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Titanic Fact #14: Grease it up

Titanic Fact #14: Grease it up

Titanic under construction

Just the hull of the Titanic weighed so much when it was being built that it took 22 tons of tallow, soap, and train oil to grease it up enough to get it out of dry dock.

Stop back tommorrow for more interesting Titanic Facts and mark your calendar for Titanic: 100 Years Later at the Fairmount Branch on April 12 at 6:30 p.m.

April 8, 20120 comments