The Story of the Titanic Told in Pictures
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Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon testifies at the British Commission of Inquiry.
The British Commission of Inquiry issued its "Report on the Loss of the Titanic" on July 30, 1912. The report was generally considered a whitewash. It absolved Captain Smith and the White Star Line of any blame for the disaster. The report completely overlooked the lack of lifeboats as a cause of the tragedy.