......I was off duty when the iceberg struck our great ship. Being summoned to my station around 12:14 a.m. April 12, 1912, by Captain Smith, alongside my partner, Harold Bride, we frantically began tapping out both CQD and SOS distress messages to all ships at sea. Captain Smith finally released us from duty when the rising water invaded the wireless room. At that point "it was every man for himself". I lost my life at the young age of 25, but my heroic efforts saved over 900 people. ...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Bonjour from Campagne Maison
John "Jack" Phillips, Senior Wireless Operator--Crew member TITANIC
a.k.a. Kaleb Wells
If you are in the area of Pigeon Forge, TN, the TITANIC Museum is a must see! Boarding year round between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.
Thanks for stopping by the farmhouse for a visit today. We love having company!