S03 E39 Unsinkable


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By Jim Fugate. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

You may not have heard of Violet Jessop – But, you should have. She is one of the luckiest – (or, depending on how you look at it perhaps unluckiest) – people who have ever lived. Her life was hit, up-close and head-on, in 3 well-known disasters at sea.
-The Olympic
-The Titanic
-The HMHS (The Brittanic)
She continued working at sea for another 35 years after the sinking of the Britannic and retired in 1950 to Suffolk, England. A total of 42 years on the sea.

In 1971, at the age of 84, Violet passed away

She Survived, and thrived, in an amazing life.

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