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6 LESSER KNOWN FACTS ABOUT TITANIC

Written by Saloni Chachan

The movie Titanic was a ride of emotions, But still, it managed to capture the heart and minds of people and is still alive in our thoughts. There are some facts that you might be unaware of.

Here, are 6 unknown facts about the Titanic that you must know –

THE MUSICIANS

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When the Titanic had hit the iceberg, the musicians on the ship continued playing for four hours. It was to calm down the passengers. However, All eight musicians died and only 3 bodies were found.

THE NOVEL

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14 years before this incident took place, An American author wrote a novel –“Futility: The Wreck Of The Titan”. Which was about a ship named Titan which struck an iceberg and sank. The details are horrifying to what happened to Titanic.

TIME TAKEN TO SUBMERGE

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After the Titanic hit the ice berg, it took two hours and forty minutes for the ship to completely submerged under water.

BODIES RECOVERED

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1500 passengers died but only 350 bodies were found in the ocean.

MILTON HERSHEY

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You must be familiar with this name, the owner of the famous chocolate company, Milton Hershey, he was supposed to be on Titanic but he sold his ticket at the last minute.

REMAINS OF THE SHIP

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It took 70 years to actually find the remains of this ship. However, the shipwreck was found 12,500 feet deep in the ocean near the coast of Newfoundland.

 

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About the author

Saloni Chachan