kept the info to himself except for telling his beloved wife. He followed the "Women and Children" rule and dove into the ocean as it sank. He lead a group of others in staying afloat on an overturned lifeboat. He was the last survivor to board the Carpathia. His is a story worth reading. His version of what happened to Titanic is incredible.

Revealed after 98 years: The REAL reason why the Titanic hit that iceberg

Titanic-Second-Officer-Charles-Lightoller- highest ranking officer to survive- the last survivor taken aboard Carpathia. His granddaughter has revealed that a steering error was made in trying to avoid the iceberg that night among other details.

Titanic memorial

Titanic Memorial in Lahardane, Mayo County, Ireland. Fourteen of the Titanic steerage passengers were from in, and around, the village of Lahardane. Eleven of the fourteen died. No area in Ireland suffered greater loss of life in this terrible tragedy.

Life jackets were one of the leading causes of death on the Titanic. If a person jumped overboard from 10 feet up or higher, their necks would be broken upon impact with the water. (They may have been the lucky ones).    This life jacket was cut from a body after being in the ocean for many days. Recovery workers did not want to touch the bodies, so the life jackets were removed by cutting the straps. The bodies were then weighted and the unidentifiable were returned to the sea.

Life jackets were one of the leading causes of death on the Titanic. If a person jumped overboard from 10 feet up or higher, their necks would be broken upon impact with the water.

{ 1985 } July 1, 1985 Titanic wreckage was discovered

The wreck of RMS Titanic

LOVE On July the Titanic was discovered. It was the first time the great ship had been seen for more than 70 years. The wreck was found by Dr Ballard in the North Atlantic approximately 450 miles short from the destination of New York.

16 Beautifully Colorized Photos Of The Titanic

16 Beautifully Colorized Photos Of The Titanic

Days after the Titanic sank the body of a baby boy was found and recovered from the North Atlantic. After the child could not be identified he was buried in Nova Scotia with a tombstone reading simply ‘The Unknown Child’. In 2001 researchers at Lakeland University in Ontario were granted permission to exhume the body. By consulting the passenger lists they had narrowed down the possible identity to one of four children: Gosta Paulson, Eino Panula, Eugene Rice and Sidney Goodwin. Initial…

Days after the Titanic sank the body of a baby boy was found and recovered from the North Atlantic. After the child could not be identified he was buried in Nova Scotia with a tombstone reading simply ‘The Unknown Child’.

John Jacob Astor lV, wife 19-year-old Madeleine, and dog Kitty headed for the Titanic. He and Kitty did not survive. Madeleine, on her return, later gave birth to their son John Jacob Astor VI.

*JOHN JACOB ASTOR IV: wife Madeleine, and dog Kitty headed for the Titanic. He and Kitty did not survive. Madeleine, on her return, later gave birth to their son John Jacob Astor VI.

Found on the Titanic

Found on the Titanic. NOPE: It is actually a shoe design by Anastasia Radevich. Anastasia is a Canadian footwear designer of Belarusian origin. Built by Harland & Wolff

"Lost child of the Titanic and the fraud that haunted her family. DNA tests have helped solve what has been called the Titanic's last mystery." - The Telegraph #titanic #dna

Lost child of the Titanic and the fraud that haunted her family

"Lost child of the Titanic and the fraud that haunted her family. DNA tests have helped solve what has been called the Titanic's last mystery." - The Telegraph What would the world be like if RMS Titanic hadn't sunk

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