Last Meal: Here's What People Ate and Drank on the Titanic

You’ve seen the movie, but have you seen the menus?
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What People Ate on the Titanic

Brian Sheehan previews our list of some of the menu items passengers ate on board the ill-fated Titanic.


Last Meal: Here's What People Ate and Drank on the Titanic

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All aboard!

Although it sunk over 100 years ago (April 15, 1912, to be exact) people today are very familiar with the RMS Titanic, and her fateful maiden voyage. First, there was the release of the blockbuster film Titanic in 1997, and just recently, Australian billionaire Clive Palmer announced he’s planning to build a full-scale replica for launch in 2018 —keeping the subject fresh in everyone’s minds.

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But although the story — both the true and fictional ones — are common knowledge, some of the finer details are not. For instance, what did they eat onboard? What were the differences between meals and between the economic classes? Clearly, in the movie, Jack and Rose’s accommodations and dining experiences were vastly different from each other, but how accurate was this?

On that note, let’s examine what the folks on the original Titanic really did eat — from the luxurious upper-deck dining rooms all the way down to steerage — during their journey, as well as what was, for all too many, their last meal.

Last Meal: Here's What People Ate and Drank on the Titanic

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