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From The Titanic Mystery Files:The Case of the Misidentified Corpse

What happens when you open a casket and find out it is not who it is supposed to be? It happens, regretfully, once in a while. Sometimes it was a goof up at the coroner’s office or the mortuary screwed … Continue reading

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“Indignant” Letter Sells For Just Under $12,000

A handwritten letter by Titanic survivor Lady Duff-Gordon was auctioned off by RR Auction in Boston for $11,875. In the letter Duff-Gordon wrote: According to the way we’ve been treated by England on our return we didn’t seem to have … Continue reading

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Lady Duff-Gordon Letter Up For Auction

RR Auction of Amherst, NH has put up for auction a letter written by Titanic survivor Lady Duff-Gordon. The letter is dated 27 May 1912 and sent to a friend. In the letter she writes “According to the way we’ve … Continue reading

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This is one Titanic cake!

I have seen many Titanic themed cakes but this one, I think, gets the prize as one of the best and most detailed out there. Like this:Like Loading…

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Farewell, 2014

2014 was going to a be a big year for Titanic II. Clive Palmer wanted to bring back the glamor that was Titanic with a new ship based on the original design. He hired experts to do planning and testing. … Continue reading

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Titanic Belfast: 2 Million Visitors

When Michael Sweeney walked through the door, the 25-year-old found out he was visitor 2 million. He is quoted as saying “I feel like the king of the world!” This milestone is being celebrated as proof of the enduring attraction … Continue reading

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Titanic Ornament

If you are thinking of a Titanic ornament for your tree or just as a collectible, there are lots out there. And they come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Some have pictures of the ship,images of the interior, … Continue reading

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Mystic Aquarium To End Titanic Exhibit

Back in October it was announced that Robert Ballard was ending his long term relationship with Mystic Aquarium. Ballard said the reason was to focus on other projects. Mystic Aquarium announced its discontinuance of the Titanic Exhibit on 5 Jan … Continue reading

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Tjipetir Update:Possible Source of Rubber Blocks Identified

Back in 2012 it was reported that rubber blocks were washing up in the UK and northern Europe with the word Tjipetir engraved on it. Titanic was suggested as the source but Tracey Williams of Newquay, Cornwall possibly has determined … Continue reading

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From the Titanic X Files: The Mummy Returns

Every few years or so an email comes through that claims Titanic sank because a cursed Egyptian mummy was aboard. Of course it has been debunked over the years and Barbara Mikkelson’s examination at Snopes.com throughly reviews all the details … Continue reading

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