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Belfast Woman Remembers Titanic On 106th Birthday

15th October 2013
Belfast Woman Remembers Titanic On 106th Birthday

#Titanic - Mary Millar was four years old in 1912 when she watched the Titanic sail out of Belfast Lough on its fateful voyage - and she's still with us more than a century later, recently celebrating her 106th birthday at Titanic Belfast.

UTV News reports on the special event on Sunday 13 October, where Millar recalled the excitement of seeing the massive ship sail out to sea, and remembered seeing only three of its massive funnels putting out smoke.

She has another connection to the ship, too, as her late husband James worked at Harland and Wolff for many years, following the footsteps of his father - who himself may have been part of the Titanic build team.

UTV News has much more on the story HERE.

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