News of the Disaster - Daily Mirror reports

Titanic report, The Daily Mirror, 16 April 1912.

"Everyone Safe"....."Helpless Giant Being Towed To Port by Allan Liner."

As this headline story in the Daily Mirror shows, the initial reporting of Titanic's collision with an iceberg was inaccurate and wildly optimistic.   However, such reports were soon overshadowed when the true scale of the disaster became known and it emerged that almost 1500 people had died.



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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.