Everybody has a theory about the Titanic. But what actually happened? Here, in one fascinating volume, are detailed answers to the questions that have been asked time and again about that fateful night.
- Is it true there weren't enough lifeboats on board?
- Did the lookouts really miss spotting the iceberg because they weren't given binoculars?
- Did owner Ismay order the ship to go faster than normal because he was trying to break the transatlantic speed record?
- Should we believe the band went down playing Nearer, My God, To Thee
Praise for 101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic … But Didn't
'This book is a must have for Titanic enthusiasts, or anyone with even a mild curiosity of what went on when the Titanic went down.' - Weekly Times
Tim Maltin has been studying the Titanic for 25 years. Tim works in London and lives in Wiltshire, where he is working on his magnum opus, the definitive account of what actually happened on that night.