From first-class notables to members of the crew, many have honored those whose lives were lost as Titanicsank over 101 years ago by sharing their stories. A story that resonates is that of the eight brave musicians who played until the Ship sank, calming those on board with the sounds of popular and classical songs as well as hymns like ‘Nearer, My God, to Thee.’
Much like viewers marveled at Titanic’s luxury and magnificence prior to its sinking, many people today find just as much splendor in the discoveries surrounding the ‘Ship of Dreams.’ From artifacts, to pieces of the Ship itself, each discovery brings new insight into the passengers on board and the stories some never lived to tell.
From December 19-23, George and Maybelle traveled around the western side Java, probably using car with a driver as recommended in correspondence from Thomas Cook & Son. A car would have given them the freedom needed to accomplish their tour in the time they had allotted rather than relying upon public transport.