02 January 17 The sinking of the RMS Titanic may have been caused by an enormous fire on board, not by hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic, experts have claimed, as new evidence has been published to support the theory. More than 1,500 passengers lost their lives when the Titanic sank on route to New York from Southampton in April 1912.

New evidence suggests an iceberg didn't cause Titanic to sink

02 January 17 The sinking of the RMS Titanic may have been caused by an enormous fire on board, not by hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic, experts have claimed, as new evidence has been published to support the theory. More than 1,500 passengers lost their lives when the Titanic sank on route to New York from Southampton in April 1912.

Boot Court Motel Missouri Route 66 road trip

Guide to Planning a Route 66 Road Trip

Boot Court Motel Missouri Route 66 road trip

Painting by Ken Marschall ~ "In their only encounter at sea, the Titanic passes her sister ship, the Olympic, off Portland on the evening of April 3, 1912. En route from Belfast following her trials, the Titanic would dock in Southhampton that midnight and begin preparations for her maiden voyage." from Titanic: An Illustrated History

The Art of Ken Marschall Titanic and Olympic cross paths at sea

The sinking of the RMS Titanic may have been caused by an enormous fire on board, not by hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic, experts have claimed, as new evidence has been published to support the theory. More than 1,500 passengers lost their lives when the Titanic sank on route to New York from Southampton in April 1912.

New evidence suggests an iceberg didn't cause Titanic to sink

Titanic sank due to enormous uncontrollable fire, not iceberg, experts claim

Life preserver worn by Titanic survivor Laura Mabel Francatelli on the night the ship sank (1912).

Life preserver worn by Titanic survivor Laura Mabel Francatelli on the night the ship sank What would the world be like if RMS Titanic hadn't sunk

One of Titanic’s three enormous smokestacks.

One of Titanic's three enormous smokestacks. A smokestack on the famous ship could have fit a train inside.

CHECK!  Took the Carnival Glory to the Eastern Caribbean for 7 days (11/14-11/21/15).

Thoughts on Thursday: My Bucket List

Love this. I've enjoyed several cruises. Even kidnapped my best friend and surprised her with a cruise. And last year took my Mom on an all expense paid cruise.

This map shows the path of the Titanic when it sank and fell to the ocean floor on its way to New York

The incredible story of two Titanic survivors and tennis icons - including one who refused to have frostbitten legs amputated and won U.S. Open TWICE

White Star Line.JPG

White Star Line.JPG

Australia's own Titanic, Part Two Bully Forbes was just the man to captain the Schomberg's maiden voyage. He had previously broken records sailing ships on the England-Melbourne route, 63 days was his best. The Schomberg was fast, safe and opulent. Captain Bully Forbes boasted before he left England "Hell or Melbourne in 60 days" They hit calm conditions near the equator and slowed for 10 days. Once they sighted Australia the Captain hugged the coast to make up the lost time. On Boxing Day…

Australia's own Titanic, Part Two Bully Forbes was just the man to captain the Schomberg's maiden voyage. He had previously broken records sailing ships on the England-Melbourne route, 63 days was his best. The Schomberg was fast, safe and opulent. Captain Bully Forbes boasted before he left England "Hell or Melbourne in 60 days" They hit calm conditions near the equator and slowed for 10 days. Once they sighted Australia the Captain hugged the coast to make up the lost time. On Boxing Day…

Cunard Line/Monarchs of the Sea/ Lusitania/ Mauretania. Circa 1907. The Lusitania was torpedoed by a German U-Boat off the Irish coast on May 7, 1915 and sank in 18 minutes, killing 1,198 of the 1,959 people aboard. The sinking turned public opinion in many countries against Germany, contributed to the American entry into World War I.

The Lusitania was torpedoed by a German U-Boat off the Irish coast on May 1915 and sank in 18 minutes, killing of the people aboard. The sinking turned public opinion in many countries against Germany, contributed to the American entry into World War I.

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