Titanic

1909 - April 15, 1912

Belfast, where the Titanic was built.

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Belfast Northern Ireland 1919:

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Employment:

  • It took 15,000 workers to build the Titanic.
  • Because it needed so many workers, Belfast also had a boom for houses, and businesses to accommodate for all of the people.
  • Multiple people died just making the Titanic.
  • Employees would start working at 6:00am to 8:15 pm, 14 hour days
  • They had very few rights

More about the Titanic

  • The Titanic was 883 feet long
  • It had 9 decks
  • The titanic could hold 350,000 passengers & crew
  • It weighed 67,000 tons
  • it was built on a 17 acre artificial Island
  • it took 10,000 sheets of 6X30 foot steel to cover the outside of the titanic