HULL 401 - TITANIC
Launch Day - May 31, 1911
‘the largest and most luxurious in the world’
Quite possibly the most famous liner ever built, RMS Titanic was the second in a trio of 'Olympic'-class ships constructed for the White Star Line from 1909-1915. At the time of her launch, Titanic claimed the title for the largest ship in the world and boasted a standard of luxury never before seen at sea.
This drawing depicts Titanic on May 31 1911 - the day she first floated free from the giant slipway at Harland and Wolff in Belfast.
Tonnage: 45,324 GRT
Max Speed: 24 kn
This illustration of 'Titanic' was completed over the course of four weeks from April to May 2018, then modified in December 2018, by Michael C Brady and involved around 100 hours of drawing. Original plans and high-definition photographs were studied in order to maintain authenticity and special thanks is owed researchers Bruce Beveridge and David Cotgreave for their invaluable work in regards to the Olympic Class.