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Plans by Bob Read D.M.D.

Titanic CAD Plans has suspended operations indefinitely.  If and when operations resume, it will be announced on this page.

Titanic CAD Plans has been launched to provide CAD quality plans of the Olympic class (Olympic, Titanic, Britannic) ships.


Research Articles

I have written the following articles to address subjects where there has been a lot of speculation.  These articles contain my speculations guided by as much evidence as I could muster.  The reader can decide for himself whether the evidence supports my conclusions.

Titanic Funnels: Exterior Details

Water Pipes on Titanic’s Funnels

“What Height Are Titanic’s Funnels?”

Awnings Aboard Titanic

Titanic’s “B” Deck Mystery Object (revised 1-30-18)

An Examination of the Color “Dark Mast” found on Titanic

Wooden Plank Sheathing of Titanic’s Poop Deck

Wooden Plank Sheathing of Titanic’s Forecastle Deck

Narrowing the Range of “White Star Buff”

Titanic’s First Class Smokeroom Bar Windows

A Comprehensive Plan for Evacuation of R.M.S Olympic After Her 1913 Refit

The Opening Windows of Olympic and Titanic’s Boat Deck First Class Entrance and Gymnasium

The Case for Dog Kennels on Titanic’s Boat Deck

The Difference in the Principal Dimensions of the Engelhardt Collapsible Boats of Titanic vs. Olympic

Intake Guards for Titanic’s 35 in. Electric Fan Ventilators

Titanic’s Emergency Cutter Fall Boxes

Analysis of the Location of the Head of the Forepeak Tank Vent on Titanic

Securing Clamps for Titanic’s Center Anchor

Deck Sheathing under Titanic’s Anchor Handling Gear

Shell Plating at the Midline of Titanic’s Stern Counter

Paint Application to Titanic’s Propellers

Unraveling the Mystery of Titanic’s Center Propeller

Titanic’s Mystery Whistles

Titanic’s Officers’ Quarters Skylights

The Distress Socket Signal Firing Locations Aboard Titanic

A Defense of One of Titanic’s Sirocco Type Electric Fan Ventilators

New Evidence of the Possible Danger of Loading Titanic’s Lifeboats to Capacity

New Evidence Which Explains the Functions of Titanic’s Docking Signal Systems

Why There Were Enough Lifeboats for All Aboard Titanic

New Discovery of a Bulwark Opening on Olympic Class Ships

A New Understanding of the Positions of the Welin Boat Davits Aboard Olympic and Titanic

White Star Buff: The case for more than one formulation of the color

Murray’s Boat Disengaging Gear

Titanic’s Coaling Outriggers

Location of Titanic’s Trotman Anchors

Deployment of Titanic’s Kedge Anchor:

Titanic’s Boat Deck Mystery Box

A New Understanding of H.M.H.S. Britannic’s National Ensign

The Application of Titanic’s Name to Her Hull

The Aft B Deck Mystery Object

Titanic Lifeboat Capacities

The Structure and Function of Titanic’s Anchor Chain Cable Compressors


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