On April 10 1912, the Titanic sailed from Southampton. A few Cornish passengers were on board, including deck engineer Henry Philip Creese, memorialised in Falmouth Cemetery. How were the news of the Titanic delivered? What can we learn about the most famous maritime disaster in the world? And how has Cornwall, notorious for its shipwreck history, contributed to the way in which the UK takes care of the victims of such disasters?

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