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15.4.1912

Exactly one hundred years ago Sunday, an ocean liner struck a block of ice and sank in the North Atlantic. Although stories of the ocean liner's sinking have been told countless times, the fateful tale about the responsible block of ice has not.

The Titanic library

The titanic library. The bookworm in me is very intrigued, I would love to know the book titles and editions. White star lines must have kept an inventory list.

Memories: More than 100 years after Titanic sank, this violin has been confirmed as the one that played as the ship went down

Found, violin that was played as Titanic sunk: Instrument belonged to heroic band leader, tests confirm

Water-stained violin proven to be the one that played Nearer my God to Thee by brave bandmaster as the Titanic sank.

Last photo taken of the RMS Titanic – Sailing away from Queenstown, Ireland.

April "Titanic" leaves Queenstown, Ireland and sets sail for New York. Thought to be the last photograph of "Titanic"

Walter Perkis (deck crew) slid down the falls, about 70 feet, into the boat and took charge. He estimated there were 42 passengers in the lifeboat plus 3 crew members. After the sinking, they picked up 8 swimmers from the water, 2 of which died later. After we had picked up the men I could not hear any more cries anywhere. Everything was over," he would later testify. He remembered that the discipline on board the Titanic was excellent. "Every man knew his station and took it."

Walter Perkis (deck crew) slid down the falls, about 70 feet, into the boat and…

Clinch Valley News, Tazewell, VA, April 26, 1912    Titanic [sic] Death List Appalling

Clinch Valley News, Tazewell, VA, April 1912 Titanic [sic] Death List Appalling. The article says that there was a ship that saw the Titanic sink.

The elaborate ornamental clock of Time and Glory at top of TITANIC's Grand staircase.

An elaborate clock, depicting Honour and Glory Crowning Time, was the most noticeable feature of the Grand Staircase's boat deck landing.

The Titanic docked in Southampton and dressed with flags on Good Friday 1912.

Good reference photo for Titanic in perspective photo. The Titanic docked in Southampton and dressed with flags on Good Friday

Resultado de imagen de louis quinze titanic

Resultado de imagen de louis quinze titanic

Portfolio of the Week – Simon Scarr | Visualoop

Portfolio of the Week - Simon Scarr

Five interesting and rather spectacular infographics showing, among other things, how the third class passengers were left to rot. (Click images to enlarge)

Titanic's 100th Anniversary: 6 Survivor Stories - Biography.com

April Photograph of a Titanic lifeboat taken from the Carpathia, which rescued survivors

Titanic Fact #17: The temperature of the Atlantic at the time of the sinking was 31 degrees. The low temperature was the biggest issue for the passengers in the water.

Most passengers died, not by drowning, but died before going under.of hypothermia. Titanic Fact so did they hang off things until they froze?

Titanic infographic - cool fact sheet, amazing 711 survived . . .mind-boggling facts!

Titanic infographic - contains interesting facts about the Titanic and how the unsinkable ship sank.

Titanic: The Art of Ken Marschall

Take a tour inside the "floating palace" with lavishly illustrated cutaways by artist Ken Marschall.

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