Titanic was the largest ship of her day, and the first maiden voyage and also the last trip for the Titanic. This ship was 52,310 tons, making also one of the heaver ships aswell. At a length of 882 feet. At the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. With its length aloud her to have an olympic sized pool. The Titanic was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster. Titanic was under the command of Edward Smith, who also went down with the ship. The ocean liner carried some of the wealthiest people in the world, as well as hundreds of emigrants from Great Britain and Ireland, Scandinavia and elsewhere throughout Europe who were seeking a new life in the United States. The first-class accommodation was designed to be the pinnacle of comfort and luxury, with an on-board gymnasium, swimming pool, libraries, high-class restaurants and opulent cabins. A high-powered radiotelegraph transmitter was available for sending passenger "marconigrams" and for the ship's operational use.
She moved at an average speed of about 23 knots. The Titanic started its trip on April 10,1912 from South Hampton, Englang, to New York. The Titanic hit the iceberg right before midnight on April 14 it sank at 2:20 a.m. on April 15, this all happened in the North Atlantic. The captin of this amazing ship was named Edward J Smith. Now Edward was an amazing captin, he was raised in a working environment, he left school early to join the Merchant Navy and the Royal Naval Reverse. After earning his masters ticket, he entered the surface of the White Star Line. He quickley rose through the ranks and graduated inn 1887. His first command was the SS Celtic. In 1904 he became comandor of White Star Line.