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|RMS Titanic - Shelter Deck C|
Explore Titanic Deck by Deck
To view Titanic's cargo manifest, crew and passenger lists please visit the PURSERS OFFICE
C-deck was the fourth deck down from the top. The main features of this deck were the pursers office, the 2nd class library, third class smoking room, 1st class suites, 1st class barber shop, the doctors office, and some crew accomodations.
There were a total of 137 cabins on C-Deck including two sitting rooms, making the total passenger occupancy for the deck 315.
Passengers’ staying on titanic’s Shelter or C-deck included co-owner of Macy's department store and member of the United States House of Representatives Isidor Straus who was travelling along with his wife Ida, and her maid and Mr Straus’s man servant, they occupied cabin numbers C-55-57.
During the evacuation the Officer in charge of loading lifeboat no 8 was willing to let the elderly Mr Straus accompany his wife but he refused to go while there were still woman and children on board, as Ida did not want to be separated from her husband she remained on board with him, The Straus's perished during the sinking.
Places to explore on this deck
Coal: Titanic burned on average 620 tons per day when cruising at 21 .7 knots
Mail: The Titanic carried 3,423 sacks of mail, That was an estimated seven million individual items
Empire State: The Titanic is about as long as the Empire State building is tall.
Water: The Titanic used approximately 14,000 gallons of drinking water every 24 hours.