The Sinking of the Titanic – Drawn by Henry Reuterdahl

Titanic under tow after hitting huge iceberg (1912)

As we all know, reports that the Titanic was being towed to shore were little more than wishful thinking -- and the product of a very rushed newsroom with looming deadlines but very little solid information.
Titanic and Survivors - Genuine 1912 Footage

Titanic sinks, some rescued: Newsreel with authentic footage (1912)

As the Titanic drew away from the wharf to begin her only voyage, a common emotion quickened the thousands who were aboard her. For she was the biggest boat that ever had been in the world, the bewildering embodiment of an immense multitude of luxuries for which only the richest of the earth could pay.