The Titanic, a giant and beautiful ocean liner, struck an iceberg and sank
in the chilly waters 400 miles south of Newfoundland in April 1912 on its
The ship, thought to be unsinkable, did not carry enough lifeboats for all passengers and crew. More than 1,200 of the 2,200 on board perished.
The tragic scene of the ship sinking alone still grips the world’s imagination decades after the tragedy.