Titanic Specs

RMS Titanic's Principal Particulars

Owner:   Oceanic Steam Navigation Company (White Star Line)
Builder:   Harland and Wolff, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Hull (Yard) Number:   401
Order To Proceed With Design Signed:   April 30, 1907
Order To Proceed With Construction Signed:   September 17, 1908
Keel Laid:   March 31, 1909
Launched:   May 31, 1911
Construction Completed:   March 31, 1912
Sea Trials Conducted:   April 2, 1912
Delivered:   April 2, 1912
Set Sail for Maiden Voyage:   April 10, 1912 at Noon
Collided With Iceberg:   April 14, 1912 at 11:40 pm
Sank:   April 15, 1912 at 2:20 am
Length Overall:   882ft 9in
Length Between Perpendiculars:   850ft
Beam:   92ft 6in
Height From Keel To Top of Masts (total height):   227ft 10in
Height From Keel To Top of Funnels:   165ft 10in
Height From Keel To Boat Deck:   94ft 9in
Height From Water Line To Boat Deck:   60ft 2in
Draft (forward):   34ft 6in
Draft (aft):   34ft 7in
Passenger Decks:   8
Total Decks Including Tank Top:   11
Net Register Tons (cargo volume):   21,831.34 tons
Gross Registered Tonnage (total volume):   46,382.54 tons
Displacement Weight (actual weight):   52,310 tons
Watertight Bulkheads:   15
Watertight Compartments:   16
Number of Masts:   2
Number of Funnels:   4
Number of Screws:   (2) 23ft dia. 3 bladed outer wing screws, (1) 16ft dia. 4 bladed central screw
Number of Boilers:   24 (double ended), 5 (single ended)
Number of Furnaces:   159
Main Engines:   (2) 15,000hp triple-expansion reciprocating steam engine, (1) 16,000hp turbine steam engine
Combined Total Horse Power:   46,000 (designed) / 59,000+ (based on Olympic)
Main Electrical Plant:   (4) 400kW dynamos, total output 16,000 amperes @ 100VDC
Emergency Electrical Plant:   (2) 30kW dynamos, total output 600 amperes @ 100VDC



This data is of my own research which the majority comes from the book, "Titanic: The Ship Magnificent" by Bruce Beveridge, Scott Andrews, Steve Hall, and Daniel Klistorner.