Meet Violet Jessop: The World’s Most Unsinkable Woman

On April 10, 1912, the RMS Titanic set out on its maiden voyage and five days later sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. The “unsinkable ship” was a luxury boat whose passengers included some of the world’s wealthiest people when it hit an iceberg. The tragedy has since become an historic disaster taught to children at school. The story of the Titanic was even more popularized thanks to the 1997 movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio. But many people don’t know the story of Violet Jessop.

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Violet Jessop was a very special Irish woman who was clearly meant to be on this earth. Either that or she was literally the luckiest person on the planet. Violet survived three of the most disastrous shipwrecks of the 20th century. In addition to the Titanic catastrophe, White Star Line created two more ships that didn’t have the greatest fate either. The RMS Olympic crashed in 1911, and the Britannic sank in 1916.

Jessop was on all three boats at the time of each disaster.

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