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The Wreck of the Titan: Or, Futility originally called Futility is an novella written by Morgan Robertson.

The Wreck of the Titan: Or, Futility – Wikipedia

The story features the fictional ocean liner Titanwhich sinks in the North Atlantic after striking an iceberg. Following the sinking of the Titanicthe novel was reissued with some changes, particularly in the ship’s gross tonnage. The first half of Futility introduces the hero John Rowland. Rowland is edl disgraced former US Navy officer.

Now an alcoholic fallen to the lowest levels of society, he has been dismissed from the Navy and works as a deckhand on the Titan. One April night the ship hits an iceberg, sinking somewhat before the halfway point of the novel.


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The second half follows Rowland. He saves the young daughter of a former lover by jumping onto the iceberg with her.

The pair find a lifeboat washed up on the iceberg, and are eventually rescued by a passing ship. But the girl is recovered by her mother and Rowland is arrested for her kidnapping. A sympathetic magistrate discharges him and rebukes the mother for being unsympathetic to her daughter’s savior.

naufeagio Rowland disappears from the world. In a brief final chapter covering several years, Rowland works his way up from homeless and anonymous fisherman to a desk job and finally, two years after passing his civil service exam, to “a lucrative position under the Government, and as he seated himself at the desk in his office, could have been heard to remark: You have merely suffered in the past from a mistaken estimate of the importance of women and whisky.

A later edition includes a coda. Rowland receives a letter from the mother, who congratulates him and pleads for him to visit her, and the girl who begs for him.

Although the novel was written before the RMS Titanic was even conceptualized, there are some uncanny similarities between both the fictional and real-life versions. Like the Titanicthe fictional ship sank in April in the North Atlantic, and there were not enough lifeboats for all the passengers. Similarities between the Titanic and the fictional Titan include:. After the Titanic ‘s sinking, some people credited Robertson with clairvoyance.


Robertson denied this, claiming the similarities were explained by his nauffragio knowledge of shipbuilding and maritime trends. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anatomy of the Titanic.

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