Today in 1912: The world’s largest passenger ship, The Titanic, sets out on her maiden voyage
On the 10th of April 1912 The Titanic set out on her maiden voyage from Portsmouth to New York. On April the 14th, just 4 days into the voyage she struck an iceberg south of Newfoundland, sinking the ship and causing the death of more than 1,500 passengers.
At the time of its maiden voyage the Titanic was the world’s largest passenger ship, carrying 2,224 passengers and crew.
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