There is a world of Titanic facts
at your disposal. The Titanic is one of the most fascinating and enduring stories of all time. What is it which makes Titanic such a subject of fascination for so many people around the world? Perhaps it is the very nature of the story itself. The world’s largest ship
, on its maiden voyage
and carrying some of the world’s richest people has a freak accident on her maiden voyage with a catastrophic loss of life.
Loss of Life
Hundreds of lives were lost amongst the poorer passengers
on the ship, many of them sailing to the new world to find better opportunities for themselves and their families. If the story of Titanic
were produced as a work of fiction, people would have difficulty believing that such a widespread tragedy could happen. Within that rope of broader story there are threads of smaller stories which weave together to produce a fascinating tale.
A Story of Tragedy
There are stories of heroism, cowardice, loyalty, leadership and tragedy. There are many reasons why people are drawn to the story of Titanic
and want to find out more facts about how and why the Titanic was built
, the pioneering engineering,
the intricacies of her journey and the fatal errors which in hindsight seem so basic. Some people will be interested in facts on how Titanic was built
, some will be more concerned with the stories of people who sailed on her.
Some people are fascinated by the discovery of the wreck
and the artefacts
which have been recovered. Whichever your particular interest in the Titanic, we want to put all these varying pieces of information into manageable categories of Titanic Facts
for you and present the most interesting, the most up to date and in some cases, the most bizarre. Consider this as your “go to” site for Titanic facts, reference, explanation, exploration and trivia.
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