Titanic dream takes shape

Harland and Wolff drawing office where Titanic was designed

Harland and Wolff drawing office where Titanic was designed.

Their Chief Naval Architect, Alexander M. Carlisle, was to draw up the plans, and on 17th September 1908 the Directors gave orders for both the shipyard and the engine works to begin preparations for construction.

Over the next few months various consultations took place between Harland & Wolff and the White Star Line. Carlisle completed the original designs and when he retired in 1910 he was succeeded by his cousin Thomas Andrews Jr. who completed the work on Titanic.



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Visiting Information

TITANICa The Exhibition is on display the the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. Click here for opening times, how to get here and admission prices.


Titanic Exhibition

The Titanic exhibition is housed in the Transport galleries at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. You can also experience "TITANICa The People's Story in the Outdoor Folk Museum.

Click here for more information on the 500 artefacts on display and also the Ultimate Living History experience.

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