Construction sequence OlympicTitanicGiganitac


mike disch

Preface. Day One, Olympic construction begins. Abt a yr later, Titanic hull construction begins. Abt a yr later, Olympic moved to Graving Dock for fitting out. Abt a yr after, Olympic launched, Titanic moved to graving dock. And so on.
Question Did Gigantic follow same sequence? i.e., at time of Disaster, was Giganic abt ready to begin fitting out?
Mark Chirnside

Mark Chirnside

Hi Mike!

Olympic's construction began three months before Titanic's, not one year. Olympic was launched *before* she was outfitted, in October 1910.

Britannic was nowhere near ready for outfitting at the time of Titanic's sinking -- she was not even fully framed.

Best regards,