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    From “fr.wikipedia.org/ Capitaine Haddock” (Tintin, Hergé)

    However, the surname Haddock is real, a Sir Richard Haddock (1629-1715) having commanded the Royal James at the battle of Solebay (5) and his second son, Nicholas Haddock having followed his father’s career. In addition, Herbert James Haddock (1861-1946) (6) was commander in the White Star Line and, among others, title captain (although the ship does not sail) of the Titanic before its d elivery to the transatlantic company, and then of the vessel. brother of the Titanic, the Olympic(7).

    5 « Les Personnages de Tintin dans l’histoire », Historia, 2011.
    6 ↑ Louis Francken, Le Vrai Capitaine Haddock : Herbert James, éditions Avant-Propos, Waterloo, 2011 (ISBN 978-2-930627-09-0).
    7 ↑ (en) Notice biographique [archive] sur le site de l’Encyclopedia Titanica.