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Seven Famous People Who Missed the Titanic [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2012-3-16 18:42:46 |Display all floors
angela627 Post time: 2012-3-16 17:14
i also know Hanley, it's a small town near the Newcastle-under-lyme, right?

Stoke-on-trent is a City comprising five Towns, collectivelly known as the potteries.  Hanley is the city centre..

The Town of Newcastle-under-Lyme is our neighbour.
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Post time 2012-3-16 19:04:20 |Display all floors
It was generally believed that the Titanic was unsinkable...

And we now know a basic steering error caused the disaster.  They spotted the bergs with enough time to divert the ship but a call of ' hard-a starboard ' ( to the right )  should have been ' hard-a port '.

By the time they corrected this they hit the berg a glancing blow opening up a 300 feet gash on the starboard side.

Complacency and a lack of sufficient lifeboats led to the loss of 1517 lives.


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Post time 2012-3-19 08:40:28 |Display all floors
1584austin Post time: 2012-3-16 17:38
oh, I wondered how you know of Newcastle under lyme

one of my friends is studying in newcastle-under-lyme..

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Post time 2012-3-19 08:42:06 |Display all floors
St_George Post time: 2012-3-16 18:42
Stoke-on-trent is a City comprising five Towns, collectivelly known as the potteries.  Hanley is t ...

sorry, i got a mistake; Haney is a city, Newcastle-under-lyme is a small town

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