TITANIC HARLAND AND WOLFF
163 items found relating to : Titanic Harland And Wolff
|The Times||NEW M.P. FOR EAST BELFAST
9th February 1940
Mr. Henry P. Harland, a director of Harland and Wolff, was yesterday returned as Conservative member of Parliament for East Belfast. No other candidate was nominated. The seat became vacant through the elevation to the peera...
|HARLAND AND WOLFF DRAWING OFFICE
Draughtsmen at work on the Titanic design drawings in the Harland and Wolff drawing office....
|New York Times||LORD PIRRIE NOT RETIRING
15th March 1912
Report That He is Quitting Harland & Wolff is Denied --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, March 14---I am authorized to state that there is absolutely no truth in the statements...
|CAPTAIN SMITH WITH LORD PIRRIE OF HARLAND AND WOLFF
|New York Times||30-KNOT LINER PROBABLE
23rd August 1907
Statement of the Managing Director of Harland & Wolff --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Aug. 22---According to New York reports published here, Lord Pirrie, head of the firm of...
|POSTCARD: LAUNCH OF THE GIANT WHITE STAR LINER 'OLYMPIC' AT HARLAND & WOLFF'S SHIPYARD, BELFAST
|The Times||SIR EDWARD HARLAND BECOMES AN M.P.
13th August 1889
ELECTION INTELLIGENCE BELFAST (NORTH DIVISION) The nomination for North Belfast took place yesterday. Six papers containing the names of Sir John Preston, Sir William Quartus Ewart, and Mr. Thomas M'Cormick (secretary of...
|New York Times||PIRRIE DENIES THAT HE IS TO RETIRE
21st November 1913
BELFAST, Nov. 20---Lord Pirrie to-day personally denied the report that he is about to retire from the Chairmanship of the great shipbuilding and engineering firm of Harland & Wolff. ...
|The Times||LORD PIRRIE'S WILL
9th May 1925
WILLIAM JAMES, first VISCOUNT PIRRIE, K.P., of Belgrave-square, W., and Witley Park, Surrey, chairman of Harland and Wolff, Belfast, Lord Mayor of Belfast, 1896-97, who died on board ship in t...
|THE GREAT GANTRY, HARLAND & WOLFF, BELFAST
|TITANIC'S KEEL LAID AT HARLAND AND WOLFF SHIPYARD
31st March 1909
|TITANIC WORKERS AT HARLAND AND WOLFF
In the distance the Titanic, almost ready for launch, looms over the yard. ...
|The Times||LADY HARLAND'S WILL
10th 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 widow of Sir Edward Harland, Bt., M.P. for North Belf...
|The Times||BELFAST SHIPBUILDER'S ESTATE
10th April 1926
The RIGHT HON. ALEXANDER MONTGOMERY CARLISLE, of Orme-square, W., for some years general mannager and chairman of Messrs. Harland and Wolff, shipbuilders and engineers, of Belfast, and lately a director ...
|New York Times||LORD PIRRIE TO RETIRE
14th 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 Lord Pirrie has intimated his intention not o...
|New York Times||LADY PIRRIE MAY HEAD HARLAND & WOLFF, THE GREAT BRITISH SHIPBUILDING FIRM
17th July 1924
Copyright, 1924, by The New York Times Company --- By Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, July 16---It is the general belief in shipping circles that Lady Pirrie will assume the post of President of the great shipbu...
|New York Times||LORD PIRRIE OPERATED UPON
23rd February 1912
Belfast Shipbuilder Has Recovered from the Immediate Effects --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, Feb. 22---Lord Pirrie, head of the Belfast shipbuilding firm of Harland & Wolff...
|The Times||PIRRIE'S ELECTION AS LORD MAYOR ASSURED
30th 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. Harland and Wolff, he may be able to ...
|THE ARROLL GANTRY, HARLAND & WOLFF
|TITANIC : REAL ARCHIVE FILM 1912
Original archive movie film of the Titanic entering dock at Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast,....
|The Times||MOURNING IN BELFAST : CAPTAIN SMITH'S PREDICTION
22nd 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. With one exception all the me...
|HARLAND AND WOLFF PHOTOGRAPHER CELEBRATED IN NEW TITANIC EXHIBITION
Celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the launch of RMS Titanic will begin on Thursday with the opening of a major photographic exhibition....
|The Sun (New York)||PIRRIE TO REBUILD YACHT
27th August 1912
Chief of Titanic's Builders Greatly Impressed by Disaster --- Special Cable Despatch to THE SUN --- LONDON, Aug. 26---It is stated that Lord Pirrie, the chairman of Harland & Wolff, the builders o...
|WOLFF FAMILY PAGE OF THE MAN FAMILY WEB SITE
|STATUE OF SIR EDWARD HARLAND
"R.M.S. Titanic" Harland & Wolff design dept schematic scale blueprint of "Titanic's" plumbing & water systems. Approx 9ft x 20ins. This drawing was the personal property of W.D. Wilson esq....
|The Times||LORD PIRRIE'S ESTATE
4th 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, Limited, shipbuilders and eng...
|HARLAND & WOLFF
|The Times||EDWARD HARLAND BECOMES A BARONET
25th July 1885
From the LONDON GAZETTE, Friday, July 24 WHITEHALL, JULY 23 The Queen has been pleased to direct Letters Patent to be passed under the Great Seal granting the dignity of a Baronet...
|The Times||PIRRIE NOMINATED FOR LORD MAYOR OF BELFAST
29th 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 and Wolff, was unanimously nominated ...
|THOMAS ANDREWS : HARLAND AND WOLFF PORTRAIT
|TITANIC IS LAUNCHED
31st May 1911
|LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO JIM DEMPSEY
10th March 1912
A fascinating letter written just one month before Titanic sailed....
|LETTER FROM TITANIC ELECTRICAL ENGINEER WILLIAM KELLY TO HIS MOTHER
10th December 1912
Kelly tells his mother what he thinks of Southampton and some of the Titanic's passengers....
|New York Times||BIGGER THAN THE LUSITANIA
12th September 1907
White Star Line Decides to Build Vessel---Speed to be 22 Knots --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Sept. 11---A Belfast correspondent telegraphs that Harland & Wolff have officially admitted that the...
|BRITANNIC POSTCARD (ON STOCKS)
|The Shipwrecked Mariner Quarterly Maritime Magazine (1882)||SHIPBUILDING IN IRELAND
SHIPBUILDING IN IRELAND.-Whatever may be said of other branches of Irish industry, its shipbuilding may, it would appear, compare not unfavourably with that of any other part of the kingdom. The Clyde claims pre-eminence, but Mes...
|The Times||T. ISMAY CONTRIBUTES TO PIRRIE HOSPITAL FUND
17th December 1896
BELFAST, DEC 16 Much gratification is expressed in Belfast with regard to a letter received by the Lord Mayor, who is a partner in the large shipbuilding firm of Harland and Wolff, from Mr. Thom...
|THOMAS ANDREWS IN CRICKET WHITES
|La Science et la Vie||TITANIC BOILERS
From 'La Science et la Vie', June 1913...
|TITANIC BELFAST ALBUM
Photographs by Bob Fry from a recent visit to Belfast...
|The Times||HARLAND, SIR EDWARD J.
25th 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 was found dead in bed. Except for a chill...
|New York Times||BIG SHIPS EASY TO BUILD
11th July 1910
BIG SHIPS EASY TO BUILD --- Only Limited by Docks and Channel, Says English Yard Manager --- Among the passengers who arrived yesterday on the White Star steamship Celtic was the Right Hon. Alexander M. Carlisle...
|The Times||DEATH NOTICE OF HELEN ANDREWS HARLAND
24th August 1966
HARLAND. On August 22nd, 1966, HELEN REILLY HARLAND, of Phoenix Lodge, Dunmurry, co. Antrim, daughter of John Barbour, of Conway, Dunmurry, widow of Thomas Andrews, of Comber, co. Down, ...
|The Times||WOLFF, GUSTAV W.
18th 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 underwent an operation on Tuesday. ...
|RMS TITANIC MISCELLANY
23rd March 2011
IRISH ACADEMIC PRESS : The RMS Titanic Miscellany John D.T. White Foreword by Eamonn Holmes ...
Harland and Wolff shipyard workers look up at the mammoth triple propellers and rudder of one of the Olympic class vessels, either Olympic, Titanic or Britannic....
This is the house where in the summer of 1907, the Olympic & Titanic were conceived by Lord William Pirrie and J. Bruce Ismay....
5th December 2004
John P. Eaton
While Titanic was outfitting, Jackal served as an auxiliary vessel moored alongside, her generator providing light and power aboard the ship for the outfitting workers. Also used as a yard tug. ...
|The New York Times||OLYMPIC CUTS HER OWN TIME
19th July 1911
Five Days, 13 Hours, 20 Minutes from Daunt's Rock to the Lightship --- The new White Star liner Olympic, which arrived in Quarantine last night and anchored, has made even better time on her second voyage th...
|The Times||LADY PIRRIE
20th 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. She was Margaret Montgomer...
|The Times||PIRRIE RE-ELECTED LORD MAYOR
2nd December 1896
BELFAST, DEC 1 At a meeting of the corporation, held to-day, Alderman Pirrie was unanimously re-elected Lord Mayor for the ensuing year....
|The Times||PIRRIE INSTALLED AS LORD MAYOR
2nd January 1896
BELFAST, JAN 1 At the meeting of the City Council to-day Sir William M'Cammond vacated the chair, and Alderman Pirrie was installed as Lord Mayor. He is, as he stated in his address, a Libe...
|FRANK JOHN ROBERTS
Frank John Roberts, in a photograph taken about six-months before the Titanic sailed. According to family members Roberts had been aboard the Titanic at Harland and Wolff shipyard and had assisted in provisioning th...
|BAPTISMAL RECORD OF WILLIAM PIRRIE
17th June 1847
Pirrie---J. A. Pirrie of Quebec merchant, and Eliza his wife had a son born on the thirty first day of May and baptized on the seventeenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty seven, named William by John Cook, D.D., Min'r...
|Liverpool Echo||AMONG THE MISSING
17th April 1912
One of the Titanic?s first-class passengers not yet accounted for is Mr. W. H. Parr, a young electrical engineer, whose wife, with her infant child, is now in Northwich on a visit to her father, Mr. Joseph Poole, a guardian over-seer and a well...
|The Times||THOMAS ISMAY HONORED BY CITY OF BELFAST
22nd 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 in recognition of his services to Belfast ...
|New York Times||LADY PIRRIE DEAD; HEADED SHIP FIRM
20th June 1935
Widow of Belfast Builder of Many Vessels Succeeded Him in Control of Concern --- ADVISED HIM FOR YEARS --- He Had Often Publicly Paid High Tribute to Her Assistance---Daughter of Professor --- LONDON, June 19...
WAS born in Southampton forty-three years ago. He served his apprenticeship in the works of the London and South-Western Railway Co., and after other appointments sailed in vessels owned by the company as second engineer. Four years were spent with t...
27th March 2005
John P. Eaton
Cestrian, sister ship to the Armenian, seen here at Harland and Wolff's Belfast yard following completion. (courtesy Lawrence Dunn, Famous Liner...
|New York Times||CARLISLE, DESIGNER OF TITANIC, IS DEAD
6th March 1926
Member of Privy Council and Noted Engineer Stricken at 72 --- DISASTER BROKE HIS HEART --- Recently Visited Old Friend, Ex-Kaiser---Wanted “Merry Widow Waltz” Played at Funeral --- ...
|MR WILLIAM TAGGART - DELIVERY CREW TRIMMER
Mr William Taggart was born in Belfast in 1889 and began work with the Harland & Wolff yard as an apprentice. He was one of the workers who helped to build Titanic from day one. He had also been a crewmember of the Olympic. When the Titanic...
|Chronicles of the Cumming Club (1887)||SIR EDWARD J. HARLAND, BART.
SIR EDWARD J. HARLAND, BART.; 'the sixth of a family of eight.' His father, Dr. Harland, a graduate of Edinburgh University, practised in Scarborough until nearly the period of his death, in 1866. He was a man of remarkable skill...
|New York Times||J. BRUCE ISMAY RETURNS TO ENGLAND
19th September 1901
J. Bruce Ismay, one of the owners of the White Star Line of steamships, and Hon. W. J. Pirrie of the shipbuilding firm of Harland & Wolff of Belfast, the builders of the White Star steamers, who recently came over on the C...
|New York Times||TITANIC TESTS HER SPEED
3rd April 1912
Then She Sails for Southampton to Prepare for Maiden Voyage by Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times LONDON, April 2.—The White Star liner Titanic, which has just been completed by Ha...
|New York Times||OLYMPIC CARRIES PIRRIE'S BODY HOME
14th June 1924
White Star Liner Was Biggest Ship Ever Built in Viscount?s Yards --- DIED ON WAY FROM TROPICS --- Great Shipbuilder, Near Death, Insisted on Being Carried Out to See Panama Canal --- The body of Viscount Pirr...
|Lincoln Daily News||MAJOR BUTT DESTROYED PAPERS
29th April 1912
Mrs. Cassebeer statement...
|The Sphere||OLYMPIC ENTERING THOMPSON GRAVING DOCK
30th September 1911
Takes 23,000,000 gallons to fill...
|Titanic Stories||99TH ANNIVERSARY OF TITANIC'S SINKING COMMEMORATED IN BELFAST
16th 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. ...
|Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908)||HARLAND AND WOLFF, LTD.
Harland and Wolff, Ltd., Belfast. Shipbuilding in Belfast as a progressive industry is of comparatively recent growth, and yet there is probably no commertial [sic] centre more prominently identified with the trade to-day than th...
|TITANIC LAUNCH TICKET
31st May 1911
An extremely rare example of a ticket to the launch of the Titanic Launch of t...
|Cork Examiner||TITANIC GANTRY DESIGNER DIES
8th February 1913
Sir William Arrol and two disasters...
|The Times||ALEXANDER CARLISLE OBITUARY
6th March 1926
ALEXANDER CARLISLE The Right Hon Alexander Montgomery Carlisle, who died yesterday in London at the age of 71, was a ...
|Falmouth Packet||FALMOUTH MAN DROWNED
26th April 1912
The name of Mr. H. Creece (sic), deck engineer, does not appear amongst the survivors and he has been given up as lost. The deepest sympathy is felt for the widow and her two children in their great sorrow. Obituary WAS born at ...
|The Times||HARLAND RE-ELECTED MAYOR OF BELFAST
2nd December 1885
Sir E. J. Harland was yesterday re-elected Mayor of Belfast....
|THE LAURENTIC/MEGANTIC EXPERIMENT
The Olympic-class liners were fitted with two triple expansion engines, which powered the port and starboard propellers, and a low-pressure turbine, which powered the center propeller. This propulsion system was first tested on the White Star s...
|THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY
15th August 2011
Told by the great granddaughter of a crew member.....
|Dictionary of National Biography (1901)||ISMAY, THOMAS HENRY
Prof. Sir John Knox Laughton, Litt.D.
ISMAY, THOMAS HENRY (1837-1899), shipowner, eldest son of Joseph Ismay, of Marypoint, [sic; should be "Maryport], Cumberland, was born there on 7 Jan. 1837. At the age of sixteen he was apprenticed to a firm of shipbrokers (...
|Titanica!||THE UNTIMELY DEATH OF JAMES DOBBIN: SHIPWRIGHT
23rd May 2012
In a second extract from In Titanic Times Frank Cox considers another of Titanic's early victims....
|DEATHS OF SHIPYARD WORKERS
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 accidents recorded by the firm. Compensation pa...
|The Daily Bulletin (Honolulu)||[GUSTAV WOLFF ARRIVES AT HONOLULU, 1885]
13th April 1885
DISTINGUISHED VISITORS --- By the S. S. Australia the following gentlemen arrived and are at present staying at the Hawaiian Hotel: Lord Elphinstone, James Ashbury, Esq., M. P., G. Wolff, Esq., Belfast, and C. Sc...
|The Times||LORD PIRRIE - DOMINANT FIGURE IN SHIPBUILDING
9th June 1924
PEACE AND WAR SERVICES ...
|New-York Tribune||OLYMPIC TO BE DRIVEN IN PART BY OIL FUEL
10th December 1912
--- White Star Line Announces Decision---Combustible To Be Carried Between Shells --- (By Cable to The Tribune) --- London, Dec. 10---The White Star company has taken an important step in...
|New York Times||LORD PIRRIE DIES ON SHIP BOUND HERE
9th 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 --- Viscount Pirrie, head of the famous firm of...
|The Star, Christchurch, New Zealand||[BRUCE ISMAY AND GUSTAV WOLFF ARRIVE IN NEW ZEALAND, 1885]
24th February 1885
SHIPPING TELEGRAMS --- Auckland, Feb. 23. --- The Doric, S.S., Captain Jennings, arrived this evening. Left London Jan. 5 and Plymouth Jan. 8. Had fine weather to Teneriffe, arriving at 8a.m. Jan. ...
|Weekly Irish Times||A LINER TO ECLIPSE THE OLYMPIC
21st September 1912
A New Leviathan The new Atlantic liner which Messrs Harland and Wolff Limited are building for the White Star Line will eclipse in size and tonnage the Olympic and the ill-fated Titanic. The new vessel will be called the Britannic in ...
|Nomadic Preservation Society||PROGRAMME FOR NOMADIC CENTENERY CELEBRATIONS REVEALED
5th 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 ~ 17:00. Exclusive opening tour...
|Titanic Stories||THOMAS ANDREWS - TITANIC DESIGNER
1st August 2011
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. ...
|New York Times||CHANGE IN COMMODORES
6th June 1911
Capt. Haddock to Head White Star Line at Increased Pay --- Capt. E. J. Smith, R. N. R., the Commodore of the White Star Line, who is to command the new mammoth liner Olympic, will retire at the end of the present year, it is understoo...
|Titanic Review||THE TWO PENNIES : A TRUE STORY FROM THE TITANIC
21st May 2012
Ed Coghlan reviews Susie Millar's memoir of her great grandfather Thomas Millar who helped to construct the Titanic and died on her....
|Southampton Echo||TITANIC SURVIVOR FOUND HANGED
11th January 1965
Mr. Frederick Fleet (76), Titanic survivor-the lookout who said at the Inquiry he could have saved the disaster-was found dead, hanged, at his home in Norman-road, Freemantle, Southampton, yesterday. His brother-in-law with whom he lived, Mr. ...
|FILM OF TITANIC ENTERING THE THOMPSON GRAVING DOCK
3rd February 1912
|TITANIC RELIEF FUND Â–CREW Â“MASTER LISTÂ” CASE NUMBERS
29th April 2006
The assignment of Case Numbers has I understand always proved to be frustratingly difficult owing to the loss of so much of the original documentation including it seems the Master List of Case Numbers.- ...
|Belfast Titanic Society||CENTENARY OF RMS OLYMPIC'S LAUNCH
14th 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 ship, RMS Olympic with a short ceremony on ...
|Titanic Stories||A LUCKY ESCAPE FROM THE TITANIC - FATHER BROWNE
12th May 2011
Hear the story of the man who captured unique photos of Titanic before she sank. He was luckily summoned back to his duties instead of going on the maiden voyage....
|Titanica!||TITANIC AT 100: A PERSONAL JOURNEY
22nd April 2012
Malcolm Bowen Niedner, Jr.
As Malcolm Niedner looked through a set of family negatives he discovered a new image of a four-funneled ocean liner... Titanic!...
|New York Times||PASSENGERS FROM EUROPE GRIEVED
8th September 1901
[Note: U.S. President William McKinley was shot by an assassin on 6 September 1901, and died on 14 September.] Heard with Amazement About the Shooting of the President ---------- News Casts Gloom Over Big Liner...
|ALFRED NOURNEY : TITANIC TELEGRAM
Wolff Cöln Sachsenring Titanic gesunken! Gerettet an Bord von Carpathia. Cunard Line. Vollständig mittel und kleiderlos. Alfred (Titanic sunk! Saved on board Cunard Line Carpathia. Completely dest...
|Newark Daily Advociate||HAD COUSIN ON TITANIC
23rd April 1912
|The Times||FUNERALS---MR. BRUCE ISMAY
22nd October 1937
The funeral service of Mr. Bruce Ismay was held yesterday at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge. The Rev. E. K. C. Hamilton officiated. Members of the family and others present included:--- Mrs. Bruce Ismay, Mr. and Mrs. ...
|New York Times||THE TEUTONIC LAUNCHED
20th January 1889
A WHITE STAR STEAMER THAT IS EXPECTED TO BEAT ALL RECORDS --- BELFAST, Jan. 19---The new White Star steamer Teutonic was launched this morning from the Queens Island yard. The companion ship, Majestic, of ...
|Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908)||SOUTHAMPTON, PORT OF
Southampton, Port of. The Southampton Docks, now owned and managed by the London and South-Western Railway Co., are situated within a perfectly sheltered harbour, and have the unusual natural advantage of double tides, with pract...
3rd January 2007
The SS Nomadic is the last White Star Line vessel still afloat and the last real maritime link with Titanic. Built on No.1 Slip by Harland & Wolff Shipyard, Belfast, and fitted out in the Abercorn Basin, Nomadic a...
22nd September 2005
John P. Eaton
On 10 April 1912 Titanic arrived at Cherbourg from Southampton at 6:35 p.m. after a voyage of little more than five hours. After taking aboard mail and pasengers she departed at 8:10 p.m. Boarding were 274 passengers: 142 first class, 30 second...
|Western People||WHITE STAR LINER TITANIC, 46,326 TONS. THE LARGEST VESSEL IN THE WORLD.
13th April 1912
The completion of the "Titanic" at Harland and Wolf's great Belfast Ship-building yard marks a further stage in the progress of British shipping and ship building, and in the development of the White Star Line. The construction of two such notable ve...
|Voyage||THE MYSTERY OF TITANIC'S CENTRAL PROPELLER
5th May 2008
|Titanic News||TITANIC II MODEL TESTING MARKS NEW MILESTONE
19th September 2013
An important stage has been reached in Australian Clive Palmer's ambitious and controversial plan to create a Titanic replica....
11th July 2005
John P. Eaton
White Star Line Not only was Oceanic operated by the same company that operated Titanic, she was also directly associated with Titanic at the beginning of her maiden voyage as well as during the first weeks following...
22nd August 2005
John P. Eaton
One of the two tenders built especially to serve the needs of Olympic and Titanic at Cherbourg. Nomadic and Traffic were registered under the French flag and managed by A. Laniece, later by George A. Laniece. On 10 ...
|Voyage||DUKE OF ALBANY
31st October 2004
John P. Eaton
(F. Kemp & Company) The center anchor of the Titanic weighs 15 ½ tons and was fabricated by Messrs. N. Hingley & Sons, Ltd. Of Netherton, Dudley, Worcestershire. Typical of the manner by which the m...
|New York Times||BUILDING OF GIANT LINERS (1)
10th July 1910
BUILDING OF GIANT LINERS --- Work on the White Star's Olympic and Titanic Proceeds Rapidly --- Special Correspondence THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, July 2---The rise and progress of the leviathan liners n...
|Titanica!||A BIRTHPLACE REBORN : THE TITANIC QUARTER
21st October 2005
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 Island site will be transformed over the ne...
|Titanica!||THE INFAMOUS WATERTIGHT DOOR INDICATOR : MYSTERY SOLVED
2nd September 2015
Brad Payne discovers evidence that suggests Titanic was fitted with a visual watertight door indicator......
|Titanic Review||ON A SEA OF GLASS : THE LIFE & LOSS OF THE RMS TITANIC
15th March 2012
On a Sea of Glass is a comprehensive book for those interested in every aspect of the lost liner....
|Titanic Review||A VISIT TO TITANIC BELFAST
13th April 2012
Stuart Kelly visits the ÂŁ90m Titanic Belfast exhibition...
The design of Titanic's lifeboats was supervised by Chief Ships Draughtsman Roderick Chisholm and the bopats were constructed at the Harland and Wo...
|Titanica!||THE TITANIC'S FIRST VICTIM
14th May 2012
Samuel Scott a 15 year old catch boy fell to his death: The first victim of RMS Titanic....
|Weekly Irish Times||BELFAST MEMORIAL DECIDED UPON
7th September 1912
|The Gazette (Montreal)||LAURENTIC IS HERE
8th May 1909
The Gazette, Montreal, 8 May 1909 Maiden Voyage Upholds the Satisfactory Results Achieved on Trial Trip --- AN EPOCH IN SHIPPING --- P...
|RED CROSS REPORT
Greenberg, Mr. Samuel. Missing. c/o Alex. Wolff, 154, Nassau Street, New York City, USA. Russian citizen. Body forwarded to Mrs. Greenberg, Bronx, New York City. Permit issued May 2, 1912, Borough, ...
|Titanica!||HARLAND & WOLFF AND THE PARTITION OF ULSTER
3rd September 2011
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. To accurately portray Harland & Wolff’...
|The Times||DEATH OF MR. T. H. ISMAY
24th November 1899
We regret to announce that Mr. Ismay died at his residence, Dawpool, near Birkenhead, about 6 o'clock last night, after a long illness. The immediate cause of death was collapse of the heart, following on operations performed for an internal trouble....
|New York Times||NEW WHITE STAR SERVICE TO TAP CHERBOURG TRADE
7th January 1907
Adriatic, Biggest Ship Yet Built, to Start It in May --- SHE WILL CARRY 3,000 SOULS --- And Have a Turkish Bath, Plunge, and Orchestra Aboard---Line to Liverpool to Stay. --- With the putting in commis...
|Titanic Review||SWITCH THEORY FOUNDERS IN A SEA OF EVIDENCE
12th July 2004
OLYMPIC & TITANIC - The Truth Behind The Conspiracy by Steve Hall and Bruce Beveridge The Olympic?Tit...
|Western Daily Mercury||STEWARDESSES INTERVIEWED
30th April 1912
Shortly before the special train steamed out of the docks, two of the stewardesses who are returning to their homes ? Mrs. Gold and Mrs. Martin granted a brief interview, in which they narrated their experiences. They were first-class stewardes...
|The Times||MR. BRUCE ISMAY
18th October 1937
AN ABLE SHIPOWNER --- Mr. Bruce Ismay, who died yesterday at his residence, 15, Hill Street, Mayfair, at the age of 74, was well known, particularly in Liverpool, as an able shipowner. His grandfather, Joseph Ismay, was a...
29th September 2011
Belfast musician records Titanic themed album...
|FINDING ALFRED THEISSINGER
Alfred Theissinger is a surviving steward that seemed to have disappeared shortly after the disaster. New research found by Michael Poirier and Gavin Cameron Bell leads to his being found. ...
|Encyclopaedia of Ships and Shipping (1908)||BELFAST, PORT OF
Belfast, Port of. Belfast Harbour, the premier harbour of Ireland, is at the head of Belfast Lough, in latitude 54° 36' N., 5° 56' W. The time of high water at full and change is 10 hours and 43 minutes. The ri...
|Titanic Review||TITANIC DRAMA MINISERIES REVIEWED (ITV - EPISODE 2)
2nd April 2012
Monica Hall casts a critical eye over episode 2 of Julian Fellowes big budget Titanic miniseries....
|Titanic Review||NOMADIC : THE BELFAST CHILD
25th June 2008
1987, on t...
|Titanica!||THE GROUNDING OF TITANIC
6th June 2001
David G. Brown and Parks E. Stephenson
Explores the hypothesis that that Titanic grounded on an underwater shelf of the iceberg....
|Titanic Review||THE OLYMPIC CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC
6th December 2004
In this new book, Chirnside has done the triplets proud, with a thoroughly researched history of each of these vessels. ...
|Titanica!||TITANIC: THE HINGLEY ANCHORS
11th September 2012
Titanic's centre anchor was at the time and for some time to follow, the world's largest anchor ever forged by hand. Jonathan Smith explores the construction of the anchor and the company that created it....
|Titanica!||TITANIC'S HIDDEN DECK
8th April 2005
An examination of Titanic's double bottom...
|The Times||PIRRIE HONOURED FOR SERVICE AS LORD MAYOR
15th 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 the second year of Mr. Pirrie's mayoralty...
|Titanic Review||TITANIC TRAGEDY: A NEW LOOK AT THE LOST LINER
24th February 2012
Mike Poirier reviews a Titanic centennial offering from distinguished maritime historian John Maxtone-Graham...
|Titanica!||THE PORTRUSH LETTER
31st January 2006
THE LETTER fell onto the hall floor in the house at Main Street, Portrush, Co Antrim, in late April 1912. Hugh Smith, descending the stair, noticed it and picked it up. The American...
|Titanic Review||TITANIC - VOICES FROM THE ARCHIVES
13th April 2012
Paul Rogers reviews a new BBC audiobook of Titanic recollections....
|Titanic Review||RETURN TO TITANIC, BY DR. ROBERT D. BALLARD
9th April 2009
Richard A. Krebes
Minnetonka, Minnesota. May, 1988... In a one-level rambler on a street with the pretty name "Croftview Terrace", a young boy sits mesmerized. A letter in his hand. A letter written on the stationary of the Wood...
|Titanic Review||THE 'OLYMPIC' CLASS SHIPS: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, BRITANNIC (REVISED EDITION)
3rd January 2012
Review of Mark Chirnside's ‘Olympic’ Class Ships: Olympic – Titanic – Britannic...
|New York Times||GIANT SHIPS SOON TO JOIN THE ATLANTIC FLEET
12th December 1909
Olympic and Titanic, Carrying 5,000 People---12,000 Tons Heavier, 50 Feet Longer Than Any Ship Afloat VISITORS to the commercial capital of Ireland by way of the Victoria Channel through Belfast Lough for the first time ca...
|Titanic Review||TITANIC : THE SHIP MAGNIFICENT
3rd April 2008
Dave Gittins reviews Titanic: The Ship Magnificent, the ambitious two-volume edition that describes the achievement that was "Titanic" in detail as never before. ...
|Titanica!||AN 'OLYMPIC' CLASS PROPULSION SYSTEM
25th June 2001
How the White Star Line's greatest ships were propelled....
|Titanica!||A TITANIC DINNER IN AN OLYMPIC HOUSE
21st November 2012
Stuart Kelly recalls an unexpected invitation and a memorable... and extensive Titanic themed meal in an newly discovered RMS Olympic panelled room....
|Voyage||OLYMPIC AND TITANIC : MAIDEN VOYAGE MYSTERIES
29th April 2007
Mark Chirnside and Sam Halpern
ROUTES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC The new White Star liner Olympic, the first of three gigantic liners ordered by the White Star Line for the highly competitive transatlantic service, was launched from the Queen’s Island ya...
|Titanica!||SPEED AND REVOLUTIONS
18th September 2007
"We were working out a slip table, and we had not quite finished when she went down. All of us were on, working out a slip table, how many turns of the engine it would require to do so many knots; and all this, and it tapered down." -...
|Titanica!||LOOKOUTS : THE HUMAN PERSPECTIVE
30th April 2003
Captain Laurence V. Wade
This paper looks at the role of the lookouts on the Titanic from the eye of an experienced seaman. ...
|Voyage||WHEN ANIMALS TRAVELLED FIRST CLASS
10th November 2006
Charles A. Haas
Today’s newscasts often feature airline passengers discussing their “being treated just like cattle.” In the late 19th Century, Britain’s White Star Line took the meaning of that phrase to new heights. While we recall th...
|Titanica!||RMS TITANIC 100 YEARS ON
15th April 2012
As the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster approaches Philip Hind explores why the sinking has etched itself into our consciousness and how Oxfordshire was touched by the tragedy....
|Titanica!||A LAST BRIGHT SHINING LIE
24th August 2004
THEY died, to a man, at their posts; fighting to give the opportunity of life to others until walls of water overcame them. Bunkum. The last lie of Titanic's extensiv...
|Titanica!||RMS TITANIC: THE FUNERALS, MEMORIALS AND LEGACY OF THE LOST PASSENGERS AND HER CREW
9th March 2007
Brandon C. Holm
Titanic, a word that conveys a history and numerous amounts of thoughts, ideas. The American Heritage Dictionary, Fourth Edition defines titanic as, “of enormous scope, power, or influence.”1 The origin of the word ...
|Titanica!||TITANIC : TIME ALTERED
2nd June 2010
David G. Brown
Nothing is more confusing about Titanic than understanding the time at which events took place....
|Titanic Review||DEATH OF A PURSER
5th January 2012
Stanley C. Jenkins
Review of the new biography of Hugh McElroy, the Chief Purser of RMS Titanic:...
|Titanica!||LORD MERSEY -Â— OBITER DICTA
13th March 2005
HERBERT Henry Asquith, British Prime Minister, told the House of Commons at the beginning of May 1912 that the Court of Inquiry to be presided over by Lord Mersey would afford ?the best means of arriving at a conclusion...
|Titanica!||AUCTIONING THE WALLACE HARTLEY TITANIC VIOLIN
7th November 2013
Stuart Kelly describes the excitement and tension of the auction of the most valuable Titanic artefact ever sold....
|Voyage||ON TITANIC'S BRIDGE
23rd May 2013
Author’s note: The story of Titanic’s sinking revolves around what took place on the navigation bridge, yet many people are not entirely clear on how it functioned, what the duties of the officers and crew were, and exactly who ...
|Titanica!||A HOLY GRAIL - THE MISSING DEPOSITIONS
6th May 2004
THERE is an undiscovered Titanic out there… one that may hold greater meaning than relocated rust at the bottom of the North Atlantic. The lost Titanic arguably resides in 138 crew depositions of the subjecti...
|Titanica!||THE FATAL JOURNEY OF THIRD CLASS MEN ON THE TITANIC
3rd July 2001
Was survival or loss determined the Titanic's design?...
|CHARLES HERBERT LIGHTOLLER
13th June 2005
|Titanica!||RYAN V. OSNC
15th March 2004
Transcript of Precis Law Report...
The classic text of Titanic by Filson Young...
|AN UNSINKABLE TITANIC
John Bernard Walker
In our eagerness to make the ocean liner fast and luxurious, we have forgotten to make her safe...