The Titanic

Articles with information and timelines of the Titanic, along with explanations of its sinking


Titanic Sinking: A New Theory

Titanic Sinking: A New Theory

By now the story of the sinking of the Titanic is well-known and well-worn: Man creates an “unsinkable ship” and, in his hubris, brings along too few lifeboats. An iceberg cures his of his arrogance by tearing a hole in the side of the ship, sending it and thousands...
7 Amazing Stories Surrounding the Titanic

7 Amazing Stories Surrounding the Titanic

The First Film about the Titanic Premiered Just 29 Days after the Vessel Sank You may have seen James Cameron’s theatrical version of the Titanic, a movie that has accrued over $1.84 billion in total gross sales since its release in 1997. But we can confidently bet...
R.M.S Titanic

R.M.S Titanic

White Star Line Triple Screw Royal Mail Steamship Titanic The Crow’s Nest The Crow’s nest was used by the ship’s lookouts. It was from here, at 11.40 pm on April 15 1912, that lookouts Frederick Fleet and Reginald Lee first spotted the iceberg that...

Titanic – Bibliography

 Titanic and other White Star Line Ships – Mark M Nichol  Titanic’s Mail – James H Bruns  Titanic Facts and Figures – Jim Sadur  The Unsinkable Molly Brown – Danuta Bois  The Grave of the Titanic – Gulf of...
Titanic – Timeline

Titanic – Timeline

For more information on the 20th century maritime history of the North Atlantic, see The Hunt for Hitler’s Warship © 2015 by Patrick Bishop. It is available now from Amazon or Barnes & Noble.   Date Time Details 29th July...
Titanic Timeline

Titanic Timeline

1908- 1909   Construction of the Titanic began in Belfast, Ireland. 31st March 1909   The keel of Titanic was laid 31st May 1911 12 noon The hull of Titanic was successfully launched January 1912   Sixteen wooden lifeboats were fitted on board the...
Titanic – Timeline

Titanic – Timeline

Date Time Details 29th July 1908   The design for the Titanic was approved. 31st March 1909   The keel of Titanic was laid 31st May 1911 12 noon The hull of Titanic was successfully launched January 1912   Sixteen wooden lifeboats were fitted on board...

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The Titanic – Futility

Robertson’s novel features a ship, the Titan, ‘..which was the largest craft afloat and the greatest of the works of men’. No expense was spared on making the ship luxurious and the steward’s cabin is described as being ‘equal to that of...
The Titanic – The Californian

The Titanic – The Californian

So near but yet so far away…. The Titanic was not the only ship in the North Atlantic ice field on the night of 14th April 1912.  At around 10.30pm the liner Californian had stopped at the edge of the ice field for the night. They had turned off their radio...
The Titanic – Lifeboats

The Titanic – Lifeboats

One of the factors that makes the sinking of the Titanic so memorable is the fact that lives were needlessly lost. There were not enough lifeboats on board to hold all the passengers and crew and when the lifeboats were launched they were not filled to capacity....
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