RMS Lusitania

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  • The Triangle Shirtwaist Tragedy In America

    America has been through many different tragedies in its lifetime. Three of the biggest disaster that occurred in early American history were the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire, the sinking of the Titanic, and the flu epidemic. Many citizens have lost their lives for things like doing a job to make ends meet, being on a vacation, or even just living an everyday lifestyle, which is why these disasters had such a high impact on the American Population. It may seem like people don’t care about…

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  • Semi-Rigid Airship Essay

    The airships are aerospace vehicles that get most of their lifting capability from aerostatic or buoyant lift, using gases which are lighter than air. They were widely used in the first half of the 20th century, for a variety of purposes. During this period the airships were employed for military applications by the US Army performing search and patrol operations. In 1921 the US Army acquired the Italian semi-rigid airship “Roma”, the largest semi-rigid airship in the world. After its crash in…

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  • Wreck Of The Lady Analysis

    The Wreck Of The Lady is a real life story about the death and survival of seven crew members aboard the vessel Lady Mary. From bad conditions, to a slip in the safety forms, the mask of night, a worn out crew, and an horrible surprise only one crew member was able to survive. The men aboard the Lady Mary were men that were heroes to their families. When fate were against them they did everything in their power to fight back. But in the end, after one member could not save another, one survived.…

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  • The Hindenburg: A Nazi Propaganda Mission

    Today, May 6th, we remember the devastating tragedy from over half a century ago. It has been almost 80 years since the Nazi propaganda aircraft, the Hindenburg Zeppelin, burned and crashed taking several lives on its way down. This day, every year we remember the lives lost and the death of the largest and most magnificent aircraft ever constructed. The Hindenburg, a Nazi propaganda mission, was constructed from 1931-1936 in Germany. It completed hundreds of successful missions without…

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  • Rms Titanic Research Paper

    RMS Titanic holds the dubious honor of being the most famous shipwreck of all time. Enhanced by the fact that “TITANIC was the largest ship ever built at the time, 46,328 tons, 883 by 93 by 104 feet,9 decks…” (Rasor 48) the ship's sinking has lived on in the imaginations of people for generations after the disaster. On Sunday, April 14th, 1912 at 11:40 pm (Lord 3) RMS Titanic struck an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland carrying “a crew of about 892 hands all told, and about 1,316 passengers”…

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  • Titanic Engineering Disaster Essay

    First, will look at the sinking of the Titanic of 1912 and well this is not the first ever engineering disaster it is normally where most people start. “RMS Titanic was a British passenger ship that sank after hitting an iceberg on her maiden voyage from Southampton (United Kingdom) to New York City, in April 1912. Titanic was at the time the largest ship ever built and was considered to be unsinkable. The tragedy claimed the lives of over 1,500 people. Many factors contributed to the…

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  • Costa Concoria Research Paper

    The Costa Concordia disaster is the biggest cruise line catastrophe since the sinking of the Titanic 100 years ago. In the aftermath of the incident, many efforts have been made and are continuing to be made to salvage what is left of the disaster. These salvage efforts range from the search and rescue of passengers and crew to even the extracting of over a half million gallons of oil from the ship since it listed 137 meters off the coast of Giglio Island, Italy on January 13, 2012. From…

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  • Sargento Vision And Values: Case Study

    I consistently show support for the Sargento vision and values. I will do the right and best thing for the organization, even if it compromises my personal goals, or requires going the extra mile. I use my positivity and enthusiasm to encourage co-workers at Sargento and co-packers to move in the same forward direction to complete common goals. While working with co-packers I try to exemplify Sargento vision and values tailoring the message to different groups and different circumstances,…

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  • Royal Caribbean

    Strategic Analysis #2 I. Organizational Structure Functional organizational structures are used to implement all business strategies that a firm may pursue. Each of the major business functions is managed by one upper level manger; this person could be the founder, CEO, or president. The CEO or founder has knowledge of a multifunctional nature so that they can manage each individual functional specialist. Most firms with a cost leadership strategy employ a functional organizational structure…

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  • 9/11 And The Lusitania Disaster: A Case Study

    September 11, 2001 attacks (9/11) and the Lusitania Disaster will be examined. Both Tragedies suffered loss and it will be compared and contrasted with how (although almost one hundred years apart), the trauma impacted the culture. The impact will be examined by the phases of recovery for each disaster, the culture as casualty and how post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) affected survivors and the population left to comprehend it all. The Lusitania Disaster…

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