Friday, 11 November 2016

Week 5 - Reflection

This week we have been learning about the Titanic and I have been writing a diary for it and a Timeline heres my finishing. 


29/7/1908
The design of the TITANIC was approved.
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31/3/1909
The keel of the TITANIC was laid
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31/5/1911 - 12 noon
The hull of TITANIC was successfully launched
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31/3/1912
The fitting of TITANIC was completed
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3/4/1912
TITANIC arrived in Southampton
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10/4/1912 - noon
The TITANIC set sail and began her maiden voyage
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11/4/1912 - 11:30 am
TITANIC reached Queenstown, Ireland
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12 - 13/4/1912
The TITANIC sailed thru calm waters
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14/4/1912
Throughout the day seven iceberg warnings were received
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14/4/1912 -11:40 pm
Lookout Frederick Fleet spotted an iceberg dead ahead.
The iceberg struck the Titanic on the starboard (right) side of her bow.
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14/4/1912 - 11:50 pm
Water had poured in and risen 14 feet in the front part of the ship
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15/4/1912 - 12:00 am
The captain was told the ship can only stay afloat for a couple of hours.
He gave the order to call for help over the radio
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15/4/1912 - 12:05 am
The orders was given to uncover the lifeboats and to get passengers and crew ready on deck.
There was only room in the lifeboats for half of the estimated 2,227 on board
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15/4/1912 - 12:25 am
The lifeboats began being loaded with women and children first. The Carpathia, southeast of the Titanic by about 58 miles, picked up the distress call and began sailing to rescue passengers.
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15/4/1912 - 12:45 am
The first lifeboat was safely lowered away. Although it could carry 65 people, it left with only 28 on board. The first distress rocket was fired. Eight rockets were fired the whole night.
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15/4/1912 - 2:05 am
The last lifeboat left the ship. There were now over 1,500 people left on the ship. The tilt of Titanic's deck grew steeper and steeper.
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15/4/1912 - 2:17 am
The last radio message was sent. The captain announced 'Every man for himself'
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15/4/1912 - 2:20 am
The Titanic's broken off stern settled back into the water, becoming more level for a few moments. Slowly it filled with water and tilted its end high into the air before sinking into the sea. People in the water slowly froze to death.
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15/4/1912 - 3:30 am
Carpathia's rockets were spotted by the survivors
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15/4/1912 - 4:10 am
The first lifeboat was picked up by the Carpathia.
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15/4/1912 - 8:50 am
The Carpathia left the area bound for New York. She had on board 705 survivors of the Titanic disaster
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18/4/1912 - 9:00 am
The Carpathia arrived in New York.
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19/4/1912
American enquiry into the disaster was held
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22/4/1912
Several ships were sent to the disaster site to recover bodies. A total of 328 bodies were found floating in the area.
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2/5/1912 and 3/7/1912
British Board of Trade enquiry into the disaster was held.

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And this week Me, Mishka and Kate have been working on a year 7/8 Legacies, we have been working on the plan.

2 comments:

  1. Hello Jessica, this is Serene from Waikowhai primary. I really liked how you gathered these information about the TITANIC to share with the world. How long did it take you to do this whole thing? I think next time you should make it smaller and less writing. Anyways,check out my blog at http://wpsserenec.blogspot.co.nz/

    Blog ya later!

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    1. Hello Serene, thankyou for your feedback, I will make sure I will make the font smaller and it toke me a couple of weeks,I will vist your blog and see what you have posted.

      From Jessica GMS

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