The name Titanic derives from the Titans of Greek mythology.Built in Belfast, Ireland, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it was then known), the RMS Titanic was the second of the three Olympic-class ocean liners—the first was the RMS Olympic and the third was the HMHS Britannic.
- 31 March 1909
- 882 ft 9 in (269.1 m)
- 31 May 1911
- Cruising: 21 kn (39 km/h; 24 mph). Max: 23 kn (43 km/h; 26 mph)
The last survivor of the 'Titanic disaster to die was a woman named Millvina Dean. She was the youngest passenger on board, as she was then a baby of only nine weeks old. She died in Ashhurst, Hampshire, England on 21 May 2009 aged 97. Changes after the accident. The Titanic disaster changed many maritime ship laws. Because so many people died ...
Titanic is a 1997 American epic romance and disaster film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron.Incorporating both historical and fictionalized aspects, it is based on accounts of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its ill-fated maiden voyage.
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RMS Titanic sank in the early morning hours of 15 April 1912 in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.The largest ocean liner in service at the time, Titanic had an estimated 2,224 people on board when she struck an iceberg at around 23:40 (ship's time) on Sunday, 14 April 1912.
Following his discovery of the wreck site, Ballard returned to Titanic in July 1986 aboard the research vessel RV Atlantis II.Now the deep-diving submersible DSV Alvin could take people back to Titanic for the first time since her sinking, and the remotely operated vehicle Jason Jr. would allow the explorers to investigate the interior of the wreck.
Look up titanic or Titanic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. RMS Titanic was an ocean liner that struck an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912. Titanic may also refer to:
The lifeboats of the RMS Titanic played a crucial role in the disaster of 14–15 April 1912.One of the ship's legacies was that she had 20 lifeboats that in total could only accommodate 1,178 people, despite the fact that there were approximately 2,208 on board.
The RMS Titanic has been featured in numerous films, TV movies and notable TV episodes. This list includes the 1997 film Titanic which is one of the highest-grossing films.On television, the Titanic has been featured in genres ranging from epic dramas to short cartoon parodies.YearTitleDirectorCast2018Will Ferrell John C. Reilly2004Kim J. OkJane Alexander Rodolfo Bianchi Fabio Boccanera2003Bill Paxton James Cameron Dr. John Broadwater Dr. Lori Johnston2000Camillo Teti, Kim LoxLisa Russo M. Thompson-Ashworth Gisella Matthews Kenneth Belton Gregory Snegoff