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Thomas Andrews Jr. Titanic Project Presentation

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What You Don't Know Birth * Born on February 7th, 1873
*Born in Comber, County Down, Ireland. Education * Privately educated by a tutor until the age of 11.
*He went to the Royal Academical Institution from September of 1884 to May 1889. (age of 11 to 16)
*Enjoyed games more than studies.
*Excellent at all of the "manly" school sports.
*Stayed and watched ships being built after school.
*"All were fond of him"
*On May 1st, 1889, he left Belfast Academy for a premium apprenticeship at Harland and Wolff
*Took night classes at the Belfast College of Technology during his apprenticeship at Harland and Wolff Childhood * He enjoyed horse riding and had a Shetland pony.
* He practiced bee keeping.
*He was interested in boats.
*His friends called him Admiral.
*He was an excellent Cricket player.
*He mother was more like a sister.
*His father was more like a brother.
*Very talented with animals.
*Never used a whip or spur on his horse.
*Animals would follow him around.
*Never smoked or drank beer. Thomas Andrews Jr. What You Know Harland and Wolff ect. Titanic's Designing *He began designing Titanic in 1908, as a result of his Uncle's (Lord Pirrie) dream of first class Olympic ocean liners.
*At each stage, plans were submitted to J. Bruce Ismay for approve.
*In 1904 he became Assistant Chief Designer
*in 1905, he became the Head of the Designing department under Lord Pirrie.
*He was Chief Designer and Naval Architect for the Titanic and overlooked all plans
*He was the manager of the project, and got to see the Titanic grow up plate by plate. The Catastrophe * Of the 2,223 passengers and crew on board only 706 survived.
* Despite watertight compartments, bulk heads and remotely activated watertight doors, the lack of lifeboats was the main cause of death.
*Andrews was one of the 1,517 dead The Lifeboats- Who's Fault *Titanic had 16 wooden life boats with a capacity of 70 people in each, as well as 4 collapsible boats which could hold 46 people in each.
This however only provide lifeboats for 1304 people- just over half of those on board.
Whilst the Swedish made mechanism to lower the lifeboats was approved by Thomas Andrews, and was certainly the best available during the period. There had be no evacuation drills, and upon striking the ice burg panic set in.
* A man called Lightoller was loading the lifeboats of woman and children, sending many down half-full (as he thought the may buckle in the middle) until Andrews heard and demanded no more were to be sent down partially full. Murdoch too sent boat with just 12 people in it, 6 of those being crew. In total 500 empty seats remained in the lifeboats.
* Despite supposedly claiming in the Titanic film that Andrews chose not to put an adequate number of lifeboats on board because they would 'clutter up the deck' he in actual fact proposed 48 lifeboats should be on board but was overuled by the managing director Bruce Ismay, who said that many would be 'superfluous'.
*Provisions, blankets, and flares were packed inside the lifeboats, but because there had been no lifeboat drills, no one knew where they were. The Sinking-James Montgomery's Account Andrews- The Hero Many say that Andrews was the hero of the Titanic, trying to save as many lives as possible, and insisting that there be enough lifeboats and safety drills. Siblings *His oldest brother, John Miller was born in 1871
* His youngest brother, William was born in 1886.
*James, was born in 1877.
*His brother John went on to become the Prime Minister of Northern Island, from 1940 to 1943.
*James perused the path of his uncle and became a lawyer, and later became Lord Justice Chief of Northern Island.
* John and William were Managing Directors of John Andrews & Co., the family linen company, under the direction of their father.
*His only sister, Eliza Andrews Motgomery, married Lawrence Arthor in 1906. *Titanic's Designer
*Went down with ship
*Last seen in the first class smokeing room
*Didn't have enough lifeboats on the Titanic
*Worked for Harland and Wolff Thomas Andrews Jr. What You Need To Know Other Accomplishments *Andrews was Designer, Constructor, Supervisor and Adviser, for many ships.
*The Cedric, the Baltic, the Adriatic, the Oceanic, the Amerika, the President Lincoln and President Grant, the Nieuw Amsterdam, the Rotterdam, the Lapland, and his most famous and final, the Olympic and the Titanic Bullock, Shan F. (2011-03-30). Thomas Andrews Shipbuilder (Kindle Locations 220-223). . Kindle Edition.

Bullock, Shan F. (2011-03-30). Thomas Andrews Shipbuilder (Kindle Location 96. . Kindle Edition. John Miller Andrews James Andrews John Andrews William Andrews 3 Months Joiners Shop

2 Months Cabinet Makers

2 Months Working With Ships

2 Months Main Store

5 Months Shipwrights

2 Months Molding Loft

2 Months Painters

8 Months Iron Shipwrights

6 Months Fitters

3 Months Pattern Makers

8 Months Smiths

18 Months Drawling Office * He spent a total of 5 years doing the following things for his apprenticeship 142-145 Eliza Andrews Motgomery 119 116 113 113 125 105 105 86 86 111 111 119 108 120-128 130-187 535-542 *Andrews assessed the damage right after he was notified of it.
*Advised passengers to dress warmly and leave the ship.
*Assissted women and children to like boats.
*He was last seen throwing deck chairs to people in the water. *"He took to his work insistently and immediately" his uncle said.
*Lived in lodgings in Belfast during the week.
*Got up at before 4:50 and was at Harland and Wolff before 6:00.
*The 5 year apprenticeship cost his parents 100 guineas (£100), nowadays it would cost £1000 ($ 36149.40)
*His uncle part owned the company. *His uncle insistent that he receive no special treatment.
*Mastered everything with ease. *Paid attention to every detail.
*Many accounts of helping other people, helping an older worker ect. Thomas Andrews Jr.-A Perfectionist? *Planned on improving the Titanic and Olympic and adding the improvements to the design for the Britanic.
*Took notes for future improvements thought the entire voyage.
*Improvements include the galley hot press, removing some screws in the stateroom hat hooks, and restaining the deck chairs green. Titanic- "The Trial" *Thomas Andrews make an account of each day and sent it to his wife each day.
*Most of these accounts were lost in the sinking.
*The Titanic was taken for a trial to check all of the systems.
*After the trial, the Titanic returned the the Harland and Wolff Shipyard at 6:00
to prepare for the first leg of the trip, from Belfast to Southampton. 571 599 Titanic Voyage-Andrews Account *Doctors didn't allow Lord Pirrie to go on the maiden voyage of the Titanic
*Smooth Sailing the voyage to Southampton
*Left Southampton with 2,201 people
*Titanic almost collided with the New York.
*Never a moment idle during the entire voyage. 549 Mixed Wrestling 708-717 http://tinyurl.com/titanicdeathtole Character *Never smoked of drank beer.
*Had a "wonderful ringing laugh"
*Full of humor
*Everyone loved him
*Could tell you a good story
*Big Hearted
*Liked to have a spare hour or two to read a book, listen to gook music, ridide on a yacht, or ride a horse.
*Wanted to be healthy, have a lot of friends, and a lot of work. 328 Legacy *The legacy that Thomas Andrews has left is one of the best and noblest of any irishman, and a legacy of heroism, as well as bravery, and the most important, respect. 77-85 Political Values *Was an imperialist
*Loved peace
*Wanted a strong navy
*Strong unionist
*Thought that home rule would ruin Ireland
*Didn't like modern cities, wanted villages 497 What You Now Know Birth * Born on February 7th, 1873
*Born in Comber, County Down, Ireland. Education * Privately educated by a tutor until the age of 11.
*He went to the Royal Academical Institution from September of 1884 to May 1889. (age of 11 to 16)
*Enjoyed games more than studies.
*Excellent at all of the "manly" school sports.
*Stayed and watched ships being built after school.
*"All were fond of him"
*On May 1st, 1889, he left Belfast Academy for a premium apprenticeship at Harland and Wolff
*Took night classes at the Belfast College of Technology during his apprenticeship at Harland and Wolff Childhood * He enjoyed horse riding and had a Shetland pony.
* He practiced bee keeping.
*He was interested in boats.
*His friends called him Admiral.
*He was an excellent Cricket player.
*He mother was more like a sister.
*His father was more like a brother.
*Very talented with animals.
*Never used a whip or spur on his horse.
*Animals would follow him around.
*Never smoked or drank beer. Thomas Andrews Jr. What You Know Harland and Wolff ect. Titanic's Designing *He began designing Titanic in 1908, as a result of his Uncle's (Lord Pirrie) dream of first class Olympic ocean liners.
*At each stage, plans were submitted to J. Bruce Ismay for approve.
*In 1904 he became Assistant Chief Designer
*in 1905, he became the Head of the Designing department under Lord Pirrie.
*He was Chief Designer and Naval Architect for the Titanic and overlooked all plans
*He was the manager of the project, and got to see the Titanic grow up plate by plate. The Catastrophe * Of the 2,223 passengers and crew on board only 706 survived.
* Despite watertight compartments, bulk heads and remotely activated watertight doors, the lack of lifeboats was the main cause of death.
*Andrews was on of the 1,517 dead The Lifeboats- Who's Fault *Titanic had 16 wooden life boats with a capacity of 70 people in each, as well as 4 collapsible boats which could hold 46 people in each.
This however only provide lifeboats for 1304 people- just over half of those on board.
Whilst the Swedish made mechanism to lower the lifeboats was approved by Thomas Andrews, and was certainly the best available during the period. There had be no evacuation drills, and upon striking the ice burg panic set in.
* A man called Lightoller was loading the lifeboats of woman and children, sending many down half-full (as he thought the may buckle in the middle) until Andrews heard and demanded no more were to be sent down partially full. Murdoch too sent boat with just 12 people in it, 6 of those being crew. In total 500 empty seats remained in the lifeboats.
* Despite supposedly claiming in the Titanic film that Andrews chose not to put an adequate number of lifeboats on board because they would 'clutter up the deck' he in actual fact proposed 48 lifeboats should be on board but was overuled by the managing director Bruce Ismay, who said that many would be 'superfluous'.
*Provisions, blankets, and flares were packed inside the lifeboats, but because there had been no lifeboat drills, no one knew where they were. The Sinking-James Montgomery's Account Thomas Andrews- The Hero Many say that Andrews was the hero of the Titanic, trying to save as many lives as possible, and insisting that there be enough lifeboats and safety drills. Siblings *His oldest brother, John Miller was born in 1871
* His youngest brother, William was born in 1886.
*James, was born in 1877.
*His brother John went on to become the Prime Minister of Northern Island, from 1940 to 1943.
*James perused the path of his uncle and became a lawyer, and later became Lord Justice Chief of Northern Island.
* John and William were Managing Directors of John Andrews & Co., the family linen company, under the direction of their father.
*His only sister, Eliza Andrews Motgomery, married Lawrence Arthor in 1906. *Titanic's Designer
*Went down with ship
*Last seen in the first class smokeing room
*Didn't have enough lifeboats on the Titanic
*Worked for Harland and Wolff Other Accomplishments *Andrews was Designer, Constructor, Supervisor and Adviser, for many ships.
*The Cedric, the Baltic, the Adriatic, the Oceanic, the Amerika, the President Lincoln and President Grant, the Nieuw Amsterdam, the Rotterdam, the Lapland, and his most famous and final, the Olympic and the Titanic Bullock, Shan F. (2011-03-30). Thomas Andrews Shipbuilder (Kindle Locations 220-223). . Kindle Edition.

Bullock, Shan F. (2011-03-30). Thomas Andrews Shipbuilder (Kindle Location 96. . Kindle Edition. John Miller Andrews James Andrews John Andrews William Andrews 3 Months Joiners Shop

2 Months Cabinet Makers

2 Months Working With Ships

2 Months Main Store

5 Months Shipwrights

2 Months Molding Loft

2 Months Painters

8 Months Iron Shipwrights

6 Months Fitters

3 Months Pattern Makers

8 Months Smiths

18 Months Drawling Office * He spent a total of 5 years doing the following things for his apprenticeship 142-145 Eliza Andrews Motgomery 119 116 113 113 125 105 105 86 86 111 111 119 108 120-128 130-187 535-542 *Andrews assessed the damage right after he was notified of it.
*Advised passengers to dress warmly and leave the ship.
*Assissted women and children to like boats.
*He was last seen throwing deck chairs to people in the water. *"He took to his work insistently and immediately" his uncle said.
*Lived in lodgings in Belfast during the week.
*Got up at before 4:50 and was at Harland and Wolff before 6:00.
*The 5 year apprenticeship cost his parents 100 guineas (£100), nowadays it would cost £1000 ($ 36149.40)
*His uncle part owned the company. *His uncle insistent that he receive no special treatment.
*Mastered everything with ease. *Paid attention to every detail.
*Many accounts of helping other people, helping an older worker ect. Thomas Andrews-A Perfectionist? *Planned on improving the Titanic and Olympic and adding the improvements to the design for the Britanic.
*Took notes for future improvements thought the entire voyage.
*Improvements include the galley hot press, removing some screws in the stateroom hat hooks, and restaining the deck chairs green. Titanic- "The Trial" *Thomas Andrews make an account of each day and sent it to his wife each day.
*Most of these accounts were lost in the sinking.
*The Titanic was taken for a trial to check all of the systems.
*After the trial, the Titanic returned the the Harland and Wolff Shipyard at 6:00
to prepare for the first leg of the trip, from Belfast to Southampton. 571 599 Titanic Voyage-Andrews Account *Doctors didn't allow Lord Pirrie to go on the maiden voyage of the Titanic
*Smooth Sailing the voyage to Southampton
*Left Southampton with 2,201 people
*Titanic almost collided with the New York.
*Never a moment idle during the entire voyage. 549 708-717 http://tinyurl.com/titanicdeathtole Character *Never smoked of drank beer.
*Had a "wonderful ringing laugh"
*Full of humor
*Everyone loved him
*Could tell you a good story
*Big Hearted
*Liked to have a spare hour or two to read a book, listen to gook music, ridide on a yacht, or ride a horse.
*Wanted to be healthy, have a lot of friends, and a lot of work. 328 Legacy *The legacy that Thomas Andrews has left is one of the best and noblest of any irishman, and a legacy of heroism, as well as bravery, and the most important, respect. 77-85 Political Values *Was an imperialist
*Loved peace
*Wanted a strong navy
*Strong unionist
*Thought that home rule would ruin Ireland
*Didn't like modern cities, wanted villages 497 What you knew Parents *Thomas Andrews, is a man whose outstanding merits and stellar character have won him an honored place among men. One of the famous Recess Committee of 1895, he was President of the Ulster Liberal Unionist Association, Chairman of the Belfast and County Down Railway Company, a Privy Councilor, a Deputy Lieutenant of Down, High Sheriff of the same county, and Chairman of its County Council.
*In 1870 Thomas Andrews married Eliza Pirrie, a descendant of the Scotch Hamiltons, Lord Pirrie's sister, and herself a woman of the noblest type. 62 Credits Prezi.com-my visual aid
www.tinyurl.com-for making my url's tiny!
www.titanicuniverse.com (http://tinyurl.com/titanicdeathtole)-lifeboat information and death toll
www.libraryireland.com (http://tinyurl.com/ThomasAndrewsShipbuilder)-for the book where I got almost everything!
www.amazon.com-allwnoig me to download a book
Amazon Kindle for P.C.-for allowing me to read Thomas Andrews Shipbuilder
Shan. F. Bullock- for the book I used for everything
Mrs. Keller-getting my Prezi onto the Belle Aire website
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