Titanic's officers

Titanic's officers pictured onboard Titanic in April 1912

Captain Edward J Smith and his senior officers photographed on board Titanic, April 1912.

Back row from Left to Right:
Herbert McElroy, Charles Lightoller, Herbert Pitman, Joseph Boxhall, Harold Lowe

Front row from Left to Right:
James Moody, Henry Wilde, Edward Smith, William Murdoch

In 1907, when Captain Smith took command of the ship, Adriatic, on her maiden trip, he said these prophetic words:

" I never saw a wreck and have never been wrecked, nor was I ever in any predicament that threatened to end in disaster of any sort……I will say that I cannot imagine any condition which could cause a ship to founder. I cannot conceive of any vital disaster happening to this vessel. Modern shipbuilding has gone beyond that."



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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.