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Latest Titanic Expeditions to Create Long-Term Management Plan

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Many scientists, including Dr. Robert Ballard, the man who discovered the Titanic in 1985 believe that in order to preserve the nature of the ship, that something must be done. With the rate that bacteria is eating away at the ship and the damage that salvages and tourist trips have done to the Titanic, it […]

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What Year Did the Titanic Sink?

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Built to be the largest passenger vessel in the world and the most luxurious, the Titanic was a marvel of modern engineering. The vessel was fitted with five watertight rooms below the deck designed to keep the Titanic afloat even after collision. Many individuals boarded the Titanic before its maiden voyage with the utmost confidence […]

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The Amazing Story of Titanic Survivor Charles Joughin

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One of the most famous Titanic survivor stories is that of Charles Joughin. The man who somehow drank his way though the Titanic disaster and lived to tell the tale. Here is an account of this Titanic survivor and his bizarre story that some still find hard to swallow. Like any cruise ship of current […]

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New Titanic Expedition to Create a 3D Map

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Next month, a team of scientists will launch an expedition to the sunken Titanic. The goal will be to assess the condition of the vessel and to create a three-dimensional map in order for the public to better understand the layout of the ship. This 3d map will virtually recreate the Titanic and give new […]

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When Did the Titanic Sink?

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The Titanic was a modern marvel of engineering for its time. The massive cruise liner was built with all the amenities of a luxury ocean liner, the vessel was built in just over two years. Run by the White Star ocean liner and constructed by the Harland Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Ireland, Titanic construction was […]

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Who Discovered the Titanic, and When?

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The Titanic was discovered by a concerted effort from French and American scientists. Dr. Robert Ballard led the American side of the operation with a submersible from Hole Deep Submergence Lab in Massachusetts, and Francias de Recherche from pour I’Exploitation des Mers Led by Jean Jerry ran the French side of things. They were armed […]

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Titanic Survivor Stories Video, Accounts of the Titanic Wreck as Told by Survivors

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The sinking of the Titanic was an event that impacted many different lives from around the world. Losing 1,517 people during the disaster is enough to send chills down one’s spine of anyone who experienced the vent as well as Titanic enthusiasts looking to find out what it may have been like being a passenger […]

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Titanic Survivor Story: Mary Sloan

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A name that is almost always Irish in origin, there were a few Sloans on the Titanic when it sank. After hearing about the ship that was being built in Belfast, many Irish individuals thought that they should be there for its maiden voyage. Mary Sloan was among one of the passengers of the Titanic […]

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Weak Rivets Might Have Caused the Titanic to Sink

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Recent in-depth research into the sinking of the Titanic has discovered that faulty rivets may have been the main cause for the ship’s demise. It has been found out that builders of the Titanic were incredibly short on rivets and skilled riveters and had to ultimately settle for faulty materials in order to complete the […]

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Titanic Survivors

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The sinking of the Titanic was a historic event that affected thousands of life. Ever since the fateful day of April 14, 1912, lives were changed forever as many lives were lost during the sinking of the legendary vessel. These are some of the accounts as told by first class, second class passengers and crew […]

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New Titanic Expedition Possible in 2010

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October 27, 2009 Official owners of the Titanic shipwreck by the name of RMS Titanic Inc. are planning a possible expedition back to the legendary shipwreck in 2010. The company is currently undergoing court hearings to ensure that the salvage would preserve the legendary Titanic shipwreck for public as well as being a lucrative salvage […]

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