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  About the Titanic Research & Modeling Association:

 Welcome to the Titanic Research & Modeling Association. Here you’ll find the most accurate and comprehensive Titanic information anywhere. We have information about the ship, comprehensive reference guides, links to plans of the ship and resources to help you build a model of her – all researched and written by our members. Our roots are in modeling, but we have become known for much more these days. Some of the foremost Titanic experts in the world contribute to make this site the premier online resource for technical information about Titanic and the Olympic-class liners. On our discussion forums, experts and novices alike discuss & debate every aspect of the great ship herself and any other large ocean liners. Have a question? Post it there to get the answer you need. This site is not just for “experts” – everyone is welcome regardless of how much you know about Titanic and other ships. Enjoy what we have to offer, visit our updated library of Research and Modeling articles, and browse the forum and join in if you like. If you want to learn more about Titanic, this is the place!

The Designing of Titanic
by By Roy Mengot

This paper examines the design process of RMS Titanic with a point of view of what naval archetects knew about designing ships in the early 20th century. The process of designing it also points out some of the engineering related mythsand questions about the Titanic story that have persisteded through the last century. READ THE ARTICLE

 Anatomy of a Titanic Error
by By Roy Mengot

The British Board of Trade concluded that water was flooding the firemen’s tunnel on Titanic 5 minutes after the collision. This piece of evidence has been central in all analyses of the sinking since 1912. This paper shows that the water seen was not the result of direct collision damage, but rather overflow of the #1 hold at G-deck that occurred over 15 minutes after the collision. READ THE ARTICLE

TRMA Reference Library

I collection of all of our research material gathered over the years. Here you'll find material on general Titanic research, modeling the great ship and information of other related great liners of her time. Also included are full drawn diagrams and tutorials on how to represent Titanic in scale.

Featured Articles:
s The Dark Art of installing fibre optic lighting into a Minicraft 1/350 Titanic by John Hodge
Titanic: The Hingley Anchors by Jonathan Smith
Murray’s Boat Disengaging Gear by Bob Read (pdf)



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