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- 1. The Stephen B. Luce Library PresentsThe RMS TITANIC 100 th Anniversaryof Her Tragic Sinking April 14 - 15, 1912
- 2. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC Tragedy The RMSTITANIC: 100thAnniversaryo Owned by the White Star Line o A Cruise liner and Royal Mail Shipo Launched May 31, 1911o Designed by Alexander M. Carlisleo Delivered to White Star April 2, o Built by Harland & Wolff, Belfast,1912 Yard No. 401
- 3. 100th Anniversary of the TITANIC Tragedy Admiral Stephen B.The RMSLuce TITANIC:(1827-1917)100thAnniversary o 46,328 gross registered tonnage o 882 ft 9 in overall length o 852 ft 6 in length between perpendiculars o 92 ft wide
- 4. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC Tragedy The RMSTITANIC: 100thAnniversaryFirst Class Turkish BathFirst Class Gymnasium TITANIC boasted electric elevators, a swimming pool, a squash court, a Turkish Bath, and agymnasium with a mechanical horse and mechanical camel.Source: National Museums Northern Ireland
- 5. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC TragedyTITANICs Reading and The RMSTITANIC:Writing Room 100thLocated on the PromenadeAnniversary Deck and decorated in thelate Georgian style of 1770to 1780, with soft whitepaneling and elegantfurniture.Source: titanic-online.com
- 6. 100 thAnniversary of the TITANIC Tragedy The RMSTITANIC:TITANICs First Class 100thReception RoomAnniversary As published in TheShipbuilder, 1911.Source: National Archives
- 7. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC Tragedy The RMSTITANIC: 100thAnniversaryo A short shakedown test sail was done on March 31, 1912.o Departed Southampton, England for New York on April 10, 1912.o Ports of call were Cherbourg, France and Queenstown, Ireland.
- 8. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC Tragedyo1,308 passengers and 898 crew1st Class ParlorSuite B60 The RMSfor a total of 2,206 were onTITANIC:board. 100thAnniversaryo A First Class (Parlor Suite)ticket cost $4,350, whichtranslates into $90,000 presentday USD. 2nd Class Single Berth Stateroomo The Titanic was designed tohold 32 lifeboats, but only 20 3rd Class 2 Berthwere on board. Stateroom Source: National Museums Northern Ireland
- 9. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC Tragedy The RMS 1912 illustration ofTITANIC: the TITANICs 100thAnniversaryintended voyage to New York and the location of her sinking. Source: National Museum of Northern Ireland
- 10. 100 thAnniversary of the TITANIC Tragedy The RMSTITANIC: 100thAnniversaryChart showing the TITANICs transatlantic route, with the site ofsinking.Source: Encyclopedia-Titanica.org
- 11. 100th Anniversary of the TITANIC Tragedyo Early in the day on April 14, 1912, TITANIC received warning messages of icebergs in thesurrounding area.o At 11:40 p.m. on April 14, lookout rang warning for an iceberg right ahead. The RMSo TITANIC struck an iceberg on the starboard side of her hull after attempting an evasiveTITANIC:maneuver. 100tho Five of 15 watertight compartments were damaged, destroying the ships buoyancy.AnniversaryU.S. Navy daily memorandumreporting the TITANICs collisionwith an iceberg, April15, 1912.Source: National Archives
- 12. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC Tragedy The RMSTITANIC: 100thAnniversaryo A distress S.O.S. call for help was sent at 12:01 a.m., April 15.o 18 of the 20 lifeboats were lowered between 12:45 and 2:05 a.m.o At 2:10 a.m. on April 15, the hull split and the TITANIC sank.o 703 survivors were rescued by the CARPATHIA; 1,503 lives were lostand only 320 bodies were ultimately recovered.
- 13. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC TragedyRMS CARPATHIA The RMSThe CARPATHIA took fourTITANIC:hours to arrive at the 100thAnniversary accident scene.Between 4:14 a.m. and8:30 a.m., 315women, 52children, 126 men, and210 crew memberswere taken aboard.Source: yourdiscovery.com
- 14. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC TragedyHere is one of the The RMSTITANIC:TITANICs 100thlifeboats, filled withAnniversary survivors andwaiting to bebrought aboard theCARPATHIA. Thisphotograph wastaken by a passengeron board theCARPATHIA.
- 15. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC TragedyNew York Times The RMSheadline on AprilTITANIC:15, 1912. 100thAnniversary News of the tragedy spread quickly, but those shore side waited for more details until the CARPATHIA arrived in New York.
- 16. 100 th Anniversary of the TITANIC TragedyIn summer of1985, the wreck of The RMSthe TITANIC wasTITANIC:located by a joint 100thAmerican-FrenchAnniversaryexpedition at12,500 feet belowthe waterssurface, andapproximately 350miles (531 km)southeast ofNewfoundland, Can
- 17. Sources and Resources on the TITANIC Tragedy at the Stephen B. Luce LibraryBainbridge, B. (1996). Every man for himself. New York, NY: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc.Ballard, R.D. (1988). Exploring the Titanic. P. Crean, (Ed.). New York, NY: Madison PublishingInc. The RMSBallard, R.D. (2001). Adventures in ocean exploration. Washington, D.C.: The NationalTITANIC:Geographic Society. 100thAnniversary Ballard, R.D., & Archbold, R. (1998). Ghost liners: Exploring the worlds greatest lost ships.Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company.Bonner, K., & Bonner, C. (2003). Great ship disasters. St. Paul, MN: MBI Publishing Company.Butler, D.A. (1998). Unsinkable: The full story of the RMS Titanic. Mechanicsburg, PA:Stackpole Books.Eaton, J.P., & Haas, C.A. (1996). Titanic: Destination disaster, the legends and the reality. NewYork, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.Eaton, J.P., & Haas, C.A. (1999). Titanic: A journey through time. New York, NY: W.W. Norton &Company, Inc.
- 18. Sources and Resources on the TITANICTragedy, ContinuedGreen, R. (2005). Building the Titanic: An epic tale of the creation of historys most famousocean liner. Pleasantville, NY: The Readers Digest Association, Inc.Heyer, P. (1995). Titanic legacy: Disaster as media event and myth. Westport, CT: Praeger The RMSPublishers.TITANIC:Jessop, V. (1997). Titanic survivor: The newly discovered memoirs of Violet Jessop who 100thsurvived both the Titanic and the Britannic disasters. Dobbs Ferry, NJ: Sheridan House, Inc.AnniversaryLynch, D., & Marschall, K. (2003). Ghosts of the abyss: A journey into the heart of the Titanic.Ontario, Canada: Madison Press Books.ODonnell, E.E. (1997). The last days of the Titanic: Photographs and mementos of the tragicmaiden voyage. Niwot, CO: Roberts Rinehart Publishers.Thrush, P. (1992). Titanic: The truth behind the disaster. New York, NY: Crescent Books.Winchester, S. (2010). Atlantic: Great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vastocean of a million stories. New York, NY: HarperCollins.