100 years ago today, Titanic was leaving Southampton, England   Leave a comment

Just before noon on April 10, 1912, (100 years ago today!) Titanic began her ill-fated voyage from Southampton to New York. Captain Edward John Smith was in command. Her first stop was in Cherbourg, France, about 70 miles away, and then Queenstown, Ireland.

In the photograph, mooring lines are being cast off and five tug boats are moving Titanic out to sea. Her huge propellers will not start turning until she is in deeper water.


Titanic Leaving Southhamptom

Titanic, assisted by tug boats, is leaving Southamptom, England on it's maiden, and ill-fate voyage.


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