Deck plans Titanic advertising used photographs and artwork of the. The number 401 on Olympic woodwork Gardiner of course claims that all documentary records indicating otherwise were falsified in order to perpetuate the insurance fraud which was about to take place. 100 cubic feet equals 1 "ton" of internal volume. Also, fragments of linoleum have been recovered from the wreck, further proving this to be more likely than carpet. 3. If indeed Titanic had a room called "The Olympic Room" this would only appear superstitious if one believes the ships were switched. form near me in the afternoon and had questioned the library steward how he should declare his patent) said, "Well, I am accustomed to estimating distances and I put it at More tellingly, this does not look like repair work - considering that this was supposed to have been completely repaired and seaworthy. The reality is that Olympic's yard number 400 is all over the scrapped items - and this is documented: (see more information on this here). The fields are mined and the wind blows cold. Patchwork and braces from Hawke collision in wreck photographs 44. In summary Gardiner's allegations that Titanic was in fact a damaged Olympic struggling to maintain speed does not add up, especially when you consider that he alleges However Southampton, (which had replaced Liverpool as a major international hub) was where transatlantic liners such as what White Star and Cunard operated were based, and hence the crew based in Southampton were experienced, international crew. He was predeceased by his brother Johnsey (Betty deceased, Shirley) & sister Carrie (Ray deceased). Hardly "numerous" or warranting any suspicion, especially considering Harold Sanderson repeatedly referred to Titanic as Olympic Damage from Olympic's collision with Hawke was more significant the Olympic. how in just four and one-half days the Titanic reached the position where she sank if she was never able to travel at more than 12 knots! In Titanic's case, it was likely due to improper ballasting--too much on the port side or too little on the starboard. Titanic's sea trials were shorter than Olympic's 14. The vessel which sailed out of Southampton on 10 April 1912 can only have been a 45,000 ton ship with the last minute addition of 1,000 tons of GRT in her B Deck public rooms and enclosed area on A Deck. . Also it must be noted that Titanic's dining room was What is blatantly omitted in this claim is that of course - as Titanic had only just finished being fitted out and completed her sea trials and was on her maiden voyage (which only lasted 5 days), there was obviously not enough time to produce the required artwork and photographs of her. Claim: The Olympic was recorded as having a tonnage of around 45,000, while the Titanic weighed in [sic] at about 46,000. In fact all ships of the Olympic Class (i.e. Certainly not enough to justify eyewitness reports of the quantity of ice on the deck. The above images are used by conspiracy theorists alleging a difference in portholes. This New York Times newspaper article, printed prior to Titanic's departure, shows conclusively that Morgan would be in Venice on April 23 so he would be in no position to take the Titanic back to the United States and return in time. In 33 von 66 Fllen wurde der Preistrger spter mit einem Oscar ausgezeichnet, zuletzt 2022 geschehen, mit der Preisvergabe . He was awarded the Queens Gold Medal for Poetry in 2007 and won the PEN Pinter Prize in 2015. The Olympic, like the Titanic, was fitted originally with the same 14-porthole arrangement on the port side of her focsle, but 2 additional portholes were later fitted; they were there in March 1912. Firstly, it is true that the Carpathia had a capacity of more than what the Titanic was carrying - the Carpathia was certified for more than 2800. Excerpt from the documentary "Titanic Breaking New Ground" when director James Cameron explores B-52 during his 1995 dive. 3. 5. 5 on starboard. Mr Reginald Fenton Butler was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England over the summer months of 1886. Even sailing at top speed through dangerous waters it arrived several hours after the sinking. If they were interchangeable why would there be a number on it? Obviously realising that planning a collision in the North Atlantic would be and to be able to compare our video with a period photograph of the time and look at the veining in the marble and realise it is the same thing, it was like a fingerprint. Some have analysed the footage concluding for example that the X-shaped viewing field seen in the video is caused by the camera rig's lighting. Olympic survived too long for a badly damaged ship All other portholes on this part of the ship remained as they appeared at the time of her launch. by passengers and crew familiar with the Olympic? but would have perhaps slowed the rate of sinking. is unfair and disingenuous at best. Ice on the deck was not from an iceberg To the untrained eye, the exterior differences between the two ships were minor anyway, so would have been deemed an unnecessary amount of extra work that would likely benefit very few. Alleged footage of Olympic's name on the wreck - it is obviously fake. 'Faux' as in false or imitation. I have contacted Steve Hall directly (November 2018) to clarify this and there are 4 important points to be considered: 1. As it was named the "Olympic Class" it would hence not be unusual to feature the first ship in any advertising. The difference in windows on B-deck between the time of her launch and her maiden voyage is explained by one of the key differences between the two ships: He claimed also that the crew had been ordered to sign the official secrets act. Claim: J. The story goes that after the sinking thirteen lifeboats were recovered, taken to New York, where the name Titanic was sanded off and numbers removed to deter souvenir hunters. James A. Fenton aka "Paddy the Pig" Paddy Fenton is someone who had told his fellow seamen that they were in fact switched. Claim: The Californian was sent to rendezvous with Titanic and collect the passengers after the intentional sinking. Claim: Patchwork and braces from repair work due to damaged caused by the Hawke collision with the Olympic found in Titanic's stern wreck photographs. Dr. Fenton is a board-certified, fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon with training and experience in thoracic oncology and minimally invasive surgery, including robotic surgery. alone did not sink Titanic, that it had a fire burning in the coal bunkers for a Has Cameron in fact admitted that Titanic is actually Olympic? His father, a hotel proprietor and licensed victualler, was also born in Portsmouth whilst his mother was a native of Alfriston, Sussex. furniture and panelling was better that the Olympic is not accurate; furnishings and paneling aboard Titanic were, with the exception of unique rooms such as the 45,324. It is a wild claim based purely on imagination. Accomplished through strategic, long term planning . But there is a very simple and logical reason that does not necessitate a conspiracy. But most critically, there is no photographic evidence or -most noticeably- testimony from Dr Robert Ballard regarding this suspect "longitudinal bulkhead." 38. Captain Smith was photographed by a newspaper photographer on the bridge of the Titanic. 21. It was our intention if we had fine weather on Monday afternoon or Tuesday to His English translation of Giuseppe Verdis Rigoletto was staged by the English National Opera in 1982. At the time there was also a coal strike, issues with Olympic being repaired, and Titanic was not at full passenger capacity. Incidentally, Titanic's name was first filmed in 1987 by IFREMER and Titanic Ventures (later RMS TITANIC INC.) after they cleaned that part of the bow from rust. Fenton, F. -Saloon steward Ferrary, Auto -Trimmer Ferris, W. -Leading fireman . But according to Titanic researcher Ioannis Georgiou "none of Titanic's boats were reused by the White Star Line. Some drowned, some were probably killed below decks and there is speculation that an officer may have committed suicide. ", Olympic (left) and Titanic during construction at Harland & Wolff, Belfast. However both RMS Olympic and RMS Titanic had their names riveted oncovering something up perhaps? The fact that Titanic left Belfast and then Southampton in something of a hurry, with none of the fanfare of the Olympic, just one day of sea trials, no stop in Liverpool, and no opening to the public in either Belfast or Southampton, should not come as surprise at all. This is the wreck montage here: PHOTOGRAPH 2012 RMS TITANIC, INC. from a Sky TV show entitled "Conspiracies", presented byDanny Wallace. 877-CALL NJH (877.225.5654) COVID-19 Care | About Us | Patient Portal | Careers| Professionals | 877-CALL NJH . Olympic survived too long for a badly damaged ship 4. Steve Hall's answer was actually responding to this question: "Does the wreck provide absolute proof it's not Olympic?" Author Steve Hall admits it could be the Olympic It is true that Titanic's bulkheads did not extend to the 'top' and were also not 'sealed' at the top, for a number of reasons. The "Olympic" is the Titanic's sister ship ("RMS Olympic"), and part of the conspiracy . LET'S SEE THE "EXPERTS" DEBUNK THIS ONE." First and foremost there is no documented evidence to verify it. Most tellingly, if indeed "a large proportion of the engine crew" refused to work aboard Titanic because of rumours of a 'switch,' then why did these crewmen not speak out, especially after the disaster? If a 'switch' was true, why would you need to create a 'meme' that is demonstrably false, by switching an 'actual' image of Titanic with the Olympic? B. Ismay had all the linoleum flooring on the new "RMS Titanic" covered up with new carpet. and loss account had risen from $48,585 in 1910 to $821,062 in the year ending Though his verse often treated serious subjects such as political repression and violence, he deployed humour and whimsy with a liberal hand. The Titanic's design used some of the most advanced technology available at the time and the ship was popularly believed to be . The proceeds financed his journey that year to Cambodia, where he reported on the Khmer Rouge, and then to Vietnam, where he witnessed the fall of Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) in April 1975. Interestingly, by the time of the Titanic disaster, Olympic's 14 portholes were also changed to 16 during her major refit, so in fact they were the same. Titanic being towed out to her sea trials. The story come from Frank Finch, a retired seaman living in New South Wales, Australia, who wrote a letter to Ballard has subsequently written several books including "The Discovery of the Titanic" (1987), "Exploring the Titanic" (1988) until the most recent "Into the Deep - A Memoir From the Man Who Found Titanic"(2021) which all prove that he thought it was Titanic when he discovered her in 1985 and still believes it to be Titanic in 2021. The Poetry Archive -- James Fenton is one of the numerous poets featured on this fantastic website. So Cameron confirms that the veins in the marble are exactly the same as in a period photograph, and the photograph he used is one of Olympic. Their error is simple: actually Titanic would have been the same tonnage as Olympic i.e. Estimated at over $160 million today, this is more than they could ever have recovered if they had sold or scrapped her. Secondly, to propose that the Carpathia was involved in some pre-arranged rescue mission requires evidence - for which there is zero documentation or testimony. To be able to go into that room and see that marble fireplace still sitting there While reporting from the Philippines for The Independent in 198689, he witnessed the fall of the abusive authoritarian regime of Ferdinand Marcos. But you do not need any imagination when you view a rather conclusive image that reveals that the 'patchwork' on the wreck does not match the location of the actual damage on the Olympic: Photograph of RMS Olympic showing the location of the damage. between eighty and ninety feet.". Now, director James Cameron is hoping . So if indeed it was part of some pre-arranged 'rescue' it completely failed in its purpose. Mark's." Refer to the images below. Fenton was born to an Anglican priest and his wife, who died when Fenton was 10. To prove this claim Fenton developed an early interest in poetry and at 17 traveled to Austria to visit W.H. 4. His experiences there provided fodder for the poems in Manila Envelope (1989). (Click to enlarge). Paddy also said As for the White Star Line itself, it was the So that makes it 3 vessels in the area. Paddy said that the guilt of In fact it had a "double-bottom" since shipbuilders at the time considered a full double hull an unnecessary expense, being satisfied with a double bottom instead. Not to mention that the name Titanic was first filmed on the wreck in 1987 and it certainly does not look - Oh, I beg your pardon, yes. In this close up of the post-disaster image of Olympic, Olympic was the first to be launched, pronounced the largest and most luxuriest ship in the world. This is his testimony: I understand it has been stated that the ship was going at full speed. Claim: Olympic could Two libretti and an oratorio were published as The Love Bomb (2003). Bulkhead put on Olympic found in stern wreck The only picture in the entire production to which Mr Newton had any rights at all was one late in the film supposedly showing where the name on the wreck had been altered. When the But please read this information first, where it clearly shows that Lloyds records do not agree with this at all. 16. [American Inquiry, Day 7] There is no mention that he jumped in from B Deck. Secondly it was a "national coal strike" so the shortage of fuel would primarily only affect ships departing or visiting England. However the way in which it is painted to look part of a conspiracy theory According to a Mirror article about Southampton entitled "The City That Lost a Generation to the Titanic Disaster" (March 24, 2012) "17,000 men were without work that April" due to the coal strike. And also the Olympic was 500 miles away and would have been a much better solution if such a rescue was necessary. Claim: The Californian had a cargo of a few thousand woolly jumpers and blankets, as if they were ready for a rescue mission. and was the first national strike by coal miners in Britain, with the main goal securing a minimum wage. I think it is impossible that the Olympics keel was damaged in the collision, as Robin Gardiner speculates in his 1998 book Titanic: The Ship That Never Sank? - Able Bodied Seaman Thomas Jones testified before the US Inquiry (Day 7), that he went on deck and could see some ice. Quite simply, Titanic had 14 portholes on the port side C deck (bow) when launched, but in the following months she received 2 extra for better light and air. The reality: In close-up we can clearly see that the name Titanic was actually sketched on to the negative/photograph to make it more visible and so cannot be used for reference. Leading Fireman Frederick Barrett testified before the British Wreck Commission that on the day of the collision If Titanic had lasted longer than 5 days there would almost certainly have been more accurate advertising, as we know at the time of her departure many photographs were indeed taken of her exteriors and interiors which would have been useful for further promotional material. that when the crew joined Titanic there was [sic] rumours that the company However it must be pointed out that even battleships with sealed bulkheads will still sink, as they can roll over. The Blue Vein River is broad and deep. (British Enquiry (Day 3) 40. James Fenton on how variation in a line presents the poet with many challenges. And that was a very surreal kind of image for me too to see these little white crabs crawling around in the fireplace of the room that was commissioned for J.P.Morgan. They would only be interested in shorter crossings. Corrections? there is no proof that a man of that name was ever aboard Titanic; his name is not on any of the crew lists or among any of the survivor lists . If not insurance, a switch would keep the company operational, 12. Claim: Eyewitnesses themselves describe running along Titanics decks, but where they said there were promenades, there should have been cabins. There are some who acknowledge that Gardiner and others have no evidence of insurance fraud, admitting that Titanic was indeed under-insured, and that the theory that the White Star planned to scuttle the ship in a pre-arranged mid-Atlantic collision is simply untenable. (http://www.forbiddenknowledgetv.com). 19. (Click image to enlarge). Titanic's insurance was increased 5 days before sailing Not to mention the difficulty in changing the shell-plating at the bow and stern which bore the ships names - the names were not just painted on the plates, they were cut into the plates in letters four feet high and one-half inch deep that were then filled in with paint. You do not need to be an expert to see that it certainly does not. She had a total capacity of 47 passengers and 55 crew members. Names riveted on, not welded by Burgess alone, with no collaboration from other eyewitnesses. Olympic had an "overlap of the plates, or strakes" forward of the bow anchors (described as "the doubler forward at the bower anchors"), while Titanic was different in that "the strake butted up against the doubler and did not overlap it.". There are ample photographs online and in books of this area of Titanic for you to check for yourself. Carpathia (58 miles Cunard Line, Eastbound: Left New York Tuesday, Gibraltar and Mediterranean ports White paint on the wreck PRODUCED BY AIVL, WHOI 4. james fenton titanic. Suspicion first arose when the Titanic disaster was claimed to be a conspiracy by James A. Fenton, otherwise known as "Paddy the Pig." A believed worker on the Titanic, Paddy the Pig theorized that the RMS Olympic was switched with the RMS Titanic in one of the biggest insurance scams in history. In fact his comment was made at least 30 years after the disaster (he was 20 while aboard Titanic), so could well have been an exaggeration. Some go as far as to state that 'Lloyd's paid out $12,500,000'. His winning sonnet sequence was later published with the assistance of his professor, poet John Fuller, as Our Western Furniture (1968) and was broadcast on the BBC. In 1910, IMMs net profit was a mighty $4,849,580, James Fenton, in full James Martin Fenton, (born April 25, 1949, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England), English poet and journalist who was remarked upon for his facility with a wide variety of verse styles and for the liberal political views threading his oeuvre. 2. Check this comparison: Comparison of where the actual damage to the Olympic was, and where the meme says it is on the Titanic wreck. Mount Temple (50 miles) Canadian Pacific Steamship Company cargo ship, Westbound, London to St. John's, Newfoundland Titanic was sailing a popular North Atlantic route, known to be busy at that time of year. The evidence for this is that it is only mentioned Firstly, the coal strike actually finished 9 days earlier on April 6, so normal traffic would have soon resumed. Baber compiled a list of Morgan's returns from Europe from 1904 to 1912 and "only twice (1908 and 1910) in those years did he return to New York from Europe before July, and in one of those years (1908) he returned that early only to attend a family wedding, heading back to Europe a few days later and staying there until late August." In both cases Gardiner made this claim up! Olympic's wheelhouse in 1912 was curved at the front (left diagram) while Titanic's was straight. But they were cut short for several good reasons. Well, let's look at the image with and without the multi-coloured scribbles: Left: the original wreck image scaled up and rotated to match the 'meme'. So there is nothing surprising with the fact that an iceberg caused enough damage to the starboard side (not bottom) of the hull so as to breach watertight compartments that eventually led to its sinking. Promenade Suites, identical to Olympic's. He always maintained that the iceberg Additionally, they were not "in the middle of a coal strike". If indeed Titanic had been insured at the last minute at "$12.5 million," as is alleged by conspiracy theorists, would this not have raised serious alarm bells in the minds of the insurers at the time, especially if it was part of the public record that the value was "$7.5million"? In this photograph we see Captain Smith and First officer Murdoch on Olympic's bridge and clearly see a curved wheelhouse behind them. Not content with an insurance scam 'switch' he also proposes that Titanic (really Olympic) hit, not an iceberg, but an IMM rescue ship that was drifting with its lights out. 18. Our editors will review what youve submitted and determine whether to revise the article. of her 24 double-ended boilers connected up." Skip to Content. performance, only two miles shy of Olympics best ever maiden voyage daily run, and she did that with only 21 It is clearly in a different area. This was because Olympic's patched-up hull could not take any long periods of high speed. Oh, I beg your pardon; they were on the Oceanic; but on the Titanic they had been provided coming round from Belfast? Californian was carrying woolly jumpers and blankets )", By December 1911, Titanic was fitted with an additional 2 portholes, giving her a total of 16. had switched ships at layup and that an insurance scam was going on. The sea trials were simply to make sure everything worked as advertised. The art of not violating the verse. 1 were never lit at all. Above: Olympic, taken during her 1912/13 refit following the Titanic disaster, allegedly shows the vessel without the tell-tale plating joint. The fact is that there were many physical differences between the two ships that would involve substantial work to change. The hearings following the Olympic/Hawke collision included a damage assessment of the Olympic which was agreed upon by both White Star and the Royal Navy, and stated that the Hawkes bow had penetrated eight feet into Olympics hull. was 60 years old at the time of the sinking, and was examined on Day 17 of the British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry. 39. One issue with this theory is that If 'switch' conspiracy theorists believe this is the smoking gun of a switch The claim does not align with Ballard's writing on the matter. --Mal 21:03, 18 February 2007 . - Lookout Reginald Lee at the British Inquiry (Day 4) ice " fall inboard. There were closer ships that would be more feasible. something else, in this case an IMM rescue ship that was drifting with its lights out. In 1971 James Fenton, an elderly boatswain serving aboard the Australian cargo ship Kooliga, told colleagues about his experiences aboard the Titanic. He later served as Oxford Professor of Poetry (199499), and lectures given during his tenure in that post were collected as The Strength of Poetry (2001). In 1967 he enrolled at Magdalen College, Oxford, initially intending to study English but later switching to psychology, philosophy, and physiology. Paddy said that the guilt of This particular picture was a fake and I have an email from the producer of the film confirming this. This is where Gardiner's theory starts to get even more bizarre. 31. Without evidential support it is merely another concocted claim. Which brings us to a total of at least 1047 aboard the Carpathia on the night of the Titanic disaster. https://www.britannica.com/biography/James-Fenton, The Poetry Archive - Biography of James Fenton, Poetry Foundation - Biography of James Fenton. Upon graduation in 1970, Fenton embarked upon a career as a freelance journalist and was hired (1971) to report on literature and politics for the New Statesman. And there is overwhelming evidence presented on the previous page they were not switched. 4. The actual triangular hole in the Olympic is much further aft than the location of the so-called 'patchwork' on the wreck. But this should not misconstrued as anything unusual, but common practice for a company which suddenly comes under media scrutiny and wants to maintain Hall and Beveridge note in regard to this photograph that although "the overlapped doubler is hidden behind the stowed anchor, This photograph of Titanic leaving Belfast on her way to begin sea trials allegedly reveals discoloured plating in the same location where Olympic had damage after its collision with HMS Hawke. Specifically, her passenger (excluding crew) capacity was listed as 2,550: 1st-class: 100 In reality, Titanic's starboard B-deck windows were more narrow than the Olympic's as onboard Titanic these areas had been converted into two private verandahs and suites. While every effort has been made to follow citation style rules, there may be some discrepancies. Claim: A large proportion of the engine crew signed off just prior to the ill fated voyage starting from Southampton, during a coal shortage which meant that many sailors were out of work due to their ships being laid up. In fact, according to American researcher Jon Hollis, the bell recovered Why would it be there? Claim: Titanic's lifeboats had small brass I.D plaques screwed on them and they all said "RMS Olympic". Author Steve Hall: "The problem with that doco is it's 13 years old Of course it's Titanic.". It has to be admitted that this is plain bizarre and shows at what lengths some will go to try and justify a conspiracy. Did they think they would just stand there and watch? We also know that a crew member took First officer Murdoch's wife Ada on a tour of the ship, when she visited. Please note how it does not match the so-called 'Titanic' image in the 'meme.' saw a lot of iceon the deck that the carpet was to hide "12 months worth of scratches and marks on the linoleum's surface"? Also several other passengers such as Lady Duff Gordon and Edith Rosenbaum reported ice on the deck. Even if the insurance would not pay out the $750,000, IMM other images of Olympic and Titanic, this post-disaster image has the anchors stowed, thus obscuring this area of interest. (This was mentioned in Dan van der Vat and Robin Gardiners 1995 book, The Riddle of the Titanic, page 21.) Auden, with whom he developed an intermittent friendship and to whose poems his own were later stylistically likened. In fact what evidence suggests there could possibly be ice on Titanic's rigging? It must also be noted that many of Olympic's westbound crossings had an average speed of 21 and a half. 45,000) in the last eight years. The ships that were launched were not launched in a finished state. Also, Fireman John Thompson said: I was told the ship was making close to twenty-three knots when she hit. Chirnside and Halpern discovered that "Titanics 546 mile run from noon Saturday to noon Sunday would be her best posted The ship photographed departing Southampton has 16 bow portholes. The longer they were at sea, the more money it cost. About James Fenton. the newspaper Northern Star that was published on the 31 July 1996. previous 1 2 3 next sort by previous 1 2 3 next * Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. If there was enough sufficient evidence to prove the wreck is in fact the Olympic why would you need to fake something such as this? But this is not due to it being the Olympic. But unsurprisingly in 2019 a new 'meme' appeared on the internet claiming to show evidence from the wreck site that repair work done to Olympic caused by the Hawke collision can be seen in wreck photographs, captioned with "YOU NEED PROOF? 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