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J. B. Ranson

Captain J. B. Ranson OBE was a commander of White Star Line liners. [1]

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CQ (call)

CQ is a code used by wireless operators, particularly those communicating in Morse code, (— · — · — — · —), but also by voice operators, to make a general call (called a CQ call).

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CQD

CQD, transmitted in Morse code as – · – · – – · – – · · is one of the first distress signals adopted for radio use.

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Edward Smith (sea captain)

Edward John Smith, RD, RNR (27 January 1850 – 15 April 1912) was an English naval reserve officer.

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HMHS Britannic

Britannic was the third, last-built, and largest member of the White Star Line's of vessels.

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Iceberg

An iceberg is a large piece of freshwater ice that has broken off a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water.

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J. Bruce Ismay

Joseph Bruce Ismay (12 December 1862 – 17 October 1937) was an English businessman who served as chairman and managing director of the White Star Line of steamships.

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Liverpool

Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, on the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary.

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Nantucket

Nantucket is an island south of Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts.

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New York

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Pacific Steam Navigation Company

The Pacific Steam Navigation Company (Compañía de Vapores del Pacífico) was a commercial shipping company that operated in the Pacific coast of South America, and was the first to use steam ships for commercial traffic in the Pacific Ocean.

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RMS Baltic (1903)

RMS Baltic was an ocean liner of the White Star Line that sailed between 1904 and 1933.

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RMS Carpathia

RMS Carpathia was a Cunard Line transatlantic passenger steamship built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson.

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RMS Republic (1903)

RMS Republic was a steam-powered ocean liner built in 1903 by Harland and Wolff in Belfast, and lost at sea in a collision six years later while sailing for the White Star Line.

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RMS Titanic

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.

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SS Adriatic

SS Adriatic may refer to one of several notable steamships named after the Adriatic Sea.

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White Star Line

The Oceanic Steam Navigation Company or White Star Line of Boston Packets, more commonly known as just White Star Line, was a prominent British shipping company.

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Wireless

Wireless communication is the transfer of information between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._Ranson

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