Titanic Captain’s Cigar Box Sold at Auction

A cigar box once owned by Captain Edward John Smith (Commander of the ill-fated Titanic) sold at auction for 25,000 GBP.

The BBC tells the tale of the humidor in this article.

The RMS Titanic sank on her maiden voyage after striking an iceberg on April 15, 1912. More than 1,500 people die – it remains the worst civilian military disaster in peace-time.

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About Jennifer Carey

My name is Jennifer Carey and I am a student and educator of the human condition. I have long studied history, trained in archaeology, and found a passion in the field of education. As a long-time lover of technology (my father bought our family our first Apple IIe when I was three), I love technology and what it can bring to the classroom. I have taught at various Universities for many years as well as educating gifted teenagers through the Johns Hopkins program, the Center for Talented Youth. I am currently the Director of Educational Technology at the Ransom Everglades School (a secular independent school) in Miami, Fl. I also have a few educational podcasts on iTunes from my days teaching at TCU: The Ancient City of Rome, Classical Archaeology (2008), Classical Archaeology (2009), Introduction to Classical Myth, and Ancient Eats. They’re enhanced (so you get the PowerPoints along with the vocal), but please excuse the poor audio editing. Feel free to Email Me or follow me on twitter.
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