A Chronology of Events -- The most comprehensive and extensively referenced chronology of Titanic's maiden voyage ever assembled.  
Reproduced and updated from Chapter 13 of
Report Into the Loss of the SS Titanic - A Centennial Reappraisal.  

Titanic - From Daunt's Rock to a Collision -- A look at Titanic's changing speed, revolutions carried, and distances run on her ill fated
maiden voyage.

Eleven Hours and 40 minutes -- A look at Titanic's track over ground from local apparent noon April 14 to her coming to a stop after
colliding with an iceberg at 11:40 p.m.

Changing Watch Schedules -- A close look at how time changes may have been made on westbound and eastbound voyages on Titanic and
Olympic.  Now included as Appendix O in 'Strangers On The Horizon: Titanic and Californian - A Forensic Approach'.

A Tale of Four Ships - April 1912 -- Tracking the course lines of the SS Californian, SS Carpathia, SS Mount Temple, and SS Titanic in mid
April 1912 in the convergence zone of the Labrador and Gulf Stream currents.

Where Did That Water Come From? -- A look at the flooding in Titanic's Boiler Room No. 4 at 1:20 a.m.

Practically Unsinkable -- A close look at Titanic's watertight compartments and doors, floodable length capability, and Edward Wilding's
"Flooding by Compartment" sequence presented at the British Inquiry.

The Energy of Collision -- A look into the energy and forces involved during the allision between Titanic and the iceberg.

Modifications to Olympic Following the Titanic Disaster -- A look at the modifications made to Olympic's watertight subdivision following
the loss of

Californian and Carpathia at 3:20 AM -- An area  chart and explanation of the locations of the Layland Liner Californian and the Cunard
Carpathia at 3:20 AM, Californian time, on April 15, 1912, when Carpathia was firing rockets that were seen from the bridge of
Californian and from survivors in Titanic's lifeboats adrift on the Atlantic.

The Midnight Sky -- A look at the sky at midnight as would be seen from the deck of Titanic on the night of April 14, 1912.

Where Did the Gulf Stream Go? -- Did Titanic come under the influence of the Gulf Stream during the afternoon and evning of April 14,
1012? And if not, why not?

Angles of Trim and Heel -- A revised look as to how much Titanic trimmed down by the head over time.

The Deposition of Harold Godfrey Lowe -- Taken in May 1912 before the British Consulate General in New York.

Reflections Off the Waters -- Why the reflections of Titanic's lights could not be seen from the decks of the ship from those looking over
her side as she was slowly sinking.

An Analytical Approach to the Question of a Clock Change -- This short article shows how a simple analytical approach can be used to
answer the question of whether or not clock's were put back Sunday night prior to the collision with an iceberg.  

Encounter in the Night -- A realistic look at the encounter between Titanic and the iceberg on the night of April 14th 1912 as it would have
appeared from the crow's nest.

Pitman's Corner -- A look as to why Titanic's third and fourth officers would have us believe that their ship altered course to New York
much later than what was expected. This is an explanation of the delayed turn myth that came about during the British inquiry into the
loss of the vessel.

Fire Down Below -- This article is extracted from Chapter 6 of our multi-authored book, Report Into the Loss of the SS Titanic - A
Centennial Reappraisal
.  It is the section of that chapter that deals with a fire in one of Titanic's coal bunkers and its possible impact on
the watertight integrity of the ship's bulkheads.

Lost and  Saved -- This short piece was extracted from Chapter 4 of our multi-authored book, Report Into the Loss of the SS Titanic - A
Centennial Reappraisal
.  It provides the number of passengers and crew on board Titanic when she departed Queenstown, and list the
numbers of those lost and saved.

Titanic's Initial List To Starboard -- This article shows a derivation of the angle of list that Titanic took on within the first ten minutes of
striking the iceberg.
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