Titanic. First Sunrise. Titanic. First Sunrise. Taken from the Titanic near Land's End about 6-45am on 11th, April 1912 enroute for Queenstown, Ireland and New York after departing from Southampton, England & Cherboug, France. The White Star Liner, built by Harland & Wolff in Belfast Ireland, sank off the coast of Newfoundland on April 15th 1912 after striking an iceberg. Restriction: exclusion from licensing for Film usage, Television usage, DVD usage and Titanic Exhibition usage without prior written consent.