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Life On The Titanic

$150 - the average cost of a First Class berth on the Titanic (£30); a First Class parlour suite on the other hand cost $4,350 (£875).

$60 - the average cost of a Standard Class berth (£12).

$15-$40 - the average cost of a Third class berth (£3-£8).

50,000 - the number of items of bone china crockery supplied to the Titanic by Stonier and Co of Liverpool.

7,500 - the number of blankets taken aboard the Titanic.

2 - the number of seasickness cures available on board (beef tea or smelling salts).

$6,000,000 - the estimated value of the cash, bonds and jewellery carried by Titanic's passengers.

Facilities on the Titanic

A promotional image of the Reading Room on the First Class A Deck of The Titanic.

Above: A promotional image of the Reading Room located on the First Class A Deck of The Titanic.

4 - the number of restaurants.

550 - the number of diners the First Class dining saloon could cater for at any one time (18 more than the Olympic's 532).

6 - the number of places at the Captain's Table.

30 feet x 14 feet - the dimensions of the swimming pool on deck F (length x width).

1s - the cost of using the heated swimming pool, in shillings (the pool was reserved for use by First Class passengers only).

4s - the cost of using the Turkish and electric baths on deck F (in shillings).

2 - barber shops.

2 - libraries.

3 - galleys.

1 - fully equipped gymnasium.

1 - fully equipped photographic darkroom.

8,000 - the number of cigars available to the First Class passengers.

250 + - the number of Marconi telegrams sent by passengers during the voyage.

2 - the number of bathtubs available to the 700 third class passengers.

Accommodation on the Titanic

840 - the total number of staterooms (private rooms such as suites, cabins and dormitories), on the Titanic.

416 - the number of staterooms in First Class.

162 - the number of staterooms in Second Class.

262 - the number of staterooms in Third Class.

10 - the number of Titanic passengers that the largest third class cabin accommodated.

164 - number accommodated in the largest third class dormitory (on deck G).

84 - the number of two-berth cabins in third class.

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