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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Fr Browne's 'Titanic' legacy

Fr Browne's 'Titanic' legacy

CARRYING A PLAUBEL camera, he was one of only eight people who disembarked from Titanic at Cobh on April 11th, 1912, and his name was Frank Browne. When the ship sank, four days later, Browne, who had embarked at Southampton, found he was the only person with photographs of the ship at sea. He took them between Southampton and Cobh, via Cherbourg, where Titanic had also briefly docked. No other photographs have ever emerged of Titanic at sea on its maiden voyage, and, a century on, it seems certain no others exist......

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