It was exactly ninety-three years ago last night. To learn everything there is to know about the ship, its tragic fate and that of its crew and passengers, and its discovery by Bob Ballard, visit my friend Philip Hind’s Encyclopedia Titanica. Also of interest is Kate Winslet’s diary during the making of the famous film.
Titanic, releasing the last rope – April 1912
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It was ultimately Pride that sank her, not just the Iceberg; not enough lifeboats, for they were considered unnecessary. After all, what were the chances that such a magnificent ship could sink on her maiden trip? Better skip the additional lifeboats and leave more room for the decks for a truly comfortable journey. Indeed.