Shortly before midnight on April 14, it struck an iceberg 1,300 miles (4,000 km.) Northeast of New York and sank in just two hours and 40 minutes. Titanic actually sank 400 miles (650 km.) south of Newfoundland.
So, how cold was the water in the Titanic?
The water temperature on the night of the Titanic sinking was thought to be about 28 degrees Fahrenheit, just below freezing. Such a temperature was of course lethally cold for all those passengers who had been forced to take to the open water to escape the sinking ship.
How many days were they on the Titanic before it sank?
After leaving Southampton on 10 April 1912, Titanic called at Cherbourg in France and Queenstown (now Cobh) in Ireland before heading west to New York. On 14 April, four days into the crossing and about 375 miles (600 km) south of Newfoundland, she hit an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. ship's time.
How many days was the Titanic at sea before sinking?
RMS Titanic sank in the early morning of 15 April 1912 in the North Atlantic Ocean, four days into the ship's maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.