Hear about interesting facts about the “super ships” from White Star Line. The talk will be delivered by Bill Fitzpatrick a retired History teacher and member of the Kilmarnock and District History Group. Having delivered talks across Ayrshire for many years, his passion shows through in the remarkable presentations and extensive research he does on the subjects he talks about.
The RMS Titanic was an exceptional vessel; the largest and deemed “unsinkable” with the newest materials and technologies of its time incorporated into its design. Expectations were high when it set sail on its maiden voyage in 1912. Unfortunately, it never reached its destination, and the RMS Titanic disaster remains one of the most well-known tragedies at sea.
The Britannic was the third and final vessel of the Olympic class. Like the two previous ones, RMS Titanic and RMS Olympic, it was also built to order for the shipping company White Star Line, by the Harland and Wolff shipyard located in Belfast. Interestingly, the original name of the ship was RMS Gigantic, but after the disaster of RMS Titanic in 1912, a more subdued variant was chosen.
On arrival a selection of complimentary cocktails/mocktails will be served.
Due to the licensing regulations the event is only open to those over 18 years of age
Tickets are available HERE