Titanic Dropping Anchor. Titanic' Dropping Anchor. The Titanic slowing to a stop and about to drop anchor, arriving at Queenstown (Cobh), Ireland from Southampton, England and Cherberg, France during its mainden voyage to New York. The steamship was built by Harland & Wolff in Belfast and sank after striking an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland on April 15th 1912. Restriction: exclusion from licensing for Film usage, Television usage, DVD usage and Titanic Exhibition usage without prior written consent.