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"@OMGFacts: Perspective: There's a man at the bottom of this picture of the Titanic http://t.co/gN1eVLztLm" that's one jumbo sized ship

'Titanic is a fine ship': letter of doomed liner's bandmaster sold for £93,000

A letter written by the bandmaster of the Titanic who carried on playing as the doomed ship sank has sold at auction for £93,000.<p>Wallace Hartley, 33, has became a key figure in popular images of the disaster as – together with his seven other band members – he carried on playing until the very last …

Titanic anniversary: A maiden voyage that ended in tragedy

RMS Titanic, then the largest ship in the world and widely believed to be unsinkable, left Southampton dock on 10 April 1912, bound for New York with more than two thousand passengers and crew members on board.<p>Tickets ranged from £7 15s for steerage to £870 for the most impressive suites, which …

Rare Titanic letter describing 'wonderful' journey is auctioned to American bidder

Written just hours before the famous ship hit an iceberg, a letter from two Titanic survivors went up for auction in England on Saturday morning. It was won in the end by an American bidder for a world record-breaking sum, according to the auction house Henry Aldridge & Son.<p>“This morning Eva and I …