Why was the Titanic touted as the 'Unsinkable' ship?, assignment help


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In history, why was the Titanic touted as the 'Unsinkable' ship? What were the engineering aspects used in that ship that made it one of the finest of its time? Explain briefly how these systems did NOT work during the time of its sinking.

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School: Cornell University


The titanic ship
The RMS Titanic was built by the white star line, which was trying to compete with Curnard another ship
building company. It was completed in 1912 at a cost of 7.5 million dollars in Belfast, Ireland. It took
more than two years to build, and two workers died during the construction. It was 270m long and 28m
high and it weighed an incredible 46000 tons. The ship was thought to be unsinkable because of the
technology used in the construction was a proof that everyone believed to be unsinkable is sta...

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