Color painting of the R.M.S. Titanic at sea.
Crushed by Iceberg
Inaccurate or Misleading Reporting

article about the accident

Evening World, Roanoke, VA, April 15, 1912

Crushed by Iceberg Mighty Steamer is on the Brink of Ruin

Titanic, the largest vessel afloat, meets with fearful accident while on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic-Two thousand lives in danger-Entire world alarmed-For Hours an awful calamity seemed possible-Later reports show that all on board were saved.

Shattered, Cripple Ship Heads for Port