The Titanic, The Ship of Dreams
 
The History of the Titanic’s Wreck on the Iceberg
Famous Titanic Passengers

The Story of the Titanic Told in Pictures

First Officer William Murdoch: the man in charge of the bridge at the time of the collision with the iceberg.

Photo copyright Mary Evans/Illustrated London News Ltd/Everett Collection

The mystery remains as to Murdoch's fate. Did he kill himself on the bridge, as some survivors said they witnessed? Or did he dutifully go down with the ship, a selfless hero? The uncertainty is part of what has kept the Titanic legend alive for a century.

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