Who Is To Blame The Titanic

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The Unsinkable Ship Now Lays Under the Sea
By Haruta Otaki Recently, the sinking of the unsinkable ship RMS Titanic occurred on 14 April 1912. It took more than 1500 people with her to the bottom of the sea and to death. The Titanic sank by the cause of a collision with a giant drifting iceberg. We will report what really happened to the Titanic, and why it never reached New York. On April 14th the day of the collision, the Titanic received 6 iceberg warnings on the radio from other ships ahead. They received so much warnings because, the ice conditions in the North Atlantic were the worst for any April in the previous 50 years. This is also why the crew members were unaware about steaming into a line of drifting ice several
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The ship began to flood immediately, with water pouring in at an rate of 7.1 t per second, fifteen times faster than it could be pumped out. Titanic's lower decks were divided into sixteen compartments. Each compartment was separated from its neighbour by a bulkhead running the width of the ship, and there were fifteen bulkheads in all. Each bulkhead extended at least to the underside of one deck, or about 11 feet, above the waterline. Each bulkhead could be sealed by watertight doors. These took about 30 seconds to close, because it weighed 1 ton and it would rip through the floor if it dropped. Warning bells and alternate escape routes were provided so that the crew would not be trapped by the doors. Within 45 minutes of the collision, at least 13,500 tons of water had entered the ship. This was far too much for Titanic's pumps to handle, because the total pumping capacity of all the pumps combined was only 1,700 tons per hour. Andrews informed the captain that the first five compartments were flooded, and therefore Titanic was going to sink. By his estimate, the Titanic could remain afloat for no longer than about two…show more content…
Unfortunately the nearest ship, “RMS Carpathia” was 58 miles away which would not make it in time. With a temperature of 28 °F, the water was lethally cold. Second Officer Lightoller described the feeling of "a thousand knives" being driven into his body as he entered the sea. The sudden immersion into freezing water typically causes death within minutes. Almost all of those in the water died of bodily reactions to freezing water, within 15–30 minutes. Only 13 of 1000 were helped into the lifeboats. Even though they got in the lifeboats, some of them never survived. The final survivors that got picked up by RMS Carpathia was only 864 people. The other 2200 people lost their lives. Some were collected and some are still remaining and lost in the dark deep sea. The sinking of the unsinkable ship, RMS Titanic, stole many lives and all those workers that made the ship. We could conclude that you can never let your guard down even if you are on the “Unsinkable ship”. The fast notice and swift reactions could’ve saved not only the lives of people, but the largest and luxuries that ship of all time,
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