The RMS Titanic is the most famous ship of the 20th century, sinking on its
maiden voyage April 15, 1912, after striking an iceburg at 11:40 p.m. on
April 14. At that time, RMS Titanic was the most luxurious and largest
man-made moving object in the world, being 882 1/2 feet long and 92 feet
wide. The White Star Line of England which constructed the Titanic was owned
by the International Mercantile Marine Company which was a huge shipping
trust formed in 1902 by J.P. Morgan of America. This historic document dated
1915 is in an ornate classic, antique gold,
wood frame with gold leaf accent is approximately 14 1/4" x 18 1/4" and 1 3/4"
wide. Color coordinated matting, clear glass, and acid free backing are
included with this ready-to-hang frame.
A brass plate engraved "Royal Mail
Steamship Titanic" is included along with a copy of an authentic portrait
of the Titanic by renowned artist E.D. Walker of England. Walker is the
official artist of the RMS Titanic International Artifacts Exhibition which
is currently on worldwide tour.
These framed certificates contain original signatures
International Mercantile Marine Company's officers. Of
is the signature of Philip A.S. Franklin who served as the
vice-president of IMM at the time of the Titanic's maiden
voyage and sinking
in 1912. Mr. Franklin was influential in persuading Bruce
Ismay to remain in
the U.S. upon his arrival with the other survivors on the
thereafter, Ismay cooperated with the U.S. Senate
investigation of the
sinking led by Senator William Alden Smith. Philip A.S.
became the American President of IMM.
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