OH MY GOD
Evening on Wednesday, April 10th, 1912, Titanic pulls into Cherbourg, France. Too large to tie up at the docks, specially built tenders ferry passengers and their luggage to the ship. On the bottom, a famous Ken Marshall painting you probably all know. On the top, an actual picture taken of the Titanic as it passed through Cherbourg’s seawall. Did you know the tender pictured in the painting, the Nomadic, has in fact been fully restored to her former White Star Line livery? Did you know she had a running mate, the SS Traffic? The Nomadic was larger and built for first and second class passengers to be ferried, the Traffic for third class and luggage.