[PDF] What Was the Titanic? BY Stephanie Sabol
What Was the Titanic April The grandest luxury ship ever the Titanic was crossing the Atlantic Ocean It was on its maiden or first voyage The ship had left England four days earlier It was making great time In just a few days the Titanic was scheduled to arrive in New York
city aboard ship the evening of april seemed Aboard ship the evening of April seemed like any other First class assengers enjoyed a feast with ten courses including oysters and filet mignon The Titanics captain Edward John Smith joined a dinner arty in first class It was hosted by a wealthy couple from Philadelphia After dinner some first class assengers layed cards or listened to the orchestra In second class a minister sang hymns with about one hundred eople Down in third class The Bias of Communication passengers danced together in their lounge known as the general room But after a long day at sea many aboard the Titanic were already in bed Captain Smith checked in with his officers at the bridge aroundm The bridge was the command center of the ship Smith told his officers to let him know if any roblem arose Then he went to his cabin Outside the night was Cold There Was No cold There was no but the sky was clear Thousands of stars shone brightly sea was so calm it looked like a mirror No waves rippled in the distance Up in the crows nest two lookouts kept watch ready to spot danger In this art of the Atlantic ice was a concer. N Ships had to be very careful to avoid hitting an iceberg The two lookouts chatted and tried to keep warm Then suddenly at m almost out of nowhere a large black shape came into view Could it be Yes it was an iceberg The iceberg was almost directly ahead of the ship It looked like the ship might run straight into it The lookouts rang the warning bell three timesthe signal for an emergency They telephoned the bridge where the officers were stationed Iceberg right ahead they shouted The officers only had thirty seven seconds to respond First Officer William Murdoch contacted the engine room and ordered the ships engines stopped and 4000 Meilen durch die USA: Meine Reise zu den großen Fragen des Lebens put into reverse Would the Titanic avoid the iceberg Or was it too late Chapter The Age of Steam Until the mid s ships had sails and relied on theower of the wind to move Because winds are unpredictable it wasnt Interior Designs: An Adult Coloring Book with Beautifully Decorated Houses, Inspirational Room Designs, and Relaxing Modern Architecture possible to know exactly how long a trip would take A ship might cross the Atlantic Ocean in either a few weeks or a few months By the early s steam engines began toower ships instead of sails These steamships could cross the Atlantic only two to four weeks Eventuallypowerful engines
were built A steamship with a owerful engine cross the ocean in just ten to fourteen days built A steamship with a owerful engine could cross the ocean in just ten to fourteen days grew in size over the years They became known as ocean liners because they traveled the same route or line regula. Rly These lines were like invisible roads
Across The Ocean For Rich the ocean For rich crossing the Atlantic on an ocean liner was like being on a vacation They enjoyed fine meals and luxurious cabins For oor immigrants in the tight uarters of third class the voyage offered the chance to leave their home countries and start new lives in the United States Millions of immigrants came to America from Europe during the late s and early s on enormous steamships
"At The End Of The "the end of the century two British shipping companiesthe White Star Line and the Cunard Linewere in fierce competition with each other In Cunard completed two ocean liners that could cross the Atlantic in only five days How could the White Star Line show up Cunard They couldnt make a faster ship That wasnt ossible But could they make a bigger oneForthan years Fromentin people have been captivated by the disastrous sinking of the Titanic that claimed over lives Now young readers can find out why the great ship went down and how it was discovered seventy five years laterAt am on April the Royal Mail Steamer Titanic the largestassenger steamship of this time met its catastrophic end after crashing into an iceberg Of the assengers and
crew onboard only survived More than years later today s readers will be intrigued by the mystery thatonboard only survived More than years later today s readers will be intrigued by the mystery that this ship that was originally labeled unsinkable.