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Use this resource from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to learn about the Titanic. The luxury liner Titanic was making its first voyage in 1912 when it struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean. The ship sank in the early morning of 15 April, killing more than 1,500 people. Since then, the Titanic More…has become a symbol of the great triumphs and tragedies of the 20th century. It has been the subject of a number of stories and films, as well as a musical.