The Titanic Commutator Issue 236


Titanic Historical Society Commutator 236

THS Commutator No. 236, Winter 1st Quarter
Membership Year 2022


Charles L. Long of Springfield––Titanic Victim, Milton Long’s Father
Readers of this journal are intricately familiar with Milton Long who, with Jack Thayer, leapt from the Titanic, Milton to his death, Jack to his successful escape from the ship.
By Nick Stellakis

The “Titanic Menu”
The Titanic menu being discussed here has a history that began in 1962 and has fooled a lot of people.
By Karen Kamuda

Republic I: White Star’s Newest Liner (1872)
This story appeared in “The Manufacturer and Builder” (Vol. IV No. 3 March 1872) shortly after Republic’s extremely stormy maiden arrival in New York.

Florida’s Only Casualty on Titanic: Rev. Robert Bateman
The Titanic disaster captured the city’s attention because by 1912 Dr. Robert J. Bateman, called “the most popular man in Jacksonville,” was aboard the Titanic.
Excerpts from an article by John Cowart

Depth Man:–– Anatoly Sagalevich: “Ocean is my whole life!”
An interview with the legendary Mir Submersible’s Commander, Anatoly Sagalevich, who has devoted more than 40 years of his life to the ocean.
By Yury Plutenko

THS Convention News and Registration
THS Convention, Branson Missouri
September 22-25, 2022

THS Convention Itinerary
THS Convention, Branson Missouri
September 22-25, 2022

Front cover: Titanic’s port anchor
Photos: Anatoly Sagalevich archives

Back Cover: The Unsinkable Ship… The Unthinkable Disaster:
Artist’s impression of the Russia’s Mir-1 deep manned submersible exploring the Titanic’s bridge on the bottom of the Atlantic