One hundred years after the tragedy the Titanic continues to fascinate. For many years the number who perished was the highest total of deaths in a peacetime accident. Our first report is from Southampton from where the doomed ship left by the Swiss German broadcaster SF.
The liner was built in the Harland and Woolf shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland and launched in 1912 ahead of its maiden and final voyage to New York. It was the most luxurious ship of its generation. French channel France 3 has been to Belfast.
In the Belfast museum many artefacts from the ship are on show. In Cherbourg in the north of France there are memories of the liner as France 2 reported.