RMS Titanic: The Tragic Sinking Of The Titanic

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RMS Titanic
“The length of the Titanic was 882 feet and 9 inches (that’s about 269 meter). The ship was 92 feet and 6 inches (28 meter) wide and 175 feet (53 meter) high” (RMS Titanic FAQ). The tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic, is a well known event that took place in history. To this day, the loss of numerous souls, have wandered the thoughts and prayers of many people worldwide.
Did you know the RMS Titanic took three full years to build? In the early 1900s, White Star Line company designed this masterpiece in Belfast, UK. With the help of three thousand workers, they made a ship purposefully to transport mail, cargo, and passengers, as safe as possible. The construction wasn’t the easiest, in fact, “Record show injuries to nearly 250 workers,
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There is a total number of ten decks, the Boat Deck (A), Promenade (B), Bridge Deck (C), Shelter Deck (D), Saloon Deck (E), Upper Deck (F), Middle Deck (G), Lower Deck, Orlop Deck, and Tank top. According to RMS Titanic, “Passenger accommodation and public areas were located on the Promenade, Bridge, Shelter, Saloon, Upper, Middle, and Lower Decks. The other three were reserved for the crew, cargo and machinery” (Inside RMS Titanic- Interior and Accommodation). Special rooms were on the Titanic for different reasons. For first class, the public room included a reception room, a dining saloon, lounge, smoking room, reading and writing room, and the veranda cafes and palm courts. There was also a gym and squash court. Second class also had a dining room, smoke room, and a library. Third class wasn’t treated with as much authority as first and second class. They had access to a dining and smoke room, but they weren’t as grand as the other two classes above …show more content…
John’s, Newfoundland, is 46,000 tons of ship (RMS Titanic FAQ). Thinking like a timeline, starting in Belfast is where all construction and building process took place. On April 2nd, 1912, the Titanic set sail for Southampton. Two days later, on April 4, the Titanic successfully arrived in Southampton shortly after midnight. On the 10th of April, the Titanic arrived in Cherbourg, France. The next day, on the 11th of April, the Titanic stopped at Queenstown, and started heading for New York City. White Star Line vice-president, Phillip Franklin, says, “There is no danger that Titanic will sink. The boat is unsinkable and nothing but inconvenience will be suffered by the passengers” (Quotes from survivors). Clearly, he was

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