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The Titanic in pictures

Today (15 April) marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic - it went down in the icy waters of the north Atlantic at 2.20am. The ill-fated end of the glamorous liner in 1912 sent shock waves around the world, with 1,514 people perishing in the tragedy. Below we take a look at the history of a ship once deemed unsinkable with photos, illustrations and key facts...

Simply click on an image to launch the gallery and let us know your thoughts on Twitter or in the comments section below.

words: Emma Spedding

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