Timeline: The World’s Biggest Passenger Ships from 1831-Present


he Titanic lives large in our minds, but it’s probably not surprising that the world record for biggest passenger ship has been broken many times since its era. In fact, today’s largest passenger ship can now hold over 6,000 people—more than double the Titanic’s capacity.This graphic by HMY Yachts looks at which vessels held the title of the world’s largest passenger ship over time, and how these vessels have evolved since the early 19th century.

Source: Timeline: The World’s Biggest Passenger Ships from 1831-Present

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