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Old 01-02-2019, 06:20 AM   #36
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Crew were detained overnight and until they had signed the Official Secrets Act to prevent them from exposing the truth about the sinking. (That is a disgusting way to treat faithful crew who had been through a lengthy ordeal.- I wonder who enforced this? The Royal police?/The Royal Customs and Excise?) + Other interesting facts I have not heard before. The operators - White Star line - had been in serious financial trouble at the time. J.P. Morgan received the insurance payout.
So the bankers benefited, not the operators. Presumably they owed the bank money.



Olympic's name on Titanic wreck






Official Secrets Act 1911
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Official_Secrets_Act_1911

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