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Robert Ballard: The Man Who Discovered The Titanic

August 21, 2012

As a very active young boy in Wichita, KS, and then San Diego, California, Bob Ballard was interested in sports, scouting, YMCA Club, fishing and his studies. But when he was asked who his hero was growing up, his answer, “Captain Nemo and his submarine the Nautilus”, was not a surprise.  He dreamed about undersea […]

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Titanic Discovered During Secret Cold War Navy Mission

July 22, 2012

An article written in June, 2008 for National Geographic News revealed a surprising story.  Bob Ballard needed funding to develop robotic submersible technology in his quest to find the Titanic. 

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The Titanic Timeline

June 27, 2012

1867 -Thomas Henry Ismay purchases White Star Line, a collection of sailing vessels originally founded in 1850. The line was originally centered on Australian goldfields. 1869-1870 -Ismay forms the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company in order to make White Star Line a passenger steamship service. -The first passenger ships for are built by the Harland & […]

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Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia

June 10, 2012

The history of Halifax and the sinking of the Titanic will forever be intertwined. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic commemorates not only the legendary Titanic, but also a number of others who were lost in the majestic ocean. During the sinking of the ship, the British vessel RMS Carpathia responded to the call and […]

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SeaCity Museum, Southampton

June 2, 2012

The city where the Titanic spent most of her life, Southampton, England will feature a brand new attraction called the SeaCity museum. Scheduled to open in April of 2012, this beautiful museum will commemorate the centennial of the sinking of the ship. Expected to attract hundreds of thousands of Titanic enthusiasts, the establishment will be […]

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Titanic Belfast

April 26, 2012

Belfast: Birthplace of the Titanic The 20th century brought a huge boon to the Irish city of Belfast. Thriving from its Harland and Wolfe shipyard, the largest shipyard in the world at that time, the city was at the forefront of engineering, ship building, and linen manufacturing. Visitors of the museum will begin by learning […]

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Titanic Museum Branson, MO

April 3, 2012

A permanent two story museum shaped like the historic Titanic, this attraction is located on Country Road 76 in Branson, Missouri. Built to 1/2 scale of the original RMS Titanic. Anchored in water to give the illusion of the Titanic at sea, the museum offers a 90 minute self-guided tour to give the guests a […]

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Titanic Museums of the World

February 10, 2012

The beloved Titanic has become a symbol of history and culture around the world and many institutions are interested in its preservation and sharing its beauty with the public. Since the ship was rediscovered on July 14, 1986, many have been interested in what the wreckage contains and what these artifacts can tell us about […]

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