Lifeboat No. 8

An Untold Tale of Love, Loss, and Surviving the Titanic

by Elizabeth Kaye

Lifeboat No. 8

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This book re-tells the story of the Titanic, examining a small group of survivors.

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Titanic: Voyage To The Past

100 Years Later, Titanic Lives On In Letters

Ismay was in Lifeboat C, but the story of another lifeboat, No. 8, is just as turbulent. In her new e-book, aptly titled Lifeboat No. 8, journalist Elizabeth Kaye chronicles the lives of the passengers who ended up together on that tiny vessel, including the wealthy Countess of Rothes and her maid, Roberta Maioni, who fell in love with the Titanic's radio operator, Jack Phillips, while onboard. Kaye suggests that this ill-fated love story may have inspired the blockbuster

Rachel Syme

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