Halifax and Titanic

by John Boileau

Publisher: Nimbus in Halifax, N.S

Written in English
Published: Pages: 171 Downloads: 103
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  • Victimes de catastrophes,
  • Disaster victims,
  • Histoire,
  • Naufrages,
  • Cemeteries,
  • Titanic (Navire à vapeur),
  • History,
  • Shipwrecks,
  • Titanic (Steamship),
  • Cimetières

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 164) and index.

StatementJohn Boileau
SeriesImages of our past
LC ClassificationsF1039.5.H17 .B6395 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination171 p. :
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25325499M
ISBN 109781551098951
LC Control Number2012397502

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Titanic Halifax presents the dramatic stories of those who didn’t survive the sinking, and details the efforts made from Halifax to gather and bury the dead. This guidebook includes accounts of the “Unknown Child” controversy, details on Halifax’s role in storing and maintaining Titanic artifacts, and the city’s participation in Titanic, the movie.5/5(2).

The story of Titanic" s tragic sinking on Aphas been told countless times in films and books, inscribing it into popular culture as perhaps the best-known disaster of all-time.

When Titanic went down off the coast of Newfoundland, the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was the base from which recovery operations were mounted/5. Even though I didn't read the whole story yet,which I will read were in Halifax in and in We actually went on a whale watching cruise out into the Atlantic,in the direction where the Titanic sank in We visited also the cemetaries and Titanic Memorials there and it was quite an experience/5(16).

Halifax and Titanic. [John Boileau] -- An examination of the relationship between the city of Halifax, the unprecedented tragedy of Titanic's sinking and the recovery effort which brought bodies to Halifax, of which were buried in Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat Halifax and Titanic book not be available.

Some of the intriguing facts that the author stated was that the Titanic was carrying seven MILLION pieces of mail at the time of sinking; burials started in Halifax on the 3rd of May and finished on the 6th June and that some unidentifiable bodies have been identified by the Titanic Society, due to the description of the bodies/effects listed/5.

The story of Titanic’s tragic sinking on Aphas been told countless times in films and books, inscribing it into popular culture as perhaps the best-known disaster of Titanic went down off the coast of Newfoundland, the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was the base from which recovery operations were mounted.

Eventually, bodies were recovered, the majority of them. Join history buffs at the Maritime Museum for a free, special event at p.m.

to launch Halifax and Titanic, an illustrated history of the Halifax connection to the Titanic disaster. When Titanic went down off the coast of Newfoundland, the city of Halifax was the. Titanic: The Unsinkable Ship and Halifax Put yourself in another place and time.

Our permanent exhibit tells the story of Titanic ’s creation and demise, drawing out the key role Halifax played in the disaster.

While Titanic ’s survivors went to New York, all who perished came to Halifax. Halifax Connection. Considered one of the greatest marine disasters in recorded history, the story of RMS Titanic begins in Southampton on Apwhen the vessel left on her maiden voyage.

For some of those who lost their lives aboard the ill-fated vessel, Halifax, Nova Scotia is. The Wreck of the Titan: Or, Futility is a novella written by Morgan Robertson and published as Futility inand revised as The Wreck of the Titan in It features a fictional British ocean liner Titan that sinks in the North Atlantic after striking an iceberg.

Titan and its sinking are famous for similarities to the passenger ship RMS Titanic and its sinking fourteen years later.

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The fatal maiden voyage of the Titanic and the subsequent loss of 1, lives is well-known throughout the world and requires no repeating here. What is not as well known, however, is the key role which Halifax, Nova Scotia, played in the drama.

News of the sinking of the Titanic was very slow in reaching the mainland. Halifax has a unique connection to the Titanic, and I had become fascinated with everything relating to the fate of this ship. Recovery of Titanic victims. In the White Star Line, which operated the Titanic, had an agent working in Halifax.

Halifax was only about nautical miles (about land miles) from where the Titanic went down. My home, HALIFAX Nova Scotia, Canada, has many ties to the TITANIC disaster. I mention some of these ties in this video. MARITIME MUSEUM of the ATLANTIC http.

Titanic Halifax, Halifax, NS. K likes. The Titanic Society is a not-for-profit community organization in Halifax, Nova ers: K. Titanic Passengers and Crew Buried in Halifax Complete list of Titanic Passengers and Crew.

Fairview Cemetery is a cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is perhaps best known as the final resting place for over one hundred victims of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. Officially known as Fairview Lawn Cemetery, the non-denominational cemetery is run by the Parks Department of Location: North End, Halifax.

The sinking of the ocean-liner Titanic in April of captured the attention of the world; as the nearest large port to the site of the disaster, Halifax became the focus of the world's grief. Today, visitors from around the world go to Halifax to see the many unique artefacts of the sinking in the collection of the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, a permanent exhibit that recounts the 4/5(1).

“For Halifax, the City of Sorrow, the Titanic continues to loom large told in the story of the grave stones of those who perished on this day a century ago. Halifax can be proud of that she played her part well from beginning to end with dignity, care and compassion.”.

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None are more poignant than the worst maritime tragedy of all time, the Titanic. Halifax has a deep connection to the catastrophe, since it was the nearest port to the sinking liner.

Several ships were dispatched as soon as word of the collision with the iceberg arrived. Titanic survives iceberg crash tho badly damaged; passengers safe. Giant liner under tow to Halifax and passengers being transferred to other vessels called to her aid by wireless.

Saved by bulkheads — Many notables included in passenger list of 1, — $5, in bonds and diamonds aboard. — Huge ice fields stretch for miles. Everyone is aware of the Titanic and the iceberg that it hit in the North Atlantic on Ap What many people might not be aware of is the connection between Halifax and the Titanic.

Check out my Titanic & Halifax page and see what I mean. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic has a permanent Titanic exhibit and it is a must see!. The White Star Line may have assumed by the Titanic's track that she would head for Halifax. A bit like a plane that is sending a May Day on the radio and the people on the ground have to assume the plane will be making an emergency landing at the nearest airport.

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