Titanic and Southampton

Guided walk of The Common

Daily Echo:

9:31am Friday 25th July 2014

A GUIDED walk at a Southampton beauty spot is taking place on Sunday, August 3 allowing people to see the inner-city wildlife.

Last letter written on Titanic sells for world record

Daily Echo: The £100,000 final letter written on Titanic up for auction

8:11am Sunday 27th April 2014

The last letter known to be written on the ill-fated Titanic sold for a world record at auction yesterday.

The £100,000 final letter written on Titanic up for auction

Daily Echo: The £100,000 final letter written on Titanic up for auction

8:32am Saturday 26th April 2014

The only surviving letter believed to have been written on board Titanic is expected to fetch up to £100,000 when it goes under the hammer today.

REVIEW: Titanic tragedy brought to life

Daily Echo: Performers and guests, including relatives of Titanic survivors, at the SeaCity Museum last night.

11:10am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A NEW play being performed in Southampton this week aims to strip away the legends around the doomed liner and tell the story in the words of those who survived the sinking of the Titanic or had a part to play in events.

Experts dispute Titanic iceberg theory

Daily Echo:

8:28am Thursday 10th April 2014

CLAIMS the Titanic faced a higher than normal number of icebergs on its fateful transatlantic voyage from Southampton have been disputed by academics.

Titanic victims remembered at Oceans

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

12:55pm Monday 11th November 2013

THERE is still time to visit an award-winning exhibition remembering victims who perished on the Titanic.

Canada’s Titanic graves site gets major makeover

Daily Echo: The RMS Titanic leaving Southampton

1:50pm Tuesday 22nd October 2013

IT IS the resting place thousands of miles from home where scores of Titanic victims are buried.

Titanic offices to be reopened

Daily Echo: Titanic leaving Southampton in 1912

8:27am Friday 11th October 2013

The dilapidated offices where plans for the Titanic were drawn up are to be re-opened as part of a £5 million regeneration project.

Haunting image of sea burials for Titanic dead

Daily Echo: The photograph showing the burial service at sea of Titanic victim William Peter Mayo from Southampton

12:50pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

Rare photograph captures bleak farewell for ship’s lost souls

Lecture on Titanic crew

Daily Echo: Titanic leaving Southampton in 1912

12:20pm Monday 23rd September 2013

THE crew of the Titanic will be the subject of a lecture in Southampton this week.

Titanic II is put to test

Daily Echo: Titanic II test model

10:54am Friday 20th September 2013

TESTS have been carried out on a model of the proposed Titanic II.

Blaze at old cemetery

Daily Echo: Fire at Southampton's Old Cemetery

11:11am Friday 2nd August 2013

A MEMORIAL to a Titanic victim and dozens of graves were engulfed in a fire at a historic cemetery.

More backing for Titanic II

Daily Echo: A computer-generated image of the new liner

2:20pm Monday 22nd July 2013

ANOTHER firm has been brought on board by the team looking to build Titanic II.

Titanic II project moves a step closer

Daily Echo: Titanic II plans come to home port of original Titanic

12:00pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

THE firm behind the Titanic II project has appointed a management services partner.

Titanic band member's final letter sells for £93,000

Daily Echo: Wallace Hartley

5:23pm Monday 22nd April 2013

A letter written by the bandmaster of the Titanic who carried on playing as the doomed ship sank has sold at auction for £93,000.

SeaCity rides on a wave of success one year on

Daily Echo: William and Henry Ward cut the birthday cake with mayor and mayoress Cllr Derek and Christine Burke.

12:50pm Thursday 11th April 2013

A YEAR on from its opening, Southampton's £15m SeaCity museum is boasting higher than expected visitor numbers and has won a clutch of design awards.

Bus tribute to last Titanic survivor

Daily Echo: Millvina Dean

8:01am Wednesday 10th April 2013

THE memory of the last surviving Titanic survivor will live on in the form of a bus.

Titanic band leader's violin discovered

Daily Echo: The Titanic violin will go on display in Belfast at the end of this month

6:16pm Friday 15th March 2013

THE violin that was played by the bandmaster on the Titanic can be revealed for the first time along with the story behind its discovery.

New Titanic II liner will be so successful a THIRD Titanic may be built says magnate

Daily Echo: Titanic II

10:00am Saturday 2nd March 2013

The billionaire building Titanic II, an exact replica of the ill-fated liner, said the vessel will be a living memorial to hundreds of Southampton crew members who died in the disaster.

Billionaire launches Titanic II blueprint in New York

Daily Echo: Billionaire launches Titanic II blueprint in New York

7:43am Wednesday 27th February 2013

An Australian billionaire unveiled blueprints for his new version of the Titanic that could set sail in late 2016 in New York last night

First images of the planned Titanic II revealed

Daily Echo: Computer image of Titanic II in New York

5:16pm Thursday 21st February 2013

THESE are the first, exclusive glimpses of how Titanic II will look when she arrives in Southampton for her maiden voyage in 2016.

Titanic hotel blasted for being in 'poor taste'

Daily Echo: Titanic hotel blasted for being in 'poor taste'

9:00am Monday 14th January 2013

A FLOATING hotel which is painted to look like the sinking Titanic sinking has been slammed for being in “poor taste”.

World's most expensive Titanic artefact goes on show

Daily Echo: World's most expensive Titanic artefact goes on show

2:24pm Tuesday 27th November 2012

The world's most expensive Titanic artefact has gone on public display in a centre dedicated to the doomed liner.

Titanic hero's sextant to go under the hammer

Daily Echo: Sir Arthur Rostron

7:00am Monday 19th November 2012

A SEXTANT used by a Southampton captain to locate Titanic and rescue her survivors is expected to fetch £70,000 at auction.

A must-see sea city?

Daily Echo: Belfast's Titanic Museum under construction

12:20pm Sunday 18th November 2012

Belfast is another city facing the challenge of modernising its run-down waterfront. On a visit to the Northern Ireland capital this week to attend the Society of Editors’ annual conference, editor Ian Murray examines how the once troubled city is making the most of its setting by the sea

Titanic safety officer 'feared he would lose his job'

Daily Echo: Titanic leaving Southampton in 1912

6:48pm Wednesday 31st October 2012

A document revealing how a safety officer warned that the Titanic needed '50 per cent more lifeboats' but was suppressed from voicing his fears has emerged.

Titanic II to set sail from Southampton in 2016

Daily Echo: The Titanic

12:12pm Thursday 4th October 2012

Titanic II, the multi-million pound replica of Southampton's ill-fated liner, will set sail from the city on her maiden voyage in 2016.

Titanic ceremony praise for uni

Daily Echo: The people of Southampton remember the Titanic 100 years on.

3:40pm Friday 7th September 2012

Southampton Solent University has been nominated for a prestigious award for its pivotal role in helping the city commemorate the centenary of the Titanic leaving the docks on its ill-fated maiden voyage.

Titanic director visits birthplace of vessel

Daily Echo: The Titanic

8:56am Friday 7th September 2012

Titanic film director James Cameron is to visit the birthplace of the doomed liner for the first time today.

Billionaire unveils plans for Titanic 2

Daily Echo: The Australian billionaire, Clive Palmer, who plans to build Titanic II, reveals plans and blueprints for the ambitious project.

12:58pm Wednesday 18th July 2012

FIRST dismissed out of hand as an eccentric billionaire’s fantasy, plans to build a replica of Southampton ’s illfated liner, Titanic , have taken a step closer to reality.

Millvina Titanic gardens opens

Daily Echo: The official opening of the Millvina Dean memorial garden outside the SeaCity Museum in Southampton. Family member Bruno Nordmanis unveils the plaque with Una Reilly of Belfast Titanic Society, mayor Cllr Derek Burke, David Hill of the British Titanic Soc

9:46am Friday 1st June 2012

A MEMORIAL garden to the last survivor of the Titanic has been unveiled at the entrance to Southampton’s new £15m SeaCity Museum.

Memorial garden unveiled for last Titanic survivor Millvina

Daily Echo: Millvina Dean

7:50am Thursday 31st May 2012

A MEMORIAL garden for the last survivor of the Titanic will be unveiled today near the entrance to Southampton’s new SeaCity Museum.

Memorial garden for last Titanic survivor

Daily Echo: Milvina Dean

1:10pm Tuesday 1st May 2012

SHE was the last living survivor of the sinking of Titanic, and now her home city of Southampton is to have an enduring memorial to Millvina Dean.

Billionare reveals plans to build Titanic II

Daily Echo: The Titanic

10:44am Monday 30th April 2012

An Australian billionaire has announced plans to build a replica of the Titanic that will make its maiden voyage from England to New York in 2016.

10,000 flock into SeaCity Museum

Daily Echo: The new SeaCity Museum in Southampton.

2:30pm Thursday 26th April 2012

THE number of visitors to Southampton’s new £15m Titanic museum has smashed through the 10,000 mark in less than two weeks.

Wreaths taken from grave of Titanic look-out

Daily Echo: Fred Fleet's grave in Southampton and the binoculars left on it

4:49pm Wednesday 18th April 2012

IT was a touching tribute to a seaman who was pivotal in the story of Titanic.

Titanic ticket sold in auction

Daily Echo: The Titanic launch ticket that sold for more than £35,000.

1:00pm Tuesday 17th April 2012

A RARE unused ticket for the launch of Titanic on May 31, 1911, sold for £35,601 at an auction in New York.

Titanic: Our City Remembers

Daily Echo: The ill-fated liner Titanic

7:00am Sunday 15th April 2012

A SERIES of events in Southampton is allowing people to commemorate the sinking of Titanic, 100 years ago today.

Titanic insurance document revealed

Daily Echo: Titanic leaving Belfast

4:39pm Sunday 15th April 2012

AN insurance document from the Titanic has been released for the first time.

Titanic memorial service on board cruise ship

Daily Echo: GVs of the Balmoral cruise ship leaving Southampton on the official Titanic Centenary voyage

12:45pm Sunday 15th April 2012

PASSENGERS on a cruise ship retracing the route of the ill-fated liner RMS Titanic will hold a memorial service today when it reaches the spot where the ship sank on its maiden voyage a century ago.

Make Titanic wreck an underwater museum, says man who found it

Daily Echo: Dr Robert Ballard in the drawing office in Belfast where Titanic was designed.

AN underwater museum should be made from the Titanic wreck, according to the man who discovered it.

How society has changed since Titanic’s sailing

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

11:50am Thursday 12th April 2012

Statisticians have joined in with Titanic fever by releasing figures comparing England of 1912 to the modern day.

SeaCity Titanic museum sells-out on first full day

Daily Echo: The SeaCity Museum in Havelock Road, Southampton

5:51pm Wednesday 11th April 2012

TICKETS for Southampton’s £15m Titanic themed SeaCity Museum sold out on its first full day.

SeaCity Museum officially opened

Daily Echo: SeaCity Museum is officialy opened

1:30pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

Southampton' £15m Titanic museum was officially declared open today in front of a crowd of hundreds.

Southampton remembers the departure of Titanic

Daily Echo: Titanic leaving Southampton in 1912

12:50pm Tuesday 10th April 2012

SIRENS sounded across Southampton port at exactly 12pm today to mark the 100th anniversary of the moment the ill-fated White Star Liner, Titanic, left the dockside.

Southampton commemorates 100th anniversary of Titanic's departure

Daily Echo: Southampton commemorates 100th anniversary of Titanic's departure

7:52am Tuesday 10th April 2012

Southampton will be in the global spotlight today as the city commemorates 100 years since Titanic's departure.

New £15m Titanic museum ready to open in Southampton

Daily Echo: SeaCity Museum ready to open

5:30pm Monday 9th April 2012

THE eyes of the world will be on Southampton tomorrow when the city marks the day 100 years ago that Titanic set sail on her ill-fated maiden voyage.

Society on the high seas

Daily Echo: ELEGANCE: The stylish Parisian Cafe on board Titanic

9:34am Monday 9th April 2012

The glamour of the Titanic attracted many wealthy and influential figures of the time, with a passenger list reading like a society's who's who.

Unesco ruling protects remains of those who lie in Titanic wreck

Daily Echo: The wreck of the Titanic

7:00am Sunday 8th April 2012

THE human remains of hundreds of Southampton crew members on Titanic are safeguarded under the protection of the United Nations.

Pub renamed The Titanic to mark centenary

Daily Echo: RELAUNCH: Martin Geer with Cllr Royston Smith and customers outside the pub

12:30pm Sunday 8th April 2012

A pub with a new a Titanic theme is relaunched in Southampton.



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