S.F. Tomajczyk

American Author and Poet

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Iceberg Alley: Back To The Titanic!

April 8, 2012

Tags: Bio, Iceberg, Ice Patrol, Newfoundland, Titanic

Crew members prepare to drop a wreath on the RMS Titanic's resting spot. © SF Tomajczyk
By April 1998 James Cameron’s epic, adventure-romance movie, Titanic, was a phenomenal hit, receiving 14 Academy Award nominations. Theaters across the nation had long lines of people at every showing anxious to see the film for the second or third time, tissues in hand. Everyone it seemed had an interest in the ship’s tragic tale, including People Magazine. After discussing an article idea I had with the editors, I soon found myself zipping into my parka and going on assignment to visit “Iceberg Alley” with the International Ice Patrol and search for rogue icebergs threatening ships at sea. (more…)