|Description of boats and rafts||No.||Cubic contents in feet||No. of persons they will accommodate||Materials||No. under davits||Are they so placed as to be readily got into the water?||Are they provided with the equipments required by the rules?|
|Boats, Section A||14||9172||910||Wood||14||Yes||Yes|
|Boats, ,, B||√|
|Boats, ,, C||√|
|Boats, ,, D||2||648||80||Wood||2||Yes||Yes|
|Boats, ,, E
|188||Wood with canvas bulwarks||√||Yes||Yes|
|Number of life belts||Number of life buoys||Is the ship supplied with all the life-saving appliances required by the rules?|
- How many lifebelts were there on board? These are the lifejackets we saw in the mystery document. There were 2228 people on board, were there enough for everyone?
- Add up the ‘No. of persons they will accommodate’ column. Were there enough spaces in lifeboats for all the 2228 passengers?
- What other lifesaving equipment is listed? Did the Titanic have all the lifesaving equipment required by the rules? Why do you think this was?