Visualized: Comparing the Titanic to a Modern Cruise Ship
When the Titanic was completed on April 2, 1912, it was the largest and perhaps most luxurious ship in the world. The vessel could hold over 3,300 people including crew members, and boasted various amenities including a swimming pool and squash court.
The Titanic’s impressive size attracted many of the world’s wealthiest individuals, and on April 10, 1912, it set out on its maiden voyage. Just five days later, the ship sank after hitting an iceberg, resulting in more than 1,500 deaths.
It’s been over 100 years since the Titanic’s demise, so how have passenger ships evolved?
To find out, we’ve visualized it beside Royal Carribean’s Symphony of the Seas, currently the world’s largest cruise ship.
First published: April 15, 2021 (link)
Source files included: .ai, .eps, .pdf
Data source: Owlcation, Insider, IBT, Airbus, Blue Bird
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