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Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic.

Author: Samuel HalpernCathy Akers-JordanGeorge BeheBruce BeveridgeMark ChirnsideAll authors
Publisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- Background and Purpose -- Questions to be Addressed -- A Note About References -- 2 Two Nations, Two Inquiries -- The American Inquiry -- The Board of Trade -- The Origins of the British Inquiry -- The Conduct of the Inquiries -- Findings of the Inquiries -- 3 Description of the Ship -- The White Star Line -- Overall Specifications of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Halpern; Cathy Akers-Jordan; George Behe; Bruce Beveridge; Mark Chirnside; Tad Fitch; Dave Gittins; Steve Hall; Lester J Mitcham; Charles Weeks
ISBN: 9780750969413 0750969415
OCLC Number: 1043893426
Description: 1 online resource (579 pages)

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Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- 1 Introduction -- Background and Purpose -- Questions to be Addressed -- A Note About References -- 2 Two Nations, Two Inquiries -- The American Inquiry -- The Board of Trade -- The Origins of the British Inquiry -- The Conduct of the Inquiries -- Findings of the Inquiries -- 3 Description of the Ship -- The White Star Line -- Overall Specifications of the Vessel -- Watertight Subdivision and Floodable Lengths -- Decks and Accommodation -- Access of Passengers and Crew to the Boat Deck -- Structure of the Vessel -- Watertight Bulkheads, Doors and Double Bottom -- Side Doors and Accommodation Ladder -- Masts and Rigging -- Lifesaving Appliances -- Working Arrangement of the Ship -- Navigation Lights -- Electrical Installation -- Communications and Signalling -- Arrangement of Machinery and Pumps -- Plate Section -- 4 Passengers and Crew / Lost and Saved -- 5 Account of the Ship's Journey Across the Atlantic -- Sailing Orders -- The Route Followed and Speed of the Ship -- Time Changes that Took Place -- Weather Encountered Along the Route - George Behe -- Ice Messages Received -- Actions Taken or Not Taken to Avoid Ice -- Visibility Conditions Encountered Sunday Night -- The Row About Missing Binoculars -- The Collision -- 6 Description of the Damage to the Ship -- Extent and Nature of the Damage Caused by the Allision -- Flooding in the Early, Middle and Latter Stages -- Effect of the Flooding on the Ship's Stability -- Stresses Imposed on the Hull and the Observed Breakup -- Fire Down Below -- Location and Time of Foundering -- The Wreck Site -- 7 An Account of the Saving of those on Board -- Order Given to Clear the Boats -- Order Given to Get Passengers on Deck and Wearing Lifebelts -- Order Given to Load the Boats with Women and Children -- Access to the Lifeboats.

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