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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 year ago

Was Titanic built by drunken British people is that why it sunk?

Update:

I read it was built by people who disliked Irish Indpendence in what is now Norhern Ireland if it were built by Irish Catholics instead of Ulster Protestants it would not have sunk.

Update 2:

Irish can handle the drink betetr then the Brits lazy incopetents in Harland in Wolf destroyed a great ship and killed many Brittish elites on Titanic.

Update 3:

If they allowed Catholics to help build it and they had not said it was unsinkable the British Eilites.

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    The Titanic sank as the result of a chain of events. There was a fire in the coal magazine. That was not an uncommon occurrence in steam ships of the day. You dealt with it by using the coal. However, maximising coal use to deal with the fire could have meant that the Titanic might have run out of coal before it reached New York. The captain therefore took a shorter route than was advisable at that time of year, the ship hit an iceberg and was lost.

    The Britannic, Oceanic and Olympic were similar ships built by the same people and these all had long careers as ocean liners and were later renamed and used as troop ships. Irish Catholics do not have much of a track record in building large ships. It took Saint Brendan 3 months to cross the Atlantic in his coracle.

    • RICHARD
      Lv 6
      1 year agoReport

      Killmouseky, compared to Titanic's 59 hour 40 minute career, the Brittanic's 11 month's in service was a long career.

  • 1 year ago

    No it sank because when they were building it a piece of metallic part of the shop was burnt and they didn't fix it. Also it had to do with the captain

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    The Titanic sunk due to a fire that weakened a side of the ship. The fire burned and spread for weeks before noticed. When the Captin found out about this , he decided he would still proceed on to America. Along with the fact of ignorance, and greed of not wanting to lose out on the money already put into this journey, (reputation at risk) He then proceeded to make the ship sail on full speed, Wich indeed made him decide to go a route he was advised otherwise. Stressing further the damages made by the fire.Unfortunately they then struck an ice burg on the side of the ship that the metal or (materials of metal ,iron ect used) was weakened by the fire and journey, Leading up to their dismay.

  • 1 year ago

    Peter Gore Seer,

    No We Will Never Truly Know Why, As With Religion We Will Never Truly Know Why Christian Kills Christian, Or Muslim, Or Fascism, Racism, Discrimination, BUT IN MY OPPINION AS BROADCAST ON FILMS, THE COMPANY TOLD THE CAPTAIN TO SPEED UP, CRUISE SHIPS WERE COMPETING WE THE PEOPLE LOVE A FAST RIDE.

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    That big iceberg might have had something to do with it.

  • 1 year ago

    It sunk because it hit an iceberg. Those who claimed it was unsinkable obviously didn't consider icebergs..

  • Jahal
    Lv 5
    1 year ago

    The ship hit an iceberg.

    The ship was also full of heavy, ornate furniture, gymnasium, grand pianos,etc. This didn't cause it to sink, but probably helped it go down faster LOL

  • Moya
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    The Titanic strucknan iceberg and sunk

  • 1 year ago

    You never read anything about the subject, did you?

  • 1 year ago

    No. Fact was that the rivets used were not Number 1 class and the design was defective as well with bulkheads that did not reach all the way up so one flooded compartment was able to flow into another as the ship started to sink.

    • Lv 4
      1 year agoReport

      good answer, tragically; also, many of the causes were somewhat or entirely novel, and resulted in many changes in engineering, materials, designs, component requirements, communication requirements, safety requirements, & safety drills: the design, construction, & operation were somewhat prototype

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    The Titanic was built by Irishmen at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast. They were quite sober at the time. Forensic research has indicated that substandard steel and substandard iron rivets were a contributing factor to the Titanic disaster, not drunk construction workers or engineers.

    Blaming the shipbuilders for the Titanic disaster is almost as absurd as blaming the Inuit for the Franklin disaster 65 years earlier (as some deluded English have claimed!)

    • Marli
      Lv 7
      1 year agoReport

      Had the lookouts' vision been frequently tested. Had there been binoculars in the crow's nest. Had the watertight compartments been higher. Had the double bottom been built up the sides to above the waterline. Had the ship not been going at full speed. Had they not counted on unsinkablity.

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