Titanic History

As salvor-in-possession to the wreck of Titanic, RMS Titanic, Inc. has been unwavering in its mission to tell the story of Titanic and all who sailed with her and preserve her legacy for future generations.

The Ship

Titanic was conceived in 1907 by two very motivated men. Their dream- creating the world's largest, most luxurious moving object - went beyond the outer limits of what was thought humanly possible or even sensible. It took over 15,000 men and nearly three years to build the Titanic and when it left Southampton England on April 10, 1912 it was the largest and most opulent ship of its day. Scroll over the Ship to find out more about the world's most famous and ill-fated ocean liner, Titanic.  

Titanic Timeline

A detailed timeline of the notable events and dates in the history of Titanic. This timeline encompasses everything from Titanic's inception, to launch, the maiden voyage and fateful sinking to the aftermath and eventual discovery and conservation of artifacts.


There are many myths and legends that surround the mystery that is Titanic. This section aims to answer and dispel some of the common inaccuracies about Titanic.


The most frequently asked questions about the Titanic.