Encyclopedia Titanica

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Titanica!3rd September 2011
Glenn Simpson
Harland and Wolff is at the symbolic forefront of Ulster's identity, its economic importance pivotal in explaining what gave Ulster Unionists political leverage during the Home rule question. T...
TITANIC'S VOYAGE FROM BELFAST TO SOUTHAMPTON APRIL 2ND
Titanica!1st November 2021
Brad Payne
Sea Trials and Delivery to Southampton...
A VISIT TO TITANIC BELFAST
Titanic Review13th April 2012
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly visits the Titanic Belfast exhibition...
Belfast, Port of. Belfast Harbour, the premier harbour of Ireland, is atthe head of Belfast Lough, in latitude 54° 36' N., 5° 56' W. The time ofhigh water at full and change is ...
NOMADIC RETURNS
Titanica!3rd January 2007
Kathleen Neill
How the Nomadic was saved and returned to Belfast...
THE TITANIC'S FIRST VICTIM
Titanica!14th May 2012
Frank Cox
The death of catch-boy Samuel Scott...
Nomadic Preservation Society5th November 2010
Celebrating a century of maritime history Outline programme Friday 3rd June 2011 13:30 ~ 17:00. Delegate registration at Holiday Inn, Belfast. 13:30 ~ ...
A BIRTHPLACE REBORN : THE TITANIC QUARTER
Titanica!21st October 2005
Senan Molony
PLANS for the development of 185 acres of dockland in Belfast that include the cradle of the Olympic and Titanic have just been formally announced. Most of the Queen's...
The Times22nd July 1899
BELFAST, July 20---Mr. Thomas H. Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line, was to-day presented with the freedom of the city...
The Times18th April 1913
OBITUARY --- MR. G. W. WOLFF --- Mr. Gustav Wilhelm Wolff, for long a partner in Messrs. Harland and Wolff, of Belfast, died yesterday at his residence in Park-street, W. He ...
New York Times9th June 1924
Head of Harland & Wolff, Shipbuilders, Stricken With Pneumonia---ON TOUR OF SOUTH AMERICA---A Leader in the Formation of the International Mercantile Marine---Visco...
99TH ANNIVERSARY OF TITANIC'S SINKING COMMEMORATED IN BELFAST
Titanic Stories16th May 2011
15th April 2011 was the 99th anniversary of Titanic’s foundering after hitting an iceberg in mid Atlantic. In towns and cities throughout the world, the event is remembered in simple ceremonies. ...
THE LAYING OF TITANIC’S KEEL
Titanica!6th November 2020
Brad Payne
March 22nd vs. March 31st...
SIR EDWARD J. HARLAND, BART.; 'the sixth of a family of eight.' Hisfather, Dr. Harland, a graduate of Edinburgh University, practised inScarborough until nearly the period of his death, in...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : TRIALS OF THE OLYMPIC, AND DEPARTURE FROM BELFAST
The Shipbuilder
31st May 1911 saw both the launch of the Titanic and the departure from Belfast of the Olympic...
The Times21st April 1904
BELFAST, APRIL 20The freedom of the city of Belfast, unanimously voted by the council someweeks ago, was formally presented to Mrs. Pirrie at the town-hall to-day inthe presence ...
The Times9th June 1924
PEACE AND WAR SERV...
THOMAS ANDREWS - TITANIC DESIGNER
Titanic Stories1st August 2011
Titanic Stories
The undoubted hero of the story of the titanic is Thomas Andrews, chief naval architect, managing director of the design department at Harland and Wolff and the leader of the Guarantee Group. ...
TITANIC AT 100: A PERSONAL JOURNEY
Titanica!22nd April 2012
Malcolm Bowen Niedner, Jr.
Rare glass plate lantern slides of Titanic and Captain Smith...
'THE SHIPBUILDER' SPECIAL EDITION - TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Shipbuilder
Table of contents and illustrations for the special edition, Olympic and Titanic issue, June 1911...
THE MYSTERY OF MARCH 22, 1909 AND TITANIC’S KEEL-BLOCKS
Titanica!16th January 2010
Brad Payne
When were Titanic's keel blocks laid....
ISMAY'S DREAM Belfast musician records Titanic themed album...
FEATURES OF FITTING OUT
Titanica!7th August 2020
Brad Payne
The giant floating crane and the Jackal...
The Times25th December 1895
OBITUARY---SIR EDWARD HARLAND, M.P.Sir Edward James Harland, Bart., M. P. for North Belfast, died suddenly yesterday morning at his residence, Glenfarne-hall, Enniskillen. He ...
Weekly Irish Times7th September 1912
Article...
The Times20th June 1935
WIDOW OF THE GREAT SHIPBUILDER---Viscountess Pirrie, widow of the famous Belfast shipbuilder and shipowner, died yesterday at her home in Carlos Place, W., at the age of 78....
NOMADIC : THE BELFAST CHILD
Titanic Review25th June 2008
Philip Hind
1987, on the long drive from Italy after a holiday a gawky teenager begged his long-suffering parents to take a detour via Paris. The object of the harried dash through the gridloc...
WHERE TITANIC WAS BUILT
Titanic Stories11th July 2008
Titanic Stories
You many think Belfast is famous for producing one thing, the Titanic. You would be wrong. Titanic may be the best known export but she was by no means the only innovative piece of engineering to leave these shores....
THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY FROM THE TITANIC
Titanic Review21st May 2012
Ed Coghlan
Thomas Millar helped to construct the Titanic ...
THE FORGOTTEN DRILLS ABOARD TITANIC
Titanica!30th January 2018
Ioannis Georgiou
Were the Titanic's lifeboats ever tested and her crew properly trained to lower them?...
Harland and Wolff, Ltd., Belfast. Shipbuilding in Belfast as aprogressive industry is of comparatively recent growth, and yet there isprobably no commertial [sic] centre more prominently i...
JOHN QUINN: A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY John Quinn was born in Belfast on 3rd ...
SHIPBUILDING IN IRELAND.-Whatever may be said of other branches of Irishindustry, its shipbuilding may, it would appear, compare notunfavourably with that of any other part of the kingdom....
Filson Young
The classic text of Titanic by Filson Young...
The Times17th December 1896
BELFAST, DEC 16Much gratification is expressed in Belfast with regard to a letter received by the Lord Mayor, who is a partner in the large shipbuilding fir...
Belfast Newsletter1st April 1912
The new White Star liner Titanic, largest vessel in the world, has now been completed by her builders, Messrs. Harland & Wolff. Ltd., and at eleven o'clock this...
The Times22nd April 1912
The shipbuilding works of Messrs Harland and Wolff (Limited) at Queen’s Island were closed on Saturday, which was regarded as a day of mourning for the members of the staff lost in the Titanic.......
Weekly Telegraph29th June 1912
BELFAST COMPENSATION CLAIMS...
THE CHEEK OF WILLIAM WELLER
Titanica!3rd June 2004
Senan Molony
After the Hawke collision Able Seaman William Clifford Weller was annoyed that he would lose out on wages for the voyage......
CENTENARY OF RMS OLYMPIC'S LAUNCH
Belfast Titanic Society14th October 2010
BELFAST TITANIC SOCIETY COMMEMORATES CENTENARY OF RMS OLYMPIC’S LAUNCH The Belfast Titanic Society will mark 100 years since the launch of Titanic’s sister sh...
TITANIC SOCIETY TO COMMEMORATE 99 YEARS SINCE THE LOSS OF THE SHIP
Belfast Titanic Society13th April 2011
On Friday 15th April at 12 noon, members of the Belfast Titanic Society will gather at Belfast City Hall to remember those from the city who were lost aboard RMS Titanic in 1912. Wreaths will be placed at the Titanic Memorial, on the Donegall Square East side of the City Hall grounds....
TITANIC: THE HINGLEY ANCHORS
Titanica!11th September 2012
Jonathan Smith
The story of Titanic's centre anchor...
AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
Titanica!7th November 2013
Stuart Kelly
Stuart Kelly describes the excitement and tension of the auction of the most valuable Titanic artefact ever sold....
SURVIVABILITY STUDY OF THE 1912 RMS TITANIC DISASTER
Titanica!5th September 2020
Peter Carpenter
A Statistical and Machine Learning Analysis...
OLYMPIC, TITANIC & BRITANNIC: AN ISSUE OF FINANCE
Titanica!13th January 2021
Mark Chirnside
One remarkable statistic is that the cost of building the three Olympic class ships was more, in cash terms, than the value of the entire White Star Line fleet....
CARPATHIA AND THE TITANIC RESCUE
Titanica!6th July 2021
Sir James Bisset
Second Officer of the Carpathia recalls a dramatic night...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : BUILDING OF THE HULLS
The Shipbuilder
Key aspects in the construction of the Olympic and Titanic hulls...
The Times13th August 1889
ELECTION INTELLIGENCEBELFAST (NORTH DIVISION)The nomination for North Belfast took place yesterday. Six papers containing the names of Sir John Preston, Sir William Quartus...
The Times29th November 1895
Our Belfast Correspondent telegraphed last night: At a special meeting of the Belfast City Council yesterday, Alderman Pirrie, a director of the firm of Harland a...
The Times25th July 1898
BELFAST, JULY 24Mr. W. J. Pirrie, High Sheriff of county Antrim, and ex-Lord Mayor of the city, entertained at Ormiston on Thursday the Judges of ...
The Times10th February 1912
Dame Rosa Matilda Harland, of Baroda, House Kensington Palace-gardens, W., who died at Tunbridge Wells on October 21, daughter of Mr. Thomas Wann, of Vermont, Belfast, and wid...
LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO JIM DEMPSEY A fascinating letter written just one month before Titanic sailed....
Belfast Evening Telegraph5th June 1912
How another hero died...
New York Times20th June 1935
Headed Ship Firm...
Titanica!28th August 2003
Eight Harland and Wolff workers were killed during the construction of the Titanic five of whom have been identified. In addition to the fatalities there were 28 serious accidents and 218 minor ...
RMS TITANIC AUCTION ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 2010
Henry Aldridge and Son16th March 2010
Titanic and White Star Line specialists Henry Aldrige and Son have announced their next auction of Titanic, White Star Line and Ocean Liner Memorabilia. Selected lots will be available to view at the Titanic Made in Belfast Exhibition in Belfast April 3rd to April 11th....
WE HAVE NO LOOK-OUT GLASSES IN THE CROW'S NEST.
Titanica!19th November 2011
Art Braunschweiger
Perhaps the most catastrophic lapse of memory in history...
THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF JAMES DOBBIN: SHIPWRIGHT
Titanica!23rd May 2012
In a second extract from In Titanic Times Frank Cox considers another of Titanic's early victims....
CARLISLE'S RETIREMENT – SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION
Titanica!22nd January 2018
Ioannis Georgiou
Why did the esteemed naval architect retire so suddenly...
The Titanic Wall in Belfast contains the names of 1,512 alleged Titanic victims but there are 16 victims too many on the wall. ...
THE BIRTH AND DEATHS REGISTRATION (NORTHERN IRELAND) ORDER 1976, ARTICLE 34...
George Henry Preble
THE WHITE STAR LINE, 1870.-The White Star Line was originally composed of a fleet of fast-sailing American clipper-ships, by the "Champion of the Seas," ...
Probate of the Will of Thomas Andrews (Junior) late of Dunallon Windsor Avenue Belfast Ship Builder who died as is believed on or about 15 April 1912, at sea ...
TITANIC BELFAST: TITANIC IN MY BLOOD
Titanic Stories
Susie Millar, whose great grandfather Thomas Millar died upon the Titanic, shows us around Belfast – birthplace of Titanic. ...
OLYMPIC & TITANIC : THE BUILDERS OF THE “OLYMPIC” AND “TITANIC.”
The Shipbuilder
Description of Harland & Wolff's Queen's Island Works...
New York Times20th January 1889
A WHITE STAR STEAMER THAT IS EXPECTED TO BEAT ALL RECORDS---BELFAST, Jan. 19---The new White Star steamer Teutonic was launched thismorning from the Queens Island ya...
The Times30th November 1895
The unanimous nomination of Alderman Pirrie to be Lord Mayor of Belfast for next year has increased the hope that, as one of the most energetic members of the firm of Messrs...
The Times15th December 1897
To-night a banquet was given to the Right Hon. W. J. Pirrie, J.P., Lord Mayor of Belfast, and Mrs. Pirrie by the citizens on the occasion of the approaching termination of th...
The Times6th April 1904
BELFAST, April 5---At the meeting of the City Corporation to-day Alderman John McCormick moveda resolution electing and admitting Mrs. Pirrie an honorary burgess of theci...
GIANT SHIPS SOON TO JOIN THE ATLANTIC FLEET
New York Times12th December 1909
Olympic and Titanic, Carrying 5,000 People---12,000 Tons Heavier, 50 Feet Longer Than Any Ship AfloatVISITORS to the commercial capital of Ireland by way of the Victoria Cha...
New York Times14th March 1912
His Harland & Wolff Interests Sold to Brown & Co., Report Says---Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES---LONDON, March 13---It is reported from Belfast on good authority that Lor...
Belfast Newsletter26th April 1912
Patrick Morgan charged with assault...
The Times4th April 1925
The RIGHT HON. VISCOUNT PIRRIE, K.P., LL.D. D.Sc., of Witley Park, Godalming, and of Ormiston, Strandtown, Belfast, chairman of Harland and Wolff...
The Times6th March 1926
ALEXANDER CARLISLE  The Right Hon Alexander Montgomery Carlisle, who died yesterday in London at the age of 71, was a Belfast shipbuilder and engineer of distinction, w...
THE SINKING OF THE TITANIC BY COMMANDER LIGHTOLLER
BBC Radio1st November 1936
CH Lightoller's first-hand account of the sinking of the Titanic...
ASQUITH AND THE CONSPIRACY TO SINK TITANIC
Titanica!9th July 2004
Senan Molony
The architect, the owner, and the Captain were partners in an infamous conspiracy to repair their desperate fortunes by sinking the ship and sharing the insurance money...
Voyage26th October 2004
John P. Eaton
GLENDUN (Antrim Iron Ore Co., LTD.) On Sunday, December 10th, 1909, the immense stern framing of Titanic was transported from Darlington Forge Company’...
Voyage12th December 2004
John P. Eaton
On October 1911, when Titanic was moved from the deep water wharf to the Alexandra Wharf to clear a convenient mooring for the incoming Olympic, the move was ...
ARMENIAN
Voyage27th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Cestrian, sister ship to the Armenian, seen here at Harland and Wolff's Belfast yard following...
NOMADIC
Voyage22nd August 2005
John P. Eaton
The Titanic's tender at Cherbourg...
Titanica!8th July 2006
Charles A. Haas
Producer of the film version of A Night to Remember...
RMS TITANIC MISCELLANY IRISH ACADEMIC PRESS : The RMS Titanic Miscellany John D.T. White Foreword by Eamonn Holmes ...
TITANIC SCHOOLS PROJECT Terry Madill conducts a schools visit to the Titanic Quarter, Belfast, helping to educate young people about what life was like for those who worked on the building of the Titanic, the world's most famous ocean going liner...
COMING TO THE BOYLE
Titanica!15th March 2019
Senan Molony
Titanic fire evidence prompts ‘Problems!’ remark...