5 facts about the Titanic that will send a shiver down your spine!
It's been quite a while since the Ship sunk, but this scary article will give you the sinking feeling.
5 facts about the Titanic that will send a shiver down your spine!
1. The unluckiest 30 seconds.
If the person that spotted the iceberg, actually saw it just 30 seconds before he did - the entire ship could have missed the iceberg and the tragedy avoided.
The unluckiest 30 seconds.
2. Alcohol is man's savior.
Now we have proof of it. Charles Joughin, the chief Baker on the RMS Titanic, is known to have survived in the ice-cold water for TWO hours, because he drank bottles of alcohol before the sinking. There was so much alcohol that went down with the ship, without benefitting anyone else.
Alcohol is man's savior.
3. The Titanic reduced the number of lifeboats from 65 to 20, at the last minute!
Because they didn't want to the deck to look cluttered and because they were so confident they would never really need the lifeboats, they removed them at the last minute.
The Titanic reduced the number of lifeboats from 65 to 20, at the last minute!
4. The fashion designer and the toy pig
Edith Rosenbaum sent a message to her secretary hours before the Titanic hit the iceberg, saying she had a premonition that something tragic is going to happen. She survived, maybe because she was mentally prepared. She is known for carrying a toy pig to calm frightened children on a lifeboat.
The fashion designer and the toy pig
5. Some disasters are planned?
It was almost like fate itself wanted to sink the Titanic. A recent theory is that the moon was very close to earth when the Titanic sank, thus creating huge waves that sent icebergs on the path of the Titanic.
Some disasters are planned?
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