Thursday, 1 September 2016

Date With History: 1985

A joint American/French expedition led 
by Dr. Robert Ballard (and costing $15 
million), discovered the wreck of the
legendary liner, RMS Titanic, at 1.05 am
on September 1st.
Seventy-three years after sinking in the
North Atlantic, Titanic was now lying under 12,460 feet of water, torn in two sections
 amid a 2,000 feet long debris field. 
Until the discovery it was generally 
accepted that the ship foundered intact.

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