RMS Titanic: The Sinking Of The Titanic

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RMS Titanic Sinked The ‘unsinkable’ ship RMS Titanic has hit an iceberg and sank on April 14, with the death of more than 1500 people. The second of three biggest ships— RMS Titanic was heading Queenstown (Cobh) in Ireland. On April 10, 1912. passengers boarded Titanic. When Titanic left Queenstown and set off for New York, it has 2,200 people on board. The terrible, sensational accident happened after four days of RMS Titanic’s journey. On April 14, Titanic decided to continue its trip when received a lot of reports of icebergs from other ships. The ship crews thought icebergs are only a piece of cake to Titanic. At about 11:30 p.m. on April 14, a lookout saw an iceberg right ahead of Titanic coming out of a slight haze. Titanic turned sharply to avoid hitting right into the iceberg. The iceberg grazed along the ship’s body and slashed a 300-foot gash under Titanic’s waterline. Little more than an hour of the accident, the first lifeboat was lowered. The lifeboats were able to hold 65 people each and left with only 28 aboard. However because of bad controlling of orders, many boats left with a lot of empty seats, and many women and children didn’t get onto the lifeboats. The lifeboats contained only 705 survivors in total. In the last moment the people had, many dramatic stories happened. According to the survivors, husbands chose to give their seats on a lifeboat to their wives, some couples choose to stay together on the board and leave the seats

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