You would have mostly come across Titanic ship and story through books or movies. Well, it is the largest ship in world history to sink due to hitting an iceberg. It has remained as a reason to loss several lives. The sinking of Titanic still remains as an unexpected incident. The travellers travelling on the ship were at high hopes, and they did not expect that their journey would so quickly. There are several facts that are not revealed about Titanic. Consider yourself lucky to go through these facts since it is not known to people.
The Titanic smashed the iceberg exactly at 11.40 PM. The incident happened on April 14, 1912. The Titanic ship sunk two hours after beating the iceberg.
When the Titanic took off, there were some plans changed. If the plans have not been changed, it would have helped to save numerous lives. They planned to drill a lifeboat on the board of the Titanic the same day it sunk. Captain Smith annulled the drill due to some other reasons.
The lifeboats used by people for recovering themselves on the board were not in full capability. It did not perform up to the mark. If it has helped to full extent, then lots of lives would have been saved. For instance, the lifeboat with a capacity to carry sixty five people could not hold more than twenty four members. The lifeboats could have assisted to help more people if it has performed well. Though there were only, it could have been packed to its complete capacity and saved people.
The Californian was the nearest ship located to the Titanic. The distress signals were sent, but the ship failed to respond. It came to help after a long time. The crew members of the ship Californian alerted the captain when they noticed the distress flares coming from the Titanic. They saw the flared in the skies and informed their captain. It was said that the captain of Californian did not give any orders to rescue the people in Titanic. The bad luck was the wireless operator working in the Californian went to sleep early that day, and there was none to attend the calls or respond the distress signals.