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Titanic Crew Missed Lifeboat Drill On The Day It Needed The Most

Sunday, Dec 11, 2016, 4:32 pm

It was a common practice back then for ocean liners to conduct lifeboat drill once in a week, on Sunday. The RMS Titanic crew members were practicing the drill even before the giant ship began its voyage. However, on April 14, 1912 (Sunday), the crew missed the drill as the ship's captain Edward John Smith cancelled it for unknown and inexplicable reasons. On the day the Titanic hit iceberg, it received many warning messages from the surrounding vessels about the presence of massive ice glaciers. Ignoring those messages, the captain asked pilots to propel the ship at faster speeds. 

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Titanic Crew Missed Lifeboat Drill On The Day It Needed The Most

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