The Titanic Research Paper

analytical Essay
1022 words
1022 words

The story of The Titanic was a great tragedy. This tragedy round the “unsinkable ship", wandering the grim Atlantic waters, is now history and the component of pop culture. The Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, during its voyage from the United Kingdom to New York City. The ship encountered a collision with an iceberg, endangering the lives of 2,224 passengers and crew. This event resulted in death counts of more than 1,500 people; therefore, causing The Titanic sinking to become one of the "deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in modern history". Math gives further understanding to Titanic in numerous ways . For example, understanding the nationalities aboard, …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the titanic advanced in safety features, but declined where it was most important.
  • Explains that survival rates were highest in first class, despite orders to put all women and children in lifeboats first.
  • Explains that the theory of the titanic breaking in two is no longer contemplative and rational.
  • Explains that the titanic's tragedy is now history and the component of pop culture.

Theories are contemplative and rational types of abstract or generalizing thinkings. For the ship breaking into two is know common knowledge . The Titanic was designed to , in case of flooding, electronically lock down the compartment where these waters were . This would enable the ship to continue on sail , for the waters would not spread throughout the ship . But this strategy was faulty. On 14 April 1912, nearly 375 miles (600 km) south of Newfoundland, The Tiatanic hit an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. ship's time. Colliding with the iceberg caused the hull plates to collapse, then penetrating the starboard side and opened five of watertight compartments; causing the ship to fill with water. After time the air inside the trapped areas reduced the ship's density than the surrounding water. Culminating the bow of the ship to get heavier than the stern and the sinking began...“In the middle of the ship the stress of bearing the heavy weight of the water filled front compartments overwhelmed the steel structure. As the bow dipped under water, the keel began to raise high out of the water and the steel plates holding this portion of the ship together started buckling under the pressure.” By 2:20 a.m., The Titanic had broken in two and was completely submerged in water. More than one thousand people were still on board the ship as it sank. Two hours after the sinking, the Cunard liner RMS Carpathia arrived and aborted an estimate 705 survivors, afloat in the grim Atlantic

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