Out of the 2,240 passengers and crew aboard the Titanic, only 705 survived. One of the reasons was that too few life boats were available. The 20 boats were able to hold only 1,178 people. More »

Although historical accounts vary, there were anywhere from 705 to 713 surviving passengers of the RMS Titanic. Most of the survivors were female passengers from the ship's first-class section, children and crew members. More »

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Only 706 people survived the crash of the Titanic. There were a total of 2,223 passengers aboard at the time of the accident. More »

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Of all the passengers and crew on the Titanic, 1,517 people died during its sinking. This number made up approximately 68 percent of all of the people on board of the ship during its maiden voyage. Of the total casualty ... More »

Although the precise number is disputed, approximately 1,500 people are believed to have died in the sinking of the Titanic. Separate investigations conducted by the United State Senate and British authorities placed the... More »

At the Titanic's beam, or widest point at the nautical waterline, it measured 92 feet 6 inches. Compared to modern ocean cruisers, this is somewhat small; the Costa Concordia, which foundered in 2012, measured 116 feet a... More »

The Titanic originally set sail from Southampton, England, at noon on April 10, 1912. The ship traveled to Cherbourg, France, stopping only briefly that evening before leaving for Queenstown, Ireland. At 1:30 p.m. on Thu... More »

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