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TheTitanic was 882 feet long, 175 feet in height, weighed 46,000 tons, and had 9 decks. It could hold up to 3,500 people at one time. Aboard the Titanic were 162 furnaces and 20 boilers that burned 650 tons of coal per day. Generating 16,0000 horsepower allowing a top speed of 24 knots.
a 3rd class ticket was $36
a 1st class ticket cost $4,300.
The Titanic offered lots of activities:
~ Turkish Bath
~ Cigar Rooms
~ Dark Room for Photography
What was on the Titanic to eat? They had fresh meat, potatoes, aspararagus, eggs, lettus, onions, and tomatoes to eat. For fruit they had apples and oranges.
What kind of drinks did they have? They had fresh milk, tea, and beer.
The Titanic departured on April 10,1912 from Southhamplin, England. It was projected to arrive in on April 17, 1912 at New York City. However, at 11:40 pm on April 14, 1912 the Titanic hit an iceburg cruising at 22 knots. The iceburg cut a 220 - 245 foot gash in the side of the Titanic. With water rushing in at an estimated 7 tons per second caused the first fiive compartments. Which caused the Titanic to sink in less than three hours.
The Titanic had 2,200 passengers & crew members. But, only had lifeboats for 1,178.
The survival rate was as follows:
Crew members = less than 25%
3rd class = 25%
2nd class = 42%
1st class + 60%
The final resting place for the Titanic was 350 miles southeast of Newfoundland, Canada. At 2.3 miles below the ocean surface.