A Rare Glimpse Inside The Real Titanic

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.

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