The RMS Titanic was a notorious cruise ship.
The Titanic was an immense luxury cruise-ship, which remains notorious for its tragic sinking in 1912. Scrooge McDuck was aboard the ship at the time, having come aboard from Southampton (alongside his business partner John Jacob Astor IV, intent on getting Scrooge to sell him the Candy-Stripped Ruby). Also little-known to the wider world was that, to his unending guilt, Scrooge was in fact responsible for the sinking of the Titanic: the iceberg with which the Titanic collided had been attracted to the boat containing Scrooge because it, for its part, harbored Bombie the Zombie, the living curse of Foola Zoola, still mindlessly pursuing Scrooge.
Behind the scenesEdit
The RMS Titanic was first mentioned in a Disney context in the 1976 comic-strip Titanic Model in the Bottle, later being given a choice part in Chapter XI of Don Rosa's The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck. It was also mentioned, with varying degrees of importance and historical accuracy, in a variety of other stories.