1. Cam Houseman

    How did they lower the Reciprocating Engines, Turbines, and other machinery into Titanic?

    Hi y'all. Hope you're having a good day. I've always been wondering how they managed to low and fit, or move the Engines, Boilers, and other machinery into her hull, while she was being constructed. Weren't the uptakes for the funnels too small? Cargo Hatches as well? And, it'd be pretty comical...
  2. Tim Gerard

    Why couldn't Harland and Wolff build Titanic in the graving dock?

    I was reading about how some of the larger ocean liners, such as Titanic and Mauretania, were constructed and launched. They slid the finished hull down a slipway into the water, and they were concerned about it tipping over before the entire hull was in water. Harland and Wolff did have the...
  3. Encyclopedia Titanica

    The Mystery of March 22, 1909 and Titanic’s Keel-Blocks

    When were Titanics keel blocks laid.... Titanica! Sat, 16 Jan 2010 Continue reading...
  4. A

    Answered Where was the Titanic built

    At which shipyard was the Titanic constructed?
  5. A

    Answered How long did it take to build the Titanic?

    How long was the Titanic under construction?
  6. Belle Valentine

    What’s this thing underneath the windows of the A Deck Promenade?

    Hello! So I’ve been interested in the Titanic for about 12 years and I’m still learning and I still have questions, but recently every time I see a model or picture I can’t help but notice that right underneath the windows of the A Deck promenade there are these things that look a bit like an...
  7. Eef Janssen

    Numbers / Measurements bottom of Deckplans

    Hi, I'm new to the forums all tho I've been visiting the site for a long time for info about the Titanic. I have a question that kept me searching, but can't seem to find the answer to. Hopefully there is someone who can tell me the answer. What are the numbers on the bottom of the deckplans...
  8. J

    Titanic materials

    Hi, could anyone help me by telling me what sort of materials would be used in the following images? The first I think is the set from the movie. I put some red around some of the bits - not all since there is loads of it. I see the metal hull, but these look different in every model/photo I...
  9. Arun Vajpey

    Centre (or Center, if you like) of Gravity: Lusitania vs Titanic

    Looking at the profiles of the ill fated liners Lusitania and Titanic. I was struck by the differences in external design. Obviously, they told only part of the story since there were other factors to consider like position of the engines, boilers, storage holds and perhaps admiralty...
  10. Cjwalker5

    WSL and H&W Distinctive Design Characteristics

    I'm wondering if they are any certain specific design characteristics of white star line ships that you see in most of their commissioned ships or a certain characteristic from Harland and Wolff. Most designers have a tell or signature characteristic that differentiates their style, I'm...
  11. Ellie Stevenson

    So you think you know all about Titanic: quiz

    Test your Titanic knowledge with this lighthearted but teaser of a quiz! Discussion on the answers welcome! The So you think you know all about Titanic? quiz: 10 questions by Ellie Stevenson