FC: The Titanic | By: Zack Driscoll and Wyatt Fisher | Lifeboat 9
1: Titanic Having a story written about a boat that sunk just the same wasn't enough. At noon on April 10, 1912 the Titanic was launched and only 48 hours later they were sending out distress calls because they were going down. They sank on April 14,1912. Even though the Californian was just 20 miles away they couldn't come to their aid. Some survived but other had to stay on ship and go down with the it. | Brief History
2: Lifeboat 9 | This lifeboat had 41 people who all survived. There were only 2 families aboard and the youngest member on our lifeboat was 16. On March 25, 1912 lifeboats were tested to make sure they were able to hold together and provide a safe place. The majority of our passengers were 2nd class. It was launched at 1:30 am and fifth in queue. We had a total of 15 crew members on our boat and the majority of people traveling were males.
3: Gender | Female | Female | Male | Female | Male | Female | Female | Female | Female | Female | Female | Male | Male | Male | Male | Male | Male
6: Our lifeboat was near capacity | The average age on our boat was 32.5 | Our lifeboat didn't get lost | There were a total of 3 third class members | Boarding pass for the passengers
7: Mary Conover Lines Mary was at the age of 16 when she boarded the Titanic. She was born July 27, 1895, in Mt. Vernon, New York. She was educated in Paris and Italy, then she chose to live in Paris. Mary and her mother(Elizabeth Lindsey James) decided to board the Titanic to voyage back to the Americas because Mary's brother was graduating. They boarded in a port called Southampton and were 1st class passengers enrolled in cabin D-28. Mary and her mom both got on lifeboat nine to be rescued. They made it safely!!! In 1919 Mary Conover Lines last name changed to Wellman as she married Sergeant Holbrook Wellman. They moved to Topsfield, Massachusetts. They settled in and had a daughter and two sons. Later on November 23, 1975 Mary died in their house in Massachusetts.
10: Primary and Secondary Sources | Primary A Story from a Survivor | Secondary News paper Article
11: Cool Titanic Facts | There were more than 3 million steel bolts used to construct the Titanic. She had three enormous propellers driven by steam-powered engines of 55,000 horsepower. 3rd class members cabins were below the water line. There were 13 couples on board who were celebrating their honeymoons. The Titanic's whistle could be heard from 11 miles away.