2nd Class Boat Deck

Second class boat deck.

Second class boat deck.

Titanic’s boat deck was designed to be spacious and uncluttered. The deck was illuminated by electrical lamps, and passengers could stroll or play deck games on terraces on the raised roofs over the lounge areas.

The second class promenade on the boat deck was located aft (to the rear of the ship).  Here passengers could take a leisurely stroll, relax on benches, socialise with other travellers and meet people of different nationalities.

As there were no caf├ęs in second class, afternoon tea and coffee was served either in the second class library or, if passengers preferred, on the boat deck.

Those using this area would have walked past lifeboats 10, 12, 14, and 16 on the port side and 9, 11, 13, and 15 on the starboard side.  Their presence in this illustration is a sombre reminder of what fate lay ahead for the ship, its passengers and crew.

"Nothing has been omitted in the determination to place the two new White Star leviathans beyond criticism as to the excellence of the accommodation both in the second and third classes …….. the spaces provided for second class promenades are unusually spacious……the boat deck is surmounted only by the open canopy of heaven".

White Star Line
 

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Visiting Information

TITANICa The Exhibition is on display the the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. Click here for opening times, how to get here and admission prices.

 

Titanic Exhibition

The Titanic exhibition is housed in the Transport galleries at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Cultra. You can also experience "TITANICa The People's Story in the Outdoor Folk Museum.

Click here for more information on the 500 artefacts on display and also the Ultimate Living History experience.