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Titanic voices : memories from the fateful voyage

Author: Donald Hyslop; Alastair Forsyth; Sheila Jemima
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Titanic Voices relives the fateful events of April 15, 1912, through the firsthand accounts of those who were actually there. Using many previously unpublished photographs, letters, and oral histories, the book traces how the town of Southampton, its people, and the Titanic have been inextricably linked from even before the ship was built up to the present day.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Hyslop; Alastair Forsyth; Sheila Jemima
ISBN: 0312174284 9780312174286
OCLC Number: 36307882
Notes: "First published in 1994 by Southampton City Council"--Title page verso.
Description: 296 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 31 cm
Contents: Historical introduction: Renaissance of Southampton--"American Line to White Star" --
Southampton 1912--"Ice Skating, the Latest Craze" --
Provisioning--"A Ship Full of Flowers" --
Signing on--"A Job On the Big 'Un" --
Departure--"There Goes Daddy's Ship" --
Last letters home--"My Dear Little Treasures" --
Atlantic Crossing--"Iceberg Ahead" --
Disaster--"All Hands On Deck" --
Waiting For News--"A Great Hush Descended on the Town" --
Colour section honour and glory: US enquiry--"Safe, SS Lapland, Sid" --
Homecoming--"The Hectic Greeting" --
British investigation--"Hands on the Whitewash Brush" --
Relief fund--"No Sympathy and No Jeering" --
Aftermath--"Almost Like Murder Wasn't It" --
Memorials and memories --
"April 15th, Very Sad Day" --
Acknowledgments and bibliography.
Responsibility: written, compiled and edited by Donald Hyslop, Alastair Forsyth, and Sheila Jemima ; photography by John Lawrence.

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Titanic Voices relives the fateful events of April 15, 1912, through the firsthand accounts of those who were actually there. Using many previously unpublished photographs, letters, and oral histories, the book traces how the town of Southampton, its people, and the Titanic have been inextricably linked from even before the ship was built up to the present day.

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