The Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, TN, is honored to announce that they will be displaying 7 of the 12 known life jackets in the world. You can view this world exclusive display from July – December of 2019.
Facts about the life preservers:
- The life jackets were white canvas filled with cork.
- The leading cause of death on the Titanic was passengers jumping from the boat wearing a life jacket.
- It was not for many days until some life jackets were recovered from the ocean.
- The Titanic carried 3560 life jackets on board.