White Star Line
History Website

White Star History

Welcome aboard White Star History's, the White Star Line History Website. 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 line's ships, detailing their careers, their successes and sometimes their misfortunes!

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.

Launched in 2007, with roots going back 20 years to 2003, White Star History is a growing resource dedicated to telling the story of the White Star Line.

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White Star History was last updated on 22nd January 2024; priority is currently being given to this website, many of the older pages are in the process of being updated or rewritten, while new pages are being researched and are on their way.

Latest pages added to White Star History: White Star Line's Headquarters, Liverpool, What happened to the White Star Line after the Titanic disaster?, Delphic (I), Travel diary written aboard Arabic (II) in 1907, WS Ships Capatain Smith served on, WS Ships Capatain Henry Wilde served on, WS Ships William Murdoch served on, WS Ships Charles Lightoller served on, WS Ships Herbert Pitman served on, WS Ships Harold Lowe served on, WS Ships James Moody served on, Ceramic, Laurentic (I), Tropic, Cuffic, Belgic (III), List of White Star Line ships that sank, Vedic, Celtic (I), Cymric, Traffic (II), Ionic, Atlantic, Gothic, Delphic (II), Nomadic (II) Cedric.

A selection of Titanic pages included on our sister website, TitanicPages.com: Margaret Molly Brown, Titanic Lookouts and Crow's Nest, Titanic's Lifeboats, The real J Dawson aboard Titanic, First class passenger list, Second class passenger list, Elsie Bowerman, Frederick Fleet.