How and why did the Titanic sink, at 11:40 pm on april 14 1912, while on its way to New York the titanic scraped the iceberg on its side and then that would lead to them sinking 3 hours later.
Brief overview of the Titanic, it sank at 2:20 am april 15,1912 after hitting an iceberg during it maiden voyage it had carried 2,200 passengers and crew more than 1,500 lost their lives from the sinking.
The Titanic was 52,310 tons and the length of it was going 23 knots which is 26.4679 miles per hour when it chrashed into the iceberg while it was set for its maiden voyage from Southampton to France then to Queenstown New York.
Circumstances from the Titanic climate of the cold weather caused more icebergs, all the tides sent icebergs south to where the Titanic was, also the ship was going way to fast for the area they were in so they couldnt really control if they hit ice or not, also the binoculars had gotten locked so they didnt even have a good eye out and when they had gotten icebergs the Titanic never recieved them.
On april 10,1912 the Titanic set sail for its maiden voyage from Southampton where they made the Titanic then they went to England to go to New York but never made it because the Titanic crashed and sunk.
April 14, 1912 is when the Titanic hit the iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the morning April 15,1912.
The captain of the Titanic was Edward John Smith he was of the people who died on the Titanic and that was supposed to be his last maiden voyage.
61% First class surviors-39% First class victims.
42% Second class surviors-58% Second class victims.