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  • Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 29, 1908

    Drawings

    Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 29, 1908

    On 29 July 1908, Harland and Wolff presented the drawings to J. Bruce Ismay and other White Star Line executives. Ismay approved the design and signed three "letters of agreement" two days later, authorising the start of construction… The name Titanic derives from the Titan of Greek mythology. Built in Belfast, Ireland, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it was then known), the RMS Titanic was the second of the three Olympic-class ocean liners—the first was the RMS Olympic and the third was the HMHS Britannic.




  • Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 31, 1911

    Building

    Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 31, 1911

    The name Titanic derives from the Titan of Greek mythology. Built in Belfast, Ireland, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it was then known), the RMS Titanic was the second of the three Olympic-class ocean liners—the first was the RMS Olympic and the third was the HMHS Britannic.




  • Southampton, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 02, 1912
    06:00:00 AM

    Sea Trails Began

    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Apr 02, 1912

    Titanic's sea trials began at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, 2 April 1912, just two days after her fitting out was finished and eight days before she was due to leave Southampton on her maiden voyage.




  • Southampton, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Apr 10, 1912
    09:30:00 AM

    Voyage Began

    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Apr 10, 1912

    Titanic's maiden voyage began on Wednesday, 10 April 1912. Following the embarkation of the crew the passengers began arriving at 9:30 a.m., when the London and South Western Railway's boat train from London Waterloo station reached Southampton Terminus railway station on the quayside, alongside Titanic's berth.




  • Cork, Ireland (United Kingdom that time)
    Thursday Apr 11, 1912
    12:00:00 AM

    Arrived Cork

    Cork, Ireland (United Kingdom that time)
    Thursday Apr 11, 1912

    At 11:30 a.m. on Thursday 11 April, Titanic arrived at Cork Harbour on the south coast of Ireland.




  • Atlantic Ocean
    Sunday Apr 14, 1912
    11:40:00 PM

    Sinking

    Atlantic Ocean
    Sunday Apr 14, 1912

    At 11:40 p.m. (ship's time) on 14 April, lookout Frederick Fleet spotted an iceberg immediately ahead of Titanic and alerted the bridge. At 2:20 a.m., two hours and 40 minutes after Titanic struck the iceberg, her rate of sinking suddenly increased as her forward deck dipped underwater, and the sea poured in through open hatches and grates. About 710 people survived the disaster and were conveyed by Carpathia to New York, Titanic's original destination, while at least 1,500 people lost their lives.




  • New york, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 17, 1912

    The Plan

    New york, U.S.
    Wednesday Apr 17, 1912

    Titanic was planned to arrive at New York on the morning of 17 April.


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