The RMS Titanic famously collided with an iceberg on April 14, 1912 and sunk on April 15, 1912. Of the 2,224 people on board, only 1,084 were ushered onto lifeboats, and 711 finally saved. The wreck of the ship lies at a depth of 12,500 feet (3800 m), south-east of Newfoundland at 41°43′55″N, 49°56′45″W.
Passenger lists have been available for a long time, having been published in print in newspapers after the Titanic sank in 1912. What has only recently been made public is the original documents themselves, handwritten passenger registries. Here are scans from the National Archive.
10 April 1912, departing Southampton to NYC
11 April 1912, departing Queenstown to NYC
I’ve put both ships registries into one Flickr set; beware, the full-size images are each about 5MB (think 4202 x 5997). I’m not sure what the copyright status is of this work, but seeing as it’s a historical document of great importance, and generated by the British government, it should be in the public domain.
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