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Monday, June 15, 2015
Origin:
Colorado, United States
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RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, US. The sinking of Titanic caused the deaths of more than 1,500 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. The RMS Titanic, the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service, was the second of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line, and was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast with Thomas Andrews as her naval architect. On her maiden voyage, she carried 2,224 passengers and crew.

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Titanic and John Jacob Astor IV

John Jacob "Jack" Astor IV (July 13, 1864 – April 15, 1912), was an American businessman, real estate builder, investor, inventor, writer, lieutenant colonel in the Spanish–American War, and a prominent member of the Astor family.  In April 1912, Astor earned a prominent place in history when he died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic in the early hours of April 15. Astor was among the 1,514 people on board who did not survive. He was the richest passenger aboard the Titanic and was thought to be among the richest people in the world at that time, with a net worth of nearly $87 million when he died.  Among Astor's accomplishments was a science fiction novel, several patents for inventions, and he made millions in real estate. In 1897, Astor built the Astoria Hotel, "the world's most luxurious hotel", in New York City, adjoining the Waldorf Hotel owned by Astor's cousin and rival, William. The complex became known as the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, coincidentally becoming the host location to the U.S. inquiries into the sinking of the RMS Titanic, on which Colonel Astor died.

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Discovered It 11/5/2018 KirFam discovered it   Visit Log

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Retrieve It from a Cache 10/31/2018 tccheu retrieved it from Montaña de Arucas Islas Canarias, Spain   Visit Log

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Dropped Off 10/31/2018 frankenfan placed it in Montaña de Arucas Islas Canarias, Spain - 17.59 miles  Visit Log
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Visited 10/30/2018 frankenfan took it to The Great Landslide of Artedara Islas Canarias, Spain - .06 miles  Visit Log
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