RMS Titanic Model Ship Kit 1:300 – Occre (14009)
The RMS Titanic 1:300 Model Ship Kit is manufactured by Occre Model Ship Kits & Occre Model Boat Kits. They use high quality materials, made with precision and a great degree of detail. To ensure easy, enjoyable ship model kit assembly, all Occre wooden Ship Model Kits are accompanied by detailed instructions, subdivided into assembly stages with full colour photographs. All Occre ship model kits include wooden parts. The hull planking is single layer.
History of the RMS Titanic
On April 10, 1912, the world’s largest and most luxurious ocean liner, Titanic, set sail on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York. It took the lives of 1,495 people and gave rise to the greatest legend in the history of maritime navigation. The Titanic did not have enough lifeboats for all the passengers, about 1,200 people, but there were about 2,223 on board. In the early morning of April 15, 1912, the Titanic collided with an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland. The sinking of the Titanic was the largest shipwreck in the history of maritime navigation in peacetime. 1,518 people died. Only 711 people out of 2,223 survived. Myths and legends have been created around the fatal shipwreck, making the Titanic probably the most famous ship in history.
For many years historians, treasure hunters, oceanographers and businessmen have searched for the wreck. Finally, the wreckage of the ship was discovered on September 1, 1985 by Robert Ballard during a secret mission in charge of the United States Navy. The wreck of the Titanic was located 3,784 meters deep, about 800 km off the coast of Canada. The lights of the Titanic went out minutes before it disappeared into the Atlantic Ocean along with the dream of reaching New York. Titanic Technical Data Sheet With a total tonnage of 45,000 tons. It was propelled by two twin propellers more than seven meters in diameter and another propeller, in a central position, measuring more than five meters.