Society & Culture:History
S04E09: Captain Edward J. Smith, RMS Titanic
Captain Edward J. Smith lived a sailor’s life and commanded some of the largest vessels in world history, but his reputation would be forever remembered as the man that piloted Titanic. Although many believe that his actions lead to the massive ship’s 1912 sinking and the deaths of over 1500 souls, many speculate as to his condition to even pilot the vessel. Just one year before Titanic made history, Smith faltered as Captain of its sister ship Olympic, and swore that after Titanic’s first voyages he would retire for good. On this episode we discuss Captain Edward J. Smith, RMS Titanic.
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