The Titanic: The Unsinkable For The Titanic

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"There is no danger that Titanic will sink. The boat is unsinkable and nothing but inconvenience will be suffered by the passengers," said Vice-President of White Star Line, Phillip Franklin. What was the Titanic? Why was it special? What actually happened the night the “unsinkable ship” sank? Was it anyone’s fault in particular? All these questions are not as simple as they appear to be. Since there were no airplanes in the 1900s, and a lot of immigrants, ships were a popular source of travel. The Titanic was a very large ocean liner weighing roughly 46,000 tons! Therefore the Titanic’s name was very suitable for this ship because everything about it was, well, Titanic! Besides weighing as much as 7666.6 elephants, the Titanic was 882 feet long and 175 feet …show more content…
It took about 3,000 people to build over the course of three years. On this ship, the crew sure stocked up on supplies. Passengers would definitely not run out of food considering there were 800 bundles of asparagus, 36,000 oranges, 3,500 pounds of onions, 40,000 eggs, 40 tons of potatoes, and 1,750 quarts of ice cream! The Titanic was very innovative. It was one of the first ships to have a swimming pool, gymnasium, and a Turkish bath. Passengers could have their picture taken in the photography dark room and smoke in one of the three cigar rooms.
As the Titanic was great in every way possible, it would only be suitable to have “The Millionaire 's Captain” otherwise known as Captain Edward John Smith. Captain E. Smith being the most experienced captain in the White Star Lines. The Titanic was to be his last voyage before retirement.
Aboard the ship, passengers were divided by class, which would become very important when the ship went down. First class tickets would be $83,200 today, whereas 2nd class tickets would be $2,975, and 3rd class tickets would be $1,200 today. Almost all first class passengers were

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