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Posts published in April 2017

Colin Cooper boarded Carpathia

Colin Campbell Cooper and his first wife Emma Lampert Cooper loved to travel.  When they were passengers on the Carpathia, they thought that they would have an ordinary trip.   Since  Carpathia was the ship that rescued Titanic passengers, their voyage became unforgettable. Captain Arthur Rostron…

Carpathia rescued Titanic passengers

Unlike the luxurious Titanic, Carpathia was a simple passenger ship.  This vessel carried Hungarian immigrants to New York.  They hoped to have a better life in the United States with more opportunities than in their homeland.  On April 15, 1912, Carpathia’s  became the vessel that rescued…

Thomas Andrews became heroic

Ever since he was young, Thomas Andrews already loved watching ships sail into the ocean.  The fascination that he had for vessels was in his genes. Viscount Pirrie, Andrews’ uncle, who was a shipbuilder, was part owner of Harland and Wolff.  Harland and Wolff.  Andrews studied…

Molly Brown was ahead of her time

Molly Brown was much more than just another wealthy passenger on the Titanic.  Brown was a feminist, activist, actress and a humanitarian.  She ran for U.S. senator for Colorado.  Even though she did not win the election, she proved that she supported the rights of women. …

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