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9.Why so much died
13. Self reflect
was the biggest ship made at the time it
was at service.
collided with an iceberg on April 14 1912
at 11:50 pm . It sank 2 hours 40 minutes later at
2:30 in the morning.
was one of the most deadliest maritime
disasters in modern history
was constructed on Queen's Island, now known as the Titanic Quarter
in Belfast Harbour, Ireland.
Titanic was about 270 meters in length, which is about 1/6 of a mile. It
also was 53 meters in height
thought Titanic would look better with 4 funnels when 3 were actually
was owned by the White Star Line
was built in about 3 years
took 7.5 million dollars to build
tickets were sold in total.
1st class: 1034
2nd class: 510
3rd class: 1022
Some of them didn’t or couldn’t go so around 2,200
people got onto Titanic.
passengers could hear the loud roar of the
ship's engines in their cabins at all times.
two bathtubs were available for more than 700 thirdclass passengers - one for men, one for women.
third-class cabins contained four to six bunks.
the Titanic, only 2 suites had private washrooms.
used 825 tonnes of coal a day
engines each weighted 1000 tons
The Titanic had 29 boilers which used 159 coal
had two 4 cylinder engines
Some of Titanic's nicknames were:
The Millionaires ship
The Ship of dreams
The Unsinkable ship
and The wonder ship
collision happened around 23:40 on April 14 1912
saw the iceberg on 23:39, once the lookout sounded the
alarm, they only had 37 seconds to react.
water started flooding into the first 5 compartments on
the starboard side, which is to the right. The Titanic could
only stay afloat with any 2 compartments or the first 4
compartments fully flooded, so it sank.
Only over 700 people manage to get on to a boat and
The people who did manage to get on a boat were
picked up by the closet ship Carpathia.
2 dogs were also saved from the Titanic
Why so many died
There weren’t enough life boats for even half the crew
The boats were not fully loaded when they launched,
there was one boat which had 12 people on when it was
built for 40.
There was still 2 lifeboats empty when Titanic sank
A lifeboat drill was Originally planned to take place on
board the Titanic on April 14, 1912, but it had been
There was a closer ship, but the Captain of that ship was
Titanic's wreck sit on the sea bed over 3780 metres
beneath the surface.
It took about 15 minutes for Titanic to reach the ocean
Titanic sank at a speed of about 16 km an hour.
The Titanic's hull was discovered 74 years later.
Class fares cost $7 5s (equivalent to $608 today) while the
cheapest First Class fares cost $23 ($1,928 today). The most
expensive First Class suites cost up to $870 ($72,932 today) in high
Titanic originally was designed to carry 64 lifeboats. To save
from cluttering decks, the ship ended up carrying 20 on her maiden
Titanic's crew failed to fire correct distress signals after
hitting the iceberg. Instead, the incorrect rocket pattern signaled to
any ship in the area: "I'm having navigation problem. Please stand
the ship had hit the berg head first, Titanic probably would have
survived because of the strength of its bulkheads.
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