In 1908 a contract is signed to set the dream in motion for the Olympic Class Liners that were envisioned the previous year. Bruce Ismay and other White Star members arrive in Belfast, Ireland to review Harland and Wolff's construction plans. William Pirrie presents the drawings with the assistance of his nephew, the managing director and head of the drafting department, Thomas Andrews.
|William Pirrie- The Chairman |
of Harland & Wolff.
|Thomas Andrews- Managing Director and |
Head Drafter at Harland and Wolff.