Titanic Now & Then

The sinking of the Titanic more than 100 years ago [April 15, 1912] ago is now a household tale. Books, movies and museums worldwide have popularized the story of the ill-fated ship that went to the bottom of the Ocean after hitting an Iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland, not too far from Nova Scotia.

TITANIC BUFFS THIRSTY FOR RELICS FROM A WATERY GRAVE

We will explore where some of the victims from the Titanic were buried, among them, the grave of the unknown child, Mrs Alma nee Nils and others who were so unfortunate to have met their untimely death on the voyage to New York.

On this tour you will learn many things about the Titanic:

  • Titanic collided with an Iceberg on her starboard side just thirty seven seconds after the berg was spotted. The collision created a buckling effect, popping rivets and opening several small holes below the waterline of the first six compartments.
  • You will learn about the struggle of the crew to contain the on surging water, the time of the first life boat launching and much more.
  • You will also learn why Halifax was chosen as the rescue centre to coordinate all the efforts of salvaging
  • What makes Halifax collection of the Titanic so unique
  • Finally, we will pose a Titanic trivia game to all our clients; for example,
    • In April 1912, what major league baseball stadium opened?
    • How much did the Titanic cost to build?
    • How many working smoke stacks were on the Titanic?

This tour is very educational and reflective. It is geared toward all who are Titanic buffs and with so much interest in the ill-fated ship, a basic knowledge of the events surrounding the sinking of the Titanic will carry you through a conversation with all and sundry.

Call or Email us today to reserve a booking for an educational and adventurous tour.