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1 The Titanic Luxury Liner or Death Trap? By Janet Sams
2 How Big Was the Ship?882' 9" - her length in feet and inches92' - her breadth175' - the height of the Titanic, from the top of the funnels to the keel
3 Titanic FactsThe Titanic was built in Ireland. It took three years to build the ship. Construction was completed in the year 1912.The ship was built as a luxury liner with four restaurants, two barber shops, two libraries, a fully equipped gymnasium and photographic darkroom.It had 840 staterooms and nine decks."You could actually walk miles along the decks and passages covering different ground all the time. I was thoroughly familiar with pretty well every type of ship afloat but it took me 14 days before I could, with confidence, find my way from one part of that ship to another." Charles Lightoller, Titanic Second OfficerClick on the ship for a hyperlink for more “Titanic Facts”.Click on the picture for more Titanic Facts!
4 Buckle Up! Click on the staircase for a virtual tour! Click on the picture for a virtual tour!Click on the staircase for a virtual tour!
11 10. How long did it take the Titanic to sink after hitting the iceberg? _________________________________11. How long did it take the first life boats to launch? _________________12. A. How many lifeboats did the Titanic carry? _______________________B. How many people would this carry?__________________________13. Where was the destination of the Titanic? __________________________14. What was the date the Titanic began this fateful voyage? ______________15. What ocean did the Titanic sink in? __________________________Would you consider the Titanic a Luxury Liner or a Death Trap? Explain your answer using complete sentences._________________________________________________________________Do you think there was anything that could have been done to prevent this disaster?________________________________________________________________