Titanic left England on 10 April 1912 and never returned. This trip was his first and last trip. More than 1500 people aboard were killed when the Titanic sank. Know those things about Titanic, which were not told in the film.
Unknown facts of Titanic: 10 April 1912. No one could have imagined that the Titanic Has left from Southampton port of Britain, he will never return now. Britain’s ship Titanic sank forever in the North Atlantic Ocean after four days i.e. on the night of 14-15 April. Today marks 111 years of Titanic’s first and last voyage. In such a situation, let’s take a look at those facts, which were not mentioned even in the 1997 James Cameron film.
111 years ago, there were 2224 passengers including crew members on Titanic going to New York, America. Titanic was moving at a speed of 41 kilometers per hour. In the dark of night, when most of the passengers were fast asleep, the Titanic collided with an iceberg and sank within two hours and 40 minutes. More than 1500 people died in this accident. This incident is one of the biggest incidents in history. The ship which was said to never sink, sank.
- It is said that the iceberg that sank the Titanic took thousands of years to form. This iceberg was separated from Cassemit in southwest Greenland. In early 1912 it floated in the Atlantic Ocean, slowly melting, before turning south.
- On April 14, Titanic received warnings of 6 different icebergs, but the crew members responded to all the warnings by saying only thanks. That is, these icebergs were completely ignored. What happened later is in front of everyone.
- When Titanic left England, 13 couples boarded it to celebrate their honeymoon. The great thing is that among these couples were 47-year-old actor Jacob Astor and his 18-year-old bride Madeleine, who was pregnant. Madeleine got on the lifeboat, but Jacob was killed.
- The sinking of the Titanic killed more than 1500 people. Despite the sinking of the same Titanic, three dogs survived. At the time Titanic was sinking, there were 12 dogs on board. Three dogs later survived because they boarded the lifeboats with their wealthy owners.
- It took less than 3 hours for Titanic to sink. Although for some time it seemed that it would float. After hitting the iceberg, it was broken into two pieces, which were immersed in the sea at a distance of 800 meters from each other.
- The water of the Atlantic Ocean was so cold at that time that most of the passengers who jumped into the water were completely frozen. Some had a heart attack within minutes. It is said that out of those who jumped into the water, only 13 people could get a place on the life support boat.
- When Titanic was sinking, there was no such technology that information could be conveyed from there immediately. Some wireless operators away from Titanic gave initial information that Titanic was sinking, but no one died. Later a newspaper wrote that Titanic sank, but no one died. This newspaper got a lot of bad name for its headline.
- Due to the sinking of Titanic, more than 1500 people had died in it. It is said that till date only 330 bodies have been recovered from the Atlantic Ocean. That is, 3 out of 4 people were lost in the sea forever. Of the 330 bodies, 150 were buried in Canada.
- The first film on this incident was released only 29 days after the sinking of Titanic. This film was made by a professional actress who survived the accident. She was aboard the Titanic with her mother. Interestingly, the reel of this film was burnt in the fire. There was no other copy of it either. The name of the film was ‘Saved from the Titanic’.
- It took many years to find the wreckage of Titanic. For the first time, the wreckage of Titanic was found in the year 1885. But it was slowly melting, because it was rusted. This debris is still present in the sea. Where the Titanic sank, this wreckage was 13 miles away from it. It was from this wreck that it was revealed that the Titanic had broken into pieces.
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