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Alice Elizabeth FORTUNE | daughter of Mark Fortune | SURVIVOR | Canada | Alice received an omen from a fortune teller while sitting on a hotel veranda in Cairo: "You are in danger every time you travel on the sea, for I see you adrift in an open boat. You will lose everything but your life." | She boarded the Titanic at Southampton 1st class, cabins C-23-25-27. Her father and brother were lost in the sinking but the women were rescued in lifeboat 10. | Alice and Charles Allen married June 8…

Alice Elizabeth FORTUNE | daughter of Mark Fortune | SURVIVOR | Canada | Alice received an omen from a fortune teller while sitting on a hotel veranda in Cairo: "You are in danger every time you travel on the sea, for I see you adrift in an open boat. You will lose everything but your life." | She boarded the Titanic at Southampton 1st class, cabins C-23-25-27. Her father and brother were lost in the sinking but the women were rescued in lifeboat 10. | Alice and Charles Allen married June 8…

The Titanic’s last lifeboat: Contained 3 rotting bodies – including a man still in his dinner jacket – was found 200 miles by passing liner a month later.  Collapsible Boat B, found adrift by the ship Mackay-Bennett during its mission to recover the bodies of those who died in the disaster. After getting to the lifeboat, the crew discovered the bodies of 2 firemen who worked in Titanic’s engine room & a 1st class passenger still dressed in his dinner attire, identified later as Thomson…

The Titanic’s last lifeboat: Contained 3 rotting bodies – including a man still in his dinner jacket – was found 200 miles by passing liner a month later. Collapsible Boat B, found adrift by the ship Mackay-Bennett during its mission to recover the bodies of those who died in the disaster. After getting to the lifeboat, the crew discovered the bodies of 2 firemen who worked in Titanic’s engine room & a 1st class passenger still dressed in his dinner attire, identified later as Thomson…

"or now the boat, as it were, may be captained by tiny lunatics and is sometimes rife with tensions, but to whatever extent we are adrift, we are finding our way together, and we are bearing onward with boundless joy."

"or now the boat, as it were, may be captained by tiny lunatics and is sometimes rife with tensions, but to whatever extent we are adrift, we are finding our way together, and we are bearing onward with boundless joy."

HMS Marlborough (F233) 1989, was a 'Duke'-class Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy, and the sixth ship to bear the name. Marlborough was the first naval ship on the scene to assist the stricken USS Cole after she was attacked in Aden, Yemen in October 2000.Marlborough played a key role in the second Gulf War,

HMS Marlborough (F233) 1989, was a 'Duke'-class Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy, and the sixth ship to bear the name. Marlborough was the first naval ship on the scene to assist the stricken USS Cole after she was attacked in Aden, Yemen in October 2000.Marlborough played a key role in the second Gulf War,

The Catalina Kids (Navy Air-Sea Rescue) Their Specialty Is Snatching Downed Aviators from Under the Japs’ Noses Thirty-eight flyers rescued in a 35-day period. That’s the record in the South Pacific for the Navy crewmen who fly the big Catalina flying boats, nicknamed the “Twin-Engined Angels” because they have proved to be angels of mercy to so many flyers shot down on the vast Pacific. Almost daily the Catalinas and their daring crews snatch aviators from under the very noses of the Japs…

The Catalina Kids (Navy Air-Sea Rescue) Their Specialty Is Snatching Downed Aviators from Under the Japs’ Noses Thirty-eight flyers rescued in a 35-day period. That’s the record in the South Pacific for the Navy crewmen who fly the big Catalina flying boats, nicknamed the “Twin-Engined Angels” because they have proved to be angels of mercy to so many flyers shot down on the vast Pacific. Almost daily the Catalinas and their daring crews snatch aviators from under the very noses of the Japs…

THE HEART OF THE GREAT ALONE at Queen’s Gallery    HMS Endurance photographed by Frank Hurley, 1st January 1915.

THE HEART OF THE GREAT ALONE at Queen’s Gallery HMS Endurance photographed by Frank Hurley, 1st January 1915.

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