Titanic “the Unsinkable Ship”

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Titanic “The Unsinkable ship”

The Titanic was known as "the unsinkable ship". She was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage in April of 1912, during which she collided with an iceberg. She was the second of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. A numerous amount of people believe that the collision that occurred on April 15, 1912 was The Titanic’s sister ship The Olympic, and that the wreckage was premeditated and was used to commit insurance fraud.

White Star Line felt a great pressure to compete with the Cunard Line, as they had just put out two amazing ships Lusitania and Mauretania. At this time White Star line produced the Olympic class liners, which consisted of the
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The Californian sailed at full speed it’s whole trip but coming to a sudden halt on April 14th Captain Lord says his actions were due to all the ice warnings, but no other ship felt the need to proceed with such cation. The Californian was in very short distance from the Titanic. The only reason they were not in sight of each other was due to the sudden jerk the Titanic made in efforts to avoid the iceberg. At 11:40 pm the Titanic hit the iceberg leaving a 350 ft gash. It’s first S.O.S did not go till 35 minutes till after the clash, that’s ¼ of the time that it took for the boat sink. The first lifeboat was not set out till an hour and 25 minutes after the clash, and when filling these lifeboats it was not to captivity and there was only half as many life boats as there was people on the boat. Why would you take so long to send out your S.O.S call? Why would you take so long to fill up your lifeboats and why only fill them halfway? When the surviving crew workers got to Plymouth they were detained for 24 hours. While being detained they met with someone very high up in White Star Line. It is believed that this man told they to never speak of the events that went on the night of the sinking of the Titanic.

White Star Line received $160 million for the sinking of the Titanic. This being the biggest insurance fraud to ever be successfully
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