It was the iconic tragedy of an iconic ship. The Titanic was 882 feet long, more length than most skyscrapers had height. Maximum width was 92 feet while from keel to top deck was 94 feet. Total passengers and crew when she left in 1912 was over 2,200.
For more information on The SS Titanichere is an installment from The Sinking of the Titanic by William Inglis: http://dld.bz/eDUpy
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