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City That Built Titanic Celebrates Its Glory Days

April 01, 2002|From Times Wire Reports

In Belfast, where the ill-fated Titanic cruise liner was built, the 90th anniversary of its voyage is an occasion for celebration.

"The Titanic was the greatest thing on the face of the planet in terms of man-made engineering and luxury. The city was very proud of her, and we're trying to recapture that pride," Belfast City Council spokesman Mark Ashby said city opened a weeklong Titanic festival.

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