A data-fueled journey through the demise of the RMS Titanic
The Titanic was 882 feet 9 inches long with a maximum breadth of 92 feet 6 inches.
Titanic Sets Sail
The Titanic launch neglected to include the traditional bottle-breaking on the bow of the boat for good luck and safe travels.
The Titanic sinks 2 hours and 40 minutes after encountering an iceberg.
13 Honeymooning Couples
1 crew member left the voyage early - claiming to have a "sense of foreboding."
Male to Female Ratio
Was nearly 4:1
A lookout spotted the iceberg immediately ahead of theTitanic and alerted the bridge, but it was too late. The starboard side of the Titanic had already struck the iceberg. Five of the ship's watertight compartments were breached. Unfortunately, the ship was not designed to survive more than four compartments flooding at one time.
Number of lifeboats the Titanic was capable of carrying.
Number of lifeboats it actually carried.
Lifeboat space that went unused.
- Passenger Data: http://public.tableau.com/s/sites/default/files/media/titanic%20passenger%20list.csv
- Crew Data: