101 years ago today, the ship Titanic sank 600 kilometres off the coast of Canada. Halifax, Nova Scotia was the centre of recovery efforts, it’s also where many of the bodies found are buried. Halifax’s Maritime Museum has one of the largest collections of Titanic artefacts (read more here and here).
Last year, in recognition of the 100th anniversary of Titanic’s sinking Canada Post released stamps and postcards. Here’s one of them:
This postcard shows the three propellers that were situated at the rear of the ship—two larger outer propellers and a smaller centre propeller.The postcard design offers a stunning illustration of the then largest man-made moving object in the world.