Less than two hours’ flying from Philadelphia, KYW’s Jay Lloyd continues his Nova Scotia getaway.
The USS Olympia, Dewey’s historic flagship docked on Penn’s Landing, has engines of the same design as were used later in the Titanic.
It’s been 100 years since the sinking of the “unsinkable” Titanic. But another, more recent maritime disaster is observing a 70th anniversary this year and Jay Lloyd was a young witness.
Quite a few of the victims of the Titanic disaster, 100 years ago this week, are buried in a Philadelphia cemetery.
Two local women who survived the fateful maiden voyage of the RMS Titanic one hundred years ago made substantial contributions to our area in the years after the disaster.
There are many Philadelphia connections to the ship and the story that has captured the hearts of millions around the world.
Now, fifteen years later, it’s back in re-release, in a conversion to the 3-D format that beckons viewers to theatres to see it on the big screen once again.
If you’re thinking Irish this weekend, Jay Lloyd suggests an Ireland getaway timed to the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking disaster.