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Titanic

The titanic was the most luxurious ship at the time costing a current estimate of 400,000,000$ fastest going 23 knots , and also the biggest being 882 ft long and weighing 46,328 tons along with its two sisters the Britannic and Olympic. She was built in Belfast at a cost of 7,500,000$ and the lives of 2 workers, it took 2 years and 2 months to complete. The captain for the titanic was Edward j. Smith who was known as the best White-Starline captain and one of the best in the buisness

The titanic was named the unsinkable ship, that sank on april 15,1912 in the pacific ocean after going full speed at night and side swiping a huge iceberg on its way to New York for its maiden voyage.The iceberg left 6 holes that were 1.1meters wide but in very crucial spots. The route for the Titanic was Southampton,England – Cherbourg, France – Queenstown, Ireland – New York, USA, the first three stops being to pick up passengers.

Titanic

 There were 20,000 bottles of beer on board, 1,500 bottles of wine and 8,000 cigars – all for the use of first-class passengers. The last supper served to first-class passengers consisted of 11 courses. Of the 885 crew on board, just 23 were female. 699 boarded in Southampton, and four in 10 were natives of the English town.

The last remaining survivor of the disaster, Millvina Dean, died on May 31, 2009, aged 97. She was two months old at the time.