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Titanic Door Debate Finally Settled By Celine Dion

November 17, 2019

The blockbuster movie Titanic, will be turning 22 years old in December, yet the movie lives on in a countless number of ways.  Before James Cameron’s Avatar took the number one movie ever title from Titanic, it had held that spot for 12 years, and even to this day, the movie is still as talked about now as it […]

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Titanic Builder Saved from Bankruptcy – Harland & Wolff Has Been Saved

October 15, 2019

When it comes to famous shipyards, the most famous one in the world is located in Belfast, Ireland.   The shipyard became famous when it was behind the construction of three ships that would live in infamy, and one of them in particular would change the world. The name of this famous ship was the RMS Titanic, […]

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New Titanic Exploration Dive Shows Ship Is Rapidly Deteriorating

September 1, 2019

The night of April 15, 1912 is a one that will live with the world forever, and the night that changed everything. The early 20th century was a lot more naive than the world of today, and when a disaster occurred, it shocked everyone to their very core. The earth changing event was when a […]

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Coat of Oregon Titanic Survivor Returned to Home Museum

July 31, 2019

The coat of one Titanic survivor is finally returning from exhibition to its rightful place, the Cottage Grove Museum located in Cottage Grove, Oregon. Marion Wright Woolcott wore her now infamous coat on the morning of April 10, 1912, when she walked up the ramp to board the RMS Titanic. Little did the Yeovil, England know that she […]

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Titanic Tourists’ Dreams Tank As Undersea Trips Are Delayed Until 2020

July 1, 2019

As passengers on Titanic embarked on a North Atlantic crossing from Southampton to New York City on the morning of April 10th, 1912, few of them likely imagined the terror that lay in store for them or that by the time the ship sank out from under them after hitting an iceberg in the wee […]

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A Light In The Dark – Titanic Cane Up For Auction

June 15, 2019

When the RMS Titanic struck iceberg on the night of April 14th, 1912, the world was shocked to hear how the greatest, biggest, most grandest ship in the world, was in serious trouble. The information coming into New York City was too remarkable to believe. The biggest ship in the world, that had been making headlines […]

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Titanic Turns 107 Years – An Anniversary to Remember

April 30, 2019

On April 14th 1912, the biggest ship in the world, the RMS Titanic, set sail from Southampton, England.  The decks were lined with over 2200 people waving to the gathered crowd. who were all there to see this historical event. The RMS Titanic had gotten a ton of press from the moment her keel was laid, and […]

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Titanic Relics To Be Exhibited and Auctioned Off By Private Collector

March 31, 2019

Missouri has long been a mecca for Titanic historians, both amateur and expert. The famous museum there features artifacts, special exhibits and a variety of original information about the ill-fated ocean liner, which struck an iceberg and sank in the early-morning hours of April 15th, 1912. Now there is a new Titanic exhibit less than […]

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Titanic Replica in China Nears Completion: What Does Its Future Hold?

February 28, 2019

Those who have always dreamed of boarding Titanic will soon get their chance, or at least a closely-replicated experience of it. A replica of the ship, which has been under construction in China since 2016, is finally starting to take shape. However, unlike the Titanic replica being funded under Australian businessman and politician Clive Palmer, […]

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Should James Cameron’s Titanic Follow the Movie Reboot Trend?

January 31, 2019

The winter of 1996 saw the premiere of a film that would forever change the way Hollywood framed historical events. James Cameron’s Titanic, which featured a poignant romance against the backdrop of one of the world’s most famous and ill-fated ocean liners, made Jack and Rose household names and stars out of Leonardo DiCaprio and […]

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Harland and Wolff: The End of a Shipbuilding Giant

December 31, 2018

Belfast, Ireland, has always been a haven for shipbuilding. Toward the start of the 20th century, this industry was booming and the greatest shipyard of them all, Harland and Wolff, was turning out ships like the famed (and doomed) R.M.S. Titanic. At one point, this business employed a huge number of people who lived in […]

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