April 15th 2000
(The Museum of Science and Industry Building)
I was there to mark the
88th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the RMS. Titanic. I saw the artifacts
that were retrieved off the ocean floor at the sight where Titanic now
I saw the Bell that was
rung when the Iceberg was sighted, I touched a block of Ice that was the
temp of the water that cold April night. I could only touch it for 3 seconds
it was so cold. I saw tools, and personal belongings. dishes a replica
on a smaller scale of the Grand Staircase A first class suite, a third
class room,the storage room, a replica of her lifeboats used in the
movie "TITANIC" by James Cameron and the HULL.
I touched the Hull...
Oh my God! I got to touch
it. That was the highlight of my visit. To touch a piece of the most important,
historical ill fated ship in the world. I touched her. I wanted so much
to cry too. I saw the list of those that parished that cold night. Mostly
You were not allowed to
take pictures inside the actually exhibit. copyright laws. But I did manage
to get some. There is a book on the market called, "Titanic, Legacy of
the worlds largest ocean liner" care of the Discovery Channel. It is the
OFFICIAL book of the exhibit. So if you can not make it there buy that
book. I bought it a year or so ago. So, I do hope you enjoy the images
I did get and I hope you get a chance to visit the
Exhibit while the HULL
is apart of the tour until September 4, 2000
I will be able to say the
Titanic is apart of me. I have a part of her. She is a beautiful ship and
will always be beautiful.
Rms Titanic construction
work began Dec 16, 1908 , she was launched May 31,1911, took her Maiden
Voyage April 10, 1912.. she sank April 15th 1912...