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Titanic: Background

RMS Titanic

Titanic as portrayed in a contemporary postcard

This image of titanic comes from a rare vintage ‘national series’ postcard, which details the date of the maiden voyage and date of the sinking, together with length, beam and tonnage of the white star liner

Titanic - rudder

Titanic (screws)

The scale of the screws (propellors) is clearly visible in this pre-launch photograph, taken in the dry dock
(Harland & Wolff Shipyard, Belfast)

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