A blood-stained, oily lifejacket from the Titanic sold for at a New York auction last night. The cork-filled jacket, which is also torn in parts, is believed to be one of only six still existing from the doomed ocean liner.
The Rough Guide to the Titanic tells the full, compelling story of the supposedly unsinkable liner. At its heart lies the epic human drama of the Titanic's final hours, between striking the iceberg and disappearing beneath the freezing Atlantic waters.
Titanic interior: Gentlemen's First Class smoking room. After dinner, the men would repair to this room to smoke and discuss politics over snifters of brandy and cognac. Make it a smaller and call it the drinking room, other than that's it's perfect.
*TITANIC SURVIVORS ~ photographed from the Carpathia. 100 years after the tragedy, we are taking a look back at the Titanic sinking, in an article by Jeff Nilsson entitled, "The Inevitable Tragedy of the Titanic.