Titanic Vocabulary

Maiden Voyage

Very first trip

Accommodations
Rooms and Food
Stateroom
Private cabin on a ship
Turkish bath
Steam bath
Stern
Rear of the ship
Bow
Front of the ship
Crow’s nest
Upper part of the main mast which is used as a lookout
Indefinitely
For an unlimited length of time
Moderate
Not excessive or extreme
Novelty
Something new
Valet
A gentleman’s personal servant
Steward
A worker on a ship who attends to the needs of a passenger
Stokers

Workers who tended to the boilers that powered steam ships

SOS
Standard international distress call used by ships at sea
Keel
The main timber or steel piece that extends the whole length of the bottom of the ship
Listing
Tilting or leaning
Ghastly
Terrifyingly horrible
Embark
To board a ship
Opulence
Having or indicating wealth
Disembark
To unload passengers from a ship
Grandeur
The quality or state of being impressive or awesome

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