The sinking of the passenger ship Titanic in 1912 is one of history's most tragic and well-documented events. From the building of the ship and the compelling personal accounts of its survivors, to examining its place in popular culture, we explore the history of the Titanic.

A hundred years ago, the world was awash in songs, poems and paintings about the Titanic. And then came movies.

The Titanic was a mighty ship indeed but how did she measure up to the other great liners of her age?