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Titanic Tests her Speed

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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 Harland &. Wolff, left Belfast harbor this morning and proceeded to Belfast Lough, where the compasses were adjusted and speed trials took place over a measured mile with excellent results.

Later she left for Southampton, from which port she sails on April 10 on her maiden voyage to New York with a large passenger list.


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Encyclopedia Titanica (2008) Titanic Tests her Speed (New York Times, Wednesday 3rd April 1912, ref: #8012, published 12 August 2008, generated 18th March 2023 02:04:01 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-tests-speed.html