Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Snapshot: Captain Smith on the Olympic

Here's an interesting shot of Captain E.J. Smith looking out of Olympic's starboard docking wing. He would of course go on to command the ship's younger - and more infamous - sister Titanic.

E.J. Smith was regarded as one of the world's most experienced and confident seafarers, so it seemed a natural choice to place him in command of the new Olympic-class liners.

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