April 14, 1912: The sinking of the Titanic. Here are seldom-seen photos of the rescue
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April 14, 1912: The sinking of the Titanic. Here are seldom-seen photos of the rescue

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On April 14, 1912, the British liner RMS Titanic collided with an iceberg in the North Atlantic at 11:40 p.m. ship's time and began sinking. (The ship went under two hours and 40 minutes later with the loss of 1,514 lives.) 

Post-Dispatch reporter Carlos Hurd scooped the world with his accounts of passengers who survived the sinking. These historic photos take a look back at the Titanic and the rescue.

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A look pack how the sinking gave a Post-Dispatch reporter the story of a lifetime.

See five days of historic coverage from our archives.

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