"Titanic" Disaster Hearings
S.Doc. 62-726, Serial Set Volume 6167
The Titanic wrecked on April 14, 1912. Within five days, hearings on the wreck had begun and they were published within two months of the sinking. Nearly 100 survivors and marine experts testified to produce over 1100 pages of testimony about the wreck. All of the accounts are riveting, starting with the owner of the shipbuilding company who was on the ship when she sank.