The Titanic

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

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

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The Titanic: Passengers, Crew, Sinking, and Survivors

The Titanic was a luxury vessel and the largest moveable man-made object of its time. It sank on April 15, 1912 off the coast of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic. Over 1,500 of the 2,240 passengers and crew lost their lives in the disaster. It remains a cautionary tale of…

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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 does away with this arrogance by tearing a hole in the side of the ship, sending it and thousands of…


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 that you have…


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 caused the Titanic to sink. Officers'…

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 Maine Aquarium Titanic Disaster - Karl Metelko Encyclopedia Titanica - (comprehensive…


Titanic Timeline

Titanic Timeline: An Overview       "What Was The Last Night On The Titanic Like?" For the full “History Unplugged” podcast, click here! This article is part of our larger selection of posts about the Titanic. To learn more, click here for our comprehensive guide to the Titanic. Date Time Details…

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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 the Titanic 31st March…

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 a first class hotel.' The latest technology was…


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…

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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 Titanic lifeboats on board to hold all the passengers and crew, and when the lifeboats were launched they were not filled to capacity. The information…

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