The "Unsinkable" Titanic ironically Sinks!!

What Happened...

*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