Rms Titanic - The Unsinkable Ship

Rms Titanic Facts and Mystery on what really happened on the unsinkable cruise ship.

Described as the unsinkable, Titanic was a passenger cruise ship that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during its voyage from Southampton , England to New York city. Titanic sinking caused the deaths of 1,514 people.

It was the largest ship ever at that time and roared its way in the oceans. The Titanic Construction took place between 1909–11 by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. It carried more than 2200 people on its last voyage.

Among its passengers were some of the wealthiest people of England and over a thousand immigrants from Ireland, England and Scandinavia who were aboard for a better living in the United States.

Characteristic Facts About Titanic

  • Name: RMS Titanic
  • Owner: White Star Line
  • Port of registry: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Route: Southampton to New York City
  • Ordered: 17 September 1908
  • Builder: Harland and Wolff, Belfast
  • Yard number: 401
  • Laid down: 31 March 1909
  • Launched: 31 May 1911 (not christened)
  • Completed: 2 April 1912
  • Maiden voyage: 10 April 1912
  • Identification: Radio callsign "MGY"
  • Fate: Foundered on 15 April 1912 on her maiden voyage
  • Class and type: Olympic-class ocean liner
  • Tonnage: 46,328 GRT
  • Displacement: 52,310 tons
  • Length: 882 ft 6 in (269.0 m)
  • Beam: 92 ft 0 in (28.0 m)
  • Height: 175 ft (53.3 m) (keel to top of funnels)
  • Draught: 34 ft 7 in (10.5 m)
  • Depth: 64 ft 6 in (19.7 m)
  • Decks: 9 (A–G)
  • Installed power: 24 double-ended and 5 single-ended boilers feeding two reciprocating steam engines for the wing propellers and a low-pressure turbine for the center propeller;output: 46,000 HP
  • Propulsion: Two 3-blade wing propellers and one 4-blade centre propeller
  • Speed: Cruising: 21 kn (39 km/h; 24 mph). Max: 24 kn (44 km/h; 28 mph)
  • Capacity: Passengers: 2,435, crew: 892
  • Lifeboats: 20 for 1,178 people


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