History Stories
Why Did the Titanic Sink?
April 12, 2018

High speeds, a fatal wrong turn, cut costs, weather conditions, a dismissed key iceberg warning and lack of binoculars and lifeboats all contributed to one of the worst maritime tragedies. Read More

The True Stories That Inspired ‘Titanic’ Movie Characters
December 1, 2017

It’s Jack and Rose’s movie, but a lot of the people they meet had their own incredible stories. Read More

Letter Found on Titanic Passenger’s Body Sold for Record Amount
October 23, 2017

It’s the only letter on the ship’s stationery to have gone down and come back again. Read More

Rare Titanic Photo Depicts Final Days
April 11, 2017

A rare photo of the doomed ocean liner, likely taken the day before it set sail on its maiden voyage, is going on the auction block. Read More

The Real Story Behind the Discovery of Titanic’s Watery Grave
April 1, 2017

In 1985, a joint American-French expedition tracked down one of the biggest prizes in maritime archeology: the 73-year-old wreck of the “unsinkable” ocean liner Titanic. Read More

You Can Visit the Titanic—But Only if You Act Fast
March 15, 2017

Always wanted to visit the underwater wreckage site of Titanic? Now you can. Read More

Items from Titanic’s “Money Boat” Up for Auction
September 29, 2015

Three artifacts linked to the wealthy passengers who escaped the Titanic aboard Lifeboat No. 1 will be auctioned off tomorrow in New York City. Read More

Chinese Theme Park Announces Plans for Life-Size Titanic Replica
January 16, 2014

An investment group is hoping to claim its share of the market with a new Titanic theme park, slated to open in 2016. Read More

Titanic on Trial
April 15, 2012

The testimony of witnesses who survived Titanic's demise is presented in a new book by writer Nic Compton. Read More

Last Meal on Titanic
April 14, 2012

What did Titanic's passengers eat hours before their ship met its tragic end? Read More