16 chilling facts about the Titanic that will leave you freak out


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  1. 16And finally, the remains of the Titanic were not discovered at the bottom of the sea until 1985 .

  2. 15The richest passenger on board was John Jacob Astor IV , heir to the fortune of the Astor family.

  3. 14The documentary Titanic: the new evidence speculates that a fire may have contributed to the sinking of the Titanic .

  4. 13Violet Jessop, a stewardess of the ship, is the only woman who survived both the wreck of the Titanic and that of her sister ship, the Britannic .

  5. 12And there was also a pool, which was located on the central deck.

  6. 11On board the ship with a gym with "cycling machines."

  7. 10The last survivor of the Titanic , Millvina Dean, died at age 97 in 2009.

  8. 9Milton Hershey, of the Hershey's chocolate company, was supposed to have traveled on the Titanic , but on business he boarded another ship that was leaving earlier.

  9. 8Diving in a water as cold as the sea was to which the passengers of the Titanic had to jump has been described as "being stabbed by a thousand knives everywhere simultaneously".

  10. 7This is what one of the ship's life jackets looked like.

  11. 6The Titanic was prepared to transport approximately 64 lifeboats, but only carried about 20 .

  12. 5And on April 12, 1912, first-class passengers ate halibut with shrimp sauce, duck fillets with peas or flan.

  13. 4On April 11, 1912, three days before the sinking, second-class passengers ate cooked corn, grilled ox, livers and bacon, chips, buckwheat cakes and many more dishes.

  14. 3The violin that sounded when the Titanic was sinking was auctioned in 2013 for 1.7 million dollars .

  15. 2There is a real letter that, in addition to being written the day the Titanic sank, also survived the tragedy.

  16. 1A first class ticket cost $ 2,560 (€ 2,400) , which today equals $ 61,000 (€ 54,900).

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