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Titanic (Steamship)


  • [The Titanic was a British luxury steamship constructed between 1909 and 1911. It was originally launched in Belfast, Northern Ireland on May 31, 1911. After departing on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England on April 10, 1912 en route to New York, New York, the ship sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on the night of April 14-15, 1912.]
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    • R.M.S. Titanic
    • RMS Tʻaitʻanik
    • RMS Titanic
    • RMS 타이타닉
    • Tʻaitʻanik (Steamship)
    • Taytānīk (Steamship)
    • Titanik (Steamship)
    • Титаник (Steamship)
    • טיטאניק (Steamship)
    • טיטניק (Steamship)
    • تيتانيك (Steamship)
    • 타이타닉 (Steamship)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Steamboats
    • Descriptor

        Ocean liners
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Belfast (Northern Ireland)http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79081343
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Southampton (England)http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79072768
    • Associated Locale

        North Atlantic Ocean
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          • Sources

            • found: Lord, W. A night to remember, 1955.
            • found: White, E.E. Voyage on the great Titanic, 1998:t.p. (R.M.S. Titanic)
            • found: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. The R.M.S. "Titanic" Maritime Memorial Act of 1985, 1985.
            • found: OCLC, Apr. 13, 2009(تيتانيك = Tītānīk; تيتانيك = Taytānīk; Титаник = Titanik)
            • found: Wikipedia, Apr. 13, 2009(RMS Titanic; Titanic; Olympic-class passenger liner) Hebrew page (טיטניק = Ṭiṭaniḳ) Korean page (RMS 타이타닉 = Tʻaitʻanik; 타이타닉호(RMS Titanic))
            • found: Encyclopedia Britannica, via WWW, November 2, 2012(Titanic, in full Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic; The Titanic; British luxury passenger liner that sank on April 14-15, 1912, during its maiden voyage, en route to New York City from Southampton, England, killing about 1,500 passengers and ship personnel; maiden voyage began in Southampton on Apr. 10, 1912)
            • found: Goldhaber, Yechiel, 2012 or 2013:t.p. (טיטאניק = Ṭiṭaniḳ)
            • found: Titanic facts website, November 24, 2021:Building the Titanic (31 March 1909: the date on which the keel was laid down and the construction of the Titanic commenced) Titanic launch (31 May 1911: the date on which the Titanic was launched; launched in Belfast, Ireland, into the Victoria Channel in Belfast Lough from a slipway at the Queen's Yard of the Harland & Wolff shipyard) Maiden voyage (02 April 1912: the date that Titanic set sail from Belfast to Southampton) - https://titanicfacts.net/
            • found: The Titanic : sinking & facts, via History website, November 24, 2021(The RMS Titanic, a luxury steamship, sank in the early hours of April 15, 1912, off the coast of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic after sideswiping an iceberg during its maiden voyage; in March 1909, work began in the massive Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Ireland; on May 31, 1911, Titanic's immense hull--the largest movable manmade object in the world at the time--made its way down the slipways and into the River Lagan in Belfast; departed for its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, on April 10, 1912. After stops in Cherbourg, France, and Queenstown (now known as Cobh), Ireland, the ship set sail for New York with 2,240 passengers and crew) - https://www.history.com/topics/early-20th-century-us/titanic
          • General Notes

            • [The Titanic was a British luxury steamship constructed between 1909 and 1911. It was originally launched in Belfast, Northern Ireland on May 31, 1911. After departing on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England on April 10, 1912 en route to New York, New York, the ship sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on the night of April 14-15, 1912.]
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            • 1981-04-27: new
            • 2021-11-26: revised
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