The Titanic | All About The Ship

882' 9" - her length in feet and inches (269.1 metres).

92' - her breadth (28 metres).

175' - the height of the Titanic, from the top of the funnels to the keel (53.3 metres).

The RMS Titanic at sea

900 - the weight of freight and passengers baggage carried aboard, in tonnes.

840 - the total number of staterooms (416 First Class, 162 Standard Class, 262 Third Class).

9 - the number of decks, lettered A to G.

"You could actually walk miles along the decks and passages covering different ground all the time. I was thoroughly familiar with pretty well every type of ship afloat but it took me 14 days before I could, with confidence, find my way from one part of that ship to another." Charles Lightoller, Titanic Second Officer.

46,328 - the internal usable volume of the Titanic, in tonnes (referred to as the 'gross register tons' or GRT)'.

825 - the amount of coal used per day, in tonnes.

23 - the top speed of the Titanic, in knots.

29 - the number of boilers powering the Titanic.

159 - the number of coal burning furnaces fueling the boilers.

4 - the number of funnels.

3 - the number of functional funnels (the 4th provided ventilation and was added for aesthetic reasons - 4 funnels made the ship look more impressive!).

81.5 feet - the height that the funnels extended above the deck.

10,000 - the approximate number of light bulbs on the ship.

3 - the number of propellers - there were 2 outside (3 x 10' blades) and a central prop (4 x 6' blades).

2 - the number of anchors.

15 - the weight of each anchor, in tonnes.

131,428 - the official number of the ship.

1,200 - the typical range of the Titanic's wireless equipment at night, in miles.

400 - the typical range of the same wireless equipment during daylight hours (due to heavier use of the airwaves by other shipping).

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