These Real Titanic Photos Are More Riveting Than The Movie

6. Stern & Rudder of Ship

This picture shows the ship’s rudder, which is one of the main pieces needed to steer the gigantic vessel. The rudder of Titanic weighed over 20,000 pounds.

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7. Titanic at Dock Before Launch

An image of Titanic at the dock before launch. Moving such a large structure from land into water is an amazing feat. While the process of sliding the ship into water only took a total of 62 seconds, it required 23 tons of lubricants including train oil, soap, and grease.

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