The RMS Titanic

RMS Titanic was an Olympic-class British passenger liner and the largest ship in the world at the time.

She was built as an unsinkable ship and operated by White Star Line, a British shipping company. Harland & Wolff, a British shipbuilding and fabrication company completed her in Belfast shipyard on 2 April 1912.  

The propellers fitted were two wing propellers having 3-blades, and one center propeller.

Titanic was built with 9 decks (A-G) powered by two reciprocating steam engines for the wing propellers, and a low-pressure turbine for the center propeller. The total output power was 46,000 HP.

The total power to the steam engines was supplied by 31 boilers (24-double ended and five single-ended). 

She started her maiden service to on 10 April 1912 sailed by Captain Edward Smith,

About 3,547 people aboard including 874 crew members RMS Titanic left for New York from Southampton, a port city in Hampshire, England.

On 14 April 1912 at the ship’s time of 11:40 pm, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic and sank after 2-hour 40 min later on 15 April 1912.

1490 people lost their lives in this disaster.

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