Librarians: Has your Titanic collection been run aground by patron demand? A new publication will help keep your inventory afloat

Has your Titanic collection been run aground by patron demand? You can keep your inventory afloat by adding an up-close and personal account written by a shipwreck survivor. Dear librarian, Among a deluge of requests to carry new publications, you … Continue reading

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Chapter One (excerpt): I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria! The Titanic of the 1950

My loving Nonnis had decided to make the ultimate sacrifice for me. They would accompany me to Detroit, Michigan, where I would “meet” my mother and become a member of the family she had started there. Our dear friend Giuseppe … Continue reading

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I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria! The Titanic of the 1950s–excerpt

Prologue — July 26, 1956 — “Don’t jump!” we heard the crewman beg from above. “Wait your turn for the rope! Everybody, wait your turn!” Is Patrick going to listen to an adult for the first time? I wondered in … Continue reading

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I Was Shipwrecked on the Andrea Doria is now available!

Spring has sprung and now my new novel has sprung up on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.com–in both print and e-book versions! B & N is offering a 23% discount launch price of $7.72 (reg. $9.99) The official release is … Continue reading

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How does a Brit act as he faces demise at sea?

    International News Relatives of Titanic officer seek return of letter MEERA SELVA From Associated Press February 26, 2012 11:14 AM EST LONDON (AP) — The descendants of a surgeon who died on the Titanic nearly 100 years ago … Continue reading

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Book review: The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic

  Wonderful Titanic Book, November 26, 2011 By Valerie A. Baute This review is from: The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic (Hardcover) April marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, and I am … Continue reading

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An interesting idea to model the collision of Titanic with an iceberg

  My Facebook fan and  avid ” shipwreck aficionado”, Doug Kitchener, asked me  if  anyone has thought of building a model of the Titanic in order to study the impact with  an iceberg.  He also asked me to propose this … Continue reading

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Press Release: 2012 International Marine Forensics Symposium

James Cameron, Oscar Award-winning Director of Titanic, to be Featured Speaker The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) and the Marine Technology Society (MTS) jointly updated information regarding the 2012 International … Continue reading

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Titanic Question Answered?

I just received this reply from the persons who asked the question regarding the authenticity of the alleged Titanic organ. Hi, Pierette! I already have a facebook note from the “lostliners.de” people in Hamburg. Thorsten Totzke commented on the Bruchsal … Continue reading

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A challenging Titanic question

A message from Stuttgart, Germany: “The other day we went to the Bruchsal Barock Castle near Karlsruhe/Germany to visit a special Exposition of Automatic Music Instruments. Among ca. 100 pieces from the last two hundred years, there was a big … Continue reading

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