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One Titanic day out as teenager discovers the secret of his

Postby Andrew Clarkson » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:23 pm

A visit to Titanic Belfast is an unrivalled window into the past - but for one 13-year-old from England it was a glimpse of his own heritage.

William Harland's great, great, great, great uncle, Edward Harland, was one of the main men behind Belfast's strong industrial heritage and William arrived in the city to see the yellow Harland and Wolff cranes standing tall, proud and iconic.

Edward was the owner of the Harland and Wolff shipyard which would go on to build the RMS Titanic - although Edward had passed away many years before the ship was built.

Teenager William visited the Titanic Belfast museum on Wednesday to learn more about his family's history.

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