What effect did the Titanic have on the shipbuilding industry?
In the weeks after the Titanic went down, Sentors ordered order and wanted to know "WHY did a brand-new sink with HUGE loss of life?" A month after, the Sentor broke the rule that, EVERY ship over 10,000 tons had to have 16 lifeboats on board.
Did the shipbuilding industry have a good effect on the economy of Seattle during the end of world war 2?
Michael McCaughan has written: 'Steel ships & iron men' -- subject(s): Harland & Wolff Historic Photograph Collection, Harland and Wolff, History, Photograph collections, Pictorial works, Shipbuilding 'Titanic' -- subject(s): Titanic (Ship) 'Die Geburt einer Legende. Entstehung und Bau der Titanic' 'The birth of the Titanic' -- subject(s): History, Pictorial works, Shipbuilding, Titanic (Steamship)
Titanic was built in Belfast by the shipbuilding company Harland and Wolff. The company was owned by Lord Pirrie, a friend of Bruce Ismay, managing director of the White Star Line . The chief designer of the Titanic was his son-in-law, Thomas Andrews . The total cost of the RMS Titanic was $7.5 million (1912)