16. Lifeboats Being Lowered
The Titanic had 20 lifeboats on deck that could carry around 1,200 people at maximum capacity. Although that is more boats than required at the time, it is less than half of the vessel’s occupancy — roughly 2,500 when including passengers and crew.
17. Survivors on Carpathia
Over 700 survivors from the shipwreck were rescued by an ocean liner named Carpathia. The survivors were all extremely cold and suffering from stress and hypothermia, so they were handed warm clothing by the passengers of the oceanliner.