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The Titanic Inquest: A Maritime Trial of the Century

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:38:08 +0000

When Titanic struck an iceberg late in the evening of April 14th, 1912 and sank into the icy North Atlantic waters just a few short hours later, it became one of the most sensationalized maritime tragedies in history. However, while much is known about the sinking and the tragic deaths of over 1,500 passengers and […]

For Those in Peril on the Sea: The Story of Titanic Violinist Wallace Hartley

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 21:19:18 +0000

Many famous legends and stories of bravery have risen from the sinking of Titanic, but some have stood the test of time because they capture the imaginations of those who read about them. From fearless Molly Brown to wireless operator Harold Bride, who relayed the ship’s S.O.S. message until he could do nothing else but […]

Titanic’s Anastasia: Who Was Helen Kramer?

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 21:35:14 +0000

When Titanic sank in the early morning hours of April 15th, 1912, it birthed many mysteries and theories that still survive to this day. From the question of how Captain Smith spent his final moments on board to the identity of Titanic’s Unknown Child, (solved 99 years later,) many fascinating stories abound. However, one of […]

When the Bough Breaks: The Mystery of Titanic’s Unknown Child

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 02:13:56 +0000

When the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg on the night of April 14th, 1912 and sank into the freezing waters of the North Atlantic less than three hours later, just over 800 of the 1300 passengers on board would never again see the light of day. While this was a tragedy in itself, what struck home […]

Captain Edward James Smith: The Myth & Mystery of His Final Days

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:18:46 +0000

When Titanic sank into the frigid waters of the North Atlantic Ocean in the wee hours of April 15th, 1912, the answers to many questions vanished with her. Those who were left behind to mourn their dead and, in some cases, without having remains to lay to rest, did so without answers from The White […]

Life Below the Waterline: The Third-Class Passengers of Titanic

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:26:14 +0000

When Titanic struck out across the Northern Atlantic to head for New York City, many of the passengers aboard were steaming toward a new life in America. The chance to find work, improve the lives of their children, and seek the kind of personal independence that may not have been possible in their homelands was […]

After Titanic: 3 Amazing Survivors’ Stories

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:14:25 +0000

The sinking of the RMS Titanic was one of the famous tragedies of the 20th century, and even after the passing of a century, the event, the lives lost, and the grandeur of the ship itself have not been forgotten. However, what is not as well known is what happened to many of the survivors […]

Titanic Turns 20: Why We’ve Never Let Go of Jack, Rose, & the Story of the RMS Titanic

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 01:13:26 +0000

When Titanic premiered in theaters on December 19th, 1997, few knew of the legacy that would build behind it. It had all the earmarks of a successful film: an endearing love story, pulse-pounding action, and a hit theme song sung by Celine Dion, one of the most popular entertainers of the time. The film quickly […]

Voices from the Sea: Titanic’s Lost Souls

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:26:45 +0000

 When the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic on the night of April 14th, 1912 and sank out of sight in the early hours of the following morning, only about 700 of the over 2,200 people on board made it to the ship’s lifeboats. Just over 1,500 passengers were killed from falls, […]

3 Unsung Heroes of the Titanic Sinking

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 01:39:39 +0000

When the RMS Titanic sank into the freezing waters of the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m. on the morning of April 15th, 1912, dozens of tales of survival and tragedy were born. Some are well known, such as the cowardice of Bruce Ismay, who escaped the sinking ship he helped design and returned home in […]

Collecting Titanic: Tips for Building Your Collection

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 01:26:36 +0000

Ever since the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic on its maiden voyage on the night of April 14th, 1912 and sank with just over 1,500 souls still aboard her, people have been fascinated by the ship, its passengers, and its legacy. Tales of tragedy, bravery, and survival abound, and perhaps it is […]

A Feast to Remember: Three Titanic-Inspired Thanksgiving Dishes for Your Table

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 02:21:42 +0000

Thanksgiving is on its way, and if you want to bring some opulence to your table, looking to the past to inspire ideas for the present can result in some dishes your family and guests will never forget. Classic recipe ideas, such as those that are inspired by the menu of the great ocean liner […]

Beyond the Bow: Three Surprising First-Class Amenities of the Titanic

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 02:17:55 +0000

Most people know the story of the RMS Titanic and how it and many of its passengers met a tragic end in the North Atlantic on the chilly morning of April 15th, 1912 after the grand ocean liner struck an iceberg. Many also know that Titanic was known for its opulence, but what truly made this amazing […]

Titanic Hauntings: Ghosts of the Sea

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:07 +0000

On the clear, frigid morning of April 15th, 1912, the R.M.S. Titanic sank into the waters of the North Atlantic after striking an iceberg several hours earlier. Of the 2,208 souls aboard, only 709 would survive the sinking. Today, Titanic’s legacy lives on in both fact and myth, but some of the most chilling stories […]

From Jack to Rose and Beyond: Titanic Halloween Costume Ideas

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:51:11 +0000

Halloween is fast approaching, and dressing up in fun and exciting costumes isn’t just for children anymore. In fact, reports show that adults are spending more than ever on lavish Halloween costumes, and that nearly half of them dress up each year. Whether it’s nostalgia, to satisfy the urge to cosplay, or to fuel the […]

All Dogs on Deck: Forgotten Canine Passengers of the RMS Titanic

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:15:33 +0000

On April 10th, 1912, Titanic departed the docks of Southampton with 2,228 passengers and crew on board. While the names of many of the dead and a few survivors have become synonymous with the great ship, few know Titanic’s passenger list included twelve dogs that accompanied their owners on board for the journey to America. […]

Titanic At 20: Reasons Why Jack Dawson Is a Great Boyfriend

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 02:59:36 +0000

The countdown is on for the 1997 movie Titanic turns 20. James Cameron slaved for years to bring his movie about the famous RMS Titanic to the big screen, and the world is grateful that he did. James Cameron wanted to do a movie about the RMS Titanic, and he literally invented the technology to make it happen. […]

Titanic Turns 20: Billy Zane Claims Cal Was Misunderstood

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 03:51:44 +0000

In a little under three months, the James Cameron smash-hit movie Titanic will be 20 years old. The world has changed a lot since 1997, but James Cameron was quick the pioneer when he basically invented the technology that could bring a sunken ship to life, and then sink it again. Now that the anniversary is […]

Titanic Hotel In Belfast Finally Opens

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:23:14 +0000

The RMS Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, and its demise changed the world forever. For many people, which included survivors of the disaster, the ship sinking was such a shock that is signaled the beginning of the 20th century.  The world was not the same after the biggest ship in the world went down, and places […]

Titanic Turns 20 – Behind the Scenes Movies Facts – Part Two

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 03:13:03 +0000

When it comes to movies, there are certain categories that people want to see. A lot of people love to go to the theaters to escape, and they want to be very entertained. One of the most famous directors in the world is James Cameron, and he has a reputation for making some of the […]