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Latest RMS Titanic Stories

2012-04-21 23:01:23

Cheap-Neckties.com, a well-known online retailer of ties and men´s accessories, today published a retrospective highlighting men´s fashion aboard the RMS Titanic. The piece comes in response to the 100th anniversary of the ship´s sinking, which occurred at 2:20 am on April 15th, 1912. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 Cheap-Neckties.com, a well-known online retailer of ties and men´s accessories, today published a retrospective highlighting men´s fashion...

Tragedy Of Titanic Can Now Be Avoided Thanks To New Tracking Systems
2012-04-14 04:53:57

This weekend marks a century since the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg while crossing the North Atlantic, taking 1,500 lives down to the bottom of the sea with it. Now, technology has paved the way for disasters like Titanic to be avoided, such as the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea and the International Ice Patrol (IIP). The IIP monitors icebergs and establishes an iceberg danger area based on observations that are being fed into drift and melt models. The Ice...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'