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Titanic Essay

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TitanicI am Kevin Grant a third class survivor on the Titanic. I went onto my train at Waterloo Station. It was a bumpy ride to South Hampton, England. I was going on the Titanic because of a coal strike I was originally scheduled on the Adriatic. I was going on the great ship so that I could start my shoe-making business in New York. When I finally got to see the Titanic I noticed it was the largest ship I've ever seen. I couldn't wait to get aboard the ship. I got off the train, and showed the man at the gate my ticket to get on the Titanic.When everyone was finally aboard the ship we all heard three large bangs. I looked to my left and noticed the American liner the New Yorker was heading right towards the Titanic, but Captain Smith was able to maneuver the ship out of the way. Most of the people aboard the ship thought of the incident as a bad omen. When I finally got to my room, I started to put everything in my drawers. The room wasn't great but it would have to do. Then my friend, and roommate John Flanders stepped in. When we were all done in the room we headed out to explore the ship, only to find out much of the ship was restricted to all third class passengers, and the stewards were extremely rude to us. For fun aboard the ship I would just talk, play cards, or makes bets. OnApril 14th, 1912 a large bump woke me up. I woke up John he said to go back to sleep, but I didn't I read a book because I was worried. Then a steward told us he didn't...

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