Details of titanic!!!!

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  1. DonWit

    DonWit New Member

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    Here some details of the ship TITANIC....


    RMS TITANIC - SPECIFICATIONS
    Length: 882 feet, 8 inches/268 metres
    Gross tonnage: 46,328 tons
    Net tonnage: 24,900 tons
    Total capacity: 3547 passengers and crew, fully loaded
    Decks: 9 in total (counting the orlop deck) the boat deck, A,B,C,D,E,F,G and below G boiler rooms.
    Beam: 92.5 feet/28 meters
    Height: 60.5 feet waterline to Boat Deck, 175 feet keel to top of funnels.
    Depth: 59.5 feet
    Draft: about 34 feet
    Engines: 2 reciproctating 4 cylinder, triple expansion, direct - acting, inverted engines: 30,000hp 77 rpm. 1 low pressure Parsons turbine: 16,000hp 165rpm
    Propellers: 3 ; Center turbine: 17 feet ; Left/Right wings: 23 feet 6 inches
    Boilers: 29 (24 double ended boilers and 5 single ended boilers)
    Furnaces: 159 providing a total heating surface of 144,142 sq. feet
    Steam pressure: 215 P.S.I.
    Watertight compartments: 16, extending up to F deck
    Lifeboat davits: 14 double acting Welin's with Murrays disengaging gear
    Lifeboats: 20 total as follows:

    14 wood lifeboats each 30'0" long by 9'1" by 4'0" deep with a capacity of 65 persons each
    2 wood cutters 25'2" long by 7'2" by 3'0" deep with a capacity of 40 persons each
    4 Englehardt collapsible boats 27'5" by 8'0" by 3'0" deep with a capacity of 47 persons each

    Lifeboat Total Rated Capacity: 1,178 persons
    Personal floatation devices: 3560 life jackets and 49 life buoys
    Fuel requirement: 825 tons of coal per day
    Water consumption: 14,000 gallons of fresh water per day
    Top Speed: 23 knots

    titanic provisions
    Fresh Meat 75,000 lbs
    Fresh Fish 11,000 lbs
    Salt & dried fish 4,000 lbs
    Bacon and Ham 7,500 lbs
    Poultry and game 25,000 lbs
    Fresh Eggs 40,000
    Sausages 2,500 lbs
    Potatoes 40 tons
    Onions 3,500 lbs
    Tomatoes 3,500 lbs
    Fresh Asparagus 800 bundles
    Fresh Green Peas 2,500 lbs
    Lettuce 7,000 heads
    Sweetbreads 1,000
    Ice Cream 1,750 lbs
    Coffee 2,200 lbs
    Tea 800 lbs
    Rice,dried beans etc.10,000 lbs
    Sugar 10,000lbs
    Flour 250 barrels
    Cereals 10,000 lbs
    Apples 36,000
    Oranges 36,000
    Lemons 16,000
    Grapes 1,000lbs
    Grapefruit 13,000
    Jams and Marmalade 1,120 lbs
    Fresh Milk 1,500 gal
    Fresh Cream 1,200 qts
    Condensed Milk 600 gals
    Fresh Butter 6,000lbs

    Linens
    Aprons: 4,000
    Blankets: 7,500
    Table Cloths: 6,000
    Bed Covers: 3,600
    Eiderdown Quilts: 800
    Single Sheets: 15,000
    Table Napkins: 45,000
    Bath Towels: 7,500
    Fine Towels: 25,000
    Roller Towels: 3,500
    Double Sheets: 3,000
    Pillow-slips: 15,000
    Ales and Stout 15,000 bottles
    Wines 1,000 bottles
    Spirits 850 bottles
    Minerals 1,200bottles
    Cigars 8,000
    57,600 items of crockery
    29,000 pieces of glassware

    44,000 pieces of cutlery. Among these:
    Tea Cups: 3,000
    Dinner Plates: 12,000
    Ice Cream Plates: 5,500
    Soufflé Dishes: 1,500
    Wine Glasses: 2,000
    Salt Shakers: 2,000
    Pudding Dishes: 1,200
    Finger Bowls: 1,000
    Oyster Forks: 1,000
    Nut Crackers: 300
    Egg Spoons: 2,000
    Grape Scissors: 1,500
    Asparagus Tongs: 400

    Passenger Facilities :
    2 Parlor Suites each with a 50 foot private promenade and 67 other First Class Staterooms & Suites. Decorating designs included: Louis Seize, Empire, Adams, Italian Renaissance, Louis Quinze, Louis Quatorze, Georgian, Regency, Queen Anne, Modern Dutch and Old Dutch. Some had marble coal burning fireplaces.
    Gymnasium with rowing machines, a stationary bicycle and an electric horse.
    A heated swimming pool (the first ever built into a vessel).
    Squash court on F deck.
    Turkish bath.
    2 Barber shops with automated shampooing and drying appliances available for all classes..
    First & Second class smoking rooms (for the men).
    Reading and writing rooms (for the ladies).
    First & Second class libraries.
    10,488 square foot First Class Dining Saloon. Seating capacity 554.
    Authentic Parisien Café with French waiters.
    A Veranda Cafe with real palm trees.
    A piano in the Third Class common room/saloon (a luxury for its day).
    Electric light and heat in every stateroom.
    4 electric elevators complete with operators. (3 in first class, 1 in second class)
    A state of the art infirmary staffed by 2 physicians that included an operating room.
    A fully equipped darkroom for amateur photographers to try their skills.
    A 5 kilowatt Marconi wireless radio station for sending and receiving passenger's telegrams.
    A 50 phone switchboard complete with operator for intra-ship calls.

    Other Facts
    In 1912, skilled shipyard workers who built Titanic earned £2 ($10) per week. Unskilled workers earned £1 or less per week. A single First Class berth would have cost these workers 4 to 8 months wages.
    Fee to send a wireless telegram: 12 shillings and sixpence/$3.12 ($36 today), for the first 10 words, and 9 pence per word thereafter.
    Passenger telegrams sent & received during the voyage: over 250.
    Cost of the Titanic (in 1912): $7,500,000
    Cost to build Titanic today: $400,000,000
    Crew Salaries
    Captain E.J. Smith, Titanic: £105 a month
    Captain Rostron, Carpathia: £53 per month
    Seaman Edward Buley: £5 a month
    Look-out G.A. Hogg: £5 and 5 shillings a month
    Radio Operator Harold Bride: £48 per month
    Steward Sidney Daniels: £3 and 15 shillings a month
    Stewardess Annie Robinson: £3 and 10 shillings a month
    (Note: The range of salaries was quite extreme in 1912. In today's money, Captain Smith earned about $72,500 per year while Stewardess Robinson earned only $2400 per year!)

    I hav some pics that i might post the links of as sooon as they r uploaded

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  2. Miss_Sweet

    Miss_Sweet New Member

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    Nice sharing :D thnx for the info :D
  3. DonWit

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    thankkooooo hai ji
  4. Miss_Sweet

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    U welcome ji :mrgreen:
  5. DonWit

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    :blush: :blush:
    sachchi....
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  7. DonWit

    DonWit New Member

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    yeh to bataya nahi kahan welcome
  8. Miss_Sweet

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    lolz :D woh baad mein batao ghi :p :wink:
  9. DonWit

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    :( baad mein....

    chalein bata zaroor diyega :wink:

    chalta hun

    byez n gud night...
  10. Miss_Sweet

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    Ok bye :givefl;
  11. Kainaat

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    This thread should be in General Knowledge so I am moving it :)
  12. Endurer

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    woah thats massive :eek:

    your effort is appreciated :applaud;

    thanks for sharing umair :)
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    woah thats massive :eek:

    your effort is appreciated :applaud;

    thanks for sharing umair :)
  14. Aaminah

    Aaminah New Member

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    lol even khanay peenay ki cheezain yahan count ki hoi hain ..hehhe... nice Suk ri yaaa
  15. srinivasa

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    wow......its nice to get information of things that happened in the past......but this info is really most detailed contents i ever heard.thanks for providing it
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