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    In A Night to Remember, the Titanic was a massive ship by the White Star Line. The ship was intended to carry its 1,316 passengers and 891 crew members to New York. However, at 11:40 the Titanic struck an iceberg and began to sink. By the next morning over 1,500 people had died. The incident is considered to be a huge disaster. The White Star Line is at fault for the Titanic disaster because they didn’t have enough lifeboats for everyone on board, they didn’t fill the lifeboats to maximum capacity, and the ship's crew ignored six ice warnings. The White Star Line should be held responsible for the Titanic catastrophe. The crew knowingly set sail without enough lifeboats for everyone on the ship. This was a major mistake because even before the Titanic finished sinking, people were already condemned to death at sea. Another issue was the lifeboats weren’t being filled to full capacity. The crew began to lower boats that weren’t even halfway full. Many more lives could’ve been saved if the crew had waited to fill the boats once they were full. Additionally, the White Star Line was in the wrong because they ignored all six ice warnings they received. Had the crew changed route or slowed down to acknowledge the warnings, the ship wouldn’t have even sunk. The tragedy could have been avoided altogether. The White Star…

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    Silence was heard about the sea. Twenty lifeboats floated around in the quiet, moonless night. The Titanic had sunk. This was a tragic turn of events, for the RMS Titanic was the height of advancement and technology in the 1900s. Not only was she the largest ship in the world, but “she was safe. The Titanic, as everyone knew, was practically unsinkable” (Hopkinson 2). White Star Lines assured people that there was no ship safer than her. Such technology certainly could not be defeated by the…

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    From his arrival on his first White Star Line vessel Medic in 1899 to his death on Titanic in 1912 (William McMaster Murdoch) Murdoch rose the ranks of White Star Line at an extraordinary rate. Especially considering that in just 12 short years he had risen from 4th Officer of a minor White Star ship to 1st Officer of her flagship. Clearly Murdoch was a very talented sailor who had become trusted by the officials of the line and had a bright career in front of him. In fact, this brings up the…

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    people. With the movie Titanic, made in 1997, James Cameroon was extolled for his great depiction of the facts. Later investigations contradicted Cameroon in many aspects. What happened to this Unsinkable ship? Let us move to the true bottom. The three sisters White Star line, inorder to dominate the North-Atlantic passenger market, decided to build 3 prodigious ships The Olympic, The Titanic, The Britannic. Of the three, Titanic and Olympic were almost…

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    money lost building the ship and increasing competition the White Star Line was losing money faster than it could make it and thus white star lines built the new liner out of weak iron this is the first step in the disaster of the ship. As the Titanic was built White Star Lines was under extreme financial duress as they were losing a lot in immigrant transportation, at the time everyone wanted to go to America; mostly poor immigrants looking to get a piece of the “American dream”. This was…

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    joseph Bruce Ismay was an English businessman who served as chairman and managing director of the White Star Line. Joseph Bruce Ismay was born at Crosby, near Liverpool on 12 December 1862. tanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean by an iceberg on 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from to New York City. made by Harland and Wolff Technical RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the…

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    Flaws Of The Titanic Essay

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    compartment of the hull it was the third cabin travelers that were affected the most from the sinking. Between October 1912 and January 1913, The White Star Line filed a damage claim; by April 15 that same year they wanted all claims to be made by victims and they insured that the company would not face any more damage by making it clear that victims needed proof of loss. The company may have thought that with no proof no one would claim turned out that there was enough claims with the proof…

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    Over the course of history, millions of disasters have occurred, both big and small; but few have impacted the world like the sinking of the RMS Titanic. Even before it launched the Titanic became famous for its pure opulence and was branded “unsinkable.” Sadly its glory was short lived as not far into the first voyage it sank. This disaster sprung from a seemingly random chain of events and showed many problems with how White Star Line treated the different classes of people. In the aftermath…

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    The History Of Steamboat

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    Confidence in the steamers, both for business and tourist travel soon gathered. New companies have been made such as The Cunard Line (1840) The Hamburg America Line (1847) The White Star Line (1845) One of the most important English engineer was Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859) He designed three great steamships “The Great Western” in 1836, “The Great Britain” in 1843 and the last “ The Great Eastern” in 1854, the biggest ship ever 692 foot long- used for laying cable…

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    All aboard for the journey of a lifetime! The newest White Star Line ship, appearing to outrank all of the other vessels at sea, was about to make its first voyage across the Atlantic. Looking for a fresh start in New York City, three classes of passengers boarded the RMS Titanic on April 10, 1912 in Southampton, England. They were confident this was the safest ship at sea. The Titanic was advertised as unsinkable with its many features made for it to outshine its main competitors. What the…

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