Finishing the Job
After the ship was finished, the numbers associated with the Titanic were astounding. The ship was more than 880’ long and 175’ tall, as well as more than 90’ wide. The displacement of the ship was over 52,000 tons, and there were 29 boilers inside the ship. These boilers powered the engine, which powered four propellers. For safety, the ship was fitted with 20 lifeboats. This gave the ship the capability of saving 1,178 passengers. However, in total, the ship carried 2224 passengers and crew.