D Deck
D Deck
, or Saloon Deck, is 10-11 meters above sea level and is the deck between C Deck and E Deck. D Deck is the middle deck, where you could find another small area with first class state rooms, hardly less luxury than those on C Deck. Important areas: Third Class Open Space, First Class Reception Room, First Class Dining Saloon, and Second Class Dining Saloon.

Further there was a large dining saloon, with British meals for the rich. This was what they called a party, just dining and talking about business, gossips. There was also a smaller, but still roomy Second Class Dining Saloon, more near the middle. On starboard were many hospital rooms, at same length but on the port side were a butcher and baker shop.

Detailed Description Edit

The general height from D deck to C deck was 10 feet 6 inches, this being reduced to 9 feet at the forward end, and 9 feet 6 inches at the after end, the taper being obtained gradually by increasing the sheer of the D deck. The forward end of this deck provided accommodation for 108 firemen, who were in two separate watches.

There was the necessary lavatory accommodation, abaft the firemen's quarters at the sides of the ship. On each side of the middle line immediately abaft the firemen's quarters there was a vertical spiral staircase leading to the forward end of a tunnel, immediately above the tank top, which extended from the foot of the staircase to the forward stokehole, so that the firemen could pass direct to their work without going through any passenger accommodation or over any passenger decks.

On D deck abaft of this staircase was the third class promenade space which was covered in by C deck. From this promenade space there were 4 separate ladderways with 2 ladders, 4 feet wide to each. One ladderway on each side forward led to C deck, and one, the starboard, led to E deck and continued to F deck as a double ladder and to G deck as a single ladder. The two ladderways at the after end led to E deck on both sides and to F deck on the port side. Abaft this promenade space came a block of 50 first-class staterooms. This surrounded the forward funnel. The main first-class reception room and dining saloon were aft of these rooms and surrounded the No. 2 funnel. The reception room and staircase occupied 83 feet of the length of the ship.

The dining saloon occupied 112 feet and was between the second and third funnels. Abaft this came the first-class pantry, which occupied 56 feet of the length of the ship. The reciprocating engine hatch came up through this pantry.

Aft of the first-class pantry, the galley, which provides for both first and second class passengers, occupied 45 feet of the length of the ship. Aft of this were the turbine engine hatch and the emergency dynamos. Abaft of and on the port side of this hatch were the second-class pantry and other spaces used for the saloon service of the passengers.

On the starboard side abreast of these there was a series of rooms used for hospitals and their attendants.

These spaces occupied about 54 feet of the length. Aft of these was the second-class saloon occupying 70 feet of the length. In the next 88 feet of length there were 38 second-class rooms and the necessary baths and lavatories.

From here to the stern was accommodation for third-class passengers and the main third-class lavatories for the passengers in the after end of the ship.

The water-tight bulkheads come up to this deck throughout the length from the stern as far forward as the bulkhead dividing the after boiler room from the reciprocating engine room. The water-tight bulkhead of the two compartments abaft the stem was carried up to this deck.

This site can be used to look at certain rooms on-board:

Notable locationsEdit


Gallery Edit

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A map showing the damaged areas on D Deck


Decks of the Titanic
Boat Deck · A Deck · B Deck · C Deck · D Deck · E Deck · F Deck · G Deck · Orlop Deck · Tank Top
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