The Titanic sank because it hit an iceberg and was not able to stay afloat as it took on water. The impact with the iceberg punctured the hull in five separate compartments that were not watertight; these compartments ha... More »

After a collision with an iceberg irreparably damaged its hull, the RMS Titanic sank to a depth of 12,500 feet. The wreckage was found in 1985 by Dr. Robert D. Ballard, 370 miles south-southeast of Newfoundland. More »

The remains of RMS Titanic are located off the Newfoundland coast in the North Atlantic Ocean at a depth of 12,600 feet. Robert Ballard located the ship in 1985 and recovered many artifacts. More »

The Titanic sank because it hit an iceberg, which tore a hole in the side of the ship and flooded six compartments with water. Thirty-eight thousand tons of water rushed to fill the ship, which resulted in the ship break... More » History Modern History

The Titanic provided several important lessons: it demonstrated the unprecedented capabilities of human watercraft engineering, and uncovered fatal flaws in ship design and safety. Ideas for creating the Titanic began du... More »

Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg as it was sailing from the United Kingdom to the United States on its maiden voyage in 1912. The ship was the largest passenger ship, luxurious and the most advanced of its time. More » History Modern History

Some facts for kids about the Titanic include that it took the ship two hours and 40 minutes to sink after hitting the iceberg, and three dogs left the Titanic on a lifeboat with their owners. Another fact includes that ... More »