The Titanic Commutator Issue 232


Titanic Historical Society Commutator 232

THS Commutator No. 232, Winter 1st Quarter
Membership Year 2021


THS BRANSON Convention Has Been Postponed Until 2022
Date to be determined

Surviving The War: Celtic & Cedric, 1918
By Mark Chirnside
Page 4

The Gigantic Question
By Mark Chirnside and Paul Lee
Page 14

Book Notes: “The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria:  The Sinking of the World’s Most Glamorous Ship”
By Greg King and Penny Wilson
Page 27

Mrs. Goldsmith’s Postcards from Titanic Survivors and Friends
THS Collection, excerpts from the book “Titanic Eyewitness My Story”.
Page 28

A Sailor Recalls a Famous Vessel: The Old Oceanic
By Robert Wilder
Page 44

Vintage Ad: Steinways on the Olympic
From the Musical Courier
Page 47

The Sea Post Office: How Mails Were Sorted on the Transatlantic Liners
Excerpted from Railway & Travel Monthly April 1912
Page 48

Nellie Walcroft Describes Her Experiences in the Titanic Disaster
With thanks to Kenneth MacRitchie
Page 55

A rare menu cover of White Star’s training ship, Mersey from the RMS Titanic Restaurant.
A White Star Line ad poster for Olympic and Titanic. (private collection)