FATE June 1990
Was the fate of the mighty Titanic predicted in a novel?
Many mysteries surround the death of one of the world’s most famous ships.
She has lain in dark silence for three quarters of a century now, lost in her memories, a prisoner of the ivy blackness that surrounds her. But she is not alone, for she did not die alone. Her death throes claimed the lives of two-thirds of her passengers and crew—1,500 people whose presence was felt by the explorers who finally discovered her resting place. Torn in half, she now lies on the seabed, her innards scattered around her in the desolation.
Once she was a queen, the largest and most beautiful ship in the world. A few lucky people can still remember viewing her magnificence with their own eyes. Fewer still are those who sailed on her and were lucky enough to survive. But everyone, even today, recognizes her name.
She was the Titanic. Read the rest of this entry »