The "Unsinkable" Titanic ironically Sinks!!
*ship was dubbed as unsinkable
*took over three years to build with a cost of what would be $220 million today
*Sailing from England to New York
*it was a cold peaceful night with calm water and an eerie mist over the water
*the crew received a total of 7 iceberg warnings
*did nothing about it
*struck the fatal iceberg at 11:40 p.m.
*ripped a 12 foot wide gap down the hull of the ship
*water quickly filled 5 of the "watertight" compartments
*many people didn't even notice they hit something
*ship sunk at 2:20 a.m.
*a total of 1500-1800 people died that night
*a total of 705 known people survived to tell their story
*the date of April 15, 1912 will never be forgotten
Titanic in Belfast, Ireland
This is where the ship first met the water.
How the ship illegedly hit the iceberg
The ship hit the side of the iceberg like this which ripped a huge gap in the hull.
A newspaper article about the accident