"Hey, who named this ship Titanic?"

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Hey, who said this site would die sooner or later and also talk about "the last one out?"
"Was it you, Dalton?" Ha-ha! We can't get enough of this movie, now can we? Questions and answers keep rolling in... Woo-hoo!

-- Dan Draghici (ddraghic@sprint.ca), November 14, 1998


According to one source, an American consulate offical to Siam (now Thailand) suggested the names Olympic and Titanic to J. Bruce Ismay.

The source is the book Titanic: The Canadian Story by Alan Hustak.


Activity on this Q&A board seems to have picked-up in the past week.

{fixed typo in book title}

-- Thomas M. Terashima (tom@nucleus.com), February 16, 1999.

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