RMS Titanic

About the RC Capable RMS Titanic Kit:

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RMS Titanic – Model Boat & Fittings is a scale model of the famous ocean liner RMS Titanic. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, US. The sinking of Titanic caused the deaths of more than 1,500 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. The RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service. Titanic was the second of three Olympic class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line, and was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast with Thomas Andrews as her naval architect. Andrews was among those lost during the sinking. On her maiden voyage, she carried 2,224 passengers and crew

Kit Contents:

Plan with detailed building instructions German, English, French, Danish, Italian and Dutch, laser cut wood hull, decks from wood, plastic, brass (including photo etched), aluminium and wooden parts to finish the model, stern tubes with shafts and propellers.

Fittings Contents:

All fittings included (e.g. position lights, anchors, life-belt, etc.)

Specification:

Length 1880 mm.
Width 200 mm.
Height 500 mm
Scale 1:144

Recommended Paints
Hull Red
Pale Grey
Trainer Yellow
Matt White
Clear Poly
Satin Brown
Flat Black
Mahogany

$1,538.90

About: RMS Titanic

About the RMS Titanic

The RMS Titanic was a luxury passenger liner that captured the world’s attention with its grandeur and opulence. It was built by the White Star Line company, a British shipping company, and was intended to be the largest and most luxurious ship of its time. Construction of the Titanic began in 1909 at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The ship was designed by Thomas Andrews and was built to accommodate over 2,400 passengers and crew members. It took three years to complete the construction of the Titanic, with over 15,000 workers involved in the process. The ship was launched on May 31, 1911, and was hailed as a marvel of modern engineering.

The Titanic was equipped with state-of-the-art amenities, including a swimming pool, gymnasium, Turkish bath, and even a squash court. It also boasted luxurious first-class accommodations, with grand staircases, lavish dining rooms, and spacious cabins. However, tragedy struck on April 14, 1912, when the Titanic hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. Despite being equipped with the latest safety features, the Titanic was unable to withstand the impact and began to sink. The lack of lifeboats and the chaos that ensued during the evacuation resulted in the loss of over 1,500 lives.

The sinking of the Titanic remains one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history and has captured the imagination of people for over a century. The story of the Titanic continues to fascinate and intrigue, with numerous books, movies, and documentaries being made about its ill-fated voyage. The tragic sinking of the Titanic also led to significant changes in maritime safety regulations, ensuring that such a disaster would never happen again. The legacy of the Titanic lives on, reminding us of the fragility of human life and the importance of safety measures in the face of nature’s unpredictable forces.

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