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1

April 10th, 1912

Passengers begin to arrive at the titanic

2

April 10th at noon

Titanic casts off

3

April 14th, 1912

Harold Bride picks up 1st iceberg warning

4

Lunch time

2 more iceberg warnings were received

5

April 14th (lunch time)

2 more iceberg warning were received

6

7:30 Pm

3 more iceberg warnings sent by the californian

7

11:00 pm

Californian sends final warning

8

11:40 pm

Fred fleet spots massive iceberg

9

Around midnight

Alarm sounds 3 times
Captain orders
1. Turn wheel far left
2. Reverse engines
3. Close watertight compartments

Titanic brushes against iceberg. Pieces of ice fall on deck

10

After midnight

Ship has come to a stop. Ship has an hour and a half left.

Captain smith orders lifeboats to be uncovered, passengers are asked to come on deck wearing lifejackets.

Captain smith orders fireworks to get the attention of other ships.

11

12:45 AM

First lifeboat was lowered. It carried 28 even though it was designed to carry 64.

12

1:30

Titanic is noticibly sinking. Calls for help are being sent from radio room

13

2:05

More than 1500 ppl on deck. Jack was seperated from his family and had to jump into the water and hang onto a lifeboat
Titanic finally sinks as survivors watch in horror and disbelief.

At dawn, carpathia comes to the rescue

14

May 31st, 1911

The titanic was launched in front of crowds of people