The average cost of a first-class ticket to board the Titanic was about $400 ($5,000 in today's money). There were two first-class rooms on the Titanic that cost $3,300 each (more than a brand new car back then). The rooms were each 50 feet long with there own personal deck.
So, a Third Class ticket was $35 while the First Class Suite was over $4,000. It's estimated that there were 324 first-class passengers on board the Titanic's maiden voyage when it sank, though it isn't known how many of them took a standard first-class berth and how many took a suite.
How much was the most expensive ticket on the Titanic?
The family fortune came from her father, a wealthy textile-mill owner. Cardeza had no trouble affording what is believed to have been the most expensive ticket on the ship: $2,560 in 1912 dollars, or more than $61,000 today. She boarded the ship in Cherbourg with her 36-year-old son, Thomas, her maid, and his valet.
Estimated price: $90,000 to $120,000. A first-class dinner menu that was retrieved either from Titanic's wreckage or from one of the bodies pulled out of the water. The menu is valued at $25,000 to $35,000.
How much was a second class ticket on the Titanic in 1912?
Titanic was a luxurious ship and tickets were expensive. A third class ticket cost around £7 in 1912 which is nearly £800 in today's money. A second class ticket cost around £13 or nearly £1500 today and a first class ticket would have set you back a minimum of £30 or more than £3300 today.
The majority of the 700-plus steerage passengers on the Titanic were emigrants. Only 25 percent of the Titanic's third-class passengers survived, and of that 25 percent, only a fraction were men. By contrast, about 97 percent of first-class women survived the sinking of the Titanic.
John Jacob Astor was the wealthiest passenger aboard Titanic. He was the head of the Astor family, with a personal fortune of approximately $150,000,000. Born on 13 July 1864 to William Astor, he was educated at St. Paul's School, Concord and later went to Harvard.
The intended launch date was originally set in 2016, delayed to 2018, then 2022. The development of the project was resumed in November 2018 after a hiatus which began in 2015, caused by a financial dispute, which affected the $500 million project.
How many children died on the Titanic? Of the 109 children traveling on the Titanic, almost half were killed when the ship sank – 53 children in total. 1 – the number of children from First Class who perished. 52 – the number of children from steerage who perished.
Did the Captain of the Titanic die? Captain Smith did indeed perish when the Titanic sank. Some survivors reported seeing him inside the wheelhouse of the bridge as Titanic sank, whilst others claim to have seen Smith commit suicide using a pistol.
No one has found human remains, according to the company that owns the salvage rights. But the company's plan to retrieve the ship's iconic radio equipment has sparked a debate: Could the world's most famous shipwreck still hold remains of passengers and crew who died a century ago?
The crew signed on to work for a single voyage at an agreed rate of pay, which for transatlantic return trips was roughly equivalent to a monthly wage paid at the end of the voyage. This rate ranged from £35 ($175) for the Chief Engineer down to £2 ($10) for the bellboys.
After 73 years underwater, Titanic was finally discovered by Dr. Robert Ballard in 1985. Two years later, an expedition descended the 12,000 feet and discovered a small leather satchel. When they brought it up they were shocked at what they found: a collection of fine jewelry, still in pristine condition decades later.
Clive Palmer's Titanic II will NOT set sail in 2022. There are still statements on the web that it will, from respected sources, but they are all wrong. Palmer suggested this date in the past, but it was never confirmed.
Following the success of the 2021 & 2022 Titanic Expeditions, the OceanGate Expeditions team is preparing to return to the wreck in the spring of 2023 as the next phase of a longitudinal survey of the wreck.
Introduction. After the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on April 15, 1912, hundreds of the survivors, families of victims, and owners of cargo filed claims against the White Star Line for loss of life, property, and for injuries sustained. Their claims totaled $16.4 million.
Michel and Edmond were the only two children to survive the sinking of the Titanic without a parent or guardian to help them along, and when they were rescued along with the rest of the survivors no one knew what to make of them.
Like any other ship, Titanic had a substantial population of rats. One was seen running across the Third Class Dining Room on the evening of the sinking, to the shock and amazement of the diners. Some of the women who saw it burst into tears, while men tried unsuccessfully to capture the rat.