Just about everyone knows that the RMS Titanic was the largest passenger steamship ever when it set sail from Southampton, England, on 10 April 1912, but here are 10 facts you may not have known about. Continue reading to see them all, courtesy of T-F — image via.

1. Lifeboats

The ship was loaded with only enough lifeboats to hold half of the Titanic passengers. There were 20 of them with a total capacity of 1178 people.

2. Property

Among the property reported as lost on the Titanic were over 3000 bags of mail and an automobile.

3. Swimming Pool

The ship contained a heated swimming pool, a first for any sailing vessel.

4. Ice Floes

Further facts on the Titanic indicate that the ship received information earlier regarding the presence of ice floes in the vicinity, yet continued to speed full throttle ahead towards tragedy.

5. Freshness

The ship was still brand new when passengers boarded it on April 10, 1912 that the paint was still wet in some spots.

6. Resources

It cost $7,500,000 to build the Titanic. It took three years to fully construct the ship.

7. Freshness

The ship was still brand new when passengers boarded it on April 10, 1912 that the paint was still wet in some spots.

8. Capacity and Weight

The Titanic’s total capacity was 3547 passengers + crew. The Titanic’s weight fully loaded was 46,328 tons.

9. Supplies

Among the provisions when the Titanic set sail in Southampton, England were 40,000 eggs, 75,000 pounds of fresh meat and 1,000 bottles of wine.

10. Power

There were 29 boilers on board of the ship. The ship consumed 825 tons of coal in one day. The top speed of the Titanic was 23 knots.