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The non-fiction novel A Night To Remember by Walter Lord is about the well known disaster that the luxury cruse ship the Titanic went thorough This story takes place on the ship and on its many decks During the story the Titanic sails along the Atlantic Ocean Walter Lord wrote this book in 1955 but the famous collision occurred on April 14 1912 at 1140 PM In this novel the author Walter Lord wants to show what happened at every moment on the cruse liner The Novel also has not one main character that is all characters have the same value in the storyOn April 14 1912 200 PM was when the Titanic left Queenstown for New York on the huge Voyage carrying 1316 passengers and 891 crew All was calm cruising along the Atlantic at 2212 knots and the ocean looked like a sheet of ice The watchman in the crows nest accounted for an iceberg but since the ship was unsinkable there was no need to worry right All was calm on the ship as well some were playing cards looking out at the night sky listening to the band play and some people decided to sleep Until that grinding noise came at around 1140 that night some people heard a grinding noise that seemed to be coming from the inside of the ship All but a few cared about it - if they even heard it The ships reputation would hold up to some grinding noise any day So after a while the word got around that they had in fact stuck an iceberg Surprisingly no one cared and everyone went back to bed The captain of the Titanic could if in emergency hit a electric button and many air-tight doors sealed off special rooms that could keep the ship afloat even if it had a hole in its double reinforced hull As word soon spread that the collision was a lot
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