It set out on its maiden journey on April 10 1912 from Southhampton, before picking up passengers Cherbourg, France and Cobh, (formerly Queenstown), Cork.
On April 15, 104 years ago, the ship collided with an iceberg 400 miles from Newfoundland, Canada and sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean, with the loss of 1,503 lives.
Every since, the disaster has fascinated one generation after the other, leading to many myths and legends surrounding the tragedy.
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