What It Was Like On Board The Titanic Memorial Cruise

With 1,309 passengers, the MS Balmoral followed the same route as the Titanic on a 14 day cruise. Organizers tried to recreate the Titanic onboard experience… minus the disaster.

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Newlyweds Mary Beth Crocker Dearing and Tom Dearing of Newport, Kentucky pose before boarding the Titanic Memorial Cruise in Southampton, England.

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Tylicia Tchelebon from Port Hope Ontario, Canada, come up an escalator as she checks in.

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A passenger in evening dress hurries as he goes to check.

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Megan Zubok and Evan Perelekos of Detroit arrive to board.

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Eight month old Alisa Dounaeva of Godalming is held by her mother Lorna while seeing off her grandparents.

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Maritime artist James Allan Floodof Del Ray Beach, Florida arrives wearing period costume to board the Titanic Memorial Cruise.

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A band plays the tune ‘Viceroy Tea’ as passengers queue to check in.

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More passengers wearing period costume queue to board the Titanic Memorial Cruise.

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Carmel Bradbam and Andreas Stovic drink champagne as they sit in a mock up of a first class dinning table of the Titanic.

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Passengers wait to board.

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A passenger wears a Titanic film memorabilia jacket as he waits to check in.

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Robert Burr of Southampton, whose grandfather Ewart Burr was a 1st class saloon steward who perished on the Titanic, poses on the bed of a replica Titanic cabin before boarding the cruise.

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The Titanic Memorial Cruise leaves port in Southampton, England.

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Sharon Sutton of Dublin waves an Irish flag as the Titanic Memorial Cruise leaves port.

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Passengers wave bye!

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Members of the crew are seen at the deck below partying guests as the Titanic Memorial Cruise leaves port.

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John Philip (center) of South Coast, New South Wales, Australia adjusts his period bowler hat while donning a life jacket, during a drill.

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John Philip adjusts this sister’s life jacket.

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Tormod Gaasbakk (front) and Anne Isabel Udbye of Trondheim, Norway swim in the rear deck pool of the Titanic Memorial Cruise as it moves through high winds and seas off Cobh, Ireland.

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Tormod Gaasbakk and Anne Isabel sit in a hot tub.

22. And here’s the itinerary:

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