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Titanic was the biggest passenger liner when she set off for her maiden voyage on April 10, 1912. After four days, she hit an iceberg and sank in the Atlantic Ocean resulting in the death of 1,517 people.
FAQ Farmers have identified these My grandfather was on board the the Carpathia. His name was Arthur Vale and he was a stoker.My grandmother, Anna Oberg, immigrated to the US from Sweden and was on the Carpathia when it picked up the Titanic survivors in 1912. However, I cannot find any historical …
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The British ship RMS Titanic sank at 2:20 AM on April 15th 1912, having collided with the iceberg at 11:40 on April 14th. At 12.15 AM, one of the S.O.S calls from the Titanic reached its sister ship, the Olympic. The calls for help were heard by many ships but the closest ship, the Carpathia, was 4 …
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A ship that sank on her maiden voyage was MS Hans Hedtoft was a Danish Ship that struck an iceberg south of Cape Farewell and sank on 30 January 1959.
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In 1912, the British ocean liner RMS Titanic, on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic, struck an iceberg at night and sank, leading to the deaths of 1517 of the 2223 persons aboard her. While touted by some as "unsinkable", the ship received damage that buckled its hull to an extent the designers h…
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The iconic British ship was built to transport significant number of passengers across the Atlantic, being the largest cruise liner in the world when it was launched. It also carried mail and some small cargo, but it was primarily designed to carry people in relative comfort across the ocean. In 191…
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There was a ship titled Titanic and it did sink. Some of the characters on board the 1997 movie version are based on real people, however Rose and Jack's story is made up.
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An American football measures one foot. An American football field measures 360 by 160 feet, for a total perimeter of 1040 feet.Thus, it takes 1040 footballs to outline a football field.
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Someone born in 1941 would be 68 today and an infant born in the base hospital on Dec 6 would have to be considered a survivor. The 18-22 year old soldiers and sailors are now in their early 90s, so they will soon all be gone. My great uncle is 91 & a Pearl Harbor survivor. But I don't know the…
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The Titanic was called 'The ship of dreams' and 'Unsinkable' (after the disaster), along with being the biggest, most luxurious liner of its time and still holding record for the most luxurious ship though at the bottom of the Atlantic.the Titanic disaster made lots of liner companies including Whit…
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The Carpathia is best known as the ship who tried to rescue the passengers and crew of the doomed Titanic. Some of the people who were on the Carpathia's passenger list included among others the ship's cook Mr. Samuel Ackerly, First Officer Mr. Horrace J. Dean, and baggage steward Mr. Arthur King.
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The vast majority of the passengers were white. There was one black passenger, Joseph Phillipe Lemercier Laroche. I have not yet found documentation of non-whites among the crew, or of other races among the passengers.
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Answer It was owned by the Ocean Steam Navigation Company which traded as the White Star line...a prominant British shipping company. It has since been taken over by the rival Cunard line.
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The RMS Titanic struck the iceberg shortly after 11:40pm on April 14, 1912. She sank just under 3 hours later, at 2:20am, on April 15, 1912.
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Pre-Answer There seem to be discrepancies between sites of the total number lost. The true number may never be known. The answers below by various contributors give a rough idea of the numbers. ______________________________ Answer 1 ABC has a story about the last male survivor of the tragedy dyin…
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It is said that there were approximately 5856 rooms aboard the Titanic but the exact number is impossible to determine. This is because many of the cabins, especially in third class, were built with retractable walls that could accommodate either a single person or a whole family. The Titanic was bu…
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RMS Titanic's lookout Frederick Fleet spotted the iceberg at 11:40pm on April 14, 1912. His warning "Iceberg, Right Ahead!" was immediately heard, but Titanic was too close to the iceberg to avoid collision, and she struck the iceberg seconds after his warning. The bulk of an iceberg is actually un…
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Captain SirJohn Smith (c. January 1580-June 21, 1631) Admiral of New England was an English soldier, sailor, and author. He is remembered for his role in establishing the first permanent English settlement in North America at Jamestown, Virginia, and his brief association with the Native American gi…
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The Titanic is 100 years old in April of 2012. The Titanic hit an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean on the night of April 14, 1912, during its maiden voyage, and sank on April 15, 1912, killing 1,500 people.
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the dangers of the the titanic where very high, and they did get a message to them(before the ship hit an iceberg) that there was a big chance that they would smash into one, the crew of the ship ignored the message and carried on. when they where sinking, they sent out a special Morse code message …
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The Titanic had 4 elevators, 3 in first class and the other 1 in second class. A little-known fact reveals that there was also a lift for crew to use to transport food between the galley and the orlop deck at the bottom of the ship, where refrigerated items were held. It was able to stop at some d…
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Roughly 2 hours and 42 minutes: Titanic struck the iceberg at 11:40pm on 14 April 1912 and sank at 2:20am the next day. When the Titanic hit the iceberg the bottom four floors started flooding and it kept on going until the whole ship split in half and sank to the bottom of the sea, where it split…
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Some of the experets of titaninc are of cousre the people who sailed on her of which only one is left, however she was less than a year old whne she sailed on titanic so she remembers nothing. Other famous experts include Lawerence Beesley (he as a 2nd class passanger), James Cameron (the Dircetor o…
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Since the question gives "off a ship" as a specification, an assumption is that the jump was made into the water. Even water is "hard" after a 110 foot drop. The jumpers who survived the impact (and they would be the minority) would suffer serious injuries. Broken bones and compression fractures, a…
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they could fit more people on the life boats but they were to scared to go back ould to i would leave them i would get my family and jack a life boatPassengers - Fully Loaded: 739 First Class, 674 Second Class, and 1,026 Third Class (Steerage) April 14th: 329 First Class, 285 Second Class, and 710 T…
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RMS (Royal Mail Steamer) Titanic, call sign MGY, Owned and Operated by the White Star Line. RMS precedes the name Titanic to distinguish her type, by Titanic is the name. Just Titanic. It didn't have a shorter or longer version. MGY is it's wireless callsign so they didn't need to write 'Titanic'…
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RMS Titanic (Royal Mail Steamship)Also Known as the Titanic
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5,892 tons (5,344 t.) of coal were on board the Titanic when she left England to sail on her maiden voyage.
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Yes, the Titanic did sink after hitting an iceberg.
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There are various figures quoted for the number of people on board the Titanic at the time of its sinking. Some sources quote 2223 people while others cite 2228. This is due to discrepancies, errors, and omissions in the original passenger lists. The official number varies according to the source.…
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The RMS Titanic stuck an iceberg at approximately 11:40 in the night of April 14, 1912. The First Officer steered the ship away from the iceberg but he had reversed the engines in an attempt to maneuver around the iceberg ("port around" maneuver). Due to the combination of the ship's size, the limit…
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The Titanic sunk because the ice burg that it hit floated to far down south but if it didn't it would have not hit and gone straight past and lived
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It was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland and was launched on May 31, 1910 for the White Star Line Company. Several people built the Titanic, but the design was created by Thomas Andrews, Alexander Carlisle, and Lord Pirrie.The Titanic was built by the Harland and W…
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I think most are bureid in un-marked graves in Halifax (Novia Scotia - Canada). NOT to be confused with Halifax in North Yorkshire.
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Catholics were to be buried at the "Mount Olivet Cemetery". Graves of Titanic victims at the "Mount Olivet Cemetery" Jewish victims were to burried at the "Baron de Hirsch Cemetery". Graves of Titanic victims at the "Baron de Hirsch Cemetery" For the remainder,…
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The last survivor of the Titanic disaster, Miss Elizabeth Gladys 'Millvina' Dean (born 12 February 1912), died on 31 May, 2009. This date was exactly 98 years after the Titanic was first launched. At the time of the sinking, she was a two-month old baby and the youngest passenger onboard. The secon…
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The sinking of the Titanic resulted in the deaths of 1,517 people
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The 14th April 1912, at about 2.20am.
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Answer You can get a "revised draft" of the 1997 Cameron script for $19.95 here: http://scriptcity.com/details.asp?search=titanic&submit.x=63&submit.y=6&ID=17273 The screenplay isn't a shooting script, though, and it does not track editing. So it may not match the film. Or you can …
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Sailing is a sport that requires the changing of the rigging and rudder on a boat to change the direction and speed of the boat. The boat is moved by wind against the sails.
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The primary factor was the ship's collision at the speed of 21 knots* (24 miles an hour) with a massive iceberg late on the night of April 14, 1912. It took 2 hours and 40 minutes for the entire ship to sink. The Titanic became completely submerged about 2:45 AM on the morning of April 15, 1912. Th…
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It is said to have either hit a mine or was struck by a torpedo in 1916 and sank off the coast of Greece near the island of Kea. It was being used as a hospital ship. Researchers have not been able to fully assess the ship because of the angle at which the ship lies. The hole where the explosion to…
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titanic was sailing from Southampton, England to New York, us
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tanzanite retails for approx $1200 to $2000 per carat 16 carats so that would be in the area of $16 to $20,000 Tanzanite prices has increased a lot .. Today Tanzanite which were in Titanic would be around $2000 to $5000 per carat..and that Heart shape was around 50 carats that would be around $1…
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Supertankers The biggest ships in history were manufactured in France and called supertankers.
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The Titanic set sail April 10, 1912 from Southampton, England on its maiden voyage to New York.
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To answer the exact question, 220 Volts RMS is the voltage of a supply of electric power which is twice as big as 110 Volts RMS. Note: ordinary electrical test meters (multimeters) normally measure the RMS value, not the peak value, when they are used to measure an amount of AC voltage or current. …
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Answer British luxury passenger liner that sank on April 15, 1912, on route to New York from Southampton, England, on its maiden voyage.
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The 1997 Titanic was written and directed by James Cameron.
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Answer The Titanic was built by Harland and Wolff yards in Belfast, UK and launched from there. Laid down: 31st March 1909 - Launched: 31st May 1911 Liverpool was written on the ship as it was registered there.
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1,500 and 700 lived and 6 survied from the water.1,500 + 700 + 6 = 2,006
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It took Robert Ballard 73 years just to find the famous titanic
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In 1985 by oceanographer Robert Ballard.The captin of Titanic was captin Edward J Smith, he had previously crashed the titanic's sister ship the olympic and was supposed to be retiering after his crossing to new york sadly he when Titanic sank he went down with the ship.
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Answer Kate Winslet
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Answer The US Navy did not send any ships to rescue survivors. Answer All survivors of the Titanic were recsued by the Carpathia, a passenger/cargo ship.
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The Titanic sank because it was specially design by Thomas Andrews that if 4 out of the 5 compartments that it was built of flooded then it could stay afloat, but when it struck the iceberg it damaged the whole right side of the ship meaning that all 5 compartments could have filled with water even …
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The Titanic set sail from Southampton, England to New York City (via Cherbourg, France) on the 10th of April 1912.
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Not sure of the correct answer but just to clarify, "It is well with my soul" was written by Horatio Spafford following his four daughters being killed in a collision on a trans Atlantic crossing. He wrote the hymn in 1873, so it was not the Titanic incident (1912) that inspired him.
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It was crossing the Atlantic on its maiden voyage, from England to France and then to New York City.
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Edward John smith was the one who drove the titanic into the iceberg even tho it was the look out that told them 20 minutes before the hit so they couldn't turn fast enough
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Estimate may vary. The vessel carried in all 2,358 persons. The total survivors are officially declared at New York to be 868, so that it would appear that the number who have perished reaches the awful figure of 1,490.There is not an exact answer, but sources claim there was about 2,500 people on …
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The measurements of the RMS Titanic are below. Tonnage (the amount it could hold)-46,328 gross register tons Displacement-52,310 tons. Length-882 ft 6 in. (269 m) Beam Length-92 ft (28 m) Draught-34 ft 7 in. (10.5 m) Height (from keel to top of funnels)-175 ft (53.3 m) Depth-64 ft 6 in (19.7 …
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The length of a American football field is 120 yards or 360 feet (including the end zones).
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The movie Titanic came out in 1997 and was a very big hit. It's mostly popular for teens and have a big effect on them. Jack (Leonardo DiCappio) and Rose (Kate Winslet) are the young lovers who find themselves on the magnificent ship, but when the cruise liner colides into an iceberg it becomes a …
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it was captain Edward john smith, he was at sea for a long time he was said for fault of damaging the RMS Olympic too
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Titanic was launched 31 May 1911
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250 Watt RMS 250 watt RMS stands for the abbreviation of, "root means square". This sounds like an AC circuit or an audio circuit. For instance, if you take the voltage coming out of the wall socket and it's at 117 VAC, the true RMS voltage is: 82.718 volts, RMS. In audio systems, there's a dif…
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It remained on the ocean floor for 70 years where it slowly decayed and has been eaten away by bacteria which eat iron. In the mid 80's Robert Ballard rediscovered it and occasional expeditions go down to the wreck to study it.
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alot happened in the titanicthe ship had hit an iceburg and it started falling at the front. everybody started going to the back of the boat or they either started jumping of the ship as the ship had flooded, they didnt have any other choice but to jump of the titanic. there was only one surviver. t…
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she was from Liverpool England
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Pauline, one of the characters in 'The Bluest Eye' works as a servant; she and the other main characters are very poor. She sees the lives of upper class people in movies.
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http://www.answers.com/topic/separatory-funnel-1 also known as separation funnel, separating funnel, or colloquially sep funnel, is a piece of laboratory glassware used in liquid-liquid extractions to separate (partition) the components of a mixture between two immiscible solvent phases of differe…
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Answer No. He began the search in 1973, and it continued at intervals until the wreck was found in 1985, on one of the expeditions led by him. They had already searched the area believed by many to be where the ship had gone down - Boxhall's position - but were searching further afield. The expediti…
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It's not entirely clear what the final song actually was. Most of the survivors reported hearing the band play "Nearer my God to Thee," a hymn which would have certainly been appropriate for the final moments of a sinking ship. Yet, at the time, the hymn was played to several different melodies. The…
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In the movie, the last song they played was "Nearer My God to Thee." I don't know if that was the last song the actual band played or not.
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The book that sank with the Titanic was a copy of the Rubaiyat. There were thousands of copies made of this work in the thousand-or-so years since it's creation. The "Titanic" copy was noteworthy (and priceless) due to its bejeweled cover.
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Titanic was the biggest ship. bigger than it's sisters the Olympic and BritannicNo, it was the biggest ship for its time. At the time of her maiden voyage, SS Titanic was the largest ship in the world. Her sister ship SS Olympic was about the same length, but Titanic was heavier by about ten thousan…
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It provided a new form of transportation, saved lives with LifeWatchand other air ambulances, and revolutionized the military.
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