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Virginia Utermohlen on: The Titanic
Virginia Utermohlen Q: Tell me this story that Jack Binns is supposed to be going back from England to America on the "Titanic" and what happens?

VU: After the "Republic," he was very keep on working on ships and going back and forth across the Ocean, and he crossed several times on the Adriatic with a Captain Smith who then became the captain of the "Titanic." In fact, Binnsy was supposed to be on the "Titanic" with his friend Captain Smith but he had a job in New York City that was gonna start a day earlier than the "Titanic" was expected to arrive. So at the last minute he changed his bookings and went across, not on the "Titanic," only to arrive in New York and to hear when he got there that indeed the "Titanic" had sunk.

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