Titanic and Southampton

Albert Road

Daily Echo: Atlantic Mansions, Albert Road South, Southampton

Albert Road was where many of the steerage passengers stayed before leaving Southampton.

Canute Chambers

Daily Echo: Crowds outside the White Star Line offices at Canute Chambers, Canute Road, Southampton, waiting for news of Titanic survivors.

In 1912, Canute Chambers was the location of the White Star Line's Southampton Office.

South Western Hotel

Daily Echo: South Western House, Southampton.

The South Western Hotel is where most of the first class passengers stayed before embarking Titanic.

Southampton Terminus

Daily Echo: Southampton Terminus

Now a casino, Southampton Terminus was originally built as the main station for the town of Southampton.

The Grapes

Daily Echo: The Grapes, Oxford Street, Southampton

The Grapes is one the nearest pubs to the Eastern Docks in Southampton, and as such was always popular with dock workers and seamen alike.

Sailors' Home

Daily Echo: Sailors' Home, Oxford Street, Southampton

Sailors' Home is now a hostel run by the Salvation Army, however in 1912 it was home to many seafarers, some of whom had been raised from childhood with the intention of going to sea.

Alliance Hotel

Daily Echo: The White Star Tavern, Southampton

The Alliance Hotel is now known as The White Star Tavern, a bar and restaurant.

College Street

Daily Echo: The few remaining terraced homes in College Street, Southampton

Although the house itself is no longer present, 51 College Street played a key role in something that intrigued many Titanic enthusiasts.

Admiralty House

Daily Echo: Admiralty House, Platform Road, Southampton

Admiralty House was converted into flats in the early 21st century, but it's origins are rather different.

Titanic Memorial, Southampton Docks

Daily Echo: Titanic Memorial, Southampton Docks

ALTHOUGH it is not possible to go to the berth Titanic sailed from, ABP do allow members of the public to visit the Titanic memorial.

Berth 44, Southampton Docks

Daily Echo: Titanic at Berth 44, Dock Gate Four, Southampton, April 1912.

Berth 44 was where Titanic sailed away from at the beginning of the fateful voyage.

Platform Tavern

Daily Echo: Platform Tavern

In 1912, the Platform Tavern would have looked directly out across the brand new docks, with a clear view of Titanic.

Chalk Hill

Daily Echo: Chalk Hill in West End, where Sir Arthur Rostron lived

Chalk Hill in West End was home to the man responsible for ensuring the death toll in the Titanic sinking was not even higher.

Winn Road, Southampton

Daily Echo: Cheltenham Court, site of Captain Edward J. Smith's home, 34 Winn Road, Highfield, Southampton

Although not around the docks of Southampton, Winn Road in the city's Portswood area was home to a key figure in the tragedy.

Oakley and Watling

Daily Echo: The Oakley and Watling building in Southampton High Street

Now an Indian restaurant, the building's facade still gives a hint of what used to go on here.

The Woolhouse

Daily Echo: postcard from the 1930s showing the Wool House, on the corner of Bugle Street, next door to the former Royal Pier Hotel

Although the Woolhouse has had a long and varied history since it was built in the 14th century, it is only since 1966 it played any part in the Titanic story.

SeaCity Museum

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SeaCity Museum is home to the exhibition about Southampton's Titanic links.

Musicians' Memorial

Daily Echo: The memorial to the musicians on board RMS Titanic, in London Road, Southampton. Photo by Brian Burnell

THE memorial to the Titanic's musicians - who famously played on while the ship went down - is the second to stand on this site.

Holyrood Church

Daily Echo: Holyrood Church and the QE2 Anchor in Southampton High Street.

Heavily damaged during the Southampton Blitz in 1940, Holyrood Church has been left as a permanent reminder of Southampton's links to the sea.

Titanic Engineers' Memorial

Daily Echo: Titanic Engineers' Memorial, Southampton, in 1914

The Titanic Engineers' Memorial in East Park is Southampton's largest tribute to the disaster.

Old Cemetery

Daily Echo: Old Cemetery, The Common, Southampton

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, this was the main cemetery for the town of Southampton.

St. Mary's Church

Daily Echo: St. Mary's Church, Southampton

St. Mary's Church, one of the the largest churches in Southampton, was the scene for the memorial service in the aftermath of the sinking.

St. Joseph's Church

Daily Echo: St. Joseph's Church, Bugle Street, Southampton

St. Joseph's is the oldest Catholic Church in the city of Southampton.

4 Bitterne Way

Daily Echo: 4, Bitterne Way, Southampton

THIS late 19th century home was the abode of the Titanic's very first captain.



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