Hamilton Connection to the Titanic

WEDNESDAY, JAN., 29, 2020@11:27, IN COWARDICE CANADA/1993 TO 2020


A Hamiltonian was on board the Titanic, and was one of the fatalities.

Dr. Alfred Paine, pictured above,was a passenger in second class. A single man, he was returning to Canada. As was a common pattern of behavior, Dr. Pain became a friend and protector of one of the single ladies also travelling across the Atlantic in one of the big passenger liners.

Marion Wright was the young lady whom Dr. Paine befriended and looked after her interests. She was on her way to Oregon to meet her finance. Marion was possessed of beautiful soprano singing voice.

After dinner, just a few hours before the Titanic grazed the iceberg, there was a traditional hymn singing. Marion Wright and Dr. Paine were in attendance – ironically, Marion was chosen to sing “Lead Kindly Light” a hymn written in the aftermath of a shipwreck.

When Boat 9 was almost ready to…

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Brian MURZA/Killick Vison is battleoftheatlantic19391945; W.W.II NAVAL RESEARCHER-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, PRESENT DAY NAVAL-MILITARY ANALYST, from Canada.

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