Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' by The British Government

Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'

byThe British Government

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REPORT OF A FORMAL INVESTIGATION INTO CIRCUMSTANCES ATTENDING THE FOUNDERING ON APRIL 15, 1912, OF THE BRITISH STEAMSHIP "TITANIC," OF LIVERPOOL, AFTER STRIKING ICE IN OR NEAR LATITUDE 41° 46´ N., LONGITUDE 50° 14´ W., NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN, AS CONDUCTED BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Introduction 
I.  Description of the ship 
      The White Star Co. 
      The steamship Titanic 
      Detailed description 
      Water-tight compartments 
      Decks and accommodation 
      Structure 
      Life-saving appliances 
      Pumping arrangements 
      Electrical installation 
      Machinery 
      General 
      Crew and passengers 
II.  Account of the ship's journey across the Atlantic, the messages she received, and the disaster 
      The sailing orders 
      The route followed 
      Ice messages received 
      Speed of the ship 
      The weather conditions 
      Action that should have been taken 
      The collision 
III.  Description of the damage to the ship and of its gradual and final effect, with observations thereon 
      Extent of the damage 
      Time in which the damage was done 
      The flooding in the first 10 minutes 
      Gradual effect of the damage 
      Final effect of the damage 
      Observations 
      Effect of additional subdivision upon floatation 
IV.  Account of the saving and rescue of those who survived 
      The boats 
      Conduct of Sir C. Duff Gordon and Mr. Ismay 
      The third-class passengers 
      Means taken to procure assistance 
      The rescue by the steamship "Carpathia" 
      Numbers saved 
V.  The circumstances in connection with the steamship "Californian" 
VI.  The Board of Trade's administration 
VII.  Finding of the court 
VIII.  Recommendations 
      Water-tight subdivision 
      Lifeboats and rafts 
      Manning the boats and boat drills 
      General

Title:Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic'Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990006172317

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