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Titanic was the biggest passenger liner when she set off for her maiden voyage on April 10, 1912. After four days, she hit an iceberg and sank in the Atlantic Ocean resulting in the death of 1,517 people.
The voyage on the Titanic was its maiden voyage
She was discovered in September 1985 by a research team led byDr.Robert Ballard from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute inMaine- the first sighting of her wreck was of one of her boilers.Subsequent research by deep-sea sonar revealed that she had brokenin two and that her stern section (which...
Yes, there were a number of ethnic groups that were on board  Titanic. Though a large number were understandably from Europe,  there were ethnic groups from the Middle East and Asia as well.
After the Titanic had completely submerged, the lifeboats with the  people on board had traveled away but some came back to try and  find some of the survivors just like near the end of the Titanic  movie, but when a ship came by to collect bodies and investigate  everyone had already died of...
It sank because the iceberg created a reasonably large hole (rip)in the hull of the ship, which allowed water to come in,uncontrollably filling the lower decks. When water came into theship, it raised the average density within the hull (which allows aheavy steel ship to float). The ship sank lower...
The Californian was very close to the Titanic when it was sinking,  and the radio controllers had gone to sleep already so they didnt  receive the mayday calls from the Titanic, but if the controllers  had been awake and listening they would have heard the mayday calls  and been close enough to...
There were two. The Olympic was constructed about a year ahead of the Titanic. Then after the Titanic was the Britanic which also sank.
It was ripped apart when the bow and stern were going down tothe bottom of the ocean. .Yes, that's true- survivor's eye-witness accounts report seeingthe first funnel collapsing forward as she was going down. Theother funnels were torn off the ship as she was plunging into theabyssal deep and broke...
First Class (parlor suite) £870/$4,350 ($83,200 today)   First Class (berth) £30/$150 ($2975 today)   Second Class £12/$60 ($1200 today)   Third Class £3 to £8/$40 ($298 to $793 today)
The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage (its first voyage) and set  sail at noon on April 12th 1912 and hit the iceberg and sank at  11:40pm (ships time) on April 14th 1912
No, but Olympic and her were the first vessels to have a squashcourt. She also had three tennis pros on her maiden voyage (Karl Behr, R.Norris Williams, Helen and Ostby) and a squash pro (FrederickWright).
They didn't ignore the Titanic. I'm not sure about the story of the Carpathia, but my ancestor Charles Sidney Hill's ship, the HMS Grenada, was near the ship as it was sinking. They didn't have their radio on, so they didn't receive the distress signal.
that as different as you are you can always love one another
Due to a certain bacteria in the ocean that has been eating away at  the metal and everything else, the Titanic will probably have  disintegrated within the next 20 years
The Titanic's architect was Thomas Andrews, a very experienced ship  builder/designer/architect and unfortunately went down with the  ship on the night it sank
They can not control who wants passage to another continent/country  etc. It being cold and icy does not determine whether or not they  would leave. Everyone knew that there were icebergs out there at  that time of year, but 1) They thought they would avoid all the  icebergs 2) They thought the...
The special dining room that was decorated all fancy was used by  the 1st class passengers, mainly for dinner and supper
Because the Titanic was one of the first tough, strong, and biggest  to be built
Because there weren't enough lifeboats on the ship to hold every  single person on board, and the lifeboats werent even filled to  full capacity, all made to hold 60 men but some were only filled  with 12 people.
Titanic sank because it hit an iceberg, which opened a gash in  the hull longer than engineers had expected, flooding more of the  water tight compartment than engineers had calculated with.  No need to look for a curse to explain that.  The captain was under pressure to make a speedy first...
It mostly impacted safety and how people viewed boat travel. Like after the Titanic sunk, a law was passed stating that there must be enough lifeboats for everyone onboard a boat.
The Vikings have been around from around 750AD to the year 1066  when the Vikings conquered and settled in England
Isidor Straus was the name of the Macy's store partner whose wife  Ida refused to leave him.
Captain Edward John Smith's parents were Catherine Hancock and  Edward Smith
I assume you are referring to the movie, so those people knew they  were going to die that night on the Titanic, and they were well  known people, so they wanted to be found in the waters well dressed  instead of in their pyjamas so there wouldnt be headlines like  "Millionaire dead on titanic,...
If you put the Titanic facing upwards, it would have been taller  than the Eiffel Tower, taller than the Pyramids, but not as tall as  the Empire State Building, so no
Yes, the Britannic was built on February 26th 1914 and was used as  a war medical ship but unfortunately was torpedoed and sank on the  21st of November 1916 on the Aegean Sea.
At the very bottom of the Atlantic Ocean it is about 2.5 degrees  Celsius, so 36.5 degrees Fahrenheit
it was totally the titanic the titanic was the biggest ship and most money they called it the unsinkable the reson that they called it that was because it had 5 layers so if it water started coming in it wouldent sink the ship but the iceburg was so powerful the it flooded all of the layers and the...
William Murdoch is to blame because he put the engines in reverse, full speed ahead would save the titanic from sinking and, the iceberg popped the rivets and bent the hull, causing the titanic to sink
Unfortunately Captain Edward John Smith went down with the ship,  following the old saying "Every ships captain shall go down with  his ship"
Captain Edward John Smith was born on January 27th 1850
2,00 people were on board.
The person was J. Bruce Ismay, Chairman and Managing Director of  the White Star Line, survived the disaster. He was not classed as  company president. However, this title is used for people at his  level of authority in many similar business types
She was an American socialite who became famous for surviving the sinking of the Titanic.
Maybe, If the captain's view of the ocean was lower the titanic wouldn't be down the ocean
There was only one Gym, which is seen in the Titanic movie, but  there were also badminton courts, squash courts and tennis courts  and so on
Third class was for the poor while first class was for the very wealthy.
The Captain was in bed when they had the collision, but if the  people in the Crow's Nest had seen the iceberg and alerted the  people in the control room just 30 seconds earlier the ship could  have avoided the iceberg
There was lots to keep people entertained on the Titanic. It had a swimming pool, squash court, a gym, Turkish bath, libraries, restaurants and cafes, and live entertainment.
Carpathia was the FIRST ship to reach, Titanic.
it was a very important day, the Titanic was know as the biggestship to step sail. Having it sink like it did was a big shock
Well first there was a fire on the ship before people started  boarding, but that wasnt too bad and didnt cause much damage at  all, but then it hit the iceberg and sank, which is pretty  unfortunate, and many people died or were drowned and trapped in  the ship as the water came in, so i dont...
In the 1980s when some people started to try and find the Titanic,  they used special scanners that could scan the bottom of the ocean  floor and come up with shapes of things lying on the ocean floor.  First they found a ships boiler, which made them excited so they  went down in a special deep...
Someone from every class died in the Titanic, but mainly in 3rdClass, because as in the movie they locked up the passages so thatthe richest people, first class, could get to the boats firstbecause they had payed the most money, and then 2nd class and 3rdclass, but some of the crew forgot to unlock...
People from every class died on the Titanic, but mainly from 3rd  Class, because they were let out last, some not even let out at  all.
Yes Captin Smith did die with the Titanic. He was brave enough to (as some people say) go down with his ship
The RMS Titanic had 4 funnels; 3 to expel the gases and one to make it look more powerful and was used for ventilation.
Millvina Dean was the last living survivor of the Titanic; however;  she passed away on May 31, 2009. She was nine weeks old when the  Titanic sank.
People who have a higher class and are normally rich.
Most definitely, the bacteria and particles in the bottom of the  ocean will cause rust until the ship completely disintegrate, and  even the Titanic will completely disintegrate within the next  twenty years, showing that most ships will last underwater for only  around 130 years, but depending...
no they did not only the first class passengers had maids
Most lifeboats have a small compartment containing a few bottles of  fresh water and some cookies and maybe a few other small snacks,  but they werent made to last long.
The first two whistles were real whistles. The third and forth were only dummies for cosmetic effect.
There were 4 columns, but only three of them worked, the extra one  was just for decoration.
No, Titanic means massive, as it was the biggest ship in the world  at its time
It's a statue of the Greek god, Atlas. See the Related Link below.
There were monkeys in the shipyards, yes, but "rigging monkey" is amaritime figure-of-speech. They were not primates. According toWikipedia: " RiggingMonkey refers to a crewmember of a sailing vessel whose primary responsibility is to climb the mast , usually with the assistance of a boatswain...
The Titanic was built by Harland and Wolff, shipbuilders for WhiteStar Line. They were on a mission to build an unsinkable ship.
There is a statue of Captain Smith in Lichfield, England done byKathleen Scott, the widow of Robert Scott who died near the SouthPole around March 30th, 1912, two weeks before Smith.
Several ships nearby sent out signals to tell them to change course  to avoid the icebergs, but the Titanic did not listen and just kept  on going until they collided with one.
It had around 885 crew members
Yes, in one of this videos he says he loves it and he mentions it in a couple other of his videos
Yes, the Titanic was a 5 stars Luxury ship.
Referring to being very large or massive.Example: That ship is "titanic!"
No. Though some small artefacts have been recovered
The 3 bucket system on passenger ship is a procedure for cleaning.  The three include clean, rinse and sanitize and they are not needed  even in other sectors.
The Titanic was rediscovered in 1986. It lies 12, 600 feet or 2.33  miles at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
the width of titanic was 335m
The Olympic never collided with her sister ship the Titanic , either in port or out at sea. The only vessel tohave a near-miss with the Titanic was the much smallerAmerican liner the United States as Titanic wasleaving the port of Southampton- she was dragged into the muchbigger ship's path,...
there was only one designer and loads of builders dont ask me who i forgot lol but he also died on the ship
If the Titanic did not sink it would probably be a floating hotel or still a cruise ship
No The Titanic sunk when they hit a iceberg in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, because when they hit the iceberg all the water came up to the surface. So all the water was so heavy on the ship that it sunk! Your Welcome! To not delete the previous answer and give you the correct one, The Titanic...
At first they even didn't realize what had happened, well, actually they just thought they crashed (but they actually "killed" the ship). After he was told that the ship was going to sink in 2 hours he only told Titanic's Staff about it, and that the staff must go and tell everyone to put their life...
The scheduled time for the titanic's docking was wednesday,april 7,1912 at 11:40pm
The Titanic was the most modern ship ever built at that time. It had many systems built in to control flooding. However they were not adequate enough for the damage that they took. Also, man was very proud of himself for building this magnificent ship. Pride goes before the fall.
Second-Class on Titanic had no people that were particularly famousBEFORE the sinking but the disaster immortalized many survivors ANDvictims, such as the bandleader Wallace Hartley, who played as theship went down; Father Thomas Byles who gave comfort to the doomedbefore being lost himself; and...
baby Millvina, the youngest survivor of the Titanic
eight of these were used to try to attract help
It set sail circa 12.15pm on April 10, 1912.