The famous “LEGO” company announced the launch of a huge group of figures of the Titanic ship, under the name RMS TitanicThe model is expected to be approximately 125 cm long. It is a replica of the doomed ship, which was the largest floating passenger ship that sank on its first voyage, as it set off from Southampton, England, on its way to New York on April 10, 1912.
The ship sank in less than 3 hours after hitting an iceberg Late on April 14, according to the US Senate report on the disaster, 1,517 people died, and 706 of the 2,223 passengers and crew survived, according to CNN Arabic.
Part of the LEGO brick ship model
Consisting of 9,090 parts, the large model is divided into 3 sections to reveal the doomed ship’s interior, including the Jacobean-style dining saloon, engine room, promenade and swimming pool..
“At the time of its launch, the Titanic was the pinnacle of marine engineering, and the largest moving vehicle ever built,” said Mike Psaki, design expert for the LEGO Group, in a statement. , using charts created over a century ago“.
Titanic ship model
He added, “Designing the LEGO Titanic with a focus on detail and sheer size, but also precision, allowed us to create one of the most challenging building experiences to date.“.
The model will be available for pre-order from November 1 and general sales from November 8.The model will sell for $629.99.
And the new LEGO models were not the first to design a replica of the Titanic. Last August, a Swiss teacher created a replica of the famous Titanic, using 25,000 cubes of LEGO to reach the iceberg that it collided with, and it was the end of her fate.
And the British Daily Mail newspaper – at the time – reported that Niklaus Meyer, 31, who lives in Lucerne, Switzerland, spent 3,000 Swiss francs, equivalent to 2,400 pounds, to buy the famous Lego plastic cubes to build the ship, and took eight weeks to build lifeboats and windows in scale. 1:145, where he reconstructed a mirror image of the ship.