A model of the RMS Titanic at Merseyside Maritime Museum. Originally made as the architect's model of sistership, RMS Britannic, which was a mirror image of the RMS Titanic. The RMS Britannic ended her service as a hospital ship in 1915. She struck a mine off the Greek island of Kea on 21 November 1916 and sank with the loss of 30 lives. The Titanic hit an iceberg 100 years ago on 15 April 1912 and sank with the loss of 1514 lives.