White Star Line Essays

  • The Sinking Of The Titanic

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    Titanic Voyage of the Titanic Titanic was a British ocean liner that struck an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912. The disaster occurred on the ship 's maiden (first) voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City. The ship struck the iceberg at about 11:40 p.m. on April 14. About two and a half hours later, the huge ocean liner broke in half and sank into the icy water. The ship held at least 2,205 passengers and crew. Historians are not sure precisely how many people were

  • The Titanic: The Tragic Ranging Of The Titanic

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    What does one think of when the name Titanic is said? That it was one of perhaps the most tragic events to have ever occurred on the sea? What is certain however is that it is one of the most remembered historical events to have ever occurred on the ocean and it is possible that the words “criminal negligence” come to one’s mind however, people look at it most have no idea of the true reasons the Titanic sank and that is why several people over the years have delved into the mystery of what sank

  • Titanic Unsinkable Essay

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    because of the massive casualties and the sinking of an unsinkable ship. Features The Titanic was a modern marvel. It was a part of a trio of abnormally large ships to be built by White Star Line due to a rivalry with another shipping company (Brewster & Coulter, 1998). With newer technology coming with new age, White Star Line vessels aimed to please with being able to arrive on time consistently while also having luxury (Eaton & Haas,

  • The Importance Of Slavery In The Sea Ship

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    The great ship, arguably the largest and most luxurious of ocean liners, at the time of its launch, and to date, the most famous, measuring some 883 feet from stern to bow, a maximum breadth of 92.5 feet, and a height of 175 feet from the top of its funnels to the keel, sailed out of the Southampton harbor in England. The moment was finally here. That memorable event began in the early afternoon of Wednesday, April 10, 1912. The liner’s much discussed, and long awaited maiden voyage had begun. The

  • Analysis: Who Was To Blame For The Titanic Disaster

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    help them. If only Lord made some signs that a sink was sinking that would save so many people’s lives. The last suspect is Bruce Ismay the man in charge of the White Star Line. He was eager to prove that the Titanic was the biggest and most luxurious. Did he put pressure on Captain Smith on the speed of the Titanic? The White Star Line decided to remove some of the lifeboats to make room for more first-class cabins. The original design was equipped with 32 lifeboats, enough for everyone on the ship

  • Komagata Maru Incident Essay

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    As a result, Canada placed a law on immigrants from India in 1908 with regulations which had to be followed when coming to Canada. Ali Kazimi, who wrote a documentary on the Komagata Maru told the Toronto Star, “that Canada for the first 100 years of its existence had what was effectively a ‘white man's’ policy” ( Tharoor, Trudeau's apology). Canada’s law that was placed had 2 requirements a $200 fee and a travel rule, which had to be met if you were to travel to Canada. Knowing that Canada stopped

  • The Titanic: The Historical Story Of The Titanic

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    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

  • Titanic: The Tragic History Of Titanic

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    of Titanic was revealed pass through the movie ‘Titanic’ which directed by James Cameron, full quality director in Hollywood. It is the movie that James got inspiration from real situation that happened to this boat in 1912. Titanic is the name of white boat which travelled from England to New York City. The characteristics that make Titanic different from other boat in that period are capaciousness and luxury of it. The weight of Titanic is approximately forty-six thousand tons, eight hundred and

  • The Economic Impacts Of The Life Of Titanic And The Titanic

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    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 ) [1]. What went wrong ? How can an “unsinkable” ship sank after only five days ? The event was so dramatic that an inquiry by the British Wreck Commissioner was convened to discuss safety

  • The Titanic: The Collapse Of The Titanic

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    At 11:40 pm on April 14, 1912, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, the RMS Titanic struck the iceberg that would ultimately lead to the sinking of the ship less than 3 hours later. At around 2:20 am on the morning of April 15, 1912, the Titanic disappeared beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean, a disaster that resulted in the loss of more than one thousand five hundred lives, almost two-thirds of the people on board. This grand form of transportation was said to be the unsinkable

  • Titanic, Logistic Regression, Random The Titanic

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    Abstract The sinking of the RMS Titanic caused the death of thousands of passengers and crew is one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history. One of the reasons that the shipwreck led to such loss of life was that there were not enough lifeboats for the passengers and crew. Although there were some elements of luck involved in surviving the sinking, some groups of people were more likely to survive than others, such as women, children, and the upper-class. The objective is to apply different

  • The Titanic: A Research Paper On The Titanic

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    Coleman Hardee February 16, 2018 US History Research Paper 1st Period The Titanic The RMS Titanic was a luxury steamship sailing from Southampton to France and Ireland then on to New York. The ship could occupy 2,435 passengers and about 900 crew members, which is a total of 3,300 people on board. The ship never made it to its final stop. The Titanic sank on April 15th 1912. The Titanic’s hull was the largest man-made movable object in the world. Titanic’s 29 huge boilers powered the ship’s

  • Who Is To Blame For The Death Of The Titanic?

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    According to “A History In Numbers” by Dave Fowler, only 706 people aboard the Titanic survived the terrible accident, while the other 1,529 were taken down with the ship. Many people believed the iceberg was to blame for the sinking of the ship; however, the problems surrounding the ship began long before the ship set sail. “R.M.S Titanic” by Hanson W. Baldwin revealed that the crew was so confident in the ship’s inability to sink that they did not even pack enough lifeboats in case of an emergency

  • Titanic Sink Research Paper

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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

  • Amelia Earhart's Forensics Explanatory Speech Outline

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    Explanatory Speech Outline Introduction Attention getter: Amelia Earhart: American hero and one of this nation’s most puzzling mysteries. You all know the story of how on July 19, 1937 the iconic first female aviator disappeared into the Pacific during her flight around the globe. Well, according to an article covered by Science Daily on March 7th, professor Richard Jantz of the University of Tennessee used his forensic anthropologic expertise to match skeletal remains found in the South Pacific

  • Amelia Earhart: The Odd Vanishing Of Amelia Earhart

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    Amelia Earhart was, and still is, one of the most famous women in history for being the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean. On July 2nd, 1937, the famous pilot and her navigator, Fred Noonan, mysteriously vanished while attempting to circumnavigate the globe around the equator ("The Odd Vanishing Of Amelia Earhart."). There are many different theories on what could have happened that day that range in believability and it is important to add that there is little to no evidence for any of them

  • Sulpicio Express Siete Case Study

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    On 16 August 2013, St. Thomas Aquinas departed from Nasipit, Agusan del Norte, it was heading to the port at Cebu City via the Cebu Strait when it collided with MV Sulpicio Express Siete, a cargo ship was leaving port, approximately 1.2 miles from Talisay, Cebu. MV St. Thomas Aquinas Captain Reynan Bermejo has stated that Sulpicio Express Siete was first detected on the ferry 's radar 2.6 nautical miles away while traversing the inbound lane near Lauis Ledge off Talisay City at 8:23 pm. Captain

  • Diesel Swot Analysis

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    Introduction 1.1 company profile 1.1.1 Introduction • In 1894, German Inventor Rudolph Diesel developed the first single-cylinder diesel engine. • He signed a multi-million dollar deal with Adolphus Busch, head of brewery empire, to manufacture the diesel engine. • However, he lost his fortune, and in 1913, mysteriously was found dead after going overboard a boat. Suicide was one speculation, but also assassination by Kaiser Wilhelm’s agents, fearing that Diesel, with WW-I looming, would sell the

  • Into The Dark Water Analysis

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    The article “Into The Dark Water” by Lauren Tarshis explains what happened to Jack Thayer during the sinking of the titanic. The titanic started sinking because it had hit an iceberg. Jack jumped off of the titanic trying to get as far as he could from the boat. Jack never felt as happy as he did before the titanic sank. In conclusion, the article “Into The Dark Water explains what happened to some of the people on the titanic when it sank. There are many effects that disasters have

  • The Titanic Film Review

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    moonless night. The film flawlessly recreates its monument to Gilded Age excess. Mr. Cameron persuaded the original carpet manufacturer to make an 18,000 square foot reproduction of its Titanic weave. Costumes of vintage clothing, even the silver White Star ashtrays had to be right. A group of 150 extras worked with an Edwardian etiquette coach throughout the filming providing an image that the privileged past. Cameron shows the passengers from the rich to the third-class passengers being checked