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Meet Macarthur's foremost Titanic expert

PostPosted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:51 am
by Andrew Clarkson
You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in Macarthur who knows more about the Titanic than Michael Booth.

The Harrington Park resident has spent a lifetime gathering knowledge and artifacts about the famous ship, which sank in the Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 1912.

His fervour for the sunken ship has seen him deliver talks, host dinners and most recently play the part of the doomed Captain Smith in two special events.

He donned his specially-made coat first for Beyond Cinema: The Titanic Experience on Sydney Harbour and then again for Titanic: The Exhibition.

“I don’t think I would have got the role without it,” he said.

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