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A forgotten titanic tragedy

Posted by: | October 19, 2009 | No Comment |

Two notable shipwrecks took place in the 1910s, both of them in the Western Hemisphere. Two, the Titanic and the Lusitania, are embedded in folklore. The third, Empress of Ireland, is the deadliest maritime disaster in Canadian history but is largely forgotten. The Empress of Ireland was built in 1906 by the Fairfield Shipbuilding Engineering […]

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