December 1964 Volume I, No VII
Contents in this Issue
I Built the Titanic [model] by Joseph Carvalho. Description of a handmade wooden model built before plans were generally available and winner of a Golden Hammer Award.
Mrs. Selena Cook obituary by Ed Kamuda
Wireless Shack by Bob Gibbons, Unsinkable Molly Brown movie goings on
Editorial, Echoes of the Californian. The Samson question.
My Theory of What Happened by Robert Gibbons. A mystery ship or the Samson.
The Titanic Society of Dorset, England by Robin J J House.
New Book: Iceberg Dead Ahead by Rabbi Leo Shubow
What’s New With Members: Survivor news-Mr & Mrs John Podesta move, Frank Goldsmith sends Ed Kamuda photographs of him and his mother in 1912; Wilton Oldham and Walter Lord publishing new books, Edith Russell wondering about the colour of the White Star flag — should be blue instead of red; Richard Oden’s donation of 150 repro Titanic menus [which to this day are mistaken for the real thing!] Fred and Edith Haisman moving to Australia.
I Survived the Titanic Disaster by John Podesta. Fireman on Titanic begins his story in a pub leaves 45 minutes before sailing, stops in another The Grapes with several others 15 minutes before sailing, Waiting for a train to pass, some of the men missed getting aboard, interesting vignettes. Podesta donated his cablegram and other personal Titanic artifacts to the organization.
Thanks donations Titanic first class passenger list, Fred Judd; Irene Wilton photographs, history of Southampton; Fred Fleet, 2 large photographs; Robert Vaughn, Carpathia crew photographs, etc.
Mariners Museum inventory of Titanic and Olympic photographs.
Titanic, a poem by Curt Fallgren.
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