Titanic - Aftermath of Sorrow. White Star Liner, RMS Titanic. The Aftermath of Sorrow: How the Tragedy Came Home to Many a Householder in Southampton.' Illustration of the scene outside the White Star offices at Southampton showing people searching for the names of loved ones amongst the list of survivors of the stricken Titanic. The ship,built by Harland & Wolff in Belfast Ireland during 1910 - 1911, sank on April 16th 1912 after striking an iceberg off the coast of New Foundland during her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York, USA, with the loss of 1,522 passengers and crew.