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The Titanic

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Transcript of The Titanic

CAPTAINS AT THE READY
Presented by:

Danny Ardona
Sunny Badwal
Justin Banton
James Binos

THE OLYMPIC ACCIDENT
-The Titanic is hit by an iceberg on its side on April 14, 1912
-At 2:20 AM on April 15, the ship sinks deep into the Atlantic Ocean
-710 people survived, while 1,500 people lost their lives
THE HISTORY
The Conspiracy
On September 20, 1911, the Olympic collided with the HMS Hawke
- The Titanic was a passenger ship owned by White Star Line
- Had a sister ship called the Olympic
- Each ship cost $7.5 million to make, which today would roughly be $174 million
ABANDON SHIP - TITANIC SINKS

SISTERS
THE TITANIC TODAY
EVIDENCE FOR
MOTIVE FOR SWITCHING THE TITANIC
A conspiracy of titanic proportions.
The Titanic
- White Star Line's pocket took a hit of
£800 000 pounds to repair costs and lost
revenue

- Is that enough of a motive? Probably.



- Federal Reserve Bank
To put it in perspective...
Questions?
£800 000 in 1911 is
~ $90 000 000 today
Conclusion
BUT...
The Jekyll Island Gang
- Met on Jekyll Island in 1910
- Potentially part of an "Illuminati"
THE SECRET MEETING
- Wanted to make a Federal Reserve Bank that would operate outside of US government constraints

- War chest

- Powerful, influential people opposed to the Federal Reserve

- Getting rid of them all
John Jacob Astor Isidor Straus
Benjamin Guggenheim
POSSIBLE EXPLANATIONS
2 DEGREES LIST TO PORT
SS Californian
Californian Capacity
Titanic Capacity
- RMS Olympic collides with the HMS Hawke

- This causes the Olympic to have a permanent tilt to the left

- Titanic had the same tilt
OLYMPIC PROPELLER REPAIR
Two Degree List
- Switcheroo

- Sink the "Titanic"

- Have a rescue ship waiting

- $$$ PROFIT $$$
- Olympic damaged a propeller at sea and arrived at Southampton on the 28th of February for repairs

- Repairs took place between the 2nd and 4th of March
- But it stayed 3 days longer, leaving on the 7th

- This is when the switch may have occurred
The Workers
The Titanic
There was an opportunity to ...
SIXTEEN PORT HOLES AND
WINDOWS HAVE DIFFERENT SPACING
The Windows
The Portholes
J.P. Morgan Canceling
SS CALIFORNIAN
THE RESCUE VESSEL
- The empty ship parked in the ice field near the Titanic's sinking with its engines on standby

- There was radio contact between the ship
Abram Piatt Nelson Aldrich Frank Vanderlip Henry Davison Charles Norton Benjamin Strong Paul Warburg
Andrew
- Captain Edward Smith did just the same


- It's like they knew or something???
Was able to carry:

- 47 passengers
- 55 crew members

For a total capacity of 102 people
- Captain of the Californian, Stanley Lord, slept on a couch in his uniform as if he was waiting for a call
PLAN B
Was able to carry:

- 2 435 passengers
- 892 crew members

For a total capacity of 3 327 people
Structural Differences
As a rescue ship
- A fire was set in a coal bunker deliberately and allowed to keep burning

- It smoldered for a week and was kept from the trade inspector

- They would use the smoke to fake a fire and evacuate everyone if needed
On the night of the incident the Titanic had over 2 200 people on board
CANCELLATIONS
- Around 50 (mostly first class passengers) canceled their trip on short notice (close friends and business associate of J.P. Morgan)

- J.P. Morgan had the best suite on the ship and also canceled last minute

- An hour before the Titanic sailed Morgan had his valuables taken off the ship

SECRECY
- The surviving passengers and crew were detained overnight upon returning to Britain

- Forced to sign a pledge under the Official Secrets Act

- They would be prosecuted and never work again if any word were to leak out
- A slight tilt to port or starboard is not unusual for modern ships.

- Many factors can cause tilts on a boat

- In the case of the Titanic it could have been caused by improper ballasting.
- It's very difficult to come to a definite conclusion
- Evidence we couldn't find rebuttals for exists for both sides
- As a group, we deemed the evidence we gathered as inconclusive
- Workers were also working on other ships.

- How would you silence thousands of people (~15000 workers)?

- Workers were told to give information only to the Board of Trade Inquiry
Since the Titanic was a work in progress at the time changes could have
easily been made.
- The Titanic initially had 14 portholes.

- Two more portholes were added to the Titanic
- Two private verandahs and suites were added to the Titanic.

Thursday 28 March
- J.P Morgan wrote a letter announcing that he will be away in Venice on April 23rd

- The maiden voyage was April 10th

-Could not have taken the Voyage and made it to Venice on April 23rd
Too many changes would need to be made to make the swap
Some Differences were...

- The Titanic was four inches longer than the Olympic

-The Titanic had carpeting and flooring tiles that were different than the Olympic

- The wheelhouse is curved on Olympic. It's flat on the Titanic
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