The Unsinkable Titanic: The Triumph Behind A Disaster
The Unsinkable Titanic: The Triumph Behind A Disaster
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Facts about the Titanic

RMS Titanic was the largest movable man-made object of her day. Her name was the very definition of vastness, she was the short-lived marvel of her age. Owned by the Liverpool-based White Star Line she was considered the grandest and safest ship afloat.

Titanic dimensions

  • Length (overall): 882’ 9″
  • Beam: 92’ 6″
  • Load draught: 34’ 6″
  • Net Register Tonnage: 21,831 tons
  • Gross: 46,328 tons
  • Load displacement: 52,310 tons
  • Bulkheads: 15
  • Total engine output: 46,000hp
  • Launched: 31 May 1911
  • Owners: White Star Line
  • Builders: Harland & Wolff
  • Hull Number: 401

Accommodation Capacities

  • First-Class: 905
  • Second-class: 564
  • Third-Class: 1,134
  • Crew: 944

Lifeboats

  • Wooden (30ft): 14 (Class A)
  • ‘Emergency’ Cutters (25ft): 2 (Class D)
  • Collapsible (27ft): 4 (Class E)
  • Total seating capacity: 1,178

Maiden Voyage

  • Total aboard voyage: 2,228
  • Total died: 1,523
  • Total survived: 705

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