White Star History

Welcome aboard the White Star Line History Website (White Star History). The White Star Line – best known today as being the owner of the ill-fated RMS Titanic – was once one of the most successful and powerful shipping lines in the world – with a fascinating history dating from the 19th century to a legacy that continues to this day.

Explore our website to discover the triumph, heroism, tragedy and everything in between that makes up the history of the White Star Line and the White Star Line Fleet. The website includes biographies of many of the lines ships, a growing number of pictures, some videos of White Star Line ships, a quiz and a forum.

The Website is closely connected to our sister website, Titanic Pages – Titanic History Website, allowing users to easily navigate between the two websites. Titanic Pages contains various facts and history about Titanic, White Star Line’s most famous and tragic ship. For those interested in Titanic, the White Star Line History Website includes many facts about the Titanic in connection with White Star Line’s other ships.

You can be kept up to date with White Star Line related news, and updates to the website by signing up to our Newsletter. If you would like to ask us any questions or discuss the White Star Line, you can now do so at our new Forum.

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Coming soon: Thomas Ismay (biography)

Please check back soon for updates.

Site last updated: 6th November 2015.

Latest pages added: Belgic (III), List of White Star Line ships that sank, Vedic, Celtic (I), Cymric, Traffic (II), Ionic, Atlantic, Gothic, Delphic (II), Nomadic (II) Cedric.

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