I was hoping for a closer point-by-point comparison of Blair and Smith based on knowledge of the men’s characters, but I don’t feel much better informed now than before. As others pointed out, there are many reasons for the tragedy of the Titanic, including inferior rivets, moonless night, insufficient lifeboats, etc.

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