Titanic was the largest ocean liner in the world when he left his inaugural journey from Southampton, England to New York on April 10, 1912. Three days after departure, at 11:40 p.m. on April 14, 1912, to collided with an iceberg and sank at 2:30 the next morning, after which they have killed 1514 people in 2228 [1] in one of the worst maritime disaster in peacetime history. 
An Olympic-class ocean liner, RMS Titanic was owned by the White Star Line and built at the Harland and Wolff shipyards in Belfast. He went to New York with 2228 people on board. The number of victims was caused partly by the fact that while satisfying the standards of the time, the ship had enough lifeboats for only 1178 people. A large number of men died due to protocol "women and children first" has been followed.
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Titanic was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyards in Belfast and was designed to compete with rival company Cunard ships , RMS Mauretania and RMS Lusitania . Titanic , Olympic and Britannic together (which was originally named Gigantic ) were designed to be the largest and most luxurious ship ever built. The designers were Lord Pirri , director of Harland and Wolff both and the White Star Line, naval architect Thomas Andrews , construction manager and head of projection and Alexander Carlisle
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The construction of the Titanic , funded by J. P. Morgan and his company , International Mercantile Marine , began on March 31, 1909 . Keel of the ship was launched on May 31, 1911 and the equipment was completed on March 31, 1912 . Measure Titanic length 269.1 m, a width of 28 meters a tonnage of 46.328 tons
and a height of floating point up to the main deck 18 meters have been installed 29 159 boilers fueled by coal furnaces which could provide a maximum speed of 23 knots (43 km / h ) and maximum power of 59,000 hp. Only three of the four baskets 19 meters high were functional ; fourth used only for ventilation , was added to make the ship more impressive. The ship could carry a maximum of 3,547 people, passengers plus crew.
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