RMS Titanic was a British registered four funnelled ocean liner built in 1912 for the transatlantic passenger and mail service between Southampton and New York.
Constructed at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Ireland Titanic was, on her maiden voyage, the largest vessel afloat.
On 10 April 1912 the RMS Titanic sailed from Southampton, England with 2,200 passengers and crew, four days later the Titanic collided with an iceberg and sank: 1500 people died and 700 survived. This website tells their story and that of the great ship with which their lives would be inextricably linked.
Passenger List | Crew List | Survivors | Victims
RMS Titanic carried 2207 people. People all ages, people of great wealth and of bitter poverty. Unsuspecting witnesses to an event they could never have envisaged
If you could walk the decks of RMS Titanic you would hear a dozen or more languages being spoken with every imaginable dialect. Not surprisingly RMS Titanic is often described as a microcosm of society.
The route to understanding the RMS Titanic story is to learn about and understand the people that built her, the people that sailed on her, those that died and those that survived when she met her end.
Encyclopedia Titanica contains a biography for every single person that travelled on RMS Titanic
on her maiden voyage as well as information about the places people came from and the ships her crew served on.
Constantly revised and updated by a dedicated crew of our own, Encyclopedia Titanica is the ultimate RMS Titanic resource.
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