10 April ,1912 :The transatlantic port of Cherbourg received a visit from the mythic ocean liner The Titanic before it met with its tragic destiny .In the former transatlantic harbour station, relive the unique crossing of the steamer Titanic and become a witness of this historic and tragic cruise.
The luggage Hall in the Harbour Station, where people used to gather their luggage from the train before crossing the Atlantic.
Here , 281 passengers embarked aboard the ship.
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Titanic crew members : Harold Sydney Bride and John George Phillips, telegraphists.
J. Bruce Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line.
Titanic crew members : Frederick Fleet and Reginald Robinson Lee , lookout men.
Commandant Edward John Smith, captain of the Titanic.
For half a century, Cherbourg bade farewell to thousands of European emigrants to New York, as well as stars like Charlie Chaplin, Salvador Dali and many others….
The ship’s engine room
Titanic survivor : Lucy Christiana Duff Gordon
Titanic survivor : Dorothy Gibson
Titanic survivor : Madeleine Talmage Astor
Lost in the sinking : Colonel Astor
The Musicians of the RMS Titanic all perished with the liner when it sank in 1912.
Titanic – Sinking according to J. Thayer
Titanic – A collapsible lifeboat with canvas sides
Charlotte Collyer remembers : How I was saved from the Titanic.
The deadly iceberg identified ? Photo taken by Captain Wood of the SS Estonian on 12 April.
Outside the White Star Offices, London.
A group of survivors on the deck of Carpathian
Titanic crowds out White Star Line.
Cherboug and the entire North of Cotentin are rich in History and Heritage.
These are the hightest cliffs in Europe, rising to 128 metres ( 419 ft 11 in ) at the top of Jobourg peak.
Discover this natural heritage along the customs officers path looking out to the Channel islands, above the coves that often sparkle with sea green and turquoise.
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