Why the Titanic sink

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What is the real reasn the Titanic sank

-- Darian Guyer (luckygirl2991@aol.com), March 09, 2004


The ship's hull, normally designed to keep the dense water of the North Atlantic on the outside and the less dense combination of iron, wood, glass, etc. - but mostly air - on the inside, developed a sudden and striking inability to do so after having encountered an obstruction. The incoming water displaced an equal volume of much lighter air within the hull and reduced the ship's bouyancy. In the end, without the air, the ship (being primarily made of very dense iron) became denser than the surrounding sea, so it sank.

-- Getastupidanswer (Askastupidquestion@titanicshack.com), March 09, 2004.

The steel used in construction of the ship was very high in sulpher and therefore very brittle. this caused the hull to crack when it should have dented and sprung back to its original shape

-- Logan K Boop (lkboop@pacbell.net), November 24, 2004.

The titanic was made to be unsinkable but when it hit an ice-burg it put a large fash in the ship of dreams or the titanic and the Ice- Burg went through the unsinkable ship so it aventullay sank in to the bottem of the Alantic Ocean

-- demilouise (demilouiseden94@hotmail.com), February 05, 2005.

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