Facts About Titanic
First am I going to find out what Titanic is, how many or what was aboard, what happened to it, what went wrong and why did it all happen.
Then I will found out some more about the ship – where was it going, how old was it, why they built it and why it was such a popular ship?
Titanic was a British passenger liner, which sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early morning of 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg. It was one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. Titanic’s originally name is RMS Titanic. RMS stands for Royal Mail Steamer. Titanic, the largest ship afloat at the time it entered …show more content…
That was only 0.5 knot from the maximum speed capability of the ship. There were 6 ice warnings received by Titanic the day of the collision but they were all ignored by the wireless …show more content…
Below the waterline there became a series of holes and the cold water began pouring in. Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean 2 hours and 40 minutes later. On the night of the collision, the moon was not out and the water was so still so it was very difficult to see the iceberg. Although Titanic had advanced safety features such as watertight compartments and remotely activated watertight doors the water came into the ship. It´s a mystery and a shame that it sank.
Over all, I found out that Titanic is a huge ship which in April 1912 stuck into an iceberg and sank. Aboard there were 2208 people and 705 of them survived from the cold water.
What went wrong was that the wireless operator ignored all the 6 ice warnings the ship received that night. The man who shock on the lookout was inattentive, the water was still and the moon was not out, so that made it a lot more difficult to see the iceberg.
It was going from Southampton to the New York Pie. It was built in 1909 and it took 3000 men two years to build it. Titanic had her maiden voyage in April 1912. It was a very popular ship, because it was the biggest and most luxuriously ship at the time and the rumors said that it could not