There is no one who has not heard of the Titanic shipwreck. Thanks to the movie of the same name starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, the whole world has learned more about the subject. We would like to give brief information about the Titanic shipwreck. Titanic is an Olympic class transatlantic cruise ship with a capacity of 2435 passengers and a length of 269 meters, manufactured by the White star line company in Irish shipyards on April 02, 1912. While sailing to New York on her maiden voyage, which started from Southampton port in England on April 10, 1912, on the 5th day of the voyage, on April 15, 1912, an iceberg broke out into sea and caused the ship to crash into the cold waters. Known as the “unsinkable ship” at that time, the Titanic went down in history as the biggest naval disaster of the period, in which 1514 people lost their lives. We share with you 10 interesting facts about this ship and the people who travelled on it and of course that famous movie…
The musicians played for hours without interruption until the ship sank.
The budget of the movie Titanic is larger than the budget allocated for the ship.
The chief baker of the ship maintained his body resistance thanks to alcohol and managed to escape despite being in the icy waters for more than 2 hours.
Most of the lifeboats were launched before they were filled to full capacity. Therefore, the number of casualties has increased.
According to current tests, if the decision to manoeuvre had been taken 30 seconds earlier after the iceberg was detected, the accident could have been avoided.
The Hershey Chocolate Company magnate Milton S. Hershey, who was famous at that time, cancelled his tickets due to last-minute business excuses.
Studies have shown that the formation of the iceberg hit by the Titanic dates back to 1000 BC.
First and Only
The Titanic is the first and only cruise ship to sink due to an iceberg.
The Japanese passenger who survived the crash was declared a coward in his home country.
My Heart Will Go On
Kate Winslet, who played the Rose character of the movie Titanic, has said that she hates the soundtrack “My Heart Will Go On”!
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