The Shocking Truth Behind the Search for Titanic

When Titanic vanished beneath the waves of the Northern Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of April 15, 1912, it would remain far below the depths for nearly 75 years, untouched and unseen. For decades, a lack of seafaring and ship salvage technology would keep Titanic hidden from sight. However, … Read More

Titanic Quarter

The Titanic Quarter (TQ) in Belfast, Northern Ireland, has been labeled one of the world’s largest urban-waterfront regeneration projects.  Created on the site where the “unsinkable ship” was designed and built, TQ will eventually cover 185 acres.  A 30-year project, it combines residential, commercial, retail, educational and tourism space.  The … Read More

Is Robert Ballard Tired Of Talking About The Titanic?

In a recent interview from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, Robert Ballard, the discoverer of the Titanic, touched on a number of interesting subjects, some related to the “unsinkable ship”, others going beyond that. Firstly, Ballard believes that he has had many more important discoveries than … Read More

Robert Ballard: The Man Who Discovered The Titanic

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 … Read More

Titanic Discovered During Secret Cold War Navy Mission

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.  In 1982, he went to Ronald Thunman, at that time the deputy chief of naval operations for submarine warfare, with … Read More

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