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The Grave of Wallace Hartley

Article by Peter Farley. The Titanic disaster made many heroes, some remained below decks, keeping lights burning and steam flowing, others stepped back so that a stranger might live. Many sacrificed their lives on that night, we may never know … Continue reading

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South African Connections to the Titanic

The recent on-line access to the Titanic’s passenger list has revived interest in this tragic event. Some of the Titanic’s passengers had connections to South Africa. The following are a few of them. There may be other passengers with South … Continue reading

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Millvina Dean Memorial Garden

I stumbled on this small quiet spot on my way home one day, it is situated on the corner of Havelock and West Park Roads, close to the SeaCity Museum. A path bisects the park, and it is quite a … Continue reading

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Titanic Memorial Fountain

The remains of the Holy Rood Church in Southampton are all that is left of one of the original five churches serving the old walled town of Southampton, England. Built in 1320, the church was destroyed by enemy bombing during … Continue reading

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Titanic Memorial at Southampton Docks

The Titanic Memorial at Southampton Docks may be found just inside Dock Gate 4. Unfortunately access to the berths is restricted, and there is supposedly another memorial inside the harbour at Berth 43 but I was not able to see … Continue reading

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Titanic Musicians Memorial (2)

The Memorial to the Titanic Musicians may be found on the junction of London Road, Bedford Place and Brunswick Place. It is not immediately to be seen though, having probably been relocated when the existing building was built. Just across … Continue reading

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Titanic Engineers Memorial

Probably the most famous and visible of the Titanic Memorials in Southampton, it can be found at the corner of East (Andrews) Park in Southampton. Just across from it is the Memorial to the Titanic Musicians. Google Earth co-ordinates are: … Continue reading

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Titanic Postal Workers Plaque

The plaque may be found inside the City Hall, up the stairs on the right hand side against the wall. The person at the reception desk should know where it is. Also look for the Book of Remembrance on the … Continue reading

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Titanic Memorial Table

The big problem I had with this memorial was finding St Joseph’s Church in the first place. I knew where it was theoretically, but had never actually seen it. And, once I did find it I can see why. The … Continue reading

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Titanic Musicians Plaque.

The plaque may be found inside St Mary’s Church, at the southern end of St. Mary Street, in the north transept which houses the Seafarers’ Chapel, commemorating the seafaring history of the port of Southampton. (images open in a new … Continue reading

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