RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean 100 years ago today on April 15, 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City.
One of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line, she was built between 1909–11 in Belfast, Ireland.
She carried 2,224 people of which 1,514 died.
The sinking of Titanic was one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. She was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage.