Titanic and Olympic: Fascinating Engineering Facts

Discussion in 'All Things Boats & Boating' started by Doug Lord, Feb 13, 2015.

  1. Doug Lord
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    Thanks for that Doug.
     
  3. Doug Lord
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    Your welcome! I thought it was very interesting and well presented......
     

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    I read somewhere that if Titanic had seen the iceberg 30 seconds or so sooner they would have missed it.

    30 seconds later and they would have hit it head on, destroying forward sections but not so far back as to cause the ship to sink.

    A one to two minute window for catastrophe.
     
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