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- SLIDESHOW: Cruises commemorate Titanic voyage Two cruise ships on opposite sides of the Atlantic have embarked on journeys to visit the spot where the Titanic sank, but one that departed after a short stop on the Irish coast returned briefly when a passenger became ill.
Ships on opposite sides of ocean on Titanic trips
Two cruise ships on opposite sides of the Atlantic have embarked on journeys to visit the spot where the Titanic sank, but one that departed after a short stop on the Irish coast returned briefly when a passenger became ill.
Language was a barrier for immigrant on sinking Titanic
Imagine you’re 18, traveling alone on the Titanic and don’t speak a word of English. A few minutes before midnight on April 14, 1912, the ocean liner shudders as it slams into an iceberg. That’s what happened to Anna Sofia (Turja) Lundi, one of only 714 to survive the voyage.
INTERACTIVE: Titanic's salvaged artifacts to be sold
Remnants of the Titanic disaster are being sold in a New York City auction. See an interactive timeline of how the items were salvaged and a slideshow of some of the pieces up for auction.
100 years later, Titanic-like disaster remains a risk
The sinking of the Titanic was one of the deadliest maritime accidents ever, and led to significant improvements in safety rules aimed at preventing similar calamities. Today’s cruise ships are far better equipped to cope with emergencies. Disasters at sea are rare. Still, the question lingers: Could it happen again?
Indiana cardsharp one of few men to escape Titanic
Charles Romaine's life appeared as fascinating as it was ironic. He survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 only to get struck and killed by a New York cab a block from his home 10 years later.
Visitors drawn to town where Titanic's dead are buried
This is a place that has a deep connection to the tragedy. Halifax is 700 miles west of the spot where the ocean liner hit an iceberg; the ships bringing bodies back to land arrived starting late in April.
Titanic replica sets sail ... in a pond
A 6-foot-long model of the Titanic – built on a scale of 1 to 144 of the original ocean liner -- is not just a showboat. With a custom-built rudder, propellers and remote control, it's made to sail, all the while looking like its namesake, down to the tiniest detail.
Great-granddaughter: Trip was ill-fated from the start
Fran Reynolds never met her great-grandparents. But, chances are, she knows far more about them then the average great-granddaughter. That’s because Samuel Beard Risien and his second wife, Emma Jane, died aboard the Titanic 100 years ago this week.
Titanic museums to mark anniversary of sinking
Titanic museums in the Smoky Mountains and Branson, Mo., have told the ship's story to 7 million visitors in the past six years. Now the attractions are marking the Titanic centennial by sponsoring a Coast Guard cutter to take 1.5 million rose petals to the North Atlantic site where the ship sank 100 years ago.
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