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Nearer My God to thee...as the ship was sinking 1,517 passed to eternity

The ship of dreams was well...Titanic. This is mainly an article about the lifeboat sequence and the number of people in them.

12: 45 a.m. Lifeboat 7 is lowered capacity 65, it held just 28 on board

12: 55 a.m. Lifeboat 5: this too could save 65 it carried just 38 on board

12:55 a.m.Boat 6 is dropped, it could carry 65, but held only 25 or so

1:00 a.m. Ok, Boat 3 is lowered, it can hold 65 but has instead holds 41, somewhere close to 65 at least

1:00 a.m. This is contrvesial, Boat 1 could carry 40 but only ahd 12 on board, what the heck was wrong with Murdoch?!

1: 10 a.m. Boat 8 is lowered with 34 on it though it can hold again 65

1: 20 a.m. With 1 hour left, Boat 10 is lowered with 33 persons though it can carry 65

1: 20 a.m. Boat 9 is dropped down with 44 people, it can hold 65

1:25 Boat number 12 is lowered with 23 on board, it can carry 65

1: 30 Boat 14 is lowered down with 44 people, with a cap. of 65, later 4 swimmers are rescued, bit 1 later dies

1: 30 As time ticks away, Boat 13 is lowered with 70 on board, 5 over its cap. of 65

1: 35 Boat 16 is lowered with 33 on board, it can hold 65

1: 35 Boat 15 is lowered with 66 on board, it can hold 65

1: 40 Collapsible C is lowered, it can hold 47 but leaves with 46, 1 short of capacity

1: 45 Boat 2 is lowered, it can hold 40, but carries just 18, good greif that's dumb!

1: 45 Boat 11 is lowered with 50 on board, though it could hold 15 more

1: 55 Boat 4 is dropped down with about 48 on board, 7 swimmers are saved, but 2 died later on

2:05 Collapsible D, the final boat lowered succsesfully drops with only 22 though it can hold 47, 2 jumped in then and 1 swimmer was pulled from the water, he survived

2: 20 Collapsible A breaks loose and swashes into the water, 20 swimmers get in, but by dawn 6 had died, the boat could hold 47

2: 20 Collapsible B floats away upside down with 31 men on it, it could hold 47 if it were right side up

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