Thursday, April 12, 2012


New York Herald front page about the Titanic disasterI cannot imagine any condition which would cause a ship to founder. I cannot conceive of any vital disaster happening to this vessel. Modern shipbuilding has gone beyond that ....

-- Edward John Smith, Captain RMS Titanic (17 January 1850 - 15 April 1912), on the maiden voyage of the Adriatic in New York, 1907

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