Titanic Now & Then


Halifax City
A view of downtown halifax

TITANIC BUFFS THIRSTY FOR RELICS FROM A WATERY GRAVE


The sinking of the Titanic almost 98 years [April 15, 1912] ago is now a household tale. Books, movies and museum worldwide have popularized the story of the ill fated ship that went to the bottom of the Ocean after the hitting of an Iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland, not too far from Nova Scotia.
We will explore where some of the victims from the Titanic were buried, among them, the grave of the unknown child. Mrs Alma nee Nils and others who were so unfortunate to have met their untimely death on the voyage to New York.
On this tour you will learn many things about the Titanic:

  • Titanic collided with an Iceberg on her starboard side just thirty seven seconds after the berg was spotted. The collision created a buckling effect, popping rivets and opening several small holes below the waterline of the first six compartments.
  • You will learn about the struggle of the crew to contain the on surging water and at what time the first life boat was launch and many more.
  • You will also learn why Halifax was chosen as the rescue centre to coordinate all the efforts of salvaging and what makes Halifax collection of the Titanic so unique
  • Finally we will pose a Titanic trivia to all our clients; for example,
    • In April 1912, what major league baseball stadium opened?
    • How much did the Titanic cost to build?
    • How many working smoke stacks were on the Titanic

This tour is very educational and reflective. It is geared toward all who are Titanic buffs and with so much interest in the ill fated ship, a basic knowledge of the events surrounding the sinking of the Titanic will carry you through a conversation etc. with all and sundry

Call or Email us today to reserve a booking for an educational and adventurous tour.

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