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19 Creepy Pictures From The Titanic Before It Sank

19 Creepy Pictures From The Titanic Before It Sank

On April 15, 1912, the world's largest steamship of the era sank on its maiden voyage after striking an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, resulting in the deaths over of 1,500 people.

Posted on April 15, 2017, at 1:54 p.m. ET

The RMS Titanic Of The White Star Line makes its way from Southampton to Queenstown, Ireland in 1912.
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The RMS Titanic Of The White Star Line makes its way from Southampton to Queenstown, Ireland in 1912.

Purser Hugh Walter McElroy and Captain Edward J. Smith aboard the Titanic during the run from Southampton to Queenstown, Ireland. The man who took the photograph, Rev. F.M. Browne, got off at Queenstown, three days before the ship hit an iceberg and sank.
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Purser Hugh Walter McElroy and Captain Edward J. Smith aboard the Titanic during the run from Southampton to Queenstown, Ireland. The man who took the photograph, Rev. F.M. Browne, got off at Queenstown, three days before the ship hit an iceberg and sank.

Passengers stroll past neatly arranged deck chairs on the deck of the ship.
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Passengers stroll past neatly arranged deck chairs on the deck of the ship.

Left: A board of trade inspector examines lifebelts on the Titanic's crew in Southampton during 1912. Right: The stern and sun deck of Titanic where some second and third class passengers had their quarters.
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Left: A board of trade inspector examines lifebelts on the Titanic's crew in Southampton during 1912. Right: The stern and sun deck of Titanic where some second and third class passengers had their quarters.

The RMS Titanic in port during 1912.
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The RMS Titanic in port during 1912.

The Titanic's lifeboats are seen positioned in their davits.
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The Titanic's lifeboats are seen positioned in their davits.

The First Class staircase leading to the ships exquisite À la Carte Restaurant.
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The First Class staircase leading to the ships exquisite À la Carte Restaurant.

Leather chairs arranged around dinner tables in the ship's main dining room.
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Leather chairs arranged around dinner tables in the ship's main dining room.

Situated right outside of the À la Carte Restaurant, the first class Café Parisien offered sweeping views of the ocean and wicker furniture.
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Situated right outside of the À la Carte Restaurant, the first class Café Parisien offered sweeping views of the ocean and wicker furniture.

A spacious patio on the Titanic deck with reclining wicker chairs for lounging.
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A spacious patio on the Titanic deck with reclining wicker chairs for lounging.

Left: View of the cozy cabin interior. Right: The inside of a 1st class cabin.

Left: View of the cozy cabin interior. Right: The inside of a 1st class cabin.

The reading room on the upper promenade on the Titanic.
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The reading room on the upper promenade on the Titanic.

Left: Passengers using the cycle machines in the ship's gymnasium. Right: Some of the gym's various exercise equipment, including a mechanical horse saddle and rowing system.
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Left: Passengers using the cycle machines in the ship's gymnasium. Right: Some of the gym's various exercise equipment, including a mechanical horse saddle and rowing system.

The swimming pool located on the middle deck of the ship.
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The swimming pool located on the middle deck of the ship.

The First Class Lounge on board RMS Titanic.
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The First Class Lounge on board RMS Titanic.

The Titanic as she left port on her ill-fated voyage in 1912.
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The Titanic as she left port on her ill-fated voyage in 1912.


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