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19 Creepy Pictures From The Titanic Before It Sank

On April 15, 1912, the world's largest steamship of the era sank on its maiden voyage after striking an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, resulting in the deaths over of 1,500 people.

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Purser Hugh Walter McElroy and Captain Edward J. Smith aboard the Titanic during the run from Southampton to Queenstown, Ireland. The man who took the photograph, Rev. F.M. Browne, got off at Queenstown, three days before the ship hit an iceberg and sank.

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Left: A board of trade inspector examines lifebelts on the Titanic's crew in Southampton during 1912. Right: The stern and sun deck of Titanic where some second and third class passengers had their quarters.

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Situated right outside of the À la Carte Restaurant, the first class Café Parisien offered sweeping views of the ocean and wicker furniture.

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Left: Passengers using the cycle machines in the ship's gymnasium. Right: Some of the gym's various exercise equipment, including a mechanical horse saddle and rowing system.


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