The Titanic

The Manorbier Castle Chronicles

Celia Lyttelton | Posted 18.01.2013 | Home
Celia Lyttelton

My husband developed violet and allergic reactions to our cottage in the village of Manorbier; he is totally allergic to it: excema eruptions, asthma...

Titanic 'Ignored' Superstitions Before Fatal Trip

PA | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

Passengers and crew of the Titanic ignored a number of maritime superstitions when the ship made its ill-fated maiden voyage, new data analysis has fo...

Titanic: 'Cost Cutting And Poor Quality Materials Sank The Unsinkable Ship'

Eureka! | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK

A century on from the sinking of the Titanic, a science writer has examined the cascade of events that led to the demise of the ‘unsinkable’ ship....

How Julian Fellowes' Titanic Matches Up to the James Cameron Classic

Luke Jones | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Entertainment
Luke Jones

This year is the 100th since the 'unsinkable' Titanic did indeed sink in the icy waters of the northern Atlantic in what has now been accepted as one of the largest ever maritime disasters. On a somewhat equally chilly Thursday afternoon in south London I went to ITV to see episodes one and two of a new, Julian Fellowes-written, four-part drama about that fateful maiden voyage.

What Happened to My Grandfather After the Titanic Sank

Christopher Ward | Posted 23.01.2014 | Home
Christopher Ward

My grandfather Jock Hume was a violinist in the Titanic's band, playing until the ship went down. He was 21. At 2:20 am, the last lifeboats long since gone, he joined 1,500 men, women and children in the sea, using his violin case for extra buoyancy. Half an hour later they were all dead from hypothermia.

The Titanic's Last Lunch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

A menu for the last lunch served on board the stricken Titanic is expected to fetch up to £100,000 when it goes under the hammer. A menu, dated Ap...

PHOTOS: Titanic Centenary Year Begins

PA | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK

Pressing a penny piece into the hands of his two sons, Thomas Millar told them not to spend the money until he came home to them after his sea voyage ...

35,000 Tickets Already Ordered For Eagerly Awaited Titanic Museum

PA | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK

Nearly 35,000 Titanic enthusiasts have already pre-ordered tickets to tour a new £90 million visitor attraction dedicated to the doomed liner. The...