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    View of the ocean liner 'Titanic' on her first and last voyage, after leaving Queenstown (now Cobh), Ireland, the ship sank, killing 1513 people, April 1912.
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    A Newspaper boy Ned Parfett sells copies of the Evening News telling of the Titanic maritime disaster, outside the White Star Line offices at Oceanic House in London's Cockspur Street, April 16, 1912. Six years later Parfett was killed during a German bombardment whilst serving in France, just days before the end of World War I.
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    Captain Edward John Smith RD RNR (Jan.27 1850 to April 15 1912) was the Captain of the RMS Titanic, who went down with the ship when it sank April 15, 1912.
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    A photograph of passengers on the promenade deck, showing the lifeboats to the left, which were to rescue most that survived. Titanic was built by Harland & Wolff in Belfast Ireland during 1910-1911, and sank on 15th April, 1912, after striking an iceberg off the coast of New Foundland during her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York, USA, with the loss of 1,522 passengers and crew.
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    A photograph of a board of trade inspector examining lifebelts on Titanic at Southampton, April 10 1912.
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    Members of the ship's crew are seen in their life jackets. Operated by the White Star Line, SS Titanic struck an iceberg in thick fog off Newfoundland. Out of the 2228 people on board, only 705 survived. A major cause of the loss of life was the insufficient number of lifeboats she carried.
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    A photograph of a private suite on Titanic, showing a marble fireplace and costly electrical fittings.
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    A photograph of passengers using 'cycle racing machines' in the gymnasium, which enabled the passengers to enjoy a variety of exercise on board.
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    General view of first class main staircase of the Olympic, including landing, clock and part of dome. White Star Liner Olympic was built by Harland & Wolff in Belfast, Ireland, and launched October 10th 1910.
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    Two lifeboats containing passengers from the Titanic are seen, as it approaches the Carpathia. The Carpathia was sailing from New York City to Rijeka on the night of April 14, 1912. At 4 o'clock in the morning Carpathia arrived at the scene after working her way through dangerous ice fields and was able to save 705 people.
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    New York crowds waiting for arrival of survivors of the disaster, April 15, 1912 .
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    Liner Titanic leaving Southampton april 10, 1912, one of the last pictures ever taken of the ship.
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    The iceberg that sank the White Star Line's Olympic-class RMS Titanic which struck it on 12 April 1912 on her maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York with loss of over 1,500 lives. View from SS Carpathia which picked up survivors.
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