Doors restored at site where families learned Titanic news

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Doors restored at site where families learned Titanic news

Postby Andrew Clarkson » Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:23 pm

IT WAS the building to which hundreds of families flocked following the devastating news that the Titanic had sunk on her maiden voyage.

The White Star offices at Canute Chambers in Canute Road, Southampton, were besieged by anxious relatives desperately seeking news of loved ones caught up in the disaster.

White Star employees worked flat out for more than 36 hours trying to get news to the waiting masses.

Now the building’s imposing doors have been restored to their former glory by period woodwork specialists Vincent Reed – just in time for the 105th anniversary of the sinking.

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