Two survivors of the RMS Titanic disaster told their incredible stories of being saved from the sinking ship.
A gigantic ship, almost 900 ft long and 175 feet high, it was a feat of engineering. The R.M.S. Titanic weighed more than 40,000 tons and it was the best ship in its time or was it? The Titanic was considered unsinkable at the time.
- BBC Archive – OnthisDay 1979: Frank Prentice, an assistant purser on the Titanic, described how he survived the sinking of the ship.
- The Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New Your City.
- There were 1,514 people that drowned in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. “The Unsinkable Titanic” sunk and today the story lives on in fans of those who love this great ship and it’s history.