In 1898, English author Morgan Robertson wrote a novella titled Futility. It was about the world's largest passenger ship, Titan. striking an iceberg and sinking in the cold North Atlantic. Both the Titan and the Titanic sank in April, 400 miles from Newfoundland. Both were described as unsinkable. Both had maximum occupancies of 3,000 passengers. Both had upwards of 2,000 souls drown in the icy waters.