|Edward J. Smith, Captain
|J. Bruce Ismay
White Star Line Managing Director
|Archibald Butt, Major
Aid to U.S. Presidents Roosevelt and Taft
Hero saving passengers
Founder/Owner of Macy's Department Stores
Wife would not leave him and perished also
|John Jacob Astor, Colonel
Grandson of the founder of the Astor family in America
1st body to be claimed - body #124
Wife survived and re-married
Ship that rescued the Titanic survivors
|March 31||Keel laid (hull# 390904)|
|March 20||Original scheduled date for maiden voyage|
|March 31||Outfitting completed (official number 131428)|
|April 2||6am - 6p.m.||Sea trials|
|April 2||8p.m.||Departs for Southampton, England
Fire in coal bunker #6
|April 10||12:15p.m.||Departs White Star Dock, Southampton on maiden voyage
First Class: 195; Second Class 234; Third Class: 497; Crew 909; Local passengers for Cherbourg and Queenstown: 29
Fire burning in coal bunker #6
|April 10||6:35p.m.||Arrive Cherbourg, France. Debarks 22 cross-channel passengers. Takes aboard 142 First Class, 30 Second Class; 102 Third Class|
|April 11||11:30am||Arrive Queenstown. Debarks 7 local passengers.
One crewman deserts.
Takes aboard 7 Second Class, 113 Third Class.
Total aboard: 1,320 passengers, 908 crew members
|April 11||1:30p.m.||VOYAGE BEGINS
|April 13||1p.m.||Fire in coal bunker #6 extinguished|
|April 14||9am||Caronia reports ice at 42 North extending from Long 49 to 50 degrees|
|1:42 p.m.||Titanic at 42 N, 45 W|
|1:42p.m.||Baltic reports ice at 41 N, 50 W|
|7p.m.||Air temperature 43 degrees|
|7:15p.m.||Ice warning received from Baltic at 1:42 posted on the Bridge|
|7:30p.m.||Air temperature 39 degrees|
|8:40p.m.||Office Lightoller orders ships carpenter Maxwell to watch the fresh water supply as it may freeze|
|9p.m.||Air temperature 33 degrees|
|9:40p.m.||Ice warning from Mesaba not delivered to Bridge|
|10p.m.||First office Murdoch relieves second office Lightoller on the bridge.
Look-outs Lee and Fleet relieve Jewell and Symons in crow's nest.
Air temperature 32 degrees.
|10:30p.m.||Sea temperature 32 degrees
Rappahannock passes, reports via Morse lamp having just run through heavy ice.
|11p.m.||California tries to warn of ice but is cut off by Titanic wireless operator.|
|11:40p.m.||Collision with iceberg|
|April 15||midnight||Hogg and Evans relieve Lee and Fleet in crow's nest.|
|12:05am||Captain Smith orders lifeboats uncovered and crew mustered|
|12:10am||Fourth office Boxhall works out his estimate of ship's position: 41 46' N, 50 14' W|
|12:15am||First wireless transmission of Titanic's call for assistance - CQD|
|12:45am||First distress rocket fired.
First lifeboat, #7, lowered.
Wireless CQD transmission changed to SOS.
|1:40am||Last rocket fired.|
|2:05am||Last lifeboat, Collapsible D, lowered.|
|2:10am||Last wireless signal transmitted.|
|2:20am||Ship founders, 1,523 lost|
|3:30am||Rescue ship Carpathia's rockets sighted by drifting lifeboats|
|4:10am||First lifeboat, #2, picked up by Carpathia|
|8:10am||Last lifeboat, #12, picked up|
|8:50am||Carpathia heads for New York with Titanic survivors|
|April 18||9:25p.m.||Carpathia docks at Pier 54, North River, New York with Titanic's 705 survivors|
|Stern||41 43'35" N, 49 56'54" W|
|Boilers||41 43'32" N, 49 56'49" W|
|Bow||41 43'57" N, 49 56'49" W|
|41 46' N, 15 14' W|
|Passengers 1st Class||735||337|
|Passengers 2nd Class||674||271|
|Passengers 3rd Class||1,026||712|
|Officers and Crew||885||908|
|Baron de Hirsch||Jewish|
Sinking of The Titanic
Told By Survivors
This is the book on the web site
|Jay Henry Mowbray, PH.D., LL.D.||Original 1912 book|
|Wreck and Sinking
|Marshall Everett||Original 1912 book|
|Titanic Destination Disaster
The Legends and the Reality
|John P. Eaton & Charles A. Hass|
|The Discovery of the Titanic||Dr. Robert D. Ballard|