8 Fascinating Facts About The Titanic Part 2


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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."