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. . . Remembered the Lives Lost on a Sinking Ship

Sunday, October 31, 2004; Page C02

. . . remembered the lives lost on a sinking ship. Dedicated to the bravery of the men who sacrificed their lives so women and children could board lifeboats, the Titanic monument might remind visitors of a scene in James Cameron's 1997 movie. The memorial, commissioned in 1914, was paid for by families and friends of the female passengers who survived the voyage. Belting Celine Dion tunes while visiting is strictly optional.


The Titanic memorial was commissioned in 1914, two years after the sinking. (The Washington Post)

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The memorial to the casualties on the Titanic is near Fourth and P streets SW along the Washington Channel.

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