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Hot Clicks: Animated simulation shows Titanic sinking in real time

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KHQ.COM - Late at night on April 14, 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg and less than 3 hours later, in the early morning hours of April 15th, the nearly 883-foot ship had sunk. 

YouTube channel, "Titanic Honor And Glory" has produced an animated recreation of the ship sinking in real-time. The animation begins with the iceberg collision and ends with its disappearance. The point of collision is at 1:06 in the video.

You will see the simulation also has captions detailing exactly what was happening on the ship at specific times. 

In total, 1,503 people died including passengers and crew members, but it's thought that more lives could have been saved had all of the life boats been filled to capacity. For example, the first life boat to leave the Titanic carried only 28 people when it could have carried 64. 

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