Do you want to see the Titanic? There are many reasons why people are so captivated with this ship. Whatever the reason, if you’ve ever wanted to see the wreck, you’d better do it soon because it’s being eaten away as we speak.
When the wreck of the Titanic was discovered 1:14
What’s happening to it now 1:58
Trips to the wreck 2:47
What the journey to the wreck involves 3:36
What you can see there 4:40
How much the trip will cost you 7:06
What else might be interesting for the Titanic fans 7:52
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– The Titanic struck an iceberg on April 14, 1912. Just a few hours later, the ship split in 2. It was last seen at 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912. That was the last time people would see the marvelous boat afloat.
– Many expeditions tried to find the wreck of the Titanic, trying to estimate where it would have landed, but none succeeded. It wasn’t until 1985 that oceanographer Robert Ballard accidentally discovered the ship while on a US Navy mission.
– To this date, only a few people have had a chance to see the Titanic. One of them is the director of the Hollywood movie, Titanic, James Cameron. He brought pictures back from the wreck that showed further deterioration.
– In a matter of 20 to 50 years, the bacteria will have eaten so much of the ship that the wreck will be unrecognizable.
– As the window of opportunity to see the site closes, American company OceanGate offers trips to the wreck. The first trip carrying tourists was supposed to head down in 2018, but the weather wasn’t favorable, so it was pushed back to 2019.
– The journey to the wreck involves an 8-day trip, which leaves from Newfoundland, Canada. Once inside the sub, you’ll descend a distance of 12,500 ft to the ocean floor.
– A big concern is whether companies like OceanGate and The BlueFish would be disturbing what’s essentially a burial site. Both companies insist that the dives are made respectfully and that they don’t retrieve any artifacts.
– What’s certain is this — when the trips do take off, only a lucky few will be able to see the wreck since the subs can only take about 9 passengers at a time (in addition to the crew).
– If you are interested in seeing it before it disappears, the time is now. In 100 years, the site of the Titanic might have just a few remnants strewn on the ocean floor.
– A trip to the site will cost you $105,219 per person.
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