Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.
Mentioned during inquiries. Captain Smith, and other members of Titanic's crew, had served on Majestic at various times in their careers.
June 29, 1889
Launched by Harland and Wolff, Ltd, Belfast, Ireland, for the White Star Line.
April 2, 1890
Maiden voyage: Liverpool - New York.
August 5, 1891
Captured the west bound blue riband for the fastest crossing, with an average speed of 20.1 knots. She only held the record for two weeks, being bested by her running mate, Teutonic.
Captain Edward Smith, later of Titanic, was appointed as commander.
December 1899 - February 1900
Transported troops during the Boer War.
October 17, 1913
Rescued the crew of the Garonne, which had wrecked.
January 14, 1914
Made her last Atlantic crossing.
May 5, 1914
Sold to Thomas Ward's shipbreakers.