encyclopedia titanica

An event like the Titanic disaster will always attract conspiracy theories but can we really believe that the ship that struck the iceberg on that fateful night wasnt in fact the Titanic at all In Robin Gardiners detailed book Titanic The Ship that Never Sank he claims that the loss of the ship was the result of an insurance claim that went badly wrong Imagine if you will that the Titanics near identical sister ship The Olympic was severely damaged in a collision while sailing from Southampton The cruiser HMS Hawke smashed into the side of the Olympic and an inquiry later exonerated the Hawke of all blame