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Test Your Knowledge!

Lets' see how much you know by trying your hand at some of our questions! 

Learn About Important Figures on the Titanic

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Captain E.J.Smith

Age 62

Captain of the Titanic.
This sailing was thought to be his final before retirement.
Went down with the ship when it sank.

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Thomas Andrews

Age 39

Ship designer for Harland & Wolff.

Travelled on Titanic, and was responsible for informing the captain of the damage. 

Went down with the ship.

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J.Bruce Ismay

Age 50

Chairman of White Star Line
Travelled on Titanic and was saved in collapsable lifeboat C

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Margaret Brown

Age 45

Known as the Unsinkable Molly Brown.
Famous for taking over control of the lifeboat and heading back to look for survivors.

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Lord Pirrie

Age 65

Owner of Harland & Wolff shipyard.

Was due to travel on Titanic, but handed it over to his nephew Thomas Andrews due to sickness.

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2nd Officer Lightoller

Age 38

2nd officer on Titanic, survived on upturned lifeboat collapsable B after being washed off the deck.

Listen to Audio

Titanic sends first CQD with Position

Charles Lightoller Describes how he Survived the Sinking.

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Sounds of the Sinking
For best listening experiance, we suggest you close your eyes for each clip.
Note-Actual sounds of the sinking do not exist, these are what we believe it may have sounded like on that fateful night.