I recommend the book "Olympic, Titanic's Sister" by Mark Chirnside. It will tell you just about everything you would want to know about Olympic.I know that following Titanic, Olympic recieved a number of changes, namely safety related ones, but what about interior ones? I know she got a cafe Parisien like Titanic. What else was changed? I know originally Olympic lacked the A deck cabins near the aft grand staircase, were those ever added? And any other major interior changes. Thanks!
While reading Walter Lord's "A night to remember" it mentioned that Andrews was plannig to divide Titanic's unpopular Reading and Writing Room into deluxe suites. Does anybody know if that plan was carried out in Olympic or Britannic?
Example of this was the Andrea Doria in 1956. within 15 minutes after being struck by Stockholm she took on a list of 25°. Half of her lifeboats became unlaunchable.With oil firing they were made WT and gave some protection against collision damage, but the stability problem remained.
Example of this was the Andrea Doria in 1956. within 15 minutes after being struck by Stockholm she took on a list of 25°. Half of her lifeboats became unlaunchable.
Has anyone come across an account of a "dent" and crack running across the centre of the ship below the water line during the 1919 refit
Would this be due to any buckling of the hull or any other reason that may shed light on why the Titanic broke in half ..