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The Titanic | Commemoration | 103rd Anniversary | April 15th, 1912 | RMSTitanic100
RMSTitanic100 commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15th, 1912 this week.
More than 1,500 passengers and crew were lost after the Titanic sank in the North Atlantic making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history .
The RMS Titanic, the world's largest ship afloat at the time, was the second of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line and was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast with Thomas Andrews as her naval architect. Andrews was among those lost in the sinking.
On her maiden voyage, she carried 2,224 passengers and crew. After leaving Southampton on 10 April 1912, Titanic called at Cherbourg in France and Queenstown (now Cobh) in Ireland before heading west to New York.
Under the command of Edward Smith, the ship's passengers included some of the wealthiest people in the world, as well as hundreds of emigrants from Great Britain and Ireland, Scandinavia and elsewhere throughout Europe seeking a new life in North America.
RMSTitanic100 commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a wide range of gifts and memorabilia that can be viewed on their website at http://www.rmstitanic100.com