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The Titanic was and still is considered one of the biggest disasters of the century The ship that was proclaimed to be unsinkable proved that wrong The if-onlys start to come in when you get to see all of the reasons why the Titanic shouldnt have sank even after it hit the iceberg that is what is so ironic The boat was supposed to have enough lifeboats for all of the passengers on board but only had enough for 700 of the 2200 passengers on board If only the Titanic had enough lifeboats the sinking of the ship would not have been so tragic The Titanic also has the unfortunate if-only of the Californian The Californian was a ship that was approximately 15 to 20 miles away from the Titanic when it struck the iceberg When the Titanic radioed the Californian for assistance the captain of the Californian had already gone to bed and no one was there to receive the distress call Stanley Lord the captain of the Californian has since been indirectly blamed for the deaths of the Titanic passengers because his ignorence cost people their lives If only the Californian had been awake to meet the Titanic many hundreds of lives could have been saved If only the lookouts had binocularsthen the Titanic could have been able to spot the iceberg from as far as a mile back rather than 37 feet to respond The look out tower only contained men which have the eyesight at night of around 250 to 750 feet They didnt not spot the iceberg until about 100 feet and didnt react until over 60 feet later Another if-only is that the Titanic hitting the iceberg head-on At the time this would have seemed illogical so the crew is not blamed for trying to
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