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  • Premier Exhibitions is cashing in on the centennial of the Titanic disaster with an April auction to offload some 5,500 artifacts raised from the wreck, everything from chunks of the ship's hull to White Star Line teacups and passengers' possessions.

    Titanic Centennial Commemorations Sink to New Lows

  • For first class, dinner at the adjoining Wright restaurant preceded the performance, including a dessert of Waldorf pudding inspired by "the lost White Star Line recipe from April 14, 1912."

    All Aboard the RMS Guggenheim

  • The Titanic did not sink because White Star Line, its owner, disregarded safety issues.

    Klaus Schwab: The Titanic Syndrome and Frontier Risks

  • Romain Jerome has been known to peddle one-of-the-kind very limited edition watches, including the Day&Watch Watch, that despite its $300,000 price tag, sold out in a mere 48 hours, and the Titanic Watch, made using actual remains from the tragically fated White Star Line ship.

    Romain Jerome Watch made from Titanic remains

  • He also discovered that after the iceberg struck, the captain, Edward Smith, was persuaded to keep sailing by the chairman of White Star Line, Bruce Ismay, perhaps fearful of damaging the company's reputation.

    Titanic rescue scuppered by officers''criminal' decision, claims author

  • In related news, the White Star Line is now selling Titanic deck chair replicas.

    Will Durst: Painfully Funny Politics

  • Corbis The Titanic under construction at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast Although there was American capital invested by J.P. Morgan in the White Star Line, the Titanic was a British-crewed ship, proudly flying the Red Ensign that connoted British registry.

    An Ill-Fated Ship in an Era of Opulence at Sea

  • Around the time of the ship's construction, a Swedish company patented a davit with greatly increased capacity, but for financial and other reasons the Titanic's owner, the White Star Line, opted not to use them.

    An Ill-Fated Ship in an Era of Opulence at Sea

  • Commondog, no doubt J. Bruce Ismay the chairman and managing director of the White Star Line, believed that it was pure fancy that Titanic could get into such a pickle as sinking.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Devlin also discovered the reason for her family's secrecy: Hannah and Thomas' mother fought over who should be considered his next-of-kin and collect compensation from the White Star Line.

    A Titanic Family Squabble


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