Titanic http://nwpr.org en Storied Research Subs Visit Northwest Coast http://nwpr.org/post/storied-research-subs-visit-northwest-coast <p></p><p>A storied research sub that explored and filmed the wreck of the Titanic is making an appearance in the Northwest. The deep-diving submarine "Alvin" is in Astoria Monday, &nbsp;August 26 through Friday, August 30 while its support ship changes crews. It's actually one of two well-known submersibles passing through the port town.</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:50:08 +0000 Tom Banse 33140 at http://nwpr.org Storied Research Subs Visit Northwest Coast Seattle Woman’s Great Aunt Faced Tough Decision On The Titanic http://nwpr.org/post/seattle-woman-s-great-aunt-faced-tough-decision-titanic <p>This past year has marked some big milestones. The 150th anniversary of the University of Washington, the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World’s Fair. Charles Dickens would have been 200. 2012 also marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. A majority of the people who boarded the luxury ocean liner didn’t survive the trip. For some, the only thing separating survival and drowning was a split-second decision. Now, a century after the tragedy, a Seattle woman wonders what she would do if she had been in her relative’s shoes on the night of the sinking. Sarah Waller has the story. Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:35:28 +0000 Sarah Waller 20396 at http://nwpr.org Seattle Woman’s Great Aunt Faced Tough Decision On The Titanic