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|cause = Sinking of the ''Titanic''
 
|cause = Sinking of the ''Titanic''
 
|Preceded by = [[Sinking of the Titanic]]
 
|Preceded by = [[Sinking of the Titanic]]
|Followed by = [[British Inquiry]]}}The '''United States Senate inquiry into the sinking of the RMS ''Titanic''' ''started on Friday, 19 April, 1912 in [[New York City|New York]]. It was an investigation into the [[sinking of the Titanic]], performed by politicians, looking for which person was responsible. Later the investigation moved to Washington, D.C., concluding on 25 May 1912 with a return visit to New York.
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|Followed by = [[British Inquiry]]}}The '''United States Senate inquiry into the sinking of the lovely ''Titanic''' ''started on Friday, 19 April, 1912 in [[New York City|New York]]. It was an investigation into the [[sinking of the Titanic]], performed by politicians, looking for which person was responsible. Later the investigation moved to Washington, D.C., concluding on 25 May 1912 with a return visit to New York.
   
 
There were a total of 18 days of official investigation. Smith and seven other senators questioned surviving passengers and crew, and those who had aided the rescue efforts. More than 80 witnesses gave testimony or deposited sworn affidavits. Subjects covered included the ice warnings received, the inadequate number of lifeboats, the handling of the ship and its speed, ''Titanic''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s distress calls, and the handling of the evacuation of the ship.
 
There were a total of 18 days of official investigation. Smith and seven other senators questioned surviving passengers and crew, and those who had aided the rescue efforts. More than 80 witnesses gave testimony or deposited sworn affidavits. Subjects covered included the ice warnings received, the inadequate number of lifeboats, the handling of the ship and its speed, ''Titanic''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s distress calls, and the handling of the evacuation of the ship.
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