104 years before, this tragic incident occurred and contained infliction which marks it one of the greatest tragedies of world. The luxury passenger liner, Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of 15th April, 1912. Here is what happened after she sank,
Near midnight, on April 14, 1912 an ice berg was spotted ahead of the Titanic which was in full speed on her voyage to New York. Two hours and forty minutes later, she disappeared in waves.
Out of 2,224 people only 700 could make it to lifeboats. Others were left to the mercy of chilly waters of North Atlantic.
The survivors were seen by another ship, Carpathia and they went aboard.
“Titanic foundered about 2:30 AM April 15. About 675 crew and passengers picked up… Names of those saved will be posted as soon as received.” Bulletin at White Star Office, Southampton.
People wait for news outside the office of White Star Line in New York
The Titanic’s lifeboats are returned to the berth of the White Star Line in New York.
Crowds await the arrival of the Carpathia
Hanson, seated right, district secretary of the National Sailors and Firemen’s Union, awards shipwreck pay to survivors.
Survivors are greeted by relatives upon their return to Southampton.
Unidentified survivors, later identified as Michel, 4 and Edmond Navratil, 2. To board the ship, their father assumed the name Louis Hoffman and used their nicknames, Lolo and Mamon.