Titanic Facts: Interesting Facts About the Titanic

Titanic Ship Facts

Chief Steward of the liner Prinz Adalbert photographed the iceberg on the morning of April 15, 1912, just a few miles south of where the Titanic sank. Steward hadn’t yet heard about the Titanic. What caught his attention was the smear of red paint along the base of the berg, indicating that it had collided with a ship.

On the night of sinking the stars shined so brightly that many passengers thought they were ship lights.

A young stoker named John Coffey jumped ship at Queenstown, Ireland. He claimed to have a ‘sense of foreboding’ about the voyage.

On April 14, 1912, 6 warnings were received by the Titanic’s wireless officers, only 2 reached the bridge.

The third class gates and doors were ordered to be unlocked when the ship started sinking.

The Titanic had a fully equipped photographic darkroom.

The Titanic’s radio call name was MGY.

Titanic, came from the Greek mythology with meaning “gigantic.”

Titanic was the second of the three Olympic class ocean liner operated by White Star Line.