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Capt Edward Smith (Titanic).jpg - SOLD - Captain Edward Smith of the Titanic. The first four days of the voyage passed without incident, but shortly after 11:40 pm on 14 April Smith emerged from his cabin to be told by First Officer William Murdoch that the ship had just collided with an iceberg. It was soon apparent that the ship was mortally damaged. As the scale of the impending disaster dawned on Smith, it appears that he became paralyzed by indecision. He did not issue a general order for evacuation, gave contradictory orders, and failed to inform senior officers of the ship's perilous condition (an hour after the collision. Smith perished that night along with around 1,500 others, but his exact fate is unknown and his body was never recovered. Reports on his fate conflict each other. Some sources claim Smith quietly wandered off to drown in the ship's flooded wheelhouse.

SOLD - Captain Edward Smith of the Titanic. The first four days of the voyage passed without incident, but shortly after 11:40 pm on 14 April Smith emerged from his cabin to be told by First Officer William Murdoch that the ship had just collided with an iceberg. It was soon apparent that the ship was mortally damaged. As the scale of the impending disaster dawned on Smith, it appears that he became paralyzed by indecision. He did not issue a general order for evacuation, gave contradictory orders, and failed to inform senior officers of the ship's perilous condition (an hour after the collision. Smith perished that night along with around 1,500 others, but his exact fate is unknown and his body was never recovered. Reports on his fate conflict each other. Some sources claim Smith quietly wandered off to drown in the ship's flooded wheelhouse. Download
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