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The Titanic: The Tragedy Of The Titanic

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The titanic was a gigantic ship. It was the biggest, newest, and advanced ship during its time. The titanic was built in Belfast with the newest and best technology. Then after its completion it would travel to New York. During the tragedy of the Titanic the engineers had a key role on saving people. Although the tragedy of the titanic was sad it taught us many lessons on preventing such a thing again. Although the titanic has sunk to the bottom of the ocean it will never be forgotten. The titanic was a ship that was huge and extremely advanced. The ship took 3 years to be completed and over 3, 000 people worked on it. Although the final product could not be fully used it was a well built ship. This ship was well equipped with the best and …show more content…

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  • Explains that the titanic was the biggest, newest, and advanced ship during its time. the tragedy of the titanic taught us lessons on preventing such a thing again.
  • Explains that the titanic was a huge and advanced ship that was well built and equipped with the best and newest technology of the world.
  • Explains that the engineers of the titanic stayed at their posts to save the ship from sinking. they maintained electrical power to keep the lights on and the radio office to continue working.
  • Explains that the titanic's tragedy taught the world many lessons, such as safety precautions and a fund for marine engineers and their dependants.

The technology on the Titanic consisted of engines powered by steam, electrical systems, and wireless systems. In the ship there were two huge triple expansion engines and a Parson’s low steam pressure turbine. The engines were powered by steam that made by the 20 boilers in the Titanic. The low pressure turbine would be powered by steam and then the turbine’s propellers would drive the centre propeller of the titanic and create electricity for the ship to use. While the low pressure turbine powered the centre propeller, the triple expansion engines was used to drive the port and starboard wing propellers. However the triple expansion would re-use steam that would be wasted as exhaust and therefore using all of the energy from the steam. The titanic also had the most electrical systems ever seen in a ship. Such electricity systems would be elevators and electric gym equipment. The Titanic even had the …show more content…

Although none of the engineers survived the Titanic it is because they stayed at their posts to the end to save the ship from sinking. Those men died with honor as they stayed in their posts to the end to stop the ship from sinking. To support that the engineers were brave and honorable men the websites The Titanic Engineers' Heroic Sacrifice - 30 James Street.com and Letters: The heroic role of the Titanic's engineers | UK news | The .com can tell in more detail how the engineers were brave and Heros. The most important thing the engineers did when the iceberg made contact was to keep the power on. The engineers maintained electrical power to keep the lights throughout the ship on. With the lights on the panic of danger among passengers was reduced. Maintaining power was not only for the lights to be on but for the radio office to continue working. With this the radio office would transmission of distress signals until minutes before the ship sank beneath the ocean. The actions of the brave engineers made it possible for other nearby ships to hear the emergency distress signal and saving many

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