The Titanic was an Olympic Class British passenger vessel.
She was owned by the White Star Line. The Titanic weighed
in (when fully loaded) at about 46328 tons and took three years
to make. She had the first heated swimming pool on any ship
and every stateroom had electric lights and heating. She had
different dining rooms for different classes. She sunk at
precisely 2:23 A.M. on April 15, 1912.
Most of the passenger vessels in the
early 1900’s were not required to hold
enough lifeboats for the capacity of the
ship. The Titanic had a maximum
capacity of 3,547 people, and carried
lifeboats to hold 1,517 people.
Her maiden trip started on April 10 of
It was believed to be an unsinkable ship;
therefore, they didn’t care about bringing
enough life saviors boats.
They received several warnings about the
iceberg zone, but the captain didn’t care
because he wanted to make the record on
being the fastest trip.
The passengers allowed to occupy the life
saviors boats were woman, children and
finally the ones who were travelling in first