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The last photo of the Titanic, 1912

By rareAdmin, Wednesday, 11th April 2018 | 0 comments
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The last photo of the Titanic, 1912.

This photograph is the last known picture of RMS Titanic on the surface of the ocean. It was taken during her maiden voyage at Crosshaven, Ireland, just after the vessel departed Cobh (Queenstown) where it had stopped before heading westwards towards New York on this day, 1912.

Three days after this photo was taken 1,514 people would be dead and the Titanic would be on the bottom of the North Atlantic after colliding with an iceberg in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history.