What does R.M.S Titanic mean?

The initials R.M.S mean Royal Mail Ship. Titanic was actually a mail ship, with a designated compartment on G deck. Aboard the Titanic was a Sea Post Office with a crew of five clerks, three Americans and two British. They worked thirteen hours a day, seven days a week, classifying about 60,000 items daily.  The American sea post clerks earned about $1,000 a year in 1912. They also ate their meals free with the passengers and were allotted an allowance for their board while awaiting the return of their ship.

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3 comments on “What does R.M.S Titanic mean?

  1. Travis says:

    This helped with my school assignment about the Titanic! Thanks!

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