Titanic facts – 40 Facts about Titanic which we do not know. As we all know Titanic was a dream for everyone. People were very happy to travel in the Titanic and then this happened. Here are few Titanic facts which we should know:

Titanic facts

Titanic facts:

  • The Titanic is the only ship that was ever sung by an iceberg.
  • Titanic took 2 hours and 40 mins to sink after hitting the iceberg.
  • After spotting the iceberg, there was a 30-second delay in giving the order. If the order was given a bit earlier then the Tinatic could have been saved.
  • Most of the lifeboats were not filled to the capacity.
  • The chief baker of the Titanic fortified himself with alcohol and thus he survived the freezing water for more than 2 hours until he was rescued.
  • The total budget for the Titanic movie was higher than the Titanic itself.
  • The Titanic’s Musicians kep on playing music for hours as the sjip was sinking.
  • Only around 333 bodies were recovered from the Titanic’s victim. This is somewhere around one in five of the total 1500 victims.
  • There are four forward compartments which could flood without any risk of the titanic sinking. Actually six did.
  • The fourth funnel of the titanic as fake. It was added just to make the ship look symmetrical and more powerful.
    Titanic facts
  • One Japanese survived the Titanic crash and was called a coward in his own country for not dying with the co passengers.
  • The most expensive suite in the ship were to have cost up to 870 Euro which is about 75,156 Euro today.
  • Around a dozen of couples were honeymooning on the Titanic.
  • Lifeboats in the Titanic could have saved 53% of the people in the ship. But only 31% did.
  • The 30 Engineers of the Titanic kept the power on so other can escape from this disaster. Not a single engineer made it off the Titanic.
  • The iceberg that sank the Titanic started its formation around 1000 BCE.
  • Ships today has a high chance of encountering an iceberg than the Tinatic had.
  • Kate Winslet of the movie “Titanic” said that she hate the song “My heart will go on” as it makes her feel like throwing up.
  • The wrek of the Titanic was found after 73 years.
    Titanic facts
  • Only 3 dogs survived the Titanic out of the 12 canines.
  • The founder of North Korea, KIM II-Sung was born on the day of the sank.
  • After 29 days of the Titanic sank, a movie was released about it featuring an actress who actually survives from the Titanic.
  • The families of the band members in the Titanic were billed for the cost of the uniforms the band members worn and died.
  • A man survived a sinking of a ship in 1871. It took him around 40 years to overcome his fear, then he decided to sail again in Titanic in 1912 where he died in the sinking.
  • A priest on the Titanic refused to board a lifeboat twice. Instead, he stayed behind to hear confessions and give absolution to the people left on the ship.
  • In 1898, 14 years before the Titanic sank, author Morgan Robertson wrote a book about an “unsinkable” ship called the “Titan” that crashed into an iceberg and sank.
  • There’s a conspiracy theory saying the Titanic never sunk. Instead, it was her sister ship, the Olympic, and it was an insurance scam.
  • A newly-discovered species of rust-eating bacteria will have consumed the wreck of the Titanic within 20 years.
  • Ben Guggenheim, heir to mining magnate Meyer Guggenheim, dressed in his finest suit, had a glass of brandy and smoked a cigar as the Titanic sank.
  • James Cameron sought Hollywood funding for the movie “Titanic” not because he wanted to make the movie, but because he wanted to dive to the shipwreck.
  • The estimated value of the cash, bonds and jewellery carried by The Titanic’s passengers was US$6,000,000.
    Titanic facts
  • The movie “Titanic” won 11 Oscars, but none for acting.
  • The RMS Titanic was built in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Titanic II will be a close replica of the Titanic, and is set to sail in 2018.
  • The Titanic crew had no binoculars , which may have helped them see the iceberg. They were inside a locker and the key was lost.
  • Chocolate magnate Milton Hershey canceled his reservations for the Titanic due to last minute business matters.
  • After the Titanic’s sinking, almost all of those in the water died of cardiac arrest or other bodily reactions to freezing water, within 15–30 minutes.
  • The Titanic’s electrical plant was capable of producing more power than an average city power station of the time.
  • The Titanic’s architect, Thomas Andrews, was among those who died in the sinking.
  • A disproportionate number of men were left aboard the Titanic because of a “women and children first” protocol followed while loading the lifeboats.

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