8 Fascinating Facts About The Titanic Part 2

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Titanic, perhaps the most famous ship that ever sailed, hit an iceberg and sank beneath the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912. We give you 8 remembrances of the Titanic.
Part 1: http://endlessfacts.com/p/mqtNV


1
The Musicians of the Titanic kept playing music for hours as the ship sank.

2
After hitting the iceberg, it took the Titanic 2 hours and 40 minutes to sink.

3
The Titanic is the only ocean liner to ever be sunk by an iceberg.

4
The Titanic's fourth funnel was fake. It was added to make the ship look more powerful and symmetrical.

5
The Japanese who survived the Titanic crash was called a coward in his country for not dying with the other passengers.

6
Not a single engineer, out of the 30, made it off the Titanic: they stayed and kept the power on so others could escape.

7
James Cameron sought Hollywood funding for the movie "Titanic" not because he wanted to make the movie, but because he wanted to dive to the shipwreck.

8
John Jacob Astor IV was the richest Titanic passenger, with a net worth of around $85m (approximately $2bn today), and went down with the ship. One legend claims that after the ship hit the iceberg he quipped to a waiter: “I asked for ice, but this is ridiculous."