In the course of human events, and of human history, a lot of tragic accidents have happened and among them, the R.M.S. Titanic. The world 's largest cruise ship, at the time, took a deep plunge into the North Atlantic ocean on the night of April 15th, 1912. The horrifying event killed more than 1,500 innocent people on its maiden voyage, and only about 700 survived the wreck. The ship was going from Southampton, U.K. to New York City.
The people looking out fired the alarm and called the bridge saying that there was a Iceberg, right ahead. The warning came aloud too late to miss hitting the iceberg and Titanic struck it less than 40 seconds after the ship hit the iceberg it tore several holes on the long side of the Titanic ship. “Upon inspecting the damage, Titanic 's chief naval architect Thomas Andrews said to Captain Smith that the ship would certainly sink within an hour and to get onto lifeboats. Six of the watertight compartments at the front of the ship 's hull were breached, five of them flooding within the
The morning of Tuesday September 11, 2011 is one of the biggest tradgies of all time. On this specific day four airlines were hijacked by an Islamic group that goes by the name al-Qaeda. The attacks took the lives of 2,996 innocent people, injured nearly 6,000 people, and caused at least $10 billion in infracture and property damage. These attacks, also known as the 9/11 attacks, will forever be remebered as one of the most horrific days for so many people around this world. Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control.
Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic: A Centennial Reappraisal. Stroud, UK: The History Press, p.118 few minutes longer, rising to a nearly vertical angle with hundreds of people still clinging to it, before sinking. For many years it was generally believed the ship sank in one piece; however, when the wreck was located many years later, it was discovered that the ship had fully broken in two. All remaining passengers and crew were dipped into lethally cold water of the ocean with a temperature of 28 °F (−2 °C).44 Almost all of those in the water died of cardiac arrest or other causes within 15–30 minutes. There is a supposition that most of the passengers could be saved, if the boats were fully loaded.
Fate or other forces had interfered with the plans of the White Star Line, and arranged a meeting with the Titanic and the iceberg. Now, when one takes into consideration the delay of the completion of the Titanic, owing to the accident of its sister ship, the Olympic, which also caused the White Star Line to postpone the original date of the Titanic’s maiden voyage by three weeks, it is clear that the Titanic’s troubles started long before it set sail on its maiden voyage, and the curse, which was supposedly the starting point of the disaster was just a link in the chain of events. Because of the significant structural damage, which was done to the Olympic, materials, manpower and other resources were diverted from completing the construction of the Titanic to repairing the Olympic. Barring the Olympic’s accident, the Titanic would have sailed on its maiden voyage, as was originally planned, on March 20, 1912. Who knows, probably it would have been a smooth voyage from Southampton to New York. That, however, was not meant to be, as fate or some other stronger force had intervened and arranged the perfect date for
What a gigantic ship Titanic was! According to Stephane Mcpherson, “IceBurg, right ahead”, the accident was too place at night, and the freezing water is -2 Celsius(23). Also, the group “World 5 List” claim that 2200 people was on the ship, but only 386 people recovered, 20% man survive, 74% woman survived, and 52% children survived(6:12). Wow, the Titanic tragedy is like a slaughter. Even though the Titanic have the most luxury, but the safety was given up and there are no safety tools and plans.
While some people 's ignorance brought upon pain and suffering, it also brought out the thoughtfulness and bravery of others. The Titanic is said to have been brought down by a huge iceberg that struck the hull of the ship, yet what if it was really the people commanding the boat that ended its life? She left the harbor on her maiden voyage to New York on April 10,1912. A distance into the trip the Titanic started receiving warning about ice formations ahead in their course, yet they seemed to only ignore them with ignorance. Like in these lines from ‘’R.M.S.
In source #2 the sentence stated that “ Two years later, the same bulge of ice that had so concerned Russell Brice let loose with an overhanging wedge of ice that swept down to a slope below in chunks the size of trucks. The falling ice hit twenty-five men, killing sixteen of them, all Nepalis. Three of the bodies were buried beneath the debris and were never recovered”. The idea and thought of doing a sport that most people look forward to, could potentially end their or others lives with just one slip or one fault in the path. Mount Everest don’t think about the consequences until it 's too late.
I spotted one more and I pointed to it and then we all jumped on it. Day:2,1:00am I looked back in horror, and I couldn’t believe it. The strongest ship had just sunken. So much things were going through my mind. It hit me, the Titanic sunken because of the iceberg course!
1- Introduction. It was the night between the 14th and the 15th of April 1912. The British ocean liner Titanic, described as " unsinkable " by the builders and the ship-owners, sank due to a collision with an iceberg in the Atlantic ocean , ending with a tragedy that cost the lives of 1517 people ( 2223 in total ) . What went wrong ? How can an “unsinkable” ship sank after only five days ?
Whilst Jon Krakauer lamented over the cruel fates of the lives taken from a blizzard, Nepal grieves for the thousands of people who will never be able eligible to see the light of day because of a recent earthquake. On April 25, several news articles such as USA TODAY voiced the outcome of “the massive-7.8 earthquake that has left at least 3,300 dead in Nepal” (Madhani, Aamer). Since USA TODAY’s report on Nepal’s death toll, the numbers have risen (from 3,300 to almost 9,000). Although several people (18) died from the avalanche on Mount Everest caused by the earthquake, the death count is inconceivable compared to the number of deaths in the main parts of Nepal. Not only did this earthquake ruin the lives of those close to the victims of the earthquake, it resulted in some serious damage, destroying the homes and buildings of the residents in Nepal.
This message saved Passenger Train No. 10, the overnight train that was coming from Saint John, New Brunswick. The train was due to arrive in Halifax at 8:55 am, to its doom in front the blazing Mont Blanc, Coleman effectively saved 300 people from dying due to the Halifax explosion. The Halifax Explosion was a disastrous explosion that occurred on December 6th, 1917, that resulted in 1,963 deaths officially with another 9,000 injured and 6,000 people left homeless and destroyed a large part of the city. All but the Richmond district in the north end of the city
Ypres, Belgium- Yesterday, on April 24, the First Canadian Division won recognition by holding their ground at Salient Ypres, against German 's new weapon of modern warfare, chlorine gas for 2 days. On April 22, the Germans released 160 tons of chlorine gas towards the French accompanied by the Canadians and British, which caused many to asphyxiate by drowning in their own bodily fluids. (Ypres 1915) "The French defences crumbled as many died or fled, leaving a gaping 6 kilometre hole in the Allied line. "(Foot) 6,000 French colonial troops were killed or wounded within ten minutes of the gas being released. (Duffy) Two days after the first attack, the Germans released another attack of gas and artillery towards the Canadians at St. Juliens.
The clients remain ascending Everest after they are told by Sherpas that the sky god, Sagarmatha, has cursed them. They believe she is getting revenge on a member of Fischer’s team, Ngawang, after she angered her. Martin Adams previously recognized the approaching storm because of his years as a pilot, but ignored this and resumed trying to summit Everest. The Khumbu Icefall, the most hazardous part of Everest, is faced by many climbers every year. To cross this glacier, the expedition members were forced to climb with deep crevasses and unstable seracs which moved three to four feet daily.
The ship was taking in big gulps of water! There were 16 compartments and the Titanic could stay afloat with about 3 or 4 filled, but the Titanic had water in 5-6 compartments already. The captain said to start lowering lifeboats and to have wireless operators to start sending calls for help! The “Unsinkable” Titanic was going to sink. The Titanic Sinks Relating