Sinking of the Titanic

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The Titanic

The Titanic or the RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank on its first voyage from Southampton to New York City. At the time the Titanic was the biggest and fastest ship of its time and people considered the ship to be unsinkable. The cause of the disaster was an iceberg collision in the early morning hours of April 15, 1912. It is one of the deadliest commercial maritime disasters in modern history. About 1,500 people died out of approximately 2,200 people on board with Edward John Smith as captain on his last voyage before retirement. It is one of the deadliest ocean liners sinkings in history.

There were many causes that led to the sinking of the Titanic. Some of these causes were the designing, the construction process, and at sea errors. Many of these causes included human error during the maiden voyage, construction problems, design issues, and many more problems that added on to the sinking of the Titanic. If some of these problems were addressed or fixed, the Titanic most likely wouldn't of sank or even hit the iceberg.