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Titanic: 100 years later

A look at the memorials, museum exhibits and memorabilia that commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, including the photos from 1912 that capture the anticipation and the aftermath around this "unsinkable" ship.

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A memorial of light

epa03175874 A handout picture released by Gerry Hofstetter and dated in 2011 shows a test projection made in 2011 in the Northern Polar sea showing motives of the Titanic sinking. Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter travels in April 2012 to project pictures of the sinking of the Titanic on a giant iceberg for the 100th anniversary of the catastrophe. EPA/MICHAEL KESSLER / HO MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALES; TO BE USED ONLY WITH THE MENTIONED ARTISTIC EVENT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES
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Re-creating an era

Mary Beth Crocker, left, and her husband Tom Dearing from Newport Ky. pose for pictures in period costume as they disembark the MS Balmoral Titanic memorial cruise ship at its first stop in Cobh, Ireland, Monday, April 9, 2012. Nearly 100 years after the Titanic went down, the cruise with the same number of passengers aboard is setting sail to retrace the ship's voyage, including a visit to the location where it sank.With 1,309 passengers aboard, the MS Balmoral will follow the same route as the Titanic and organizers are trying to recreate the onboard experience minus the disaster from the food to a band playing music from that era. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Just in case..

John Philip of South Coast, New South Wales, Australia adjusts the life jacket of his sister, Ann Breust of Canberra, during a drill on board the Titanic Memorial Cruise in Southampton, England April 8, 2012. The cruise is to retrace the voyage of the ill-fated Titanic liner, which hit an iceberg and sank 100 years ago on April 15, 1912. REUTERS/Chris Helgren (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY TRANSPORT)
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And the band played on

Passengers on the Titanic Memorial Cruise dance to a Belgian string band after departure from Cobh April 9, 2012. The ship's authorities have decided to cancel scheduled ballroom dancing on April 10 due to rough seas. The cruise is retracing the voyage of the ill-fated Titanic liner, which hit an iceberg and sank 100 years ago on April 15, 1912. Picture taken April 9, 2012. REUTERS/Chris Helgren (IRELAND - Tags: ANNIVERSARY TRANSPORT TRAVEL MARITIME)
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Now in 3-D

Actress Kate Winslet arrives at the 'Titanic 3D' UK film premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in Kensington, West London, Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The re-launch of the Titanic 3D version comes 15 years after the film was a huge box office hit. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
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A 'Titanic' attraction

An exterior view shows The Titanic Belfast building in Belfast, Northern Ireland March 27, 2012. The six-floor building which opens in April, will tell the story of the Titanic from the ship's construction in Belfast to her sinking in the Atlantic on her maiden voyage one hundred years ago. REUTERS/David Moir (NORTHERN IRELAND - Tags: TRAVEL SOCIETY)
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The sailing that never happened

1912: An advertisement for the British luxury passenger liner 'Titanic,' part of the White Star Line's fleet, announces that the ship is set to sail on April 20th, 1912 at 12 Noon, 1912. Ticket prices and berth descriptions are provided; CIRCA 1911: The Titanic, White Star, Liner on the stocks in Harland & Wolff's shipyard, Belfast, Northern Ireland. She sank on 12 April 1912 after striking an iceberg on her maiden voyage to New York . More than 1,500 lives lost. Disaster Shipwreck
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A ship like no other

FILE -- Workmen stand next to the screws of the RMS Titanic at a shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in this undated photo. The largest ship afloat at the time, the Titanic sank in the north Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. (The New York Times) -- STAND ALONE IMAGE FOR USE AS DESIRED WITH THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TITANIC SINKING --
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Maiden voyage

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ROBIN MILLARD "TITANIC-HISTORY-100YEARS-DISASTER" A handout picture recieved from Southampton City Council on April 4, 2012 shows the Titanic leaving Southampton on her ill-fated maiden voyage on April 10, 1912. A century on since the grandest liner ever built sank to the bottom of the ocean on its maiden voyage, the legend of the Titanic still captivates the imagination the world over. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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Captain and dog

STORY TO BE SENT ON APRIL 8 TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ROBIN MILLARD "TITANIC-HISTORY-100YEARS-DISASTER" A handout picture recieved from Southampton City Council on April 4, 2012 shows Titanic Captain Edward Smith. A century on since the grandest liner ever built sank to the bottom of the ocean on its maiden voyage, the legend of the Titanic still captivates the imagination the world over. Smith went down with the Titanic. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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First-class cabin

A computer generated image of the First Class accomodation that was available aboard the Titanic ship is pictured at the Titanic Belfast visitor centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on March 13, 2012. The world's biggest Titanic visitor attraction is to open in its Belfast birthplace later this month, 100 years to the day since the doomed ocean liner was completed in the same shipyards. Northern Ireland hopes the eye-catching centre will kick-start its tourism economy and encourage travellers from the key emerging markets in Asia to visit to the province; FILE -- First class accomodations aboard the RMS Titanic in an undated photo. The largest ship afloat at the time, the Titanic sank in the north Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.
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Second-class cabin

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - MARCH 27: Computer video projections of passengers are displayed in a recreation of a second class cabin at the Titanic Belfast visitor attraction on March 27, 2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Titanic Belfast Experience is a new £90 million visitor attraction opening on March 31, 2012. One hundred years ago the maiden voyage of the ill-fated passenger liner Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg in the Atlantic on the night of April 14, 1911 with the loss of 1517 lives. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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Third-class cabin

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - MARCH 27: Computer video projections of passengers are displayed in a recreation of a third class cabin at the Titanic Belfast visitor attraction on March 27, 2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Titanic Belfast Experience is a new £90 million visitor attraction opening on March 31, 2012. One hundred years ago the maiden voyage of the ill-fated passenger liner Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg in the Atlantic on the night of April 14, 1911 with the loss of 1517 lives. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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A grand entrance

A replica of the grand staircase from the sunken Titanic is on exhibition at the Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum in Singapore on April 2, 2012. The exhibition features about 275 artifacts recovered where 14 of which have never been seen before with realistic re-creations and personal stories of the maiden voyage which sank in 1912. RMS Titanic which tragically sank on April 15, 1912 will mark its 100th aniversary. AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Exquisite detail

FILE -- The grand staircase between the boat deck and the promenade deck aboard the RMS Titanic in an undated photo. The largest ship afloat at the time, the Titanic sank in the north Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. (The New York Times) -- STAND ALONE IMAGE FOR USE AS DESIRED WITH THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TITANIC SINKING --
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A call for help

1912 (FILE PHOTO) April 15, 2012 marks 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, at the time of the sinking the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner, on her disastrous maiden voyage with 2,223 people on board. She sank at 02:20 AM on Monday April 15, 1912 killing over 1,500 people, after striking an iceberg two hours and forty minutes earlier, making it the deadliest and most famous maritime disaster in history. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery. http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=104112342&EditorialProduct=Archival#&esource=maplinARC_uki_apr12 Shipping Disasters, The 'Titanic', pic: circa April 15th 1912, A copy of the last message sent from the 'Titanic' which tells of passengers being put into lifeboats, The 'unsinkable' White Star liner 'Titanic' sank on it's maiden voyage from Southampton to New York on 14-15th April 1912 after hitting an iceberg on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland with the loss of 1,523 lives (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)
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Saved

FILE -- Survivors of the sinking of the RMS Titanic approach the RMS Carpathia in this April 15, 1912 photo. The largest ship afloat at the time, the Titanic sank in the north Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. (The New York Times) -- STAND ALONE IMAGE FOR USE AS DESIRED WITH THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TITANIC SINKING --
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Ferried to safety

FILE -- Lifeboats which carried survivors of the sinking of the RMS Titanic are uploaded to the RMS Carpathia in the hours after the disaster. The largest ship afloat at the time, the Titanic sank in the north Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. (The New York Times) -- STAND ALONE IMAGE FOR USE AS DESIRED WITH THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TITANIC SINKING --
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In the headlines

1912 (FILE PHOTO) April 15, 2012 marks 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, at the time of the sinking the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner, on her disastrous maiden voyage with 2,223 people on board. She sank at 02:20 AM on Monday April 15, 1912 killing over 1,500 people, after striking an iceberg two hours and forty minutes earlier, making it the deadliest and most famous maritime disaster in history. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery. http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=104112342&EditorialProduct=Archival#&esource=maplinARC_uki_apr12 The front page of the St.Louis Post-Dispatch of 16th April 1912, featuring several reports on the loss of the liner Titanic, which had sunk off Newfoundland in the early hours of 15th April. The paper gives the death toll as 1302 and the number of survivors as 868. Later, official figures were 1517 dead and 706 survivors. The main photograph is a montage, placing the Titanic against the Eads Bridge in St Louis, to give an idea of the ship's size. (Photo by FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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The aftermath

A boat from the ship MacKay-Bennett examines an overturned lifeboat from the Titanic in waters of the Atlantic in 1912. April 15, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The ship embarked on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York in 1912, only to sink under cold Atlantic waters after striking an iceberg. Of the 2,223 passengers and crew aboard, only 706 survived that memorable night, but the story of the ocean liner deemed unsinkable has fascinated the world ever since. REUTERS/Courtesy of Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, N.S. Thomas Head Raddall Fonds/Handout (CANADA - Tags: DISASTER ANNIVERSARY MARITIME) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NO COMMERCIAL USE
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An S.O.S.call

1912 (FILE PHOTO) April 15, 2012 marks 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, at the time of the sinking the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner, on her disastrous maiden voyage with 2,223 people on board. She sank at 02:20 AM on Monday April 15, 1912 killing over 1,500 people, after striking an iceberg two hours and forty minutes earlier, making it the deadliest and most famous maritime disaster in history. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery. http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=104112342&EditorialProduct=Archival#&esource=maplinARC_uki_apr12 Rescuers from the ship Carpathia helping Titanic's radio operator Harold Bride off ship, Bride's SOS alerted public to sinking of the Titanic (Photo by Time Life Pictures/Mansell/Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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Back home

1912 (FILE PHOTO) April 15, 2012 marks 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, at the time of the sinking the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner, on her disastrous maiden voyage with 2,223 people on board. She sank at 02:20 AM on Monday April 15, 1912 killing over 1,500 people, after striking an iceberg two hours and forty minutes earlier, making it the deadliest and most famous maritime disaster in history. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery. http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=104112342&EditorialProduct=Archival#&esource=maplinARC_uki_apr12 Survivors of the Titanic disaster are greeted by their relatives upon their safe return to Southampton. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Word of disaster spreads

TO GO WITH AFP STORY GUY JACKSON In a handout picture recieved from Southampton City Council on April 4, 2012 shows a newsboy outside White Star Line offices in London after the news of the sinking of the Titanic hit in 1912. Nowhere suffered as much from the sinking of the Titanic as Southampton and a century after the disaster the city wants to tell the largely forgotten story of its 549 residents who died. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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Hometown tragedy

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY GUY JACKSON In a handout picture recieved from Southampton City Council on April 4, 2012 people look at the names of those killed in the sinking of the Titanic posted outside the offices of White Star Line in Southhampton in 1912. Nowhere suffered as much from the sinking of the Titanic as Southampton and a century after the disaster the city wants to tell the largely forgotten story of its 549 residents who died. RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL " - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)
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Those who died

Coffins for the recovered bodies from the Titanic are seen in Halifax in 1912. April 15, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The ship embarked on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York in 1912, only to sink under cold Atlantic waters after striking an iceberg. Of the 2,223 passengers and crew aboard, only 706 survived that memorable night, but the story of the ocean liner deemed unsinkable has fascinated the world ever since. REUTERS/Courtesy of Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections, Halifax, N.S. Dalhousie University Photograph Collection/Handout (CANADA - Tags: ANNIVERSARY DISASTER MARITIME) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NO COMMERCIAL USE
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Those who survived

FILE -- Crew members who survived the sinking of the RMS Titanic are given dry clothing in New York on April 18, 1912. The largest ship afloat at the time, the Titanic sank in the north Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. (The New York Times) -- STAND ALONE IMAGE FOR USE AS DESIRED WITH THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TITANIC SINKING --
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Honoring the heroes

This May 29, 1912 photograph on display at the Molly Brown Museum shows Mrs. J.J. "Molly" Brown presenting a trophy cup award to Capt. Arthur Henry Rostron for his service in the rescue of the passengers on Titanic that sunk April 15, 1912. (AP Photo/Molly Brown Museum)
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In Memoriam

CIRCA 1912 (FILE PHOTO) April 15, 2012 marks 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, at the time of the sinking the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner, on her disastrous maiden voyage with 2,223 people on board. She sank at 02:20 AM on Monday April 15, 1912 killing over 1,500 people, after striking an iceberg two hours and forty minutes earlier, making it the deadliest and most famous maritime disaster in history. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery. http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=104112342&EditorialProduct=Archival#&esource=maplinARC_uki_apr12 Volume 2, Page 69, Picture, 11, Commemorative illustration of the Titanic (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)
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Salvaging a shipwreck

This 1998 image provided by RMS Titanic, Inc., shows a 17-ton portion of the hull of the RMS Titanic as it is lifted to the surface during an expedition to the site of the tradegy. The piece along with 5,000 other artifacts will be auctioned as a single collection on April 11, 2012 100 years after the sinking of the ship. (AP Photo/RMS Titanic, Inc.)
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At the bottom of the sea

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - MARCH 27: Visitors look at a projection showing images of the wreck of the Titanic on the seabed at the Titanic Belfast visitor attraction on March 27, 2012 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Titanic Belfast Experience is a new £90 million visitor attraction opening on March 31, 2012. One hundred years ago the maiden voyage of the ill-fated passenger liner Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg in the Atlantic on the night of April 14, 1911 with the loss of 1517 lives. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
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From the depths

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ROBIN MILLARD Two children look down on March 27, 2012 at a image of the Titanic wreck in the Titanic Belfast visitor center in the "Titanic Quarter" in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A century after the Titanic sank on its maiden voyage, Belfast is counting on a new visitor attraction about the iconic ship to put the city that built it back on the tourist map. AFP PHOTO / PETER MUHLY (Photo credit should read PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)
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Titanic treasures

NEW YORK - MAY 26, 2006 (FILE PHOTO) April 15, 2012 marks 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, at the time of the sinking the world's largest and most luxurious passenger liner, on her disastrous maiden voyage with 2,223 people on board. She sank at 02:20 AM on Monday April 15, 1912 killing over 1,500 people, after striking an iceberg two hours and forty minutes earlier, making it the deadliest and most famous maritime disaster in history. Please refer to the following profile on Getty Images Archival for further imagery. http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/Search/Search.aspx?EventId=104112342&EditorialProduct=Archival#&esource=maplinARC_uki_apr12 NEW YORK - MAY 26: One of two name boards from a lifeboat on the R.M.S. Titanic is displayed May 26, 2006 at Christie?s in New York City. Part of the Ocean liners Furnishings and Art sale at the auction house, the name boards, which survived the 1912 sinking of the ship, each have an estimated auction price above $40,000. The sale includes a total of ten lots of Titanic memorabilia and is scheduled for auction June 1. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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When time stood still

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY GUY JACKSON A picture shows the pocket watch belonging to Titanic steward Sidney Sedunary, which has stopped at 01:50, roughly 30 minutes before the Titanic sank, seen on display at the SeaCity Museum at the museum's Titanic exhibition in Southampton on April 3, 2012. The watch, which now takes pride of place in the new museum, was found in Sedunary's pocket when his body was recovered a few days after the sinking by rescuers. AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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The company

The White Star Line logo is seen on a bowl recovered from the wreck site of Titanic at the opening of a new exhibition called 'The Titanic and Liverpool, the untold story ' at the Merseyside Maritime Museum in Liverpool, northern England, March 29, 2012. The 100th anniversary of the disaster falls on April 15. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN - Tags: ANNIVERSARY ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)
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From the Titanic to the auction block

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Titanic memorabilia

A prop life vest, deck chair and bronze ship's bell appear on display, Friday, April 6, 2012, in New York, with other memorabilia related to the Titanic to be auctioned at Bonhams, on April 15. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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Among items recovered...

A pair of shoes recovered from the Titanic are seen at an exhibition at Marina Bay Sands ArtScience Museum in Singapore on April 2, 2012. The exhibition features about 275 artifacts recovered where 14 of which have never been seen before with realistic re-creation and personal stories of the maiden voyage which sank in 1912. RMS Titanic which tragically sank on April 15, 1912 will mark its 100th aniversary this year. AFP PHOTO/ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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A lost child

A child's shoes believed to be from the body of an unknown boy and recovered by the crew of the Mackay-Bennett, a cable-laying ship chartered by the White Star Line after the Titanic disaster, are seen in the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax January 27, 2012. April 15, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The ship embarked on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York in 1912, only to sink under cold Atlantic waters after striking an iceberg. Of the 2,223 passengers and crew aboard, only 706 survived that memorable night, but the story of the ocean liner deemed unsinkable has fascinated the world ever since. Picture taken January 27, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Darrow (CANADA - Tags: DISASTER ANNIVERSARY MARITIME)
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Remembering those onboard

epa03177607 Southampton school children carry placards, featuring each of the victims of the Titanic disaster, through Southampton city centre, southern England, 10 April 2012. The ill-fated White Star liner set sail on her maiden voyage 100 years ago today from Southampton. Reports state that a minute's silence was observed in the city, which had been home to more than 500 of the crew who perished in the disaster. EPA/CHRIS ISON UK AND IRELAND OUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY
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In loving memory

A wreath floats in berths 43/44 from where the RMS Titanic set sail on its ill-fated maiden voyage 100 years ago at Southampton dock on April 10, 2012 during a ceremony where descendants of some of those who died on the Titanic paid tribute. Southampton marked the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's fateful maiden voyage to New York on April 10, 1912 with ceremonies and tributes to the over 1,500 people who lost thier lives in the disaster, including 549 Southampton residents. AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
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