@TitanicRealTime Simulates Tweets As Ship Goes Down
A century ago tonight, the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic hit an iceberg in the north Atlantic Ocean. In the early hours of April 15, the seemingly unsinkable ship met its tragic demise, taking with it roughly 1,500 lives.
The History Press is inviting you to experience the Titanic’s epic journey with minute-by-minute tweets as if from on board the ship itself.
Follow @TitanicRealTime for the riveting messages:
#officer Burning green pyrotechnic lights in my lifeboat. My hands are so cold I can barely hold the flame. Someone must see us…
#firstclass The ocean is awash with screaming people and bodies – it is an unimaginable sight.
#BoatNo1 The stern has pitched straight up, dear Lord it sounds like thunder! All the boats are quiet, and all we can see are people falling