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8 January in White Star History

8 January 1872: Oceanic I, see 26 December, rescues the crew of the sinking American schooner Mountain Eagle, which is en route from Elizabethport, New Jersey,
Mark Baber
Jan 7
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8536

7 January in White Star History---Complete for 2016

A mystifyingly incomplete sentence in 1913 has now been completed. 7 January 1837: Thomas Henry Ismay is born at Maryport, Cumberland. (Sources: The Times
Mark Baber
Jan 6
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8535

6 January in White Star History

6 January 1885: With Bruce Ismay and Gustav Wolff among her passengers, Doric I (Capt. Jennings) leaves London on her first trip in the White Star/Shaw, Savill
Mark Baber
Jan 5
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8534

5 January in White Star History---Revised for 2016

1935 has been revised. 5 January 1886: Thomas Ismay entertains the Prince of Siam at Dawpool, Thurstaston residence. (Source: Oldham's The Ismay Line.) 5
Mark Baber
Jan 4
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8533

Addendum to 1 January in White Star History

1 January 1912: Charles A. Bartlett, commander of Cedric since 1907, becomes White Star's Marine Superintendent at Liverpool. Except for Royal Navy service
Mark Baber
Jan 3
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8532

4 January in White Star History---Revised for 2016

1893 #2 is new. 1935 has been revised. 4 January 1870: David Davids, a seaman employed on Hawarden Castle, see 14 November, appears in court at Williamstown,
Mark Baber
Jan 3
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8531

A Hundred Years Ago: BALTIC BRINGS HERE $35,000,000 IN SPECIE

The Sun, New York, 2 January 1916 Original article digitized by the New York Public Library Retrieved from the Library of Congress' Chronicling America web
Mark Baber
Jan 2
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8530

3 January in White Star History

3 January 1884: Returning home after her first stint on the White Star/Occidental & Oriental transpacific service, see 11 October, Coptic calls at Bombay. When
Mark Baber
Jan 2
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8529

2 January in White Star History

2 January 1887: Germanic (Capt. Gleadell) arrives in New York from Liverpool. Among her steerage passengers are 50 Russian Jews headed for a settlement near
Mark Baber
Jan 1
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8528

1 January in White Star History---Revised for 2016

Happy New Year, everyone. 1924 is new. 1 January 1874: Richard J. Cortis becomes White Star's second general agent in the United States and New York City,
Mark Baber
Dec 31, 2015
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8527

Addendum to 11 November in White Star History

I've finally gotten around to tracking down what I think is the end of Tropic II, see 6 December. Here's the beginning. 11 November 1922: Tropic II (Capt.
Mark Baber
Dec 31, 2015
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8526

Addenda to 6 and 13 December in White Star History

Sorry that 6 December is so long, but I couldn't adequately tell the story of the Ertel family in one (or even two) more concise sentences. For the complete
Mark Baber
Dec 30, 2015
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8525

31 December in White Star History---Revised for 2015

1934 is new. 31 December 1856: John Pilkington withdraws from the firm of Pilkington & Wilson, operator of the White Star sailing ships, and joins his family
Mark Baber
Dec 30, 2015
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8524

30 December in White Star History---Revised for 2015

1914 is new. The parenthetical in 1924 is new. 30 December 1865: Henry Threlfall Wilson and James Chambers dissolve the partnership of H. T. Wilson & Chambers,
Mark Baber
Dec 29, 2015
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8523

29 December in White Star History---Revised for 2015

The closing internal reference in 1941 is new. 29 December 1899: When Gaelic II (Capt. Finch) arrives at San Francisco from Yokohama, her cabin passengers are
Mark Baber
Dec 28, 2015
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