The RMS Titanic sank on April 15, 1912 — 110 years ago — after it hit an iceberg

Titanic was operated by White Star Line and was traveling from Southampton, England, to New York City

 the stern of the Titanic slipped under water, and the surviving passengers never saw it again

 There were only 20 lifeboats aboard the Titanic, which could carry up to 1,178 people, only half of the ship's passengers and crew

 SS Californian was near the Titanic when it sank, but its radio was shut off for the night

Arriving at 3:30 a.m., the Carpathia came to the rescue of the survivors in the lifeboats

The passengers and crew of the Carpathia tried to accommodate the survivors once they were aboard

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