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When That Great Ship Went Down
- The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic
- By: G.M.W. Wemyss, Markham Shaw Pyle
- Narrated by: Stan Jenson
- Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
This is the story of how, in Titanic's loss, 1500 souls were sacrificed to the "settled science" and "scientific consensus" of marine engineering. It is also the story of how the US and British loss enquiries were shaped by party politics, corrupted by corrupt politicians and the Marconi Scandal, tainted by the politics of Irish Home Rule, and - finally - salvaged by Oliver Wendell Holmes and the US Supreme Court, and by Lord Mersey's judgement in the Board of Trade Enquiry and the subsequent International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea.
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