See the world’s largest collection of Titanic life jackets ever assembled at the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. The Titanic will be displaying 6 of the 12 known life jackets in the world starting on July 1st.
Facts about the life preservers:
- There were enough lifejackets to protect the 2,208 passenger/crew on board Titanic…but not enough lifeboats to save them all.
- Lifejackets were made of hard cork and canvas, proving dangerous for many forced to jump into the water
- A life boat drill was never held.