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J Bruce Ismay

Mrs. J. Bruce Ismay, wife of the director of the White Star Line which owned the Titantic. Her husband, largely blamed for the sinking, was shamed for leaving the Titantic in a lifeboat.

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Saloon Steward: Thomas Whiteley, 18, from London was a steward in the first class dining saloon. Whiteley later recalled a dinner party attended by Captain Smith, Dr O’Loughlin and J.Bruce Ismay amongst others, at one point ‘Dr. O’Loughlin rose and lifting his glass, exclaimed: ‘let us drink to the mighty Titanic.’ With cries of approval everybody stood up and drank the toast.’ (North Berks. Herald, 20th April 1912 p.2). Whiteley was left behind after the last boats had been launched…

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J. Bruce Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line, which owned the Titanic, and a survivor of the sinking. Blistering news coverage accused him of cowardice for fleeing the ship while women and children remained aboard.

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The original plans for Titanic were sketched on a napkin by J. Bruce Ismay.

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graves of titanic passengers | London's Titanic Survivors : Bruce Ismay (Putney Vale Cemetery)

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Titanic Survivors, read their stories~~~

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from Denver Post Photos and Videos

Photos: Titanic Artifacts

A poster prepared by the White Star Line's New York office to promote the RMS Titanic's return trip from New York, scheduled for April 20, 1912. The largest ship afloat at the time, the Titanic sank in the north Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City

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Titanic Facts vs. Titanic Fiction

Bruce Ismay English businessman and director of the White Star line. One of the survivors of the Titanic, many remember him as a coward who saved himself from the sinking ship, while others believe that he was a scapegoat for the disaster with many influential enemies.

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Lord Pirrie, chairman of H&W (left) and Bruce Ismay, chairman of White Star, make a final tour of inspection of Titanic before her launch. 31/5/1911. Photograph © National Museums Northern Ireland. Collection Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

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14th April 1912: Survivors of the 'Titanic' disaster nearing the 'Carpathia', in a lifeboat. The arrow points to Joseph Bruce Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line.

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