The Ship that Belfast Built

The Ship that Belfast Built

Unna, from the Belfast Titanic Society, shares the untold story behind the building of the Titanic.

Grades

3 - 12+

Subjects

Earth Science, Engineering, Oceanography

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National Geographic Channel

Construction of the Titaniccommenced in 1909 in Belfast, Ireland, by the ship-building company Harland & Wolff. Titanic was one of three ships built by Harland & Wolff and the British shipping company White Star Line. Shipbuilders worked tirelessly for two years to create the mammoth structure that was to become the Titanic, and eight workers died during its construction. After the ship was finished in 1912, the Titanic was set for its maiden voyage in early April.

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Editors
National Geographic Society
Christina Riska Simmons, National Geographic Society
Producer
Samantha Zuhlke, National Geographic Society
other
Last Updated

May 20, 2022

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