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Posted on Thursday 1st March
The dedicated Titanic page – which includes biographical accounts of some of the individuals on board, short videos and podcasts, and an image showcase – can be viewed here. You can also search passenger and crew lists from across Titanic, Olympic (Titanic’s sister ship) and Carpathia, the ship who rescued the survivors from the lifeboats.
The National Archives holds many records about RMS Titanic, including passenger lists, crew lists and the Board of Trade Inquiry into the sinking. We currently have original, unique material from the records related to Titanic on display in our museum. A display, using facsimiles, in our reading rooms also looks at the ship and the people associated with her.
For more information about Pen and Sword Books' special Titanic offer click here.
Unsinkable(Paperback - 292 pages)
by Daniel Allen Butler
The first modern work to give a comprehensive picture of the RMS Titanic and the people intertwined with her fate, from disaster to recovery.
Drawn from primary sources and contemporary accounts and updated to coincide with the April 2012 anniversary, this new heart-rending narrative allows readers to come to their own conclusions about this legendary vessel.
Daniel Allen Butler spent more than 30 years researching the work, delving… Read more...
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