Non Fiction Article.
On April 14/15, 1912, the Titanic sank. The Titanic sank at 2:20am. This horrible tragity accured when the Titanic hit an iceburg which scratched the hull and made water come in the bow. There was 2200 people aboard and 1500 people died. Only 705 people survived. The ship was thought to be unsinkable because it had two layers of metal. They started building the Titanic in 1910. The RMS Titanic was owened by the White Star Line. RMS stands for royal mail steamer. The Titanic sank in the North Atlantic. The Titanic planned voyage was from Southampton,England to New York. The ship that got the distress call and picked up the survivers was called the Carpathia. But now scientist have a new theory that the Titanic sank because the ship was made of steal and was brittal in the cold atlantic water and because they were going too fast.