This website relates to the story of the titanic the grand ocean liner sank during its maiden journey on april 15, 1912 the death toll was 1523 of the 2228 passengers and crew members aboard. Titanic is perhaps the most iconic ship in history, its tragic story known the world over (now cobh) harbour, 11 april 1912 (davidsons) more information about: the iceberg that sank titanic. Rms titanic was a passenger liner that struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage from southampton, england, to new york city, and sank on 15 april 1912, resulti.
The rms titanic, the most famous ship of all time, sank between april 14, 1912 and april 15, 1912 the sinking of the titanic depicted in a 1912 newspaper the wreck of the titanic was discovered as recently as 1985 by the use of modern technology employing a remote-controlled deep sea vehicle, the. The british passenger liner titanic leaves southampton, england, on its maiden voyage on april 10, 1912 (photo: associated press) connect tweet linkedin 2 comment email more. As the forward portion of the ship sank deeper, passengers scrambled to the stern the carpathia april 15, 1912: the sinking of the titanic, 1912.
The year was 1912 and the impossible happened--the unsinkable ship, the rms titanic, hit an iceberg it's one of the greatest tragedies (and biggest blockbusters) of the 20th century: the world's greatest ship sank on its maiden voyage. The sinking of the rms titanic was one of the worst maritime disasters in history on april 14, 1912, at 11:40 pm, the 'unsinkable' luxury ship hit an iceberg and sank in just under three hours with the. The titanic was a luxury british steamship that sank in the early hours of april 15, 1912 after striking an iceberg, leading to the deaths of more than 1,500 passengers and crew. From the moment titanic sank on 15 april 1912, with the loss of 1,503 passengers and crew, the newspapers were full of stories of heroism and villainy paul louden-brown separates the truth from.
On its maiden voyage from southampton to new york on the night of the 14th/15th april 1912, it collided with an iceberg off the coast of newfoundland, and sank, with over sixteen hundred people on. April 15, 1912 - titanic sinks on this day, the luxury liner rms titanic sinks just two hours after hitting an iceberg in the north atlantic when it first left port at southampton, england, the titanic barely escaped a collision with the steamer new york. The luxury passenger liner sank about 375 miles south of newfoundland, canada, after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage from england to new york on april 15, 1912, killing more than 1,500.
When the british ship titanic steamed out of southampton bound for new york on april 10, 1912, it was the largest and most sumptuous luxury liner that had ever sailed it was a monument to the promise of technology and to victorian elegance, magnificently appointed with oriental carpets and crystal chandeliers. The rms (royal mail ship) titanic, an olympic class passenger liner, was a british luxury passenger liner that sank on april 15, 1912, en route to new york from southampton, england, on its maiden voyage. The rms titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage | see more ideas about titanic history, titanic artifacts and history rms titanic was a british passenger liner that sank in the north atlantic ocean on 15 april 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from southampton, uk to new york city, us.
Rms titanic british passenger liner in a 1912 poster of a luxury cabin, april 1912, passenger ship, passe to 15 april 1912, the titanic, the largest ship ever. The world was shocked when the titanic hit an iceberg at 11:40 pm on april 14, 1912, and sunk just a few hours later at 2:20 am on april 15, 1912the unsinkable ship rms titanic sank on its maiden voyage, losing at least 1,517 lives (some accounts say even more), making it one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history. Undated artist impression showing the 14 april 1912 shipwreck of the british luxury passenger liner titanic off the nova-scotia coasts, during its maiden voyage.