TITANIC A GIANT IS BORN

TIMELINE 1908-1911
• JULY 1908 Contract signed for construction of three new white star super liners. • MARCH31, 1909 The keel is laid for ship number 401 , the Titanic. • OCTOBER 20,1910 The first of the ships, Olympic is launched. • MAY31,1911 At 12,15pm the Titanic enters water for the first time. • OCTOBER 1911,Titanic maiden voyage announced for April 19,12.

SETTING SAIL
Titanic ready to set sail on Wednesday April

10,1912. 12.15pm Titanic whistle blown three times to signal departure. 12.20pm Near collision with the drifting liner New York. 5.30pm Titanic anchors between the port breakwaters at Cherbourg.

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