The Titanic  
The Titanic is one of the most famous ocean liners ever, mainly because it never completed its maiden voyage, instead hitting an iceberg and sinking early on the morning of April 15, 1912.

Take a closer look with these six stories:

  • Go through the details of the sinking of the Titanic, with a focus on the "how" and the "why."
  • Find out more about the passengers, who included the very famous and the very not-famous – more than a thousand people seeking a new life in the New World.Find out more about the captain – just how experienced he was and what happened to him after the iceberg struck.
  • Discover details about the ship itself, including where it was built and how much alike it was to two other star-crossed ships built by the same shipping line.
  • Get a glimpse of the discovery of the wreck, 70 years after the sinking.
  • See just how pervasive the Titanic story is in our culture.

Titanic at History
Lots of good detail here, including a slideshow of before and after

Titanic Universe
News, pictures, survivor stories, ship wreckage, articles, conspiracies, collectibles, and a lot more

Survivors of the Titanic
Read their amazing stories

More Facts about Titanic Survivors

Molly Brown
The life and times of the "unsinkable" women's rights activist who survived the sinking of the Titanic

The Discovery of the Titanic
Relive the story of Robert Ballard and crew's momentous discovery

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