Over 100 years have passed since the shocking Titanic tragedy in 1912. Here we’ve assembled some essential Titanic facts and stats about the ship, as well as those who traveled on her doomed maiden voyage.
What did the Titanic ship look like inside? Check out several different Titanic cross-section views, and get an idea of the size and the layout of the doomed vessel.
Tales of courage about people who died on the Titanic fascinate us to this day. Here are stories about some of the ship’s most prominent passengers.
Charlotte Collyer lived through the tragic disaster the world remembers more than 100 years later. Here, read about what happened in this dramatic and compelling first-person account from a Titanic survivor.
Here are some accounts from Titanic survivors of the mid-ocean disaster, who managed to be rescued from the doomed ship back in 1912.
Here are some front pages of newspapers around the country, showing very first breaking Titanic news on the night she sank. There was very little information available at the time, and some news reports were, sadly, completely inaccurate.
Below are several chapters from a book that was issued the same year as the Titanic disaster, and was called simply Titanic. While many aspects
See what it looked like inside the Titanic – the interiors of fancy lounges, dining rooms, first-class cabins and other luxurious delights – before the ship sunk to the ocean floor on her maiden voyage in 1912.
When the Titanic sank, it was the biggest ship in the world – and although the movie industry was still young, many cameras were able to cover the disaster. Here’s a look.
The great loss of the Titanic: It is now practically certain that 1,492 human beings went to their death in the sinking of the giant ship on the ice banks of Newfoundland.
Below are terrifying and telling sketches of the Titanic’s last moments, drawn by Lewis P Skidmore, who was a passenger on the rescue ship Carpathia
The Titanic was one of the most luxurious, well-appointed cruise liners ever, with seemingly no expense spared… except when it came to passenger safety in the event of an emergency. Artists had a lot to say about safety and Titanic lifeboats.
In 1912, people offered a generous and spontaneous outpouring of aid and encouragement to Mrs Collyer and her daughter, who were saved from the Titanic.
Fleeing the sinking ship in lifeboats, many Titanic survivors were saved by the first rescue ship on the scene. See how it happened, and what it was like when they finally made it to New York.
Repeated, desperate SOS calls were heard by at least 10 ships, which rushed to the scene as the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
What happened to Jack Phillips, the first telegraph operator aboard the Titanic, who sent the all-important message that the ship was sinking so rescue ships could arrive?
News was scarce as New York – and the entire world – awaited the survivors of the Titanic disaster, so everyone could find out what really happened.
Says Titanic hit “growler” iceberg (1912) New-York Tribune (New York, NY) April 16, 1912 Term applied by mariners to iceberg all but submerged Speaking from
Grim anniversary: The ‘unsinkable’ Titanic went down 50 years ago after hitting iceberg (1962) by Robert J Serling – San Mateo Times (San Mateo, California) April