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Thursday
Apr122012

Before we had texting, We had wireless telegrams, and Jack Phillips would send them for you. He also gave his life trying to save the Titanic.

This weekend in honor of Jack Philips, Titanic's Wireless Officer. Change your incoming texts alert to Telegraph for the iPhone. He gave his life sending out Titanic's final distress calls. He was 25 at the time.

The BBC has a great piece posted on Jack's narrative, Also check out this BBC Program on the wireless transmissions on the night of Titanic's sinking.

 

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