The location of Cherbourg

Cherbourg (full name Cherbourg-Octeville) is a city at the North-Eastern part of the France (Cotentin peninsula, to be precise). It's mention is important since it's the Titanic's first station after departing from Southampton.

RMS Titanic[edit | edit source]

SS Nomadic delivers the passengers.

On April 10th, 1912; the RMS Titanic departed on her maiden voyage from Southampton, sailing through the English Channel. At 7:00 P.M. about 280 passengers waited to board the ship. However, they didn't reach it directly, but there was a way: the White Star Line's tender liner, SS Nomadic, picked them up and sailed towards the Titanic to deliver the passengers.


General facts[edit | edit source]

Other than Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and the Titanic Museum in Belfast, there is also a museum in this city that covers the great ship.

Back in 1912, about 43,000 people. However, in 2012, it decreased to 37,000.

Many famous people boarded Titanic from here. The full list is below. Some of them were:

The full list of people who left the ship at Cherbourg is on the maiden voyage article.

List of passengers who embarked at Cherbourg[edit | edit source]

In total, 271 passengers boarded at Cherbourg. No crew members embarked here.

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