Thursday, March 6, 2008

HMS Titanic
The RMS Titanic, a British Olympic-class ocean liner, became famous as the largest ocean liner built in her day and also for sinking on her maiden voyage in 1912 with a huge loss of life.

Coordinates: 41.725556° N 49.946944° W
Olympic · Titanic · Britannic
Saved from the Titanic (1912) • In Nacht und Eis (1912) • Atlantic (1929) • Titanic (1943) • Titanic (1953) • A Night to Remember (1958) • S.O.S. Titanic (1979) • Raise the Titanic! (1980) • Titanic (1996) • Titanic (1997) • Ghosts of the Abyss (2003)

Barbara Dainton (née West) (May 24, 1911October 16, 2007)
Lillian Asplund (October 21, 1906May 6, 2006)
Winnifred Vera van Tongerloo (née Quick) (January 23, 1904July 6, 2002)
Michel Marcel Navratil (June 12, 1908April 18, 2001)
Eleanor Ileen Shuman (née Johnson) (August 23, 1910March 9, 1998)
Louise Laroche (July 2, 1910January 28, 1998)
Edith Eileen Haisman (née Brown) (October 27, 1896January 20, 1997)
Eva Miriam Hart (January 31, 1905February 14, 1996)
Beatrice Irene Sandström (August 9, 1910September 3, 1995)
Ruth Elizabeth Becker (October 28, 1899July 6, 1990)
List of shipwrecks
The US 1910 wireless ship act
Global Maritime Distress Safety System
SS Suevic, an earlier White Star liner involved in a collision in the fog, where the integrity of watertight compartments was key in saving the ship.
David Blair (naval officer)
SS Nomadic
SS Mount Temple
RMS Caronia
RMS Carpathia
List of famous ships
Sister ships of the Titanic

  • HMHS Britannic
    RMS Olympic
    Cap Arcona
    Encyclopedia Titanica
    Violet Jessop
    Grand Staircase of the Titanic
    Frank Lucks Towers
    Titanic (1943 film)
    Brander, Roy. The RMS Titanic and its Times: When Accountants Ruled the Waves. Elias P. Kline Memorial Lecture, October 1998
    Butler, Daniel Allen. Unsinkable: The Full Story of RMS Titanic. Stackpole Books, 1998, 292 pages
    Collins, L. M. The Sinking of the Titanic: The Mystery Solved Souvenir Press, 2003 ISBN 0-285-63711-8
    Eaton, John P. and Haas, Charles A. Titanic: Triumph and Tragedy (2nd ed.). W.W. Norton & Company, 1995 ISBN 0-393-03697-9
    Eaton, John P. and Haas, Charles A. Falling Star: The Misadventures of White Star Line Ships, c. 1990 W.W. Norton & Company, 1990 ISBN 0-3930-2873-7
    Gardener, R & van der Vat, D The Riddle of the Titanic Orion 1995
    Kentley, Eric. Discover the Titanic Ed. Claire Bampton and Sue Leonard. 1st ed. New York: DK, Inc., 1997. 22. ISBN 0-7894-2020-1
    Lord, Walter (1997). A Night to Remember Introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick. Bantam. ISBN 0-553-27827-4
    Lynch, Donald and Marschall, Ken. Titanic: An Illustrated History Hyperion, 1995 ISBN 1-56282-918-1
    O'Donnell, E. E. Father Browne's Titanic Album Wolfhound Press, 1997. ISBN 0-86327-758-6
    Quinn, Paul J. Titanic at Two A.M.: An Illustrated Narrative with Survivor Accounts. Fantail, 1997 ISBN 0-9655209-3-5
    Wade, Wyn Craig, The Titanic: End of a Dream Penguin Books, 1986 ISBN 0-14-016691-2
    US Coast Guard. International Ice Patrol History. Page viewed May 2006.
    Beveridge, Bruce. Olympic & Titanic: The Truth Behind the Conspiracy
    Chirnside, Mark. The Olympic-Class Ships
    Layton, J. Kent. Atlantic Liners: A Trio of Trios
    Ballard, Robert B. Lost Liners
    Halpern, Samuel Somewhere About Twelve FeetPDF (170 KiB)
    Pellegrino, Charles R. Her Name, Titanic Avon, 1990 ISBN 0-380-70892-2
    Hooper McCarty, Jennifer and Foecke, Tim. What Really Sank the Titanic: New Forensic Discoveries. Kensington Books, 2008, ISBN 0806528958.
    Encyclopedia Titanica, an invaluable source of information concerning the sinking of the Titanic, including over 10000 biographies and articles.
    Titanic Historical Society
    Titanic Inquiry Project Complete transcripts of both the US Senate and British Board of Trade inquiries into the disaster, along with their final reports.
    Thomas Andrews, Shipbuilder A biography of the Titanic's designer
    PBS Online - Lost Liners
    Ocean Planet:How Deep Can they Go?