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  • Unseen Titanic

    11 Apr 2012

    St. John’s, Newfoundland, is another of Titanic’s homes. On June 8, 1912, a rescue ship returned to St. John’s bearing the last recovered Titanic corpse. For months, deck chairs, pieces of wood paneling, and other relics were reported to have washed up on the Newfoundland coast...

  • CAPE RACE, N.L.— In a remote Marconi wireless station on the southeast tip of Newfoundland, the bland stream of “Wish you were here” messages from passengers aboard RMS Titanic ended with the inconceivable.

  • The approaching centenary of Titanic’s sinking has brought out all kinds of projects and commemorations. While most focus on some aspect of the ship, its crew or passengers – what they ate, what they wore, what they danced to - the role wireless played in helping rescue more than 700 people is the subject of a new social media project from Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism.