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May

2012 Exhibition : Titanic, returns to Cherbourg

Titanic Cities network

Le paquebot Titanic avant son lancement à Belfast, en 1912

Titanic Cities: a network to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic     Cherbourg has decided to join together with the other towns that will be celebrating the centenary of the Titanic’s voyage: Belfast, Liverpool, Southampton, Halifax, Cobh and New York. These cities, each with their own links to the life of the liner, […]

11
May

The Titanic in Cherbourg

Association Française du Titanic

  A partnership between the Association Française du Titanic and La Cité de la Mer in Cherbourg     Amongst La Cité de la Mer’s partners in France, around Europe or on the American continent is the Association Française du Titanic. Its members have shared their historical, technical and human knowledge on the mythical liner […]

10
May

Articles Cherbourg Yesterday Photographies

Transatlantic companies and the White Star ferries

Transatlantic companies in the boom era of Cherbourg’s harbour With the huge increase in emigration, numerous ships from foreign maritime companies made regular stop-overs in Cherbourg harbour, made accessible by train in 1958. Whereas only three transatlantic companies used the port of Cherbourg in 1900, the number rose to seven in 1913 and eleven in […]

10
May

Cherbourg Yesterday

The passenger terminal in Cherbourg in 1912

La première gare maritime de Cherbourg, qui vit au loin dans la rade de Cherbourg, s'arrêter le Titanic

Construction of the first terminal building in Cherbourg      With the number of passengers coming through Cherbourg increasing steadily, the group of tents acting as a terminal were becoming rapidly insufficient. They were replaced by a permanent stone structure which was inaugurated in 1912 and housed the various maritime companies and included a central […]

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