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Snapshots from the Titanic's brief voyage

Probably the most famous ship ever, the RMS Titanic, sank 100 years ago this Sunday on its maiden voyage. We look at the ill-fated luxury liner, the disaster, its survivors and victims.

The liner Titanic leaves Southampton, England on her maiden voyage Wednesday, April 10, 1912. AP Photo
The liner Titanic leaves Southampton, England on her maiden voyage Wednesday, April 10, 1912. AP Photo

Probably the most famous ship ever, the RMS Titanic sank 100 years ago today on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York after hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic. We look back at the ill-fated luxury liner, the shocking disaster and a few of its 1,514 victims and 710 survivors.