Relationship to Titanic disaster / inquiries.
March 31, 1909
Keel laid at Harland & Wolff, Ltds., Belfast shipyard.
May 31, 1911
Launched. The same day Olympic was handed over to her owners.
April 1-2, 1912
Sea Trials take place in Belfast Lough.
April 10, 1912
Titanic set sail on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, with stops at Cherbourg, France, and Queenstown, Ireland.
April 14, 1912
At 11:40 p.m., collieded with an iceberg and sank two hours and forty minutes later. Over 1,500 people lost their lives in the disaster. A further 705 were picked up by the Cunard vessel Carpathia and transported to New York.
September 1, 1985
Wreck located by joint French-American team led by Robert Ballard of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and Jean Louis Michel of Ifremer.