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Titanic II plans come to home port of original Titanic
7:12am Tuesday 5th March 2013 in News
The Australian billionaire building a full scale replica of the ship will show off his plans at a press conference in the Grand Cafe in the city.
It comes after Professor Clive Palmer held similar events in London and Nwe York.
He said said his ship will honour the memory of almost 550 Southampton seamen who drowned in the 1912 disaster.
A full scale replica of the ill-fated Titanic will be a memorial to almost 550 Southampton seamen who drowned more than 100 years ago, claims the billionaire behind the huge project.
Professor Clive Palmer who is spending hundreds of millions of pounds constructing Titanic II, wants the new vessel to be a living memorial to all those, both passengers and crew, who died when the original ship struck an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Southampton more than 100 years ago.
Titanic II, which is due to arrive in Southampton in three years time from the Chinese shipyard where she is to be built, will exactly mirror the luxury, style, and appearance of its predecessor, now lying on the bottom of the Atlantic.
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