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Starlit Disaster

A Titanic survivor speaks the facts

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Sir: TIME’S April 27 review of the 20th Century-Fox picture Titanic states that the ship went down [April 15, 1912] in a moonlit sea.

There was no moonlight that night. Starlight, yes, but no moonlight. I happen to be one of the survivors …

August J. Abrahamson, BROOKLYN