The Fortune family of Winnipeg was returning from the Grand Tour, when they set sail on Titanic. This week marks the 101st anniversary of the sinking. I have been studying Titanic and her passengers and crew for many years. It is such fascinating reading.
Learning the story of the Fortune family, which you can read here, inspired me to tell their story in my historical fiction novel Ravenscraig. I include information about their travels and the response in the Winnipeg newspapers on hearing of the plight of the family.
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By the way, if you are interested in learning more about Titanic, a good place to start is the Encyclopedia Titanica website.