Is Encyclopedia Titanica a reliable source? The website, a nonprofit endeavor, is a database of passenger and crew biographies, deck plans, and articles submitted by historians or Titanic enthusiasts. In 1999, The New York Times noted that the site “may be the most comprehensive Titanic site“, based on its content including passenger lists and ship plans.
What was the Titanic built to carry across the ocean?
|Cost||GB£1.5 million (£150 million in 2019)|
Who was aboard the Titanic? Only 4 Belgians, all men, survived the disaster. There were 706 third class passengers on board – 462 men, 165 women and 79 children. 178 third class passengers survived the disaster – 75 men, 76 women and 27 children. Why the Titanic Was Thought Unsinkable(See main article: Why Did People Consider Titanic Unsinkable?)
What millionaires were on the Titanic? Among others were industrialist magnate and millionaire Benjamin Guggenheim; Macy’s department store owner, and former member of the United States House of Representatives Isidor Straus, and his wife Ida; George Dennick Wick, founder and president of Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company; millionaire streetcar magnate