Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop

Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop

One of the most amazing stories of any Titanic survivors, Violet Constance Jessop was an ocean liner stewardess and a nurse who survived the sinking of both the RMS Titanic and the HMHS Britannic in 1912 1916. Even more amazingly, she had been aboard the Britannic’s other sister ship, the … Read More

Frank John William Goldsmith

Frank John William Goldsmith – Titanic Survivors

On April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank into the cold waters of the North Atlantic, with over 1500 people still swarming its decks. The only survivors were 705 people in 20 lifeboats, and those poor souls watched in horror as the most beautiful ship in … Read More

Unsinkable Molly Brown

The Unsinkable Molly Brown: Biography of a Titanic Survivor

You might recognize The Unsinkable Molly Brown as the moniker of possibly the most famous Titanic survivor, but the fact is that “Molly’s” real name was Margaret Tobin Brown. She’s been featured as a bold, audacious character in multiple Titanic movies. Though she’s undoubtedly best known as a survivor of … Read More

Titanic Museums

Titanic Museums of the World

The beloved Titanic has become a worldwide symbol of history and culture, and many institutions are interested in its preservation and sharing its beauty with the public. Since the ship was rediscovered on July 14, 1986, many have been interested in what the wreckage contains and what these artifacts can … Read More

How Long Did It Take to Build the Titanic

How Long did it Take to Build the Titanic?

The Titanic began construction on the 31st March, 1909 in Belfast. While the hull was completed on 31st May, 1911, the total construction took three years. Engineered to be the largest and most luxurious steamship in the world, the Titanic was indeed a marvel of modern engineering. Deemed virtually unsinkable, … Read More

How Many People Survived The Titanic

How Many People Survived the Titanic Disaster?

Of the 2,223 passengers on the legendary Titanic, only 706 survived. Titanic survivors are a very interesting concept because of the large population of men lost during the sinking of the Titanic. So, just how many did survive the sinking of the Titanic? We’ll break down the facts and figures … Read More

Titanic Wreck Bodies

Are There Bodies at the Titanic Wreck Site?

When the RMS Titanic sunk in 1912, the grand ship took with her over 1500 people.  For over 70 years, the Titanic sat on the bottom of the ocean, waiting for man to find her again. Finally, on September 1, 1985, an ocean explorer named Robert Ballard discovered her again. … Read More

How Many People Died on the Titanic

How Many People Died on the Titanic?

The Titanic carried 2,223 passengers on board when it sank; out of those, 1,517 died. The guests were split into first, second, and third classes, and the higher classes had an advantage in boarding lifeboats and being closer to the top of the deck where the lifeboats were being deployed. … Read More

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