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Titanic By the Numbers

TITANIC BY THE NUMBERS

Construction

$ 7. 5 MILLION That s equal to

Titanic s rudder weighed 20 tons, and each anchor weighed

TO BUILD

16/

3 MILLION 2 - POUND RIVETS in Titanic s hull

MILLION TODAY

Tech Specs

WEIGHT : 46,000TONS

172005 TALL

Titanic had 29 boilers and burned more than 652000 tons of coal every day.

882002 9 LONG

92 WIDE

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What Was On Board

75. 0 POUNDS

130

pieces of fruit

of fresh meat, including 9, 500 pounds of ham, bacon and sausage, and 25, 0 pounds of poultry

bottles of wine, ale and liquor

|

pieces of cookware, glassware and cutlery

PASSENGERS & CREW

RMS TITANIC

MAIL

Approximately L, people on board : 1, 300 passengers and 900 crew members

Titanic set sail less than 75 PERCENT FULL. It had room for 1, 100 more people.

As a Royal Mail ship, Titanic was carrying more than 3, 300 bags of mail.

April 14 - 15, 1912

2, 70 MILES Distance Titanic sailed between April 11 and the evening of April 14, 1912 400 MILES Distance from land when it sank

QUEENSTOWN ( COBH, IE )

- NEWFOUNDLAND

58 MILES Distance of the nearest rescue vehicle, Carpathia, which didn t arrive until 4 a. m.

NEW YORK

O SITE OF SINKING

11 : 30 p. m.

12 a. m.

1 a. m.

2 a. m.

3 a. m.

4 a. m.

I

30 SECONDS

60 MINUTES

1.5

elapsed between the first sighting of the Iceberg and impact at 11 : 40 p. m.

elapsed between collision and launch of first lifeboat

bU MINUTES When he saw the damage, Titanic s builder said it would sink within 90 minutes. It didn t It stayed afloat for 162000 minutes.

Number of people who went down with the ship at 2 : 20 a. m.

22. 5 KNOTS

36° FAHRENHEIT

15 MINUTES

Titanic s speed at time of impact, just 5 knots below its top speed

Water temperature around Titanic

Number of Iceberg warnings Titanic received that day. There were nearly 400 Icebergs sighted in April 1912, 4 times as many as in previous years.

Average life expectancy for those in the water.

20 LIFEBOATS

ONLY 700 PEOPLE

were carried by Titanic - enough for half of its 2, 200 passengers. This was more than they were required to have by law.

made it into a lifeboat - almost all of them left with empty seats.

ODDS OF SURVIVAL :

KEY

SURVIVED OPERISHED

Half of Titanic s officers perished, but all six of the ship s lookouts survived.

IST CLASS

AND CLASS

3RD CLASS ( STEERAGES

CREW

WOMEN & CHILDREN :

93%7%

81%19%

0.47

0.53

87%13%

MEN:

MEN : 31

%

0.31

0.69

0.09

0.91

0.14

0.86

0.22

0.78

OVERALL 63%37%

OVERALL 42%58%

OVERALL 25%75%

OVERALL 23%77%

Aftermath

NEARLY 2. 3 MILES Depth Titanic rests below sea level. That s equal to 10 Empire State Buildings stacked on top of each other.

15 SQUARE MILES Size of Titanic s debris field. The hull is buried under 45 feet of mud.

73 YEARS passed before Titanic s wreckage was discovered, and there have been nearly 20 expeditions since then.

1 $ 31. 4 MILLION - in today s money - was raised for survivors and their families by the Titanic Relief Fund. The fund remained in operation until 1959.

MILLVINA DEAN, the last Titanic survivor, died in 2009. She was 2 months old when the ship sank.

SOURCES : BRITISH ARCHIVES, ENCYCLOPEDIA TITANICA, RMS TITANIC, INC.

A COLLABORATION BETWEEN HISTORY. COM AND COLUMN FIVE TITANIC BY THE NUMBERS ----- ----- ----- --II .... ....... Construction $7.5 MILLION 3 YEARS TO BUILD 3,000 Titanic's rudder weighed 20 tons, and each anchor weighed That's equal to $167 3 MILLION 2-POUND RIVETS WORKERS 15 TONS MILLION TODAY In Titanic's hull Tech Specs WEIGHT: 46,000 TONS Titanic had 29 boilers and burned more 882' 9" LONG 92' WIDE than 650 tons of coal every day. What Was On Board 75,000 POUNDS | 16,850O 101,000 | 130,000 of fresh meat, including 9,500 pounds of ham, bottles of wine, bacon and sausage, and 25,000 pounds of poultry pleces of cookware, glassware and cutlery pieces of fruit ale and liquor PASSENGERS & CREW RMS TITANIC Titanic set sail less than Approximately 2,200 75 PERCENT FULL. people on board: 1,300 MAIL passengers and 900 crewmembers It had room for 1,100 more people. As a Royal Mail Ship, Titanic was carrying more than 3,300 bags of mail. April 14-15, 1912 2,070 MILES Distance Titanic sailed between April 11 and the evening of April 14, 1912 QUEENSTOWN (COBH, IE) 400 MILES NEWFOUNDLAND Distance from land when it sank 58 MILES Distance of the nearest rescue vehicle, Carpathia, which didn't arrive until. a.m. NEW YORK O SITE OF SINKING 11:30 p.m. 12 a.m. 1 a.m. 2 a.m. 3 a.m. 4 a.m. 30 SECONDS 60 MINUTES 160 MINUTES 1,500 elapsed between the first sighting of the iceberg and impact at 11:40 p.m. elapsed between collision and launch When he saw the damage, Titanic's builder said it would Number of people who went down with the ship at 2:20 a.m. of first lifeboat sink within 90 minutes. It didn't- It stayed afloat for 160 minutes. 22.5 KNOTS 6 36 FAHRENHEIT 15 MINUTES Titanic's speed at time of impact, just .5 knots below Its top speed Number of Iceberg warnings Titanic received that day. There were nearly 400 icebergs sighted in April 1912, 4 times as many as in previous years. Average life expectancy for those in the water. Water temperature around Titanic 20 LIFEBOATS ONLY 700 PEOPLE were carried by Titanic-enough for half of its 2,200 passengers. This was more than they were required to have by law. made It into a lifeboat- almost all of them left with empty seats. Half of Titanic's officers perished, but all six of the ship's lookouts survived. ODDS OF SURVIVAL: • SURVIVED OPERISHED - KEY IST CLASS 2ND CLASS 3RD CLASS (STEERAGE) CREW WOMEN & CHILDREN: 93% 7% 81% 19% 47% 53% 87% 13% MEN: 31% 69% 9% 91% 14% 86% 22% 78% OVERALL 42% • 58% OVERALL 25% • 75% OVERALL OVERALL 63% • 37% 23% • 77% Aftermath NEARLY 2.3 MILES Depth Titanic rests below sea level. That's equal to 10 Empire State Buildings stacked on top of each other. 15 SQUARE MILES Size of Titanic's debris field. The hull is buried under 45 feet of mud. $31.4 MILLION-In today's money-was raised for survivors and their families by the Titanic Relief Fund. The fund remained in operation until 1959. MILLVINA DEAN, the last Titanic survivor, 73 YEARS passed before Titanic's wreckage was discovered, and there have been nearly 20 expeditions since then. died in 2009. She was 2 months old when the ship sank. SOURCES: BRITISH ARCHIVES, ENCYCLOPEDIA TITANICA, RMS TITANIC, INC. A COLLABORATION BETWEEN HISTORY.COM AND COLUMN FIVE 175' TALL

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