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The overwhelming story of Titanic would never be forgotten as it has created the history. It is termed as a greatest marvel which human hands could create possibly. The term RMS stands for Royal Mail Ship, a biggest and the greatest vessel built in its time ever. Titanic was not just a ship it was much more than it; gigantic size, profound luxury and magnificent speed made it a remarkable creation. White Star Line, a British shipping company was the creator of Titanic. The chairman of this shipping company was Joseph Bruce Ismay. Wolff and Harold shipyard undertook this task under construction in Belfast, Ireland. According to its parent figures, crew members and passengers it was considered as an Indestructible body built with a latest technology, it was also perceived as an unsinkable ship. It made its manufacturers confident and proud about the creation they made, competitors were envied and marvelled by this creation and its popularity across the nation raised a wish to be a passenger on the RMS Titanic.
Latest safety equipment’s and technology was endowed in making of this ship. RMS Titanic was a first ship with a mighty size that gave superior comfort and luxury. To make this ship virtually unsinkable the best combination of engine and technology was used. The configuration and features of this craft which made it superior from other are: It was gigantic vessel with a length of 882 feet 9 inches and 92 feet 6 inches of breadth, 104 feet tall and it weighed 52,310 tons.
RMS Titanic consists of 3 engines, 159 furnaces, 29 boilers and 10 decks. The capacity of its electrical plant was much more than a standard city power station at that time. The ship was completely equipped with essential facilities such as wireless telegraph system, waterworks, and insulated ducts to convey warm air throughout; electric heaters were fitted in first class cabins. The luxury and comfort was speechless; Variety of facilities like an electric bath, a gymnasium a swimming a verandah café etc. was offered to the first class passengers.
This ship carried 3,339 people which consist of three classes. Passengers were provided with facility of newspapers which was published by Atlantic Daily Bulletin which contained latest news which was received using the wireless telegraph on the ship. The Grand Stairway was its prime attraction. Titanic movie reveals the whole story of RMS titanic which was released in the year 1997.
In spite of all the essential features the marvellous titanic now lies in the depth of the Atlantic Ocean. This sinking craft claimed some 1,500 lives which included the well renowned personalities.