Diary of a sailor who retrieved bodies of Titanic victims from the ocean. Fine weather started to pick up bodies at six a.m. and continued all day till five thirty P.M. Recovered fifty one bodies, forty six men four women and one baby. Burried twenty four men at sea at eight fifteen P.M. Rev Canon Hinds in attendance also Ships Company. Bodies in good state but badly bruised by being knocked about in the water.

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Scrapbook 101 SDC-1617 Cardstock Laser Die-Cuts-Navy by SCRAPBOOK 101, http://www.amazon.com, .85.

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Jack Benny (born Benjamin Kubelsky; Feb 14, 1894 – Dec 26, 1974) left show business briefly in 1917 to join US Navy during World War I, and he often entertained troops with his violin playing. One evening, his violin performance was booed by troops, so with prompting from fellow sailor and actor Pat O'Brien, he ad-libbed his way out of the jam and left them laughing. He received more comedy spots in revues & did well, earning himself a reputation as a comedian & musician.

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US Navy sailor atop a PBR (patrol boat, river). Photographed by John Phillips.

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us navy ships US Navy Help celebrate a great career in the US Navy Personalized custom Military rings : http://www.military-rings.com/navy-rings/ #USnavy #navy #USMilitary

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