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Title: The Famous Titanic


1
The Famous Titanic
  • By Isaac

2
Building the Titanic
  • Built by the White Star Line
  • 883 ft long
  • 92 ft wide
  • 46,328 tons
  • 104 ft high
  • 29 boilers
  • 3 propellers
  • 3 million rivets
  • 16 water-tight compartments

3
Building the Titanic
4
Setting Sail
  • Set sail on Thursday April 11, 1912
  • 2223 people on board
  • Left Queenstown, Ireland for New York
  • The captains name was Edward J. Smith

5
Setting Sail
6
Disaster!
  • 1140 pm Sunday, April 14, 1912 the Titanic hit
    an iceberg
  • The hole was over 300ft long
  • First lifeboat was launched at 1240 am with only
    19 people on board
  • It took 160 minutes for the Titanic to sink

7
Disaster!
8
Rescue!
  • Carpathia comes to the rescue
  • When it received the SOS it was 60 miles away
  • Some of the people were in lifeboats for 4 hours
  • 1517 souls perished
  • Only 706 people survived

9
Rescue!
10
Rediscovery
  • It was rediscovered in 1985 by Robert Ballard
  • 2 1/2 miles underwater
  • Sank in two pieces

11
Rediscovery
  • Location where the Titanic wreck was discovered

12
Rediscovery
13
Rediscovery
  • "The debris field hit me the most, here in that
    ghostly expanse of sea floor 350 miles off
    Newfoundland, the people who died during the
    early hours of April 15th 1912, leaves me with
    this everlasting memory"
  • Dr. Robert Ballard

14
Last Living Titanic Survivor
  • Millvinia Dean, age 96
  • Only 2 months old at time
  • of sinking
  • Rescued with mother and
  • older brother, Bertram
  • Father did not survive
  • Lives in England today
  • Has no memory of the
  • tragedy

15
THE END!
Titanic, original artwork by Isaac
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