To Whom it May Concern, As Honorary Secretary I represent the British Titanic Society, and have received and heard numerous complaints from Members and others in the field concerning the current ‘Red Bull’ Titanic advertisement. When it comes to humour and Titanic there are many ways that are perfectly acceptable, virtually all centring on films or fictional stories. But, [...]
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The Auction of 3 our most prestigious membership numbers is to be held at the Convention Gala Dinner evening on Saturday 13th April 2013. These are, Membership No. 401 – Harland & Wolff Shipyard number 401, given to the hull of the S.S. Titanic whilst under construction. Membership No. 400 – Harland & Wolff Shipyard [...]
Convention 2013 One great thing we in the BTS have to look forward to in April 2013 is our Convention! You know the dates, you have had your booking forms, make sure you use them in plenty of time to secure your place at what promises to be another great weekend get-together. John Creamer is [...]
The new issue of the Atlantic Daily Bulletin is at the printers and should be with members later this month (January).
IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING OFFICERS The BTS regrets that, for private and family reasons, Tim Silcocks has expressed a wish to resign as Bulletin Editor and Membership Secretary, following publication of the September 2012 issue of the Atlantic Daily Bulletin. Tim has been an outstanding editor, and has consolidated the Atlantic Daily Bulletin’s position as a [...]
The society has been in discussion with a number of organizations and companies regarding sponsoring the society for convention 2013. We have had a number of replies and below are details of our sponsors for convention 2013 who have agreed to have their details made public. This list will be updated as our sponsorship grows. We [...]
We have a member who is attempting to complete their set of our journal, the Atlantic Daily Bulletin. They require the following issues, 1991 (Winter) 2000 (number 1) 2003 (September) 2004 (Sep) 2009 (Sep) If any member has any of these they are willing to sell, please email us at email@example.com, or write to us [...]
We expect the June 2012 edition of the Atlantic Daily Bulletin to be posted out the week beginning the 23rd of July. UPDATE – The June 2012 edition of the Atlantic Daily Bulletin was posted out Monday the 24th of July.
MEMORIAL FOR MILLVINA . The Millvina Dean Memorial Garden was officially opened and dedicated on 31st May 2012, in a simple, dignified ceremony, in the presence of the Mayor and Mayoress of Southampton and forty guests and members of the public. Over two years in the planning, the garden is a result of close co-operation between the Millvina [...]
As a part of our Centenary year wreath laying programme, we are planning to lay a wreath on the grave of Titanic’s Third Officer Herbert John Pitman MBE. Pitman’s grave is located at St Leonard’s, Church Lane, Mill Lane off A359, Pitcombe, Somerset, BA10 0PE We invite members to join with Nigel Wright, in laying the society’s [...]