RMS Titanic, the largest ship in the world at the time, claimed to be unsinkable, and became one of the most awful tragedies of all time. Despite what was depicted in Cameron's famous movie, here are 20 historical facts you may not know!
1. She Was Called 'RMS Titanic' For A Reason
When it was first introduced to the public in 1912, the RMS Titanic was the biggest passenger vessel in the world. She fully deserved the name as she measured around 882 feet in length, 92 feet in breadth, 104 feet in height and weighed 46,328 tons. The prefix RMS, which stood for Royal Mail Ship, was to be known as a sign of distinction and quality.