Titanic Lifeboat

Lifeboats of RMS Titanic

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One of the most biting criticisms directed at White Star Lines in the face of the Titanic disaster was the paltry number of lifeboats she carried. Titanic had a capacity of 3547 passengers and crew, and yet there were only twenty lifeboats on board. Fourteen of them, made from wood, had a capacity of 65 […]