Treachery on the Titanic

You all know the story of the Titanic. Big ship gets launched, they build her a sister, but bigger. Cheerful launch, stops a bit, then heads towards the Ocean. Hits iceberg, funnel falls, ship splits in half, then down goes the ship. But besides that, there was much more treachery on the Titanic. Read More.

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2. Rivets

Most ships hull is welded, which is quite easy, but Titanic's builders wanted to use rivets. Rivets are extremely strong when they are steel or strong iron, but they cost so much, that substandard iron had to do. The rivets wouldn't survive a bump or scratch without popping out of the hull.

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