Flashcards in Literature:esploring The Titanic Deck (14):
April 10th, 1912
Passengers begin to arrive at the titanic
April 10th at noon
Titanic casts off
April 14th, 1912
Harold Bride picks up 1st iceberg warning
2 more iceberg warnings were received
April 14th (lunch time)
2 more iceberg warning were received
3 more iceberg warnings sent by the californian
Californian sends final warning
Fred fleet spots massive iceberg
Alarm sounds 3 times
1. Turn wheel far left
2. Reverse engines
3. Close watertight compartments
Titanic brushes against iceberg. Pieces of ice fall on deck
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.
First lifeboat was lowered. It carried 28 even though it was designed to carry 64.
Titanic is noticibly sinking. Calls for help are being sent from radio room
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