"White Star Line" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Star of the Sea

    This passage is an extract from Joseph O’ Connor’s Star of the sea which was penned in the year 2002. The passage makes use of a third person narrative view point as a result of which the readers are provided with a vivid image of passengers aboard a stormy sea ship. The passage talks about a ship afloat a stormy sea and how the passengers on the deck are caught unaware due to this storm. The author uses a descriptive style of writing with short crisp sentences that heighten the pace of the story

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  • Titanic Case Analysis

    Titanic Case Analysis Estate of Hans Jensen vs. The White Star Line Facts: The White Star Line was owner of the Titanic‚ which was the largest and most luxurious ship in the world at the time. On April 10th‚ 1912‚ the Titanic left from Southampton‚ England with 2‚227 passengers aboard bound for New York City. On April 14th‚ the ship struck an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland and sank about 2 ½ hours later. Passengers‚ mostly women and children‚ were loaded into lifeboats‚ however only 705

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  • Titanic “the Unsinkable Ship”

    three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. A numerous amount of people believe that the collision that occurred on April 15‚ 1912 was The Titanic’s sister ship The Olympic‚ and that the wreckage was premeditated and was used to commit insurance fraud. White Star Line felt a great pressure to compete with the Cunard Line‚ as they had just put out two amazing ships Lusitania and Mauretania. At this time White Star line produced the Olympic class liners‚ which consisted

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  • Facts About The Titanic

    “Under the threat of unemployment and not being able to support their families‚ the workers who knew of the switch remained silent.”() Ii. The plan for the Titanic and Olympic to be switched and intentionally sunk was a decision made by the White Star Line. The word could have been spread that a dangerous‚ unsafe proposition was made to save money and destroy the Olympic disguised as the Titanic. “Several last minute cancellations from high profile passengers certainly suggest some kind of foreknowledge

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  • Was the Sinking of the Titanic Avoidable

    The sinking of Titanic caused the deaths of 1‚517 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. She was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage. One of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line‚ she was built between 1909–11 by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. She carried over 2‚200 people – 1‚316 passengers and about 900 crew. Her passengers included some of the richest people in the world‚ such as millionnaires John Jacob

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  • Project Titanic Assignment

    changed to Britannic after the disaster). Titanic was designed by Harland and Wolff chairman William Pirrie‚ head of Harland and Wolff’s design department Thomas Andrews and general manager Alexander Carlisle‚ with the plans regularly sent to the White Star Line’s managing director J. Bruce Ismay for suggestions and approval. Construction of the Titanic‚ funded by the American J.P. Morgan and his International Mercantile Marine Co. began on March 31‚ 1909. Titanic No. 401 was launched two years and

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  • The Titanic - Who is to Blame?

    theories about what cause the sinking and how it could have been avoided. One factor though‚ that should be focused on more than any other is: Who is to blame for the sinking of The Titanic? The answer is a simple one. White Star Line is to blame for this legendary sinking. White Star Line built what they called a “nearly unsinkable ship”. The Titanic was made primarily out of sub-par steel. The steel was not strong enough and on impact‚ it would damage easily. It was also very heavy so‚ if the ship

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  • Aftermath of the sinking of the Titanic

    Extended Essay Aftermath of the sinking of the Titanic Research Question: To what extent was there evidence of class difference in the treatment of internment of Titanic victims following this 1912 disaster? IB Candidate: Joshua Cannon Supervisor: Eric Oglesby September 27‚ 2012 Word Count: 3991 Abstract Research Question: To what extent was there evidence of class difference in the treatment of internment of Titanic victims following this 1912 disaster? In this essay‚ I felt

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  • Shazia's Essays

    Facts that u don’t know about titanic sinking The Ship White Star Line was the company that built the Titanic‚ and was owned by J.P. Morgan‚ an American tycoon. The cost to build the RMS Titanic was $7.5 million RMS stands for Royal Mail Steamer. It took 3‚000 men two years to build the Titanic. Three million rivets held its massive hull together. The Titanic was never christened. It was not the practice of the White Star Line to hold such ceremonies. Price of a single first-class ticket

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  • Titanic

    that was because of what the person in charge of the whole project said it was. But the white star line never actually claimed that the titanic was unsinkable. People still believed that she was unsinkable but when the accident happened they started to doubt that she really was unsinkable. But after the people saw what happened to the titanic they started to not believe what they were being told. The white star said it was practically unsinkable‚ not totally unsinkable. What happened that day was

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