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THE OCEANS ARE FULL …

IT’S ONLY A MILD ESTIMATE, but the Unesco reckons, that there are 3 millions of them! Counted only those of which a certain amount of remains can be found – the world map, I show here, gives you an impression where they are to be found. From the times, when the Phoenecians roamed the oceans … Weiterlesen »

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SHIPS Interesting People … (No. 56)

He was a British merchant seaman, this Francis Toner, called „Lucky“ by his friends and the press. A rough guy with a handlebar mustache like a colonel in the Boer War. In 1912 Toner joined the crew of the „Titanic“ – and survived the iceberg crash, 1502 people died, but he didn’t. Two years later, … Weiterlesen »

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LITERATURE Oh, What A Shame! (No. 5)

Yes, it reads entertaining, this book by a certain H. Hesse, Der Untergang der Titanic. Bericht eines Überlebenden (The Sinking of the Titanic, The account of a Survivor). It was first published as a pamphlet in 1927, where and how is unfortunately unknown, and the original work has disappeared without a trace. But it was published … Weiterlesen »

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