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RMS Titanic's Maiden Voyage 'Run Data' April 11 - 14, 1912.

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Date Time Notes Position  Distance Run (nm) Time  Average Speed 
April 11th 2:20 P.M Depart: Daunt Rock LV        
April 12th Noon Clock setback 58m Lat. 50° 24 'N, Long. 20° 46' W 1

484

23h 4m

20.98 kts

  7:00 PM GMT   Lat. 49° 45'N, Long. 23° 38'W
2

   
April 13th Noon Clock setback 51m Lat. 47° 23 N, Long. 33° 38 W
3

540

24h 51m

21.74 kts

April 14th Noon Clock setback 45m Lat. 42° 54'N, Long. 44° 50 'W 4

546

24h 45m

22.06 kts

  5:45 p.m. (Ship’s time)
  Lat. 41° 55 N, Long: 47° 21' W

127

   

11:40 p.m. (Ship’s time)   Lat. 41° 46'N, Long: 50° 14' W 5

130

   

Total Distance Run 1827 nautical miles.
Total Run Time = 3 days 12 hours 20 minutes (84h 20m)
Average Speed 21.66 knots.
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1: Winocour, Jack, ed. The Story of the Titanic as Told by its Survivors Lawrence Beesley, Archibald Gracie, ,Commander Lightoller, Harold Bride, New York: Dover Publications, Inc, 1960, p279.

2: Captain E.J, Smith, WT message La Touraine

3: Deduced from evidence of 3/O Pitman, 5/O Lowe

4: Evidence of 3/O Pitman, 5/O Lowe

5: Evidence of 4/O Boxhall

Comment and discuss

  1. Tad G. Fitch said:

    Very good analysis Sam. I certainly have to disagree with Captain Collins' conclusions, especially since he uses the erroneous Boxhall distress coordinates, which have been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt to be incorrect. All my best, Tad

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2007) RMS Titanic's Maiden Voyage 'Run Data' April 11 - 14, 1912. ( ref: #5693, published 20 October 2007, generated 17th October 2021 07:01:18 AM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-maiden-voyage-run-data.html