Asked in

What did the iceburg do to make the Titanic sink?


User Avatar
Wiki User
April 15, 2011 6:24AM

The Titanic struck the iceberg, and as the ice ran along side of the hull, it ripped it open. This let in lots of water. The gash could not be plugged, the pumps could not get water out as fast as it was coming in, and the affected compartments could not be isolated. Thus the ship eventually went down.