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The sinking of the RMS Titanic occurred on the night of 14 April through to the morning of 15 ... The disaster caused widespread outrage over the lack of lifeboats, lax regulations, and the unequal treatment of ...... After they went under, the bow and stern took only a few minutes to sink 3,795 metres (12,451 ft), spilling a trail of ...


Why did engineers think the Titanic was unsinkable? ... believe it was a series of factors, called an “event cascade," that caused the Titanic to sink so quickly.


Apr 1, 2012 ... The "unsinkable" Titanic was sunk by an iceberg, but there are other ... to sink more quickly that it would have if stronger rivets had been used.


Jan 3, 2017 ... Fire in the coal bunker of the Titanic made it vulnerable to iceberg ... into an iceberg that caused the largest cruise liner of its time to sink on ...


Jan 1, 2017 ... The sinking of the RMS Titanic may have been caused by an enormous fire on board, not by hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic, experts ...


Sep 25, 2008 ... The Titanic left Queenstown harbor and sank while en route to the United ... not any weakness in the ship itself, that caused the Titanic to sink.


Captain E. J. Smith said years before the Titanic's voyage, “I cannot imagine any condition which would cause a ship to founder. Modern shipbuilding has gone ...


On April 14, 1912, the R.M.S. Titanic collided with a massive iceberg and sank in less than .... Slowly filling with water, the stern began to sink into the water.


Apr 13, 2012 ... Another question is how did the ship sink so quickly? ... This phenomenon, known as thermal inversion, causes light to refract in unusual ways, ...