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The History of the Titanic

The story of the Titanic is a story of ambition, hubris, and tragedy. The Titanic story could fill many volumes, and indeed it has. Most people have some familiarity with the history of the Titanic, or at least they know of the history of the Titanic wreck. Less is known about how the Titanic ship actually came to be. This side of the Titanic story is quite interesting, however, even if it isn't as captivating as the shipwreck itself. (Few stories are.) So, in this article we tell the history of the Titanic before it took its maiden voyage; that is, we tell the part of the Titanic story that is so often overlooked, and we do this simply because the full story of the Titanic demands to be told. Why was the Titanic built, and how did its creation come about? Read more [...]