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Titanic Sailing Conditions Were Not As Extreme As Modern Day
2014-04-11 09:01:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One hundred and two years ago this week, the Titanic set off on its fateful maiden voyage from the United Kingdom. Coinciding with that anniversary is a new report from British researchers who have determined the conditions surrounding the iceberg that would eventually take 1,517 lives. According to the report, which was published in the journal Weather, 1912 was not an exceptionally high year for icebergs – particularly in light of...

2013-07-30 12:21:00

Last Chance to see what is hailed as the most important Titanic artifact discovery ever made BRANSON, Mo., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The legendary violin played by Wallace Hartley, bandmaster of the RMS Titanic, as the "unsinkable" ship went down in 1912 will be on exclusive display August 1-15 at the Titanic Museum Attraction in Branson, Mo. before it is moved to England to be auctioned in October. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130730/MN55343) According...

2013-04-17 16:20:47

April 23 Sale Also Features a Rare 1883 Record Book of American Football's Earliest Years NEW YORK, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An important relic of nautical history will be auctioned on Tuesday, April 23 in New York. The original ledger page of the insurance policy taken out on the Titanic by the Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company will go on the block at Doyle New York, one of the world's premier auctioneers. Estimated at $30,000-50,000, the insurance policy was written on behalf...

2013-03-27 16:24:48

Business Professor and Former Fighter Pilot Uses Lessons from History's Most Famous Maritime Disaster RESTON, Va., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Titanic sank because of good corporate decisions poorly applied -- and your business may be steaming toward the same fate. That's the claim of Joseph Mortati, author of the new business ebook, Collision Course: How Good Business Decisions Sank the Titanic (http://www.amazon.com/kindle/dp/B00C259DCM). (Photo:...

2012-11-12 08:20:53

ATLANTA, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen of the most prestigious artifacts recovered from the wreck site of Titanic have been gathered into one of the most dazzling collections ever assembled and will go on display November 16(th). As part of a three-city tour, Jewels of Titanic, presented by Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and Titanic The Experience, features diamonds, sapphires, pearls and gold jewelry that once belonged to some of Titanic's wealthiest passengers. Debuting...

2012-05-31 02:22:23

LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The two billion-dollar box office phenomenon and winner of 11 Academy Awards®, TITANIC, makes its highly anticipated debut on Blu-ray 2D and 3D on September 14, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Available in high definition for the first time ever, James Cameron's timeless and unforgettable tour de force will be presented in stunning 2D and 3D, providing a cinematic in-home experience of...

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...

2012-04-15 06:20:03

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, April 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Belfast is leading the many commemorations taking place around the world in memory of those who perished on the Titanic's tragic maiden voyage 100 years ago today. As her physical and spiritual home, Belfast is marking this significant occasion with a number of commemorative events. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2012-04-13 10:20:09

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Belfast is leading the many commemorations taking place around the world in memory of those who perished on the Titanic's tragic maiden voyage 100 years ago. 2012, the centenary of the Titanic's [http://www.titanicbelfast.com/Home.aspx ] completion, departure and demise, sees Belfast embracing its connection to the trans-Atlantic liner, celebrating the city's ship-building history and commemorating the great human...

2012-04-13 06:21:07

BOSTON, April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forum Corp., a leadership development corporation, has released its new e-book "Leadership Failures Sink Unsinkable Ship: Business Lessons from the Titanic," written by Jocelyn R. Davis, Forum's executive vice president, Research and Development. Coinciding with the centennial of the sinking of the Titanic, which occurred April 15, 1912, the e-book uses Forum's research to examine what leaders did wrong on the Titanic and the would-be rescue ship...