Template talk:RMS Titanic

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Removal of notable passengers and notable crew members groups[edit]

Until I edited it, this template had two additional groups, "Notable passengers" and "Notable crew members". They were added by Prioryman and an anon, respectively. I have been bold and taken the liberty of removing them from this template for the following reasons:

  • The Guarantee Group (Andrews, etc) and the musicians qualify for listing under both categories.
  • There are no obvious criteria for determining whether a particular person is notable enough to qualify for listing under the "Notable _____'s" group on this template. To avoid disputes it is better to simply have no such listing.

Miss Madeline | Talk to Madeline 03:14, 9 May 2012 (UTC)

I suggest you return the section: they were notable enough to warrant a Wikipedia article! Some of these people are part of the lore of the sinking. Highly relevant. Verne Equinox (talk) 15:58, 10 May 2012 (UTC)
I disagree. Again, I'm not sure everyone listed there is notable enough to be there. Note that being notable enough for an article is not the same as being "supernotable" enough to warrant listing on this template. Also, I'm not sure "being part of the lore of the sinking" is a clear enough criteria. For example, what about Steward Cox? He saved several people, but Hart and Pearcey were also in the same group of stewards. And Hart is far better known (he's specifically mentioned in the sinking article, without having an article) while Cox is not. Any sort of suitably broad interpretation of "supernotability" would inevitably include Hart if Cox is included. Miss Madeline | Talk to Madeline 20:33, 15 May 2012 (UTC)

Lifeboat No. 1[edit]

Added (above).  ~Eric:71.20.250.51 (talk) 11:03, 10 March 2014 (UTC)