International Mercantile Marine Co - Titanic Commutator - 3Q 2011
Front Cover of The Titanic Commutator: The Official Journal For The Titanic Historical Society, Inc. for Issue 195 for the 3rd Quarter 2001. GGA Image ID # 1046416a4c
On the Front Cover: A stylistic illustration that appeared on the cover of the defunct Collier's Magazine of the Chelsea Piers, New York, late June 1911. Artist depiction of Olympic on the right. Kamuda collection.
The issue features articles highlighting the Titanic Heritage Tour and an Introduction to the Rhinebeck Area. Reprint of a 1903 circular on the International Mercantile Marine Company is included.
- Introduction to the Rhinebeck Area
- Church of the Messiah
Astor-related stories from newspaper archives
- Titanic Historical Society at the Church of the Messiah
- Titanic Heritage Tour Highlights
- The Astor Bridge—Then and Now
- International Mercantile Marine Co.
Railway and Shipping World, March 1903
A circular was produced providing information on personnel and reorganization among the various steamship companies controlled including White Star Line, American and Red Star Line, Atlantic Transport Line, Leyland Line, and the Dominion Line.
- Remembering Titanic Southampton
Contributed by Kate Finnegan
- Remembering Titanic
International Ice Patrol Wreath Drop 2011
- Titanic Centennial Memorial Donors and Upcoming Dedication Weekend
- Olympic Incident in New York Harbor
Compiled from newspaper archives
- Broadway Dame: The Life and Times of Mrs. Henry B. Harris—Part 3 Conclusion By Randy Bryan Bigham and Gregg Jasper
- Sea Poste
Seeking articles and photos of past THS events for THS 50th birthday in 1913; what does a copy of 1898 edition of Futility look like?; thanks for a superbly organized THS convention; additional details on Otto Reuter's medals; help in dentifying an old stereoview of Titanic?; seeking information on companies that built lifeboats for Harland &Wolff and Titanic.
- Book Reviews
Lusitania, An Illustrated History by J. Kent Layton, RMS Lusitania, The Ship, and Her Record. Reviews by Tim Trower. RMS Titanic, "dinner is served" and RMS Titanic "The A First Violin by Yvonne Hume. Reviews by John Balls.
Back Cover of The Titanic Commutator: The Official Journal For The Titanic Historical Society, Inc. for Issue 195 for the 3rd Quarter 2001. GGA Image ID # 104689f986
On the Back Cover: A hand-colored postcard photo showing, the park-like grounds of historic Oak Grove Cemetery in Springfield, Mass. circa 1900. The Titanic Centennial Memorial will be unveiled and dedicated here on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 11 am. Kamuda collection
Other Photographs (Not Shown)
Top: At the FDR Library, a memento of the Roosevelts' voyage to Europe in June 1906, on Oceanic II; circling their cabin on the Upper Deck.
Left: Revs. Richard McKeon and George Demass at the Remembrance Service in the Church of the Messiah.
Right: Chris Dougherty, Chairman of the convention also narrated the tours on the coaches. Photos: Karen Levister, Karen Kamuda
A Quarterly Journal Devoted to Original Research into the White Star Line and Notable Vessels of History
The Titanic Commutator
The Journal of Record of The Titanic Historical Society, Inc. ®
Volume 36, No.195 Membership Year 2011
3rd Quarter—November 2011 to January 2012
THE TITANIC COMMUTATOR
Published quarterly and continuously for nearly forty years by The Titanic Historical Society, Inc., (ISSN 004-8182) and mailed from Springfield, Massachusetts, the journal has been the groundbreaker in providing primary source materials.
Accounts from Titanic passengers, biographies of White Star liners and other shipping companies are standard; also varied maritime interests, illustrations, and commentaries—ensuring a permanent record.
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Journals, Magazines & Periodicals
Magazines and Journals - RMS Titanic
- Ancestry Magazine 1998-01
- Civilization - December 1997
- CQD Titanic - Summer 2006
- CQD Titanic - Summer 2007
- CQD Titanic - Winter 2006
- CQD Titanic - Spring 2003
- History Magazine - April/May 2012
- Life Magazine - June 1997
- National Geographic - December 1985
- National Geographic - December 1986
- National Geographic - October 1987
- National Geographic - August 1998
- National Geographic - December 2004
- National Geographic - April 2012
- Naval History - October 1996
- Naval History - October 1997
- Naval History - December 1998
- Popular Mechanics - January 1986
- Popular Science - February 1995
- PowerShips - Spring 2012
- Scientific American - 11 May 1912
- Smithsonian - March 2012
- Somerset Studio - March/April 2002
- The Literary Digest - 27 April 1912
- Titanic Commutator - Summer 1980
- Titanic Commutator - 2Q 1994
- Titanic Commutator - 3Q 1994
- Titanic Commutator - 2Q 1995
- Titanic Commutator - 1Q 2001
- Titanic Commutator - 2Q 2001
- Titanic Commutator - 3Q 2001
- Titanic Commutator - 4Q 2001
- Titanic Commutator - 1Q 2011
- Titanic Commutator - 2Q 2011
- Titanic Commutator - 3Q 2011
- Titanic Commutator - 4Q 2011
- Titanic Commutator - 1Q 2012
- Titanic Commutator - 2Q 2012
- Titanic Commutator - 3Q 2012
- Titanic Commutator - 4Q 2012
- Titanic Unsinkable Dream - May 1998
- The Titanic: The Truth About the Tragedy - 2020
Disaster in the Making
- Planning, Building, and Launching
- Crew Members
- Provisions & Cargo
- Manifests & Passenger Lists
- Fashions on Board
- Anatomy of the Disaster
- American Inquiry and Investigation
Publications, Repros, Videos, & Images
- Book Collection
- Ephemera and Reproductions
- Magazines and Journals
- Movies and Motion Pictures
- Collectibles & Memorabilia
- Documentary Videos
- Image Library
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