Essays Tagged: "White Star Line"

The Titanic

f triumph and tradgedy. On April 10, 1912 the miraculous boat wasready to sail. it was owned by the White Star Line and was built at Harlandand Wolff Shipbuilding company. The Titanic was 882 ft. long ... ere officers. The captian of the boat was E. J. Smith. He had sailed overtwo million miles with the White Star Line before the Titanic, which was to be hislast ship before he retired, but he never got ...

(4 pages) 123 1 3.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

Stevie Smith essay.

until the age of three, when herfather left the family. He established himself as a crewman on the White Star Line andbesides an occasional snapshot or postcard, he took no interest in the family aff ...

(7 pages) 56 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

With Reference To A Real Life Example Discuss Money Management vs. Risk

y overnight.The perception persists that the Titanic was, if obviously not "unsinkable" (though the White Star line actually never used that word in advertising), then very safe, as safe as the art co ... . Since all lines did the same, competitive positions remained relatively the same. (Of course, the White Star line never recovered from the loss of the Titanic and the settlements for cargo and loss ...

(8 pages) 65 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Cause and effect Essay on the Titanic disaster.

anchor chains and two piles of cable drag chains weighing 80 ton's each brought her to a halt. The White Star Line never christened their ships. Many people still consider this to be a bad omen (Eato ...

(5 pages) 134 1 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

A Comparative Essay on the Effect of the Demise of the Empress of Ireland and the Titanic.

althiest men in the world to sail with her to America. The Titanic's passenger list was one for the White Star Line to boast about. They had the pleasure of accommodating the likes of Col. John Jacob ... g for quite some time, and that was evident by the thousands of people who came to see her off. One White Star Line employee was even quoted to have said, "Not even God himself could sink this ship"4, ...

(6 pages) 61 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

TITANIC - A historical information essay.

ship that rested two and a half miles down on the ocean floor.Shortly before the Titanic was built, White Star Lines was looking to construct new vessels to compete with the new vessels of the time. T ... maiden voyage - Southampton, England. She arrived the morning of April 3, at the newly constructed White Star Dock, built specifically to accommodate both the Olympic and Titanic. The Titanic would s ...

(10 pages) 105 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

God Creates a Lesson Learned From Tragedy The essay is written as a news reporter, who is telling how the religous community felt about the titanic sinking.

hocked when the first reports came out about the sinking of the RMS Titanic. The RMS Titanic of the White Star Line was the largest ship the world had ever known. (The Sinking of the S.S. Titanic). Th ...

(3 pages) 36 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The sinking of the Rms Titanic. I got a good grade. =)

The Making of the TitanicBruce Ismay was the MD of the White Star Line who made Titanic.Titanic was made in Harland and Wolff.11,300 workers built the Tita ...

(1 pages) 23 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Histoty of the RMS Olympic

RMS Olympic was the longest lived of the Olympic Class liners White Star Line constructed to compete with Cunard's Lusitania and Mauretania.While her sister ships ... t starboard quarter, the small cruise was drawn, seemingly helplessly, into the side of the massive White Star liner. The reinforced bow of the warship punctured Olympic's hull above and below the wat ... tertight compartments.Olympic's final dark moment came on May 15, 1934. Flying under the new Cunard-White Star flag, she rammed the Nantucket lightship in heavy fog. Seven members of the lightship's c ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Titanic- History of a disaster

the upper decks. Passengers would have had to give up playareas for lifeboats (Lord, Lives On 85). White Star line tragicallysacrificed safety for luxury. The question remains whether or notfirst and ... on remains whether or notfirst and second class passengers received preference on thelifeboats. The White Star line claims there was no distinction betweenthe three classes of passengers, however, onl ...

(6 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The 'Unsinkable' Disappears Beneath Ocean Floor (Newspaper artical on the sinking on the Titanic)

d feature was her special construction, the superb 16 watertight compartments which her owners, the White Star Line, claimed it to be virtually unsinkable."Even God himself cannot sink it," a sailor s ... "It was evident that there were only enough life boats for simply half the passengers on board. The White Star Line had exceeded the current legal requirements of life boats in this respect. The regul ...

(4 pages) 14 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Research paper about the RMS Titanic

and it cost around seven and a half million dollars. Even while itHorne 2was being constructed, the White Star Line stated the ship was unsinkable. (1)The Titanic's hull consisted of sixteen watertigh ...

(7 pages) 21 1 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

What has changed due to the sinking of the Titanic? And could these changes prevent a disaster such as the Titanic from happening again?

S Titanic]The Titanic was the second of the three Olympic-class ocean liners that were built by the white star line, the first to be built was The RMS Olympic then there was The RMS Titanic and the th ... ritannic. All three ships were well known due to the fact that they were the largest vessels of the White Star Line's fleet. The sheer size of just the Titanic's anchor took 20 horses just to move.Aft ...

(21 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers