Possibly-Related Morgan Robertson Wrote The Titan

Possibly-Related Morgan Robertson Wrote The Titan

Sim­i­lar­i­ties of the rôles as well as the first and fam­i­ly names be­tween my­self and Mor­gan Robert­son have led to wide­spread spec­u­la­tion that we may be re­lat­ed. On the face of it, we’re un­like­ly re­lat­ed (he’s un­like­ly Ashke­naz!) but spec­u­la­tion is fun. “The Oth­er Mor­gan” in 1912 wrote The Wreck of the Ti­tan: Or, Fu­til­i­ty about a ship named the Ti­tan that was full of elites with­out enough lifeboats that hit an ice­berg and sunk on an April night–14 years be­fore the fa­mous “Ti­tan­ic” event.