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Titanic News for 15 Dec 2012

Titanic News For 15 Dec 2012

1. BBC News is reporting two men originally from Holyhead, who served on Titanic, are being honored with a plaque in in Marine Square. Hugh Roberts perished and his body was recovered by CS Mackay-Bennett. He was given a funeral at sea. Edward Brown, who worked as a first class steward, survived. He helped load lifeboats and was washed overboard by a wave as Titanic sank. Clinging to a lifebelt, he was rescued by a collapsible lifeboat.

Source: BBC News, Titanic Crew Members Honoured With Plaque In Holyhead, 14 Dec 2012

Itv.com has a video of the ceremony.

2. If you are going to be near Ballymena, Northern Ireland during the holidays, there is a Titanic exhibit you can check out. The Mid-Antrium Museum at The Braid is showing two Titanic exhibitions until 5 January 2013. Titanic Honour & Glory and Titanic: A Photographic Exhibition are both there. Best of all there is no fee into the museum.

Source: Ballymena Times,Titanic Exhibitions At The Braid, 14 Dec 2012
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