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Titanic: The Titanic Sinks

Information about the Titanic.

Disaster

During her maiden voyage, Titanic struck an iceberg in the late evening hours of April 14. By 2:20 a.m. on April 15, Titanic had sunk beneath the frigid waters of the North Atlantic. Over 1,500 people perished, most from hypothermia. Only 710 people survived in lifeboats to be rescued by the Carpathia, which arrived a few hours later.