Quantcast
Home » Titanic You are browsing entries tagged with “Titanic”

Titanic violin sells for over $1.6M at auction

A violin, believed to be the one played by Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley, is displayed at auction house Henry Aldridge and Son in Devizes, England, Friday Oct. 18, 2013. The auction house, which specializes in Titanic memorabilia, expects the violin to fetch more than 200,000 pounds (US$323,300) when it goes on sale on Saturday. AP

A violin believed to have been played on the Titanic before the doomed vessel sank was auctioned for more than 1 million pounds ($1.6 million) Saturday, a fantastic figure which one collector said may never be beaten.

Posted: October 20th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Titanic II titan unveils Australian dinosaur park plan

In this rendering provided by Blue Star Line, the Titanic II is shown cruising at sea. The ship, which Australian billionaire Clive Palmer is planning to build in China, is scheduled to sail in 2016.  AP FILE PHOTO/BLUE STAR LINE

An eccentric Australian mining magnate who is building a replica of the ill-fated Titanic on Saturday unveiled his latest scheme — a park of giant robotic dinosaurs.

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Billionaire launches plans for Titanic replica

In this rendering provided by Blue Star Line, the Titanic II is shown cruising at sea. The ship, which Australian billionaire Clive Palmer is planning to build in China, is scheduled to sail in 2016.  AP FILE PHOTO/BLUE STAR LINE

An Australian billionaire says he wants to build a new version of the Titanic that could set sail in 2016.

Posted: February 27th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Events around the world mark Titanic centenary

Passengers walk around the MS Balmoral Titanic memorial cruise ship, prior to the gala dinner in the Atlantic Ocean, Tuesday. Nearly 100 years after the Titanic went down, the cruise with the same number of passengers aboard is setting sail to retrace the ship's voyage, including a visit to the location where it sank. AP

From Titanic’s birthplace in a Belfast shipyard to its resting place in the North Atlantic, thousands were gathering Saturday to remember the cruise ship that embarked on its maiden voyage as an icon of Edwardian luxury but became, in a few dark hours 100 years ago, an enduring emblem of tragedy.

Posted: April 14th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New York restaurant recreates Titanic menu

A member of staff from the Auction house Aldridge and Son holds an original Titanic menu from April 10th 1912, that has recently been sold for 76,000 pounds (US$122,000 euro91,000)  which is part of a   unique exhibition relating to the ill-fated liner on display at Belfast City Hall, Northern Ireland, Friday, April, 6, 2012.  AP PHOTO/PETER MORRISON

A New York restaurant is recreating the menu served to first class passengers on the doomed Titanic — and at 10 courses, it’s a spread that could practically sink a ship by itself.

Posted: April 11th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Advertisement
Marketplace