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The Titanic Includes Dozens Of Pictures Describes The Construction Of The Titanic, Life Aboard The Ship During Its Maiden Voyage, The Sinking Of The Ship, Rescue Efforts, And The Discovery And Exploration Of The Wreck Includes Accounts Written By Passengers, Crew Members, White Star Line Officials, And Explorers Of The Wreck Includes A Bibliography For Further Reading Includes A Table Of Contents I Cannot Imagine Any Condition Which Would Cause A Ship To Founder I Cannot Conceive Of Any Vital Disaster Happening To This Vessel Captain Edward J Smith Just Before Midnight On April 14, 1912, The RMS Titanic, The Largest Ship In The World, Hit An Iceberg, Starting A Chain Of Events That Would Ultimately Make It History S Most Famous, And Notorious, Ship In The Over 100 Years Since It Sank On Its Maiden Voyage, The Titanic Has Been The Subject Of Endless Fascination, As Evidenced By The Efforts To Find Its Final Resting Spot, The Museums Full Of Its Objects, And The Countless Books, Documentaries, And Movies Made About The Doomed Ocean Liner Thanks To The Dramatization Of The Titanic S Sinking And The Undying Interest In The Story, Millions Of People Are Familiar With Various Aspects Of The Ship S Demise, And The Nearly 1,500 People Who Died In The North Atlantic In The Early Morning Hours Of April 15, 1912 The Sinking Of The Ship Is Still Nearly As Controversial Now As It Was Over 100 Years Ago, And The Drama Is Just As Compelling The Titanic Was Neither The First Nor Last Big Ship To Sink, So It S Clear That Much Of Its Appeal Stems From The Nature Of Ship Itself Indeed, The Titanic Stands Out Not Just For Its End But For Its Beginning, Specifically The Fact That It Was The Most Luxurious Passenger Ship Ever Built At The Time In Addition To The Time It Took To Come Up With The Design, The Giant Ship Took A Full Three Years To Build, And No Effort Or Cost Was Spared To Outfit The Titanic In The Most Lavish Ways Given That The Titanic Was Over 100 Feet Tall, Nearly 900 Feet Long, And Over 90 Feet Wide, It S Obvious That Those Who Built Her And Provided All Of Its Famous Amenities Had Plenty Of Work To Do The Massive Ship Was Carrying Thousands Of Passengers And Crew Members, Each With Their Own Experiences On Board, And The Various Amenities Offered Among The Different Classes Of Passengers Ensured That Life On Some Decks Of The Ship Was Quite Different Than Life On Others Almost Everyone Is Familiar With What Happened To The Titanic During Its Maiden Voyage And The Tragedy That Followed, But The Construction Of The Titanic Is Often Overlooked, Despite Being An Amazing Story Itself, One That Combined Comfort And Raw Power With The World S Foremost Technological Advances Nonetheless, The Seeds Of The Titanic S Destruction Were Sown Even Before It Left For Its First And Last Journey Similarly, The Drama Involved With The Sinking Of The Titanic Often Obscures The Important Aftermath Of The Disaster, Particularly The Several Investigations Conducted On Both Sides Of The Atlantic That Sought To Figure Out Not Only Why The Titanic Sank But Future Changes That Could Be Made In Order To Protect Ships And Passengers In The Future In Fact, The Course Of The Investigations Was Interesting In Itself, Especially Since The British And Americans Reached Wildly Different Conclusions About What Went Wrong And Led To The Ship S Demise The Titanic Examines The Entire History And Legacy Of The Ship, From Its Construction To Its Sinking, As Well As The Investigations And Changes That Followed, The Discovery Of The Wreck In 1985, And Even The Current Events Surrounding The Ship.

Reading The Titanic  Author Charles River Editors  – best–
  • Kindle Edition
  • 240 pages
  • The Titanic
  • Charles River Editors
  • 07 March 2018

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10 thoughts on “The Titanic

  1. says:

    Fascinating I admit I m a history buff so this book seemed to have potential, which it lived up to I found it fascinating, detailed and well documented But I admit what struck me the most were the little human details of the little human lives that were lost The man who bought his wife a second class ticket but only got steerage for himself and had to talk to her through a gate The children playing in the passageway The gentl...

  2. says:

    Informative, backed with reliable sources I learned a lot, not only about the events that led up to this tragedy, but also about the events of its discovery Good book.

  3. says:

    Interesting but flawedThis is a fscinating bool, filled with material I had not read before Less about characters than developments and events, it tells a compelling story of particularly thfoir days of Titanic s only voyage.I have two complaints The modern times stories of searching and exploration don t seem to fit with the rest of the book, and the long winded ...

  4. says:

    This is a bit of a dry read, but very interesting This book covers the building of the Titanic, the launch, the testing, the picking up of passengers and the fateful voyage To give you an indication, the Titanic sets sail at 17%, hits the iceberg 30% of the way through the book, and the survivors reach New York at 54%.The remainder of the book covers the inquiries into what went wrong, then the search for the boat Finally we have the discovery of the wreck, the explorat...

  5. says:

    FascinatingAn extremely thorough and fascinating book which covers every aspect of the Titanic, from construction to present day exploration Being from Belfast I have always had a keen interest in the ship and wasn t ignorant of the facts but this book takes that detail to a new level I highly recommend reading this if you have any desire to know much about the ...

  6. says:

    The frequent block quotes did put a bit of a dampen mood on the extensive account of the Titanic because I wanted to hear the author s take from the shipping building to preserving the wreck However, the majority of the text is in block quotes Well at least he did a fair assignment of putting the quotes stories together The opening para...

  7. says:

    This starts off with a fairly good summary of the events that took place while the Titanic was sailing until people were rescused Information and research is discussed to find out what truly happened to the Titanic and those aboard the ship The book also has a lot of quotes and stories from those aboard the ship, making the events from a hundred years ago...

  8. says:

    Very thorough.This book is a complete history of the Titanic from its construction to its current state beneath the Ocean.I have always had a bizarre fastination with the Titanic The way litteraly everything that co...

  9. says:

    Good read, especially the end of the book about the discovery of the great it should be protected as it is , by most, considered a graveyard Very informative I recommend this book educational A testament to how something once so beautiful could end up on the bottom of the ocean due...

  10. says:

    Very thorough account of the sinking and finding of the TitanicVery interesting read story mixed with actual accounts and historical reports of what happened and testimony The book could benefit from proofreading edits, however I found it enthralling and a captivating read Definitely would rec...

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