The Titanic aka “unsinkable” was one of the most luxurious vessels in the world. The name “Titanic” originated from the Greek Titans mythology. It was built in Belfast, Ireland by Belfast shipbuilders Harland and Wolf. Over $7 million was used to build the Titanic which is equivalent to over $184 million today. It took 26 months to build.
It sailed on 14 April 1912 from Southampton, England for NY, United States with 2216 passengers. It was 175 feet tall, 882 feet long and 92 feet wide. On 14 April 1912 at 11:40 p.m. it was struck with an iceberg and completely sunk at 2:20 a.m. Due to several things, it was sunk.
During the sinking only 19 lifeboats were available which could only carry a maximum of 65 people. Most of the third-class people traped on this sinking process. The nearest ship was four hours away. Band played to keep every passenger calm while the ship was sinking. At least 1500 passengers lost their lives.
So What Was The Weight Of Titanic?
The weight of the Titanic was 52,310 tons or 47,454.834 metric tons. To keep it running 6000 tons of coal were needed each day. For this 170 workers were assigned for coal loading. It was produced 100 tons of ash each day.
>>During her launce Titanic became the largest man-made vehicle with 269 meters long and 28 meters wide.
>>For 700 third-class passengers, only two bathtubs were available on the ship.
>>100000 people were present during the ship’s launch.
>>The ship’s main anchor weighed almost 16 tons and 20 horses were needed to transport it.