2: Titanic Miniseries, Part II – To Cherbourg, and Beyond!
When the Titanic reached Cherbourg, France, she had to drop anchor since she was too big for the small port. So how did the passengers board, you ask?
White Star, thinking ahead, had Harland and Wolff build two small steamboats to ferry the passengers to the ship. The Nomadic carried the first and second-class passengers, while the Traffic carried the third-class passengers.