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The Ship of Dreams

What It's Like
16.2k voters10 'Titanic' Survivors Describe What The Sinking Was Actually LikeOver 100 years after the RMS Titanic met its demise on April 15, 1912, the story of the tragic wreck through Titanic survivor acco...
1910s
659.7k views11 Extremely Valuable Items That Went Down With The TitanicWhat is it about the RMS Titanic that continues to capture the imagination? The grand ship's 1912 sinking by an iceberg is the mos...
Disasters
2.9m views23 Facts You May Not Know About The 'Titanic'In the early morning of April 15, 1912, the Titanic sank into the North Atlantic Ocean. Just four days into the ship's journey, th...
Pop Culture
274.3k views12 Spine-Tingling Ghost Stories About The TitanicThe RMS Titanic set out on its maiden voyage with more than 2,200 people aboard in April 1912. Tragically, only 706 of those passe...
Disasters
1.5m viewsThey're Rebuilding The 'Titanic' And You Can Go On Its Maiden VoyageThe RMS Titanic is arguably the most famous ship to ever set sail - and not for a good reason. The mighty passenger liner, notably...
Disasters
95.6k viewsEverything Historians Think Went Wrong That Led To The Sinking Of The 'Titanic'On April 15, 1912, one of the 20th century's most famous and state-of-the-art steamships hit an iceberg and sank in the frigid wat...
Historical Photos
8.1k voters17 Fascinating And Rare Photos That Document The Titanic's JourneyYou might think there's nothing new to learn about the RMS Titanic. The massive luxury liner - and the 1912 disaster that sent it ...
Food History
39.9k viewsWhat Did Passengers Eat On The Titanic?What did they eat on Titanic? It all, very literally, depended on where you sat.  The food served on Titanic had more nuance and ...
1910s
156.4k viewsBased On Your Age And Income, Here Are The Chances You Would Have Died On The TitanicWhether you've gotten your knowledge about the Titanic from the 1997 movie (there's some truth and some fiction in there, of cours...
Disasters
21.2k viewsThe Many Adventures Of The Man Who Went Down With The 'Titanic'Edward J. Smith has the dubious distinction of being captain of the ill-fated RMS Titanic. It was under Smith's stewardship that t...
People Trivia
33.8k viewsThe Insane Life Of Violet Jessop, Survivor Of The Titanic—And 2 More ShipwrecksThe Violet Jessop story is an incredible tale of survival. Who was Violet Jessop? She was a survivor of three ship disasters, incl...
Whoa Facts
593.4k viewsYou Can Still Visit The Titanic (For Now), But It's Absolutely Terrifying To Get ThereMovie lovers know what became of Jack and Rose, but what happened after the Titanic sank in real life? For decades, the tragic shi...
1910s
88.1k viewsYou’re A Third-Class Passenger On The Titanic. What Does Your Day Look Like?When the Titanic set off on its transoceanic voyage in early 1912, it was considered luxurious and unsinkable. The well-known fate...
Disasters
68.5k viewsEverything Historians Think The Captain Of The 'Titanic' Did The Night The Ship SankThe harrowing final hours of the Titanic remain a subject of intense interest. Rumors and myths about what took place on the Titan...
What It's Like
125.9k viewsWhat Was Hygiene Like On The TitanicLike most things aboard the Titanic, hygienic practices and resources were dictated by class. First-class passengers traveling on ...
Disasters
577.6k viewsCommon Myths About The Titanic Sinking That Aren’t Verifiably TrueThe sinking of the RMS Titanic in 1912 shocked the world. The luxurious ocean liner, on its maiden voyage from Southampton, Englan...
Disasters
36.3k viewsThe Titanic Wreckage Was Discovered During A Secret Cold War MissionEarly in the morning of April 15, 1912, the world's largest ocean liner slipped beneath the icy waves of the North Atlantic, carry...
Romance
6k voters20 Small But Poignant Details From 'Titanic' That Make Us Never Want To Let GoJames Cameron is not known for being easy-going and loosey-goosey. His Oscar-winning and box office record breaking Titanic is obv...
1910s
3.1k votersThe 'Titanic' Cast Vs. The Real People They PortrayedJames Cameron's Titanic film has been praised for bringing one of the most harrowing events to life on the big screen. Sure, the b...
Disasters
415 votersWhat You Would Have Done If You Were On The Titanic As It Was SinkingOn April 15, 1912, the ship hailed as "unsinkable" sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean, taking the lives of 1,500 passe...