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Historical photos of the RMS Titanic

  • The Titanic
    The Titanic setting sail on its maiden voyage (Courtesy of Titanic Historical Society)
  • Titanic departing
    The Titanic departing from Southampton, England
  • Titanic Captain Edward John (E.J) Smith (1850-1912). (©Harland and Wolff, Ltd.)
  • Captain Edward Smith (seated third from left), officers and crew of the Titanic
    Captain Edward Smith (seated third from left), officers and crew of the Titanic. (©Harland and Wolff, Ltd)
  • A man standing in the Harland Wolff boiler shop is dwarfed by a row of 17-foot high boilers.
    A man standing in the Harland Wolff boiler shop is dwarfed by a row of 17-foot high boilers. The distinct rivets on the boilers helped identify that it was the Titanic that the expedition team found in 1985. (©Harland and Wolff, Ltd.)
  • Titanic had three huge propellers
    Titanic had three huge propellers, two three-bladed ones on each side measuring 23 feet, 6 inches, and a smaller one in the center at 16 feet, 6 inches. The ship could make better than 23 knots. After the Titanic was found in 1985, it was determined that the propellers were buried in the sediment. (©Harland and Wolff, Ltd.)
  • The A-deck foyer of the first-class grand staircase. (©Harland and Wolff, Ltd.)
  • The first-class Cafe Parisienne
    The first-class Cafe Parisienne on deck B of the Titanic. (©Harland and Wolff, Ltd.)
  • The gymnasium aboard the Titanic. (©Harland and Wolff, Ltd.)
  • A first-class bedroom aboard the Titanic
    A first-class bedroom aboard the Titanic. (©Harland and Wolff, Ltd.)
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