Daily Echo: Titanic and Southampton

Daily Echo: Titanic in Southampton

The Southern Daily Echo and its sister-publications in the region were established long before the time of the Titanic.

Below are a selection of stories from the newspapers' archives about Titanic, written and published around the time of its launch, news items about the doomed maiden voyage as well as the very latest stories concerning artefacts and the wreckage itself, as well as efforts to commemorate the tragedy in and around her home port, Southampton.

You can also take a tour of Southampton to find out which places played a key role in the Titanic story.

Titanic - The Southampton Story iPad App

Daily Echo: Titanic - The Southampton Story on iPad

You can read the original newspaper stories from the Daily Echo and sister publications in our special iPad app.

Dedicated to telling the story of the tragedy from a Southampton perspective, Titanic - The Southampton Story provides a unique and interactive way to explore how news of the tragedy unfolded and the impact it had upon the vessel's home port.

The app is now available from the App Store.

Titanic News

The latest Titanic-related news headlines, from news about the wreck to how the tragedy is being commemorated or information on artefacts rescued from the ship.

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Daily Echo: The latest news about the wreck of Titanic, artefacts and memorials concerning the vessel.

Titanic's Southampton Crew

Daily Echo: A list of the Southampton crew members on board Titanic.

Nowhere did the Titanic disaster have a bigger impact than in Southampton.

Over 500 people from Southampton perished, with almost 200 more being saved.

Here we have a list of all the Southampton-based crew members of the vessel, which you can search for relatives - or to see if any of them lived in your home.

View the list of crew members

View the interactive map

Titanic Trail - tour historic Southampton and learn about Titanic's home port

Daily Echo: Historic Southampton Titanic Tour and key locations

Take a Titanic tour of Southampton, and see the town the passengers of the ill-fated liner would have known.

From the White Star Line offices and hotels frequented by first class passengers to the memorials erected around the city to remember the 542 souls from Southampton who perished.

As well as a guide to follow whilst touring the city, key locations also have more in-depth entries to help paint a vivid picture of how engrained into Southampton Titanic was.

Take the Titanic Trail
Key locations in the Titanic story

Titanic Features and Archives

Features about the legacy of the Titanic and the impact it had upon Southampton and its citizens. We also have small samples of some of the contemporary reports of the tragedy, from the Southern Daily Echo and sister publications from the time.

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Daily Echo: Original reports from the Southern Daily Echo, Southampton Pictorial and Hampshire Independent from 1912

Commonly asked questions about Titanic and Southampton

Daily Echo: Frequently Asked Questions asked about Titanic and Southampton.

If you want to learn more about the Titanic disaster, and how it relates to Southampton, take a look at our Titanic Questions and Answers section.

Answers include why the ship sank, how many people died on Titanic, and what happened to the sister ships.

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