Since 2002, Cunard-WhiteStarLine has placed its efforts in boosting public knowledge on 20th
century ocean liners through what they left behind. What started off as an interest in the Titanic back in 1991 has
grown into the largest and most well-rounded china website online. Our current online exhibit consists of over 300
rare & unique artifacts from the early Cunarders of the 1870s up to the present and includes such liners as the Republic,
Empress of Ireland, and Lusitania. The website stands as a vast research and education site for
those seeking information on such ships.
Inside, you will find references to some of the premier webpages online as well as detailed
information on china patterns not found anywhere else on the internet. Since some artifacts may disappear for decades
because collectors keep them under lock & key, I am proud to present this virtual museum so the public may rediscover
the bygone era of true luxury travel.
"There was peace and the world had an even tenor to it's
way. Nothing was revealed in the morning the trend of which was not known the night before. It seems to me that the disaster
about to occur was the event that not only made the world rub it's eyes and awake but woke it with a start keeping it moving
at a rapidly accelerating pace ever since with less and less peace, satisfaction and happiness. To my mind the world of today
awoke April 15th, 1912."
Jack B. Thayer, Titanic Survivor