Titanic - Tragedy at Sea
The RMS Titanic was a British passenger linear that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean. On April 15, 1912, the Titanic collided with an iceberg and sunk to the bottom of the ocean on its maiden voyage. 1,500 people died out of 2,240 people. If the crew took the right precautions and knew how to take care of the situation, many more people could have survived.This event was one of the deadliest ship wrecks in history.
Titanic sank because they used a mix of iron and steel rivets. Other ships used steel rivets entirely because it was better for the ship. If they used steel rivets, they probably would have more safe.
The luxury steamship RMS Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, when it collided with an iceberg during its maiden voyage. The 883 foot cruise ship was going 23 knots per hour. This was too fast of a speed to be going because they were in an iceberg area. 22 Out of the 2,240 passengers, 1,500 passengers lost their lives to the collision. Titanic was a horrible shipwreck that will never be forgotten.
Titanic left for its maiden voyage on April 10, 1912, from Southampton, England, to New York. Just before midnight on April 14, the ship hit and iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean and five of the Titanic’s compartments were ruptured along the starboard side. Out of 2,240 passengers, 1,500 died.
The Captain of the Titanic was Edward John Smith. He served as master of numerous White Star Line vessels. He is best known as the captain of the RMS Titanic who perished when the ship sank on its maiden voyage.