On April 15, 1912, the Titanic, at the time the largest and
most luxurious ship in the world, struck an iceberg and sank about 400 miles
SSE of the island of Newfoundland, taking more than 1,500 passengers and crew
to a watery grave.
In this book, Ray Johnson, a member of the well-know comedic
trio Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers, presents his history of the sinking
of RMS Titanic, a catastrophe that should not have been.
Ray’s fascination with the Titanic began in 1959 when he saw
the movie A Night to Remember. His continuing interest led him to become a
member of the Titanic Historical Society and to construct a 6-foot scale model
of the so called Ship of Dreams that is featured on the front cover of this
To this day, the tragedy of the Titanic continues to fascinate
Ray has dedicated his book to all those who perished in the