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The Titanic: The Story Of The Titanic

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About The Titanic
On April 15, 1912, the “unsinkable” better known as the Titanic sinks into the icy waters of the North Atlantic taking with it 1,517 doomed souls.. The Titanic was built by the United Kingdom’s White Star Line to be the most luxurious cruise ship in the whole entire world. Legend says, only the world’s wealthiest people, enjoyed the elegance and comforts of the first class. The Titanic was said to be the fastest ship in the world and was seen as unsinkable.
The White Star Line built the Titanic as a weapon to their enemy, Cunard. Cunard was another shipbuilding company that built ships like the Lusitania and the Mauretania, which set speed records crossing the Atlantic Ocean. White Star Line built the Titanic for her comforts and luxury rather than her speed.
The Titanic was created in 1912, at a price of 7.5 million dollars in Northern Ireland. It took more than two years to build up the Titanic and while her construction, two workers died. It was nearly 900 feet long (more than four city blocks) and more than 100 feet high. It weighted an unbelievable 46,000 tons. It displaced 66,000 tons of water and was said to be the “largest movable object” ever made.

The Sinking
On its first voyage, the Titanic went from Southampton, England, to New York City, carrying over 2,200, both passengers and crew. The Titanic had received a number of warning signals from other ships, about the iceberg, but for many reasons, not all the warnings made it to the ship. The lookouts did not have access to binoculars, meaning they saw the iceberg when it was right in front of the Titanic. Four days into her journey, at 11:40 p.m., Officer Murdoch ordered for a sharp left turn and ordered the engine room to put all the engines in r...

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...s immigrating from Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and England into the United States. Under many circumstances many of these families sold everything they had in order to afford a passage on to the Titanic and have a little extra savings in order to get started in America. Many of the passengers in the third class did not survive and only a few made it and were saved.
The sinking of the Titanic has become a legendary tragedy in the history of mankind. After many years, in 1985, divers were finally able to find the wreckage of the Titanic of the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean. On April 10, 1912, The RMS Titanic set sail on its maiden voyage, sailing from Southampton, England to New York City. What was known as the “unsinkable” sinks into the icy waters of the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912, creating a great impact on many people and causing an unforgettable legend.
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