The Titanic set sail for New York from the White Star Dock in Southampton, England, on April 10, 1912. Most of her crew also came from or lived in the area.
The White Star Dock, which was renamed Ocean Dock in 1911, was a deep water dock. The Titanic left from Berth 44.
The White Star Line had relocated their transatlantic operations from Liverpool to Southampton in 1907, establishing the city as England's most important passenger port. At the time of the Titanic's departure, Southampton's economy was flourishing and the port had 23 steamship companies in operation. Some of these were crucially important, such as Royal Mail, Union Castle and American Lines.Learn More
The Titanic originally set sail from Southampton, England, at noon on April 10, 1912. The ship traveled to Cherbourg, France, stopping only briefly that evening before leaving for Queenstown, Ireland. At 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, the Titanic left Ireland on its transatlantic voyage.Full Answer >
The RMS Titanic left on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean from Southampton, England. This was its only journey, as the ship sank on April 15, 1912, five days after its departure.Full Answer >
The RMS Titanic departed from Southampton, England, and was bound for New York City. It left the harbor on April 10, 1912, and sank 4 days later, when it collided with an iceberg.Full Answer >
The Titanic sank to a depth of approximately 13,000 feet in the north Atlantic on April 15, 1912. The depth was not discovered until a joint French-U.S. expedition found the ship in 1985.Full Answer >