The Corner

Titanic: An Engineer Writes

“Derbs: I wouldn’t put Titanic in the all-time classic category, but what struck me was the gradual encroachment of the flooding (eerily disconcerting, eh?) and the superb depiction of the engineering spaces (especially when the Chief Engineer orders a reversal of the engines– WOO HOO!!! that’s what I call engineering).”

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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