Construction: the frames

Titanic and Olympic under construction, 1910.

After the keel has been laid, construction begins on the frame.

The frame is similar to the ribs in the human body, and it forms the basic shape of the hull. Curved frames are connected to the keel, while steel beams help to hold the frames together and add strength to the structure.




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Visiting Information

TITANICa The Exhibition is on display the the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. Click here for opening times, how to get here and admission prices.


Titanic Exhibition

The Titanic exhibition is housed in the Transport galleries at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. You can also experience "TITANICa The People's Story in the Outdoor Folk Museum.

Click here for more information on the 500 artefacts on display and also the Ultimate Living History experience.