This month marks the 100th anniversary of the launch and unfortunate demise of the most famous ship in the world – The Titanic.

Whilst we’ve all seen the ship glorified in movies and in art form it’s fascinating to see actual original shots of the ill fated ship which sank on April 15, 1912 when it collided with an iceberg and sank in the waters of the North Atlantic killing 1517 people.

The following collection of images I’ve put together include shots of the ship as it’s being built, the vessel at sea, original shots of the ships interiors and crew members, shots of survivors on the lifeboats as they approach the infamous ‘Carpathia’, media coverage and newspaper clippings documenting the disaster at the time and rather oddly a shot I found claiming to be that of the deadly iceberg which sunk the ship taken on board the ship “Mina,” which was one of the first ships to discover the wreckage of the Titanic back in 1912.

So take a few mins and delve into a bit of history: