Belfast is the city located on the northwestern part of Ireland. It is in possession of the United Kingdom today. This city is also known as the place where Titanic was constructed.
On July 29th, 1908, White Star Line approved the design for RMS Titanic. Eight months and two days passed until the keel of Titanic was laid. The construction was going on and on, when, on May 31st, 1911, Titanic's hull was successfully launched. In next 7 months, the ship's look changed crucially; sixteen wooden lifeboats were fitted to the Titanic ― 8 on each side. Four more collapsible lifeboats were fitted. Fitting concluded by March 31st, 1912, when Titanic was ready. On April 2nd, at 6 A.M. (GMT) she set sail to Southampton.
- There's a Titanic museum in Belfast.
- Many famous people connected to Titanic's history boarded in Belfast. Some of them are as follows:
- Edward J. Smith, the captain.
- Thomas Andrews, Titanic's architect.
- Henry T. Wilde, the chief officer.
- William Murdoch, the 1st officer.
- Charles H. Lightoller, the 2nd officer.
- Herbert J. Pitman, the 3rd officer.
- Joseph G. Boxhall, the 4th officer.
- Harold G. Lowe, the 5th officer.
- James P. Moody, the 6th officer.
- Joseph Bell, the chief engineer.