The Titanic: The Creation Of The Titanic

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1331 words
1331 words

On March 31st 1909 the largest passenger ship was being created, called The Titanic. Titanic means exceptional strength or big in power, taking it three years to create the finest, nobody thought The Titanic would sink when hitting an iceberg, killing 1,503 and leaving only 705 that survived the tragic event. “The RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line”(Wikipedia). The Titanic has many interesting facts such as when it was made, the life on board, and how all the rich man's dream sinks. When and How it was Created In March 1909 began the creation of The Titanic in Belfast, north Ireland, on the second of these three ocean …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Describes the titanic as the largest passenger ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three olympic-class ocean liners operated by the white star line
  • Explains that the titanic was built to be unsinkable, but ended up sinking into a devastating event.
  • Explains that the titanic's designers sought to enhance that pleasure by creating an enclosed promenade deck, which allowed passengers to walk even in inclement weather
  • Outlines the timeline of events that led to the titanic's sinking on april 14, 1912.

There were twenty-four double ended Scotch class boilers and a further five single ended boilers which were housed in six boiler rooms. The double ended boilers measured 20 feet long, with a diameter of 15 feet 9 inches and contained six coal burning furnaces. “The single ended boilers were 11 feet 9 inches long with the same diameter. With all boilers firing the Titanic produced around 46,000 horsepower”( The Construction of The Titanic ). The hull was immediately towed to a mammoth fitting-out dock where thousands of workers would spend most of the next year building the ship’s decks, constructing her lavish interiors and installing the 29 giant boilers that would power her two main steam …show more content…

It still strikes people's interest till this day. Many many lives were taken. This devastating event that left a mark into today's history that researchers still invest their time in. “The sinking of the titanic was a mixture of bad luck and terrible management. This page outlines the timeline of events that led to the Titanic's sinking on April 14, 1912” (The Sinking of Titanic). The aftermath of The Titanic sinking was hard on the passenger that were left. “The Carpathia came to the rescue of the survivors in the boats. She arrived on the scene where the Titanic had gone down at 4.30 a.m. She picked up 712 survivors (but one died shortly afterward) and 14 lifeboats. She took them to New York” (Titanic Aftermath). They then discovered that there should of been 26 life boats to haul all of the passengers and crew members on board. Even though the bulkheads were strong they didn't save the ship. The Titanic was a massive ship that every man dreamed of the ‘unsinkable’ ship left people devastated, killed or injured. The Titanic ended tragically. “On April 10, 1912, the RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, carrying 2,207 passengers en route to New York. Unfortunately, the ship never made it to its final destination” (Titanic

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