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Born in the Belfast shipyards of Harland & Wolff, they were three beautiful sisters, the pride of the White Star Line. The eldest would have a long and illustrious career, the two younger destined for shorter tragic lives. They were the greatest ships of their time, wonders of their time and their names are today …

The majestic Titanic sank on her maiden voyage from England to New York in the early hours of April 15, 1912. The ship was carrying only enough lifeboats for 1,178 people, about half of the number on board. In total, more than 1,500 people died in the disaster, which sparked shock and outrage around the …

It was the biblical prophet Isaiah who first proclaimed “… they will turn their swords into plowshares and their spears into spears” (Isaiah 2: 4). It has always been used to describe how a weapon or the technology behind it has been used in the civilian world. However, there are many insistence that civilian tools …

The most discussed naval accident of modern times is now over a century old. One thing that cannot be argued is that the April 1912 Titanic tragedy was the result of a whole series of bad choices. Many have been well documented. The first such decision, taken by the owner, the White Star Line, was …