Titanic action, inexhaustible legend

Before a shipwreck made her immortal, the RMS Titanic was already a legend. On May 31, 1911, about one hundred thousand people attended the launch in Belfast of the largest sea liner of that time – a “navigation colossus” that cost 85 million francs, according to the ABC, ten times more than those who received its twin. , RMS Olympic, upon her arrival in New York on 21 June 1911. Entry into Titanic’s waters was also the first ‘work’ made around the luxury liner, which boasted of being ‘unsinkable’: there was so much expectation to see her afloat that hundreds of fishermen And sailors chartered their boats for the curiosity to see… see more

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