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History of Maritime

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Questions relating to the use of oceans and seas for transportation, food, and warfare.
Skandinavians. Thor. Loke...There were many belives.
Mostly because they didn't know how to hold on to the ball against a defense that is known for causing turnovers and scoring off of them. But all in all, New Orleans just came out the better team.
Baffin Island, Labrador, Newfoundland.
The voyage on the Titanic was its maiden voyage
She was discovered in September 1985 by a research team led byDr.Robert Ballard from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute inMaine- the first sighting of her wreck was of one of her boilers.Subsequent research by deep-sea sonar revealed that she had brokenin two and that her stern section (which...
rose and jack were made up although there was a j. dawson who dies on titanic but most of the other characters are real
People that spend a lot of time on a boat walk with "sea legs."
raiding foreign countries
Yes, there were a number of ethnic groups that were on boardTitanic. Though a large number were understandably from Europe,there were ethnic groups from the Middle East and Asia as well.
Yes, his kids were Sarah Kidd and Elizabeth Kidd.
After the Titanic had completely submerged, the lifeboats with thepeople on board had traveled away but some came back to try andfind some of the survivors just like near the end of the Titanicmovie, but when a ship came by to collect bodies and investigateeveryone had already died of hypothermia...
No. It sank in the atlantic ocean, off the coast of Canada.
It sank because the iceberg created a reasonably large hole (rip)in the hull of the ship, which allowed water to come in,uncontrollably filling the lower decks. When water came into theship, it raised the average density within the hull (which allows aheavy steel ship to float). The ship sank lower...
Jose Gaspar was supposivley created by a pirate named John Gomez. He claimed to have been one of Gaspar's crew men. Gaspar was titled 'fake' until later in the early 20th century. Written information has been located and Gaspar's sunken ship location was said to have been located but not found or...
The Californian was very close to the Titanic when it was sinking,and the radio controllers had gone to sleep already so they didntreceive the mayday calls from the Titanic, but if the controllershad been awake and listening they would have heard the mayday callsand been close enough to get to the...
There are old Viking settlements in the Shetland Islands.
There were two. The Olympic was constructed about a year ahead of the Titanic. Then after the Titanic was the Britanic which also sank.
The Conflict Begin whe the United States Agreed to pay ransom to get the American Prisioners Back.
It was ripped apart when the bow and stern were going down tothe bottom of the ocean. . Yes, that's true- survivor's eye-witness accounts report seeingthe first funnel collapsing forward as she was going down. Theother funnels were torn off the ship as she was plunging into theabyssal deep and broke...
Yes, it is true. It was so gigantic and amazing that people of the day considered the Titanic to be indestructable!
There are two types of Vikings. One is the raider type, who do what they want and harm people. Just like robbers. The other it the settler type. Settler Vikings travelled to grow crops in a better place with less population. Raider Vikings leave their country to conquer others. Raiders also leave...
It turns out that Jack actually stole the tickets from the strauses while in Munich and slowly makes his way across Europe to England where he got a second ticket and gave it to his friend. roses fiancé is a member of the strauses so he didn't like jack cause ...
A lot of them did settle and their descendants still live in the north of England and northern Scotland. They integrated into the local populations. The reason many did not stay in southern Britain is found in mass graves in places throughout the south of England which provide evidence that the...
First Class (parlor suite) £870/$4,350 ($83,200 today) First Class (berth) £30/$150 ($2975 today) Second Class £12/$60 ($1200 today) Third Class £3 to £8/$40 ($298 to $793 today)
24 7! Vikings used to get injured all the time. So their had to be doctors for all of them!
Vikings used hulled barley to make flatbread over open fires.
The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage (its first voyage) and setsail at noon on April 12th 1912 and hit the iceberg and sank at11:40pm (ships time) on April 14th 1912
No, but Olympic and her were the first vessels to have a squashcourt. She also had three tennis pros on her maiden voyage (Karl Behr, R.Norris Williams, Helen and Ostby) and a squash pro (FrederickWright).
They didn't ignore the Titanic. I'm not sure about the story of the Carpathia, but my ancestor Charles Sidney Hill's ship, the HMS Grenada, was near the ship as it was sinking. They didn't have their radio on, so they didn't receive the distress signal.
Due to a certain bacteria in the ocean that has been eating away atthe metal and everything else, the Titanic will probably havedisintegrated within the next 20 years
The Titanic's architect was Thomas Andrews, a very experienced shipbuilder/designer/architect and unfortunately went down with theship on the night it sank
They can not control who wants passage to another continent/countryetc. It being cold and icy does not determine whether or not theywould leave. Everyone knew that there were icebergs out there atthat time of year, but 1) They thought they would avoid all theicebergs 2) They thought the Titanic was...
The special dining room that was decorated all fancy was used bythe 1st class passengers, mainly for dinner and supper
Because the Titanic was one of the first tough, strong, and biggestto be built
Because there weren't enough lifeboats on the ship to hold everysingle person on board, and the lifeboats werent even filled tofull capacity, all made to hold 60 men but some were only filledwith 12 people.
Titanic sank because it hit an iceberg, which opened a gash inthe hull longer than engineers had expected, flooding more of thewater tight compartment than engineers had calculated with. . No need to look for a curse to explain that. . The captain was under pressure to make a speedy first crossing...
It mostly impacted safety and how people viewed boat travel. Like after the Titanic sunk, a law was passed stating that there must be enough lifeboats for everyone onboard a boat.
The Vikings have been around from around 750AD to the year 1066when the Vikings conquered and settled in England
The vikings play in minnesota on home game.
Isidor Straus was the name of the Macy's store partner whose wifeIda refused to leave him.
Captain Edward John Smith's parents were Catherine Hancock andEdward Smith
Benjamin Guggenheim indeed dressed in his best. When Titanic sunk,his message was delivered to his wife in New York City that he wasprepared to go down like a gentleman.
If you put the Titanic facing upwards, it would have been tallerthan the Eiffel Tower, taller than the Pyramids, but not as tall asthe Empire State Building, so no
Yes, the Britannic was built on February 26th 1914 and was used asa war medical ship but unfortunately was torpedoed and sank on the21st of November 1916 on the Aegean Sea.
At the very bottom of the Atlantic Ocean it is about 2.5 degreesCelsius, so 36.5 degrees Fahrenheit
it was totally the titanic the titanic was the biggest ship and most money they called it the unsinkable the reson that they called it that was because it had 5 layers so if it water started coming in it wouldent sink the ship but the iceburg was so powerful the it flooded all of the layers and the...
William Murdoch is to blame because he put the engines in reverse, full speed ahead would save the titanic from sinking and, the iceberg popped the rivets and bent the hull, causing the titanic to sink
Unfortunately Captain Edward John Smith went down with the ship,following the old saying "Every ships captain shall go down withhis ship"
Captain Edward John Smith was born on January 27th 1850
Not in the sense you mean; the Norse explorer-conquerors known as the Vikings never made it further south (or west) than what is now Maine. However, Minnesota has a large Scandinavian population, which settled there in the 19th and early 20th centuries; almost 1/3 of the residents of the state...
There were many in Britain and France and some still have the Viking names for places and streets. In North America there was one in Newfoundland.
The person was J. Bruce Ismay, Chairman and Managing Director ofthe White Star Line, survived the disaster. He was not classed ascompany president. However, this title is used for people at hislevel of authority in many similar business types
She was an American socialite who became famous for surviving the sinking of the Titanic.
Maybe, If the captain's view of the ocean was lower the titanic wouldn't be down the ocean
There was only one Gym, which is seen in the Titanic movie, butthere were also badminton courts, squash courts and tennis courtsand so on
Third class was for the poor while first class was for the very wealthy.
This question cannot be answered simply. There were said to be 4 made for filming. The main hero prop said to be purchased by George Holmes in 2009 from Fox archives. It has yet to be confirmed if it is still in their possession. Then you have the J Peterman style Heart of the Ocean that was...
jean de Brebeuf did not have kids
Titanic's lifeboats were last accounted for in December 1912 andwere left to rot, likely as not. They definitely were NOT reused on any other vessels.
If you believe what Hollywood tells you, tons and tons of gold. Also rubies and other precious stones. X marks the spot!
Rose is a 17 year old girl in the film titanic. The character was played by Kate winslet. Kate winslet is 34 years old.
The Captain was in bed when they had the collision, but if thepeople in the Crow's Nest had seen the iceberg and alerted thepeople in the control room just 30 seconds earlier the ship couldhave avoided the iceberg
There was lots to keep people entertained on the Titanic. It had a swimming pool, squash court, a gym, Turkish bath, libraries, restaurants and cafes, and live entertainment.
No, James Creighton invented it in 1875 in Quebec, Canada
It took that length of time for the vessel to become socatastrophically flooded as to be unable to support the weight ofwater she was taking on. However, to cut costs the ship was madewith bulkheads that did not reach to the next deck height. As thewater gushed in through the forward breach the...
Carpathia was the FIRST ship to reach, Titanic.
it was a very important day, the Titanic was know as the biggestship to step sail. Having it sink like it did was a big shock
Vinland A.K.A 'wine land' because what the vikings thought were huckle-barries were actully red grapes.
I guess food clothing money weapons etc
Well first there was a fire on the ship before people startedboarding, but that wasnt too bad and didnt cause much damage atall, but then it hit the iceberg and sank, which is prettyunfortunate, and many people died or were drowned and trapped inthe ship as the water came in, so i dont think there...
Roll on Roll off passenger ship.
None. He provided his own ship and supplies.
To stabilise their increasing population. It is also acknowledged that their looting was out of pure greed.
In the 1980s when some people started to try and find the Titanic,they used special scanners that could scan the bottom of the oceanfloor and come up with shapes of things lying on the ocean floor.First they found a ships boiler, which made them excited so theywent down in a special deep water...
Someone from every class died in the Titanic, but mainly in 3rdClass, because as in the movie they locked up the passages so thatthe richest people, first class, could get to the boats firstbecause they had payed the most money, and then 2nd class and 3rdclass, but some of the crew forgot to unlock...
Pirates wore a multitude of garments. There were breeches, blouses, canvas shorts, rags, fine cloaks, rich silks, or torn and bloody shirts. They could look like people who just washed up on shore after awrek to a fine gentleman with extreme wealth. Most had shoes, some had hats, there was the...
James Cook did not discover New Zealand. However, the ship he was in when he circumnavigated and charted the islands was the HMS Bark Endeavour.
Yes Captin Smith did die with the Titanic. He was brave enough to (as some people say) go down with his ship
they were people who travel
The RMS Titanic had 4 funnels; 3 to expel the gases and one to make it look more powerful and was used for ventilation.
In Pirates of the Caribbean 1 it was Elizabeth Swann. They were tenyears old at the time and she was also the first to spot theshipwreck.
Titanic's only sailing (and sinking) was in April 1912.
Millvina Dean was the last living survivor of the Titanic; however;she passed away on May 31, 2009. She was nine weeks old when theTitanic sank.
People who have a higher class and are normally rich.
It was published in Britain. The year was 1724.